Diane E. Buck

Diane E. Buck, age 65, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:50 p.m. at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl.  Diane was born to Lyle and Greta Pittman in 1954 in Mora. She was raised most of her life on the beautiful Iron Range as… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Sandra Marion (Harri) Wiermaa

Sandra Marion (Harri) Wiermaa, 83, of Vermilion Lake Township, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at New Journey in Biwabik. Sandra was born on July 7, 1935 in Ely to Thomas and Sylvia (Taapa) Harri. She received her RN license in 1971. On October 28… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Todd Michael Dilla

Todd Michael Dilla, 47, of Hibbing, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 near Floodwood. Todd was born August 23, 1971 in Hibbing to Robert and Margaret (Nicholls) Dilla.  Following his graduation from Hibbing High School in 1991, Todd enlisted in the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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The joys of fishing “The Gitch”

Reeling in trout, salmon and more on scenic Lake Superior


Paul Pollock and his dog Hank with their catch on Lake Superior in April of 2017.Lake Superior. The Big Lake. Gitchigumee. Its beauty transcends its name. From the caves and beaches of the Apostle Islands to Black Beach and the cliffs of Palisade Hea… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

North St. Louis SWCD promotes soil and water stewardship

Pictured (l. to r.) are 3rd place poster contest finisher Anna Pahkala, 1st place poster contest finisher Ella Muccio, and 2nd place poster contest finisher Hailey Schultz, all of Roosevelt Elementary School in Virginia. Submitted photos.ST. LOUIS CO… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The sights and sounds of spring

Nature speaks through a variety of sources


A lovely loon pair. Photo by Tracy Cannata.Many of my greatest moments have happened at our cabin, where I have enjoyed the outdoors since I was a little boy. I was out there the other day. The ice was all gone, the water was cold, and the air was al… Please register for a free account or log in below […]

Fulfilling a shared dream

Pluskwik and Kishel bring photography to life at PK Images


Cathy Kishel and Paul Pluskwik realized a shared dream when they purchased Grove Studio in July of 2018 from its owners George and Barb Ramondo. The full-service photography business was renamed PK Images. Kishel and Pluskwik are pictured here at the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s your favorite swimming beach?

Friends share favorite swimming spots


Whether for swimming, fishing or kayaking, there is no shortage of favorite places among Minnesota’s (more than) 10,000 lakes. Photo by Paul Pluskwik.When I was young, my favorite swimming spot was Silver Lake beach in Virginia. Teresa Oakman Geiselm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Safety tips in traveling with pets in the car

 Many people can recognize the familiar image of a car traveling down the road with the head of a seemingly happy dog hanging out from the front passenger seat. Traveling in such a way may seem harmless, but doing so can be detrimental to both p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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