David “Buck” Kenneth Watson

David “Buck” Kenneth Watson, a lifetime Hibbing resident, died on Monday December 24th 2018 after courageously battling prostate cancer and its complications for over 11 years. He was a Hibbing High School and Hibbing Community College graduate. Davi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

James “Jim” P. Holman

James “Jim” P. Holman, 81, of Orr, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Essentia Health, Virginia, with his loving family by his side. Jim was born to Albert and Ella (Brokaw) Holman on February 10, 1937 in Orr. James grew up and attended sch… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Beverlee Renee Ranta Lofquist-Hinsa

It is with great sadness that the family of Beverlee Renee Ranta Lofquist-Hinsa announces her passing on February 4, 2019 at the age of 85, at the Diamond Willow facility in Mountain Iron, MN. Beverlee was born on August 8, 1933, in Duluth. She gradu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Georgia Fraser Oja

Georgia Fraser Oja passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. She is survived by her Daughter: Irene Gaige (Jerry); Grandsons: Mike and Chris Gaige, Vinnie Oja; Granddaughter: Krystina Delzoppo (Robert); and several great and great great grandchildren. She… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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A look at the second week of February…with appreciation


 National Freelance Writers Appreciation Week is coming up. If you want to get technical about it – and I do, as I’m an avid researcher – the second full week of February is also: Celebration of Love Week, Children of Alcoholics Week, Jell- O We… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Leaving scattered or clumped trees, which is better for wildlife?

Forest harvest guidelines can leave land managers stumped

Understanding what’s best for wildlife after tree harvesting is not straightforward. NRRI scientists are unraveling the research. Photos courtesy of NRRI. “I thought this project would be so simple. But it’s been one of the more complicated ones t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The children’s classic, Anne of Green Gables

A book club’s reading selection was unexpectedly delightful!


Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, is pictured here as an Usborne Illustrated Original—complete and unabridged. The book, which contains charming illustrations by Sophie Allsopp, is the story of a freckle-faced orphan who is mistakenly adopted… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Keep your pets safe from ice and de-icers

 With large winter storms continuing for much of the United States, it’s important to take steps to prevent slips, falls and injuries from ice–not just among people, but among our four-legged friends as well. This may include the use of de-icer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Consider home environment when choosing a dog breed

Prospective dog owners have many different breeds to choose from. Dogs vary with regard to temperament, coat type, looks, and even size, giving would-be dog owners many options to find the breeds that may suit their lifestyles. Small dogs tend to be … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MDC sweetheart dinner on Feb. 14

CHISHOLM—The Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) is hosting a Valentine’s Sweetheart Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 14. A four-course plated dinner, prepared by their Executive Chef Quaid Fetkenheuer, will be served. The cost is $47 per person for the snow cr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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