Connie June Dropps

Connie June Dropps, 80, of Hibbing passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at Fairview Range Medical Center. Connie grew up in Hibbing, graduating from Hibbing High School in 1956.  She married Al Dropps on Oct. 26, 1957 in Hibbing.  Following their marria… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Bonita Mae Ellis

Bonita Mae Ellis, 91, lifelong resident of Hibbing died Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Duluth.  She was born April 5, 1927, in Hibbing the daughter of Carl and Celia (Morrissey) Lindgren.  Bonnie was a graduate of Hibbing High… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

John Douglas Birchem

John Douglas Birchem, 59, of Markham died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at this home due to complication of ALS. He was born on May 5, 1959 to Douglas and Arleen (Meemken) Birchem in Eveleth. John graduated from the Aurora-High School, Class of 1977.  Follow… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lorraine V. DeMarte

Lorraine V. DeMarte of Virginia passed away on Dec. 14, 2018 and is now in the presence of her beloved Savior. She was born June 15, 1922 in Cary, WI to Victor and Adga Carlson. She trusted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior and was born again in 19… Please register for a free account or log in below […]

Irene Maud Undeland

Irene Maud Undeland, 96, of Aurora died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Virginia. Irene was born February 6, 1922 in Glencairn, Manitoba, Canada, the daughter of Burley and Maud (Newlin) Ford.  When she was 15 years old… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

May joy be your gift this Christmas season

Value the many gifts of joy experienced in life’s journey


Lake Mary is one of three lakes in close proximity on the Brighton Lakes Trail near Salt Lake City, UT. Submitted photos.“Find what brings you joy and go there.” – Jan Phillips This past August, I was preparing for my vacation to Salt Lake City, UT,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What is Christmas really about? Faith, hope, being thankful


Christmas. What is it really about? According to Wikipedia’s article titled Christmas, “Christmas is about the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on Dec. 25, as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.” P… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

When Christmas rolls around


Christmas illustration by Elli Theel, an 8th grade student in Mrs. Rachel Brophy’s English class at Mesabi East Schools in Aurora, MN.During the holiday season, it is easy to forget the true meaning of Christmas. As cliché as this may sound, I find i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Performances set for Dec. 30 and 31

Murder mystery dinner theater returns to Virginia Elks Club


Cast members of “The Science of Murder.” Back row (l. to r.): Ethan Allen, Sarah Simek, Brian Welch, Jerry Newton and Elizabeth Bloch. Front row: Lex Tennison-Cutter and Jeff Gregg. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – A murder mystery dinner theater will be h… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Group seeks to preserve Alexander Baker School

Project awarded $10,000 grant to hire architect

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Citizens for Backus/AB announced the award of a $10,000 Minnesota Historical and Cultural grant to hire a qualified professional architect to prepare a Conditions Assessment of the historic 1914 Alexander Baker School. This Asse… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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