Loren ‘Hawk” Connor

Loren ‘Hawk” Connor, 70, of Nett Lake, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Loren was born to Lawrence Sr. and Katheryn (Day) Connor on September 9, 1949. Loren grew up in Nett Lake and attended school in Orr. He was active in sports, playing bas… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Kenneth “Kenny” Louis Zgaynor

Kenneth “Kenny” Louis Zgaynor, 82, of Greaney, MN, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth. Kenny was born to Louis and Mary (Rent) Zgaynor on March 3, 1937, in Cook. He grew up in Greaney on the famil… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jo Ann Brzoznowski

Jo Ann Brzoznowski, 76, of International Falls passed away on Friday, Oct.4, 2019, at her home. Jo Ann was born in Bemidji on September 19, 1943. She lived in Guthrie and attended school in Bemidji through the 8th grade. Her family then moved to Ray,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Oiva Ylonen

Oiva Ylonen, 87, of Hibbing, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Oiva was born on August 27, 1932, in Mikkeli, Finland to Emil and Martta (Sutinen) Ylonen. He married Aune Nokkala on February 19, 1982, in Stil… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virgil LeRoy Lindholt

Virgil LeRoy Lindholt, 92, of Hoyt Lakes, died on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at his daughter’s home in Fridley. He was born on March 10, 1927, to Olaf and Mildred (Burnett) Lindholt in St. Paul. Virgil was a 1945 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He jo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gladys Dorothy Pekkarinen

Gladys Dorothy Pekkarinen, 101, of Markham died on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. She was born on August 1, 1918, to Harry and Edith (Nelson) Anderson in Duluth. Gladys was a survivor of the 1918 Cloquet Fire. S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marion Lois Birk

Marion Lois Birk, 93, of Hoyt Lakes, died on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. Marion was born on August 20, 1926, to Ole and (Edith) Larson Hove in Grafton, ND. She graduated from Grafton High School, Class of 19… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Donna J. Werdick

Donna J. Werdick, 78, of Biwabik, formerly of Eden Prairie, MN, died on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born on January 3, 1941, to Lyle and Helen (Bielke) Welander in Minneapolis. Donna was u… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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On the loose in San Francisco

California dreaming: Our mother-daughter travel adventure


Looking across the Golden Gate Bridge. World-renowned, the Golden Gate Bridge is easily“And California dreamin’ is becomin’ a reality” —“Creeque Alley” by the Mamas and the Papas In May, my youngest daughter, Mia Lawson, was graduating from Minnesot… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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