Colleen Mae Cholich

Colleen Mae Cholich, 89, of Hibbing, passed away on June 3, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center-Duluth. Colleen was born to Lois (Schuster) and Roscoe Harwood on April 3, 1929 in Nowata, OK. She moved to Hibbing when she was 9 years old.  Colleen gradu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Gladyce Mae Lampe

Gladyce Mae Lampe, 96, of Biwabik, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born on January 26, 1922 to Erick and Lisa (Sikkila) Maki in Biwabik.   She grew up and attended school in Biwabik, graduat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jon J. Wiinanen

Jon J. Wiinanen, 68, of Iron, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the family farm in Iron. Jon was born December 8, 1949 to Elmer and Ruth Wiinanen in Virginia, MN. He graduated in 1967 from Cherry High School and was a lifelong farmer, helping ru… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Brian Allen Jamesgaard

Brian Allen Jamesgaard, 45, of Virginia, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his residence. Brian was born November 30, 1972 in Minneapolis to Bradley and Barbra (Nubbe) Jamesgaard. Brian loved poker and the Vikings. He was working on making it to … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

They’re walking the road together

“The Hat,” memories, and a daughter’s journey with her dad


Dana Sanders and her dad, Dave Quiser, are pictured spending time together at Dave’s Little Fork Outpost in Cook. Submitted photos.“Memories light the corners of mind. Misty water-colored memories of the way we were.” – Barbra Streisand It was the 2… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Contributors share photos, memories, thoughts for Father’s Day

 My dad, Roger Sanders, was a great man. He was a hard worker and one of the kindest, most generous people you would ever meet. Many people in the area knew him as the car wash guy from the Virginia Auto Wash. He loved to sit and tell stories of… Please register for a free account or log in below […]

Time with dad: It’s when those special memories are made



Lily Wanniger with her father Joe Wanninger. Fathers can play very important roles in the lives of their children. Fathers often can be a kid’s best friend as they grow up and learn how to take on the world. From encouraging us to try out for a ne… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Adopt-a-cat Month celebrated in June

 American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, celebrates Adopt-A-Cat Month® each June – a month that also marks the height of “kitten season,” when millions of kittens are born and often end up in animal shelters. The felin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Steps to identify flea bites on dogs

Dogs that are itching themselves are often assumed to have fleas, but dog owners who want to be certain that the cause of their pooches’ pain is fleas can learn to identify flea bites. According to the American Kennel Club, fleas leave tiny, red, rai… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New York comes to the Iron Range this weekend

Mesabi Symphony Orchestra to present North of Broadway


Conductor Ben Nilles. Submitted photos. VIRGINIA/ELY – An egotistical king. A homicidal barber. A nun unsure of her calling. An errant (and erroneous?) knight. Jesus Christ himself. No, this is not Bob Dylan’s “Desolation Row.” These are some o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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