Range History

The Virginia Brewing Company:


THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY EDITOR’S NOTE: This history article and photos come from a newspaper-like publication titled “Industrial Edition” from circa 1910. The publication, without its cover and other relevant information, was shared with Hometown Focus by Dave Petersen of Virginia. –Cindy Kujala, HTF managing content editor VIRGINIA – A leading industry of Virginia, one in which its citizens […]


Truth to materials, structure and function are characteristic

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan in the 1920s. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using simple forms and often used medieval, romantic or folk styles of decoration. It advocated economic and social […]


Fifty years of Hoyt Lakes history

City of Hoyt Lakes circa 1969.Part 2 of 2 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a twopart series on the history of Hoyt Lakes. Part one appeared in our May 25, 2018, Mining Edition. The photos and excerpts are from the book titled Hoyt Lakes Minnesota… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Itasca County: The early years of summer camps

Summer camps mean lakes, activities, campfires and more

The American Girl Camp brochure for the camp’s opening in 1929. Photos courtesy of Itasca County Historical Society.THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY ITASCA COUNTY – Did you ever get to go to summer camp as a kid? Wasn’t that the BEST?! I started going to … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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