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Growing up in Eveleth

A 95-year-old veteran reminisces


I am a 95-year-old Navy combat vet of World War II. I grew up on Hayes Street, also known as Incubator Street because of the large families living on it. To name a few: the Costellanos, the Bertuccis, and the Rosati family of six boys and two girls. Frank Brimsek lived one house up from us. He went on to […]

19th annual Festival of Trees in Virginia is Nov. 20 – 23

The community event includes food, music, and a parade


VIRGINIA — This holiday tradition is back, and the community collaboration is hoping to include something for everyone. The committee has worked hard to plan the events and decided to bring back a few favorites. The 19th annual Festival of Trees committee is made up of members of the Virginia Community Foundation, the Essentia Health Foundation, the Laurentian Chamber of […]

Built on family tradition

Lundgren Motors celebrates 90 years of business in Eveleth


Lundgren Motors opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in June of 2018. Construction of the building took several years to complete. Submitted photos.A brand-new, state-of-the-art facility is easily spotted just off the iron ore-stained Highwa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Portraying the past with a paint brush

Eveleth’s historical art project: Artists bring history to life


“Dick’s Diner,” by Pat Brascugli.EVELETH — Area artists are bringing Eveleth’s rich history to life by creating artwork depicting scenes from the past. The Eveleth Heritage Society initiated its art project in 2017 as an ongoing effort to fulfill its… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hockeytown happenings

Eveleth is a small town with big attractions, a bright future


This statue by Jeff Kreitz of Eveleth native and NHL goaltender Frank Brimsek was unveiled on July 3, 2019.If you don’t think Hockeytown when you think of Eveleth, maybe it’s time you visited! Over the summer, a second statue of a hockey legend was i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Huge craft, vendor fair in Hibbing Nov. 2



HIBBING — Once a year, Minnesota Alpha Delta Kappa members of Phi Chapter take on a huge project to create a wonderful shopping and social event in Hibbing. During the year, members of Phi Chapter of ADK meet at a member’s home to sew sequins or cut … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

An old Highway 53 dream

Recalling parades, trampolines, a car race, and a horror film


The July 1952 Eveleth News-Clarion announces the grand opening of WEVE above the Skelly Service Station next the Lundquists’ A&W Drive-In on what is now old Highway 53. Submitted photos.It’s almost time for Halloween, so I’ve purchased the candy. Eve… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Carnival of Curiosities at Minnesota Discovery Center

New exhibit displays bizarre, creepy, and humorous objects


An old papier-mâché saloon patron greets visitors to the Carnival of Curiosities exhibit at the Minnesota Discovery Center. Submitted photo.Step right up to see the latest and greatest exhibit at the Minnesota Discovery Center! You won’t want to miss… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What do trout and trivia have in common?

Doug and Janet’s knowledge-packed hunting and fishing trip


Illustration by Doug Nelson.It was the last weekend of September and fishing for brook trout in area streams and beaver ponds was about to close for the year. Fishing in designated trout lakes remains open until the end of October, so we’re not putti… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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On finding your true motivation to become a stronger you


Jennifer’s side-by-side weightlifting journey photos. Last November, she made a vow to herself to become stronger. Submitted photos.I’m going to take you on a short jaunt back in time. In April 2018, my daughter asked me to show her how to do a layup… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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