Helen Nurmi

Helen Nurmi crossed over on the 4th of July. What a grand celebration for a grand lady and a life well lived. We celebrate Helen as a true renaissance woman who could do anything once she put her mind to it and usually taught herself how to do it. Ma… Please register for a free account or log in below […]

Leonard Haugen, Sr.

Leonard Haugen, Sr., 84, of Britt, died Friday, July 6, 2018, in his home with his family by his side. He was born on April 25, 1934, to Anton and Elizabeth (Olson) Haugen in Virginia. Len graduated from Virginia High School in 1952 and joined the Na… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Jack Jerome Zollar

Jack Jerome Zollar, 82, of Virginia, passed away July 6, 2018, at Edgewood Vista in Virginia. Jack Jerome Zollar was born on October 25, 1935, to Anton and Julia (Stepan) Zollar.  He attended Tower Soudan High School and graduated in 1954. Following … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge

James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge, 54, of Hibbing, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at his home. Jim was born September 17, 1963 to William and Rayola (Noyes) LaBarge in Hibbing. Jim graduated in 1982. He married She… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Roberta A. Lund

Roberta A. Lund, 79, longtime Hibbing resident and former resident of Virginia and Minneapolis, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. Born April 14, 1939, in Cook, MN to Orleon and Alice (Johnson) Anshus, she… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hibbing Art Wrap Project winning art designs are announced

Katie Fredeen’s winning art design is “Giant Crayons” that include the following colors: Paul Bunyan’s Red, Hematite, Bluejacket Blue, Red Ore Red, Back Road Brown, Dump Truck Yellow, Pine Tree Green, Ms. McNulty’s Pink, Iron Man Copper, Prince’s Pur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eveleth man attains dual citizenship

John Snidarich honored when he gains Slovenian citizenship


John Snidarich (left) is pictured with Miro Medved, honorary consul of the Slovenian Consulate in Minnesota. Submitted photos.EVELETH – John Robert Snidarich of Eveleth was honored at a reception at the home of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Grand Rapids plans local sales tax vote on Nov. 6

Sales tax proceeds would fund Project Grand Rapids initiative


A rendering of the new roof proposed for the Grand Rapids IRA Civic Center. Image courtesy of the city of Grand Rapids. GRAND RAPIDS – The city of Grand Rapids is planning another run at a 1 percent local sales tax this fall. This time, the procee… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

China recycling shift an opportunity for Minnesota to be a leader in recyclables

China’s recent shift in policy regarding recyclable material has many state and local governments reexamining how they manage a growing influx of plastics, glass, and other recyclables. But here in Minnesota, the situation is not as dire; in 2016, ne… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

United Way of Northeastern Minnesota

President’s Corner: Wild About Reading


Julie LucasCHISHOLM – Early literacy is at the core of United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s (UWNEMN) mission and focus. Reading has been a passion of mine since childhood. My brother and I both feel very lucky to have grown up with exposure to so m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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