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Eveleth H.S. Class of ‘58 to hold reunion on July 6

EVELETH – The Eveleth High School Class of 1958 will hold their 60th class reunion at The Rink in Eveleth on Friday, July 6, starting at 4 p.m. The reunion will be preceded by a tour of the high school on Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. and a mixer at Margie’s Roosevelt following the tour. All classmates, spouses, friends and […]

The magic of Storybook Lodge Christian Camp

This is my very special summer retreat on Cedar Island Lake


BIWABIK TOWNSHIP – As a young nine-year-old girl who never made it through a sleepover without crying, the idea of going to summer camp for an entire week was terrifying. Little did I know back then that Storybook Lodge Christian Camp (SBL) would change my life forever. Elizabeth Spriestersbach, the lady who envisioned and founded SBL, was born in St. […]

Essentia Health to offer public life-saving training

VIRGINIA – Essentia Health-Virginia is offering life-saving training courses to public. The courses, which cost $65, will teach people basic life support first aid and CPR and will be scheduled based on public interest. Each class lasts four hours. Classes will be held in the McMillan classroom in the lower level of the hospital, located at 901 9th St. N. […]

AEOA Senior Carnival Expo offers information and fun



EVELETH – The 35th Annual Senior Carnival proved to be a popular event with over 400 people in attendance. The expo, sponsored by the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) was held on Wednesday, June 20, at the Range Recreation Civic Center. Included were games, drawings, gift bags and prizes. Live entertainment was provided by the Hobo Revivals. Residents from many […]

MDC featuring weekly Bands, Brews, & BBQ

CHISHOLM – Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) in Chisholm is offering a new event this summer, Bands, Brews, & BBQ, to be held each Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m. with the band performing from 5 – 7 p.m. MDC’s new executive chef will be showcasing his talents with the smoker. A new smoked item (with other menu options) and a […]

Memory t-shirt quilt is June display at Virginia Public Library



VIRGINIA – The June quilt selection for exhibit at the Virginia Public Library was created by Nancy Pajunen, a local quilt artist and member of the Going to Pieces Quilt Guild. Nancy’s quilt is an inspiration to grandparents everywhere. Not only is it tailored to her grandson’s taste, but it is also one of those works that parents can look […]

61-1/2 years later, search for relatives ends at Potters Field



My search for the remains of my uncle and aunt began many years ago. Although I was young at the time of their death, I never forgot them and often wondered where they were buried. My search led me to Potters Field where I now can visit them at their resting place. My journey began in 1950… I moved north […]

Iron Range Exhibit call for artists issued by Lyric

VIRGINIA – The Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia issued a call for artists for the annual juried Iron Range Exhibit at The First Stage Gallery. This exhibit celebrates, through art, what we value most about the Iron Range during the month of August. Work can be 2D or 3D. Artists interested in applying for this group exhibit should […]

Ely Clue Hunt held throughout the summer

ELY – As of June 1, the Ely Clue Hunt has begun! Join Ely merchants in an Ely-style scavenger hunt for a chance to win $20 in Chamber Bucks. Visit at least 10 participating merchants, look for the answer to their clues and write the answer on the Ely Clue Hunt form. No purchase is necessary. Once you have completed […]

Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training set

BEMIDJI – Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage food producer? If you are, attend the Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training on Tuesday, July 31, from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Beltrami Electric Cooperative in Bemidji. This advanced safe food handling course focuses on aspects of cottage food […]


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