Thomas “Tom” LeTourneau

A celebration of life for Thomas “Tom” LeTourneau, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020, will be held on Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Silverdale Cemetery follo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Thomas Michael Olson

Thomas Michael Olson, 49, of Moose Lake, died on Tuesday June 30, 2020, due to injuries from a motor vehicle accident. He was born on May 30, 1971, in Shakopee, the son of Steven Olson of Idaho and Marilyn (Teppo) Olson of Virginia. He was a 1990 gra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Helen Margaret Adkisson

Helen Margaret (Mesojedec) Adkisson, 94, of Ely and formerly of Tower, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Carefree Senior Living Center in Ely of natural causes. She was born on July 11, 1925 in Soudan, the daughter of Ludvik and Helena (Breznik) Meso… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Happy, bouncing Tugger Girl

Janet recalls fond memories of Tug, a smart springer spaniel


Tug, also known as Tugger Girl, was Janet and Jim’s dog who loved hunting, fishing, chasing rocks, and defending the yard from squirrels. Submitted photo.Oh where, oh where, has my little dog gone? Oh where, oh where, can he be? With his ears cut sho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Select will be used in road projects across the Iron Range

NRRI identifies valuable aggregate resources in taconite pit


Mesabi Bituminous hauls rock from taconite pit that was identified as high-quality aggregate by NRRI. Photo courtesy of NRRI.It’s easy for drivers to appreciate a wellmade road. But it might surprise you to learn that we’re running low on the main in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s in your woods? Mammals of Minnesota site makes search easier



So your trail camera picked up an image of a large, hairy creature. What is it? A badger? A wolverine? Or something else? A Google search gives you the Wikipedia page with three kinds of badgers, the town of Badger, MN, and the crazy Target Stores sn… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

The big one

What exactly is the slot size limit for rocks on Lake Vermilion?


Dark and foreboding. What was at the end of Leo’s fishing line? Was it a snapping turtle? A fish? A miniature flying saucer? Illustration by Leo Wilenius.This past 4th of July weekend, I had the pleasure of snorkeling with three grandsons on the rock… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ways to keep an active puppy out of trouble

 It is hard to resist the beckoning big eyes, soft fur and lovable kisses of a puppy. When that tail begins wagging, it can be easy to forget how much attention and work puppies require. Puppies love to learn about the world and are naturally cu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Many aspects to the best ages to spay or neuter pets

Animal overpopulation is a concern that affects the wellbeing of pets. The ASPCA says letting animals reproduce unchecked can lead to pet homelessness that results in millions of healthy cats and dogs being euthanized in the United States and Canada … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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