Alida Ruth Digerness Stajer

Alida Ruth Digerness Stajer, 93, of Virginia, passed away after a brief illness on June 13, 2018 at Edgewood Visita. She was born on August 21, 1924 in Thief River Falls to Mabel Arveson and Joseph Digerness. She was the second daughter and eventuall… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Christie Lempia Neale

Christie Lempia Neale passed away June 17, 2018 at her home in Gilbert, MN. Christie was born August 12, 1961 in Winton, MN to Duane and Dolly (Dargontina) Lempia. She graduated from Tower-Soudan High School and lived in Arkansas for a number of year… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary Jane Lydell Bach

Mary Jane Lydell Bach, 80, of Virginia, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at Essentia Health Virginia. Mary Jane was born November 30, 1937 in Gilbert to Stephen and Elsie (Laine) Thomas. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and baking. Every time… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Darrell “D” Jay Kinney

Darrell “D” Jay Kinney, 61, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at his home in Hibbing. He was born Darrell Jay, but preferred to be called “D”.  Born on Dec 27, 1957 to Howard and Shirley Kinney, D was the youngest of their children.  In 1988, he marri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Summer Guide E-Edition

Original artwork being sought from local artists; deadline is July 10

Project underway to help beautify Iron Range downtowns

 IRON RANGE – The Iron Range Tourism Bureau is partnering with communities it serves to help beautify downtowns across the region. The Art of Community project seeks original artwork from local artists to be reproduced on full-size adhesive-back… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Northern Lights Music Festival announces 15th anniversary season

Opera and classical music returns to the Iron Range in July

The Barber of Seville will be conducted by music director Gavriel Heine of Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre.IRON RANGE – “Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!” will reverberate throughout the Iron Range in July, when the Northern Lights Music Festival (NLMF) presents R… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The magic of Storybook Lodge Christian Camp

This is my very special summer retreat on Cedar Island Lake


As you pull into Storybook Lodge you’re greeted by two large, wooden signs. Submitted photos.BIWABIK TOWNSHIP – As a young nine-year-old girl who never made it through a sleepover without crying, the idea of going to summer camp for an entire week wa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AEOA Senior Carnival Expo offers information and fun



This group of ladies enjoyed the carnival and the picnic-style meal. Photos by Kirsten Reichel.EVELETH – The 35th Annual Senior Carnival proved to be a popular event with over 400 people in attendance. The expo, sponsored by the Arrowhead Economic Op… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bess Metsa Garden recipient of donation

Pictured (l. to r.) are Sarah DeBreto, Natural Harvest Food Co-op wellness buyer; Jerome Auel, Bess Metsa Garden volunteer; Chet Lewandowski, Bess Metsa Garden volunteer; Diane Torrel, Bess Metsa Garden volunteer); Ben Harkonen, Natural Harvest Food … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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