2020-05-29 E-Edition

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Virginia is building a downtown pass-through park to Chestnut Street

Pictured is a rendering of the Virginia pass through park. Photo courtesy of IRRR.VIRGINIA — Construction began earlier this month on a pass-through park located on the vacant lot of 418 Chestnut St. in Virginia. Iron Range Resources & Rehabilita… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia Area Historical Society

Three buildings contain exhibits with something for everyone

The Virginia Area Historical Society Heritage Museum’s three buildings are located on the east side of Olcott Park. Submitted photos.EDITOR’S NOTE: For our last May issue, we’re wrapping up our museum features for Minnesota Museums Month. This week, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Itasca County Historical Society

Exhibits include “Grace,” CCC camps, and Itasca veterans

A highlight of the Itasca County Historical Society’s museum is the Itasca Veterans Project exhibit. Submitted photo.What story does your museum tell (what is your mission)? Our mission is to connect people to the history of Itasca County. How did th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What to know when considering a new dog

 After hearing “Please can we get a dog?” from your children for the onethousandth time, perhaps you are considering adding a canine to the family portrait. There are many suitable options for families of all ages and activity levels. Some impor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Videos on Veterans Memorial Hall Facebook page

Brigadier General Hein hosts five Tank Talks

M1A2 Abrams with prototype Tank Urban Survival Kit armor upgrade equipment and Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station (CROWS), with a .50 caliber machine gun at the commander’s station. Source: Wikimedia.org/public domain.DULUTH — In honor of the 1… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

RemainsRemai of WWII Eveleth Marine Mervin Galland accounted for on May 11

Mervin D. GallandThe Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced last week that Marine Corps Pfc. Mervin D. Galland, 24, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Monday, May 11, 2020. In November 1943, Galland was a member of Company B… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

$4,000 scholarships will help graduating seniors

Lake Country Power scholarships help 28 high school students

COHASSET — Lake Country Power announced that 28 local high school seniors from 28 different schools have been awarded the Lake Country Power 2020 Les Beach Memorial Scholarship. The Les Beach Memorial Scholarship honors a former co-op employee and re… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Foundation sunsets Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Fund

Remaining fountain funds presented to the city of Virginia

Pictured (back row, l. to r.): Erik Wedge of DSGW architects; Brian Silber, Virginia Parks and Recreation director; Greg Gilness, Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Committee chair; Charlie Baribeau, Virginia city councilor; Britt See-Benes, Virginia c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Babbitt adds a new entry sign to welcome tourists, others to the city

 BABBITT — The city of Babbitt added a new entry sign to welcome tourists to its community. Babbitt is anticipating an increase in tourism traffic with the development of a 22-acre campground complex with 49 new campsites at the Birch Lake Recre… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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