Elsa Vera Branstrom

Elsa Vera Branstrom, 78, of Golden Valley, MN passed away on June 26, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. In June of 1963, Elsa married John Branstrom. They were married for 55 years. She will be missed by her Husband of 55 years: John; Sons: … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

You’re going to fall for these falls!



Gooseberry Falls State Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Pictured are the middle falls, the craziest area of the park where many climb, take photos, play in the river, and watch in awe as the water rushes down the rocks. Submitted photos.Livi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Foreign exchange student returns for VHS 50th class reunion



VIRGINIA – The year was 1967 and it is August, near the beginning of our senior year at Roosevelt High School in Virginia. As seniors we wondered who our foreign exchange student would be and where she or he would be from.

35th season dates include July 11, 18 and 25; Aug. 1, 8 and 15

Organs in Revue: Recital series shares the King of Instruments


Vicki Gornick, an Organs in Revue founder and member of the Arrowhead Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Submitted photo.“To my eyes and ears the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart HIBBING – The “King of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

It’s Northern Lights Music Festival time; Barbara Baldrica to be honored

The Barber of Seville comes to the Iron Range, July 13, 15, 16

Baritone Sean Anderson and soprano Chrystal E. Williams have major roles in Northern Lights Music Festival’s production of The Barber of Seville. Submitted photos. AURORA/CHISHOLM/ELY – Topping the area’s entertainment calendar next weekend is the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The NLMF: Local people come together to make it happen

There is a lot of work that goes into producing an opera— sets, costumes, lighting, great voices, great orchestra, technical crews and choruses. For The Barber of Seville, more than 100 peopleare involved in the production. Many of these people are l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Exploring a peculiar pet – the Sea-Monkey

 Fish and other pets that live in water may be some of the easiest pets to care for, often making them ideal first pets for children. Although pets that live in water need their habitats strictly maintained, these pets typically are not as high … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Well trained dogs make happy, healthy pets

The benefits of dog training extend to both the owner and the animal engaged in the training. A body of evidence suggests that dogs that are properly trained are happier than those that are not trained because trained dogs know boundaries and what to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

History People topic is the evolution of U.S. military tanks

St. Louis County Historical Society luncheon features Ronald Heim

Pictured is a M1A1 Abrams tank in Iraq in 2003.DULUTH – Ronald Hein, a retired Army brigadier general of Duluth, will examine the evolution of U.S. military tanks at St. Louis County Historical Society’s “Lunch with the History People” on Thursday, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA issues new policy to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA-guarant… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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