Joseph William Urbiha, 91, a longtime Virginia Northside resident, passed away Wednesday May 8th, 2013 at the Diamond Willow Assisted Living Facility in Mt. Iron, MN. A private family service will be held with Fr.
Dennis Orehek, 66, of Tower died Monday, May 6th, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN peacefully with his family at his side. He was born on October 30th, 1946, in Eveleth to Joseph and Hilda Orehek. He graduated from Eveleth High School, University of Minnesota Duluth and received his master’s degree at St Thomas University.
A celebration of Life service for Leona Lou Royseth, 77, of Hoyt Lakes, will be 11:45am Monday, May 13, 2013 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora. Visitation will begin at 10am until the time of service. Immediately following the service, a luncheon will take place a the Hoyt Lakes Community Building. Leona died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at her home in Hoyt Lakes.
Give your gardening Mom something she’ll love and will last all summer long. Cut flowers are nice, but they don’t last like herbs. You can either purchase seeds for Mom to plant in her garden, or you can purchase plants from your greenhouse grower.
Your walls are the largest surface to be decorated within your rooms, so what you choose to cover them with will have a huge impact on the finished look. From paint to wallpaper, or a mix of the two - get inspiration from furniture, art, or even a favorite clothing item and plan your color scheme from that item.
BATTLE LAKE – The Lake Region Review, a regional literary magazine, seeks quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with a personal connection to this region. Submissions don’t need to be grounded in this region, though the editors admit a fondness for seeing it represented in creative and engaging work.
ELY – Ely Greenstone Public Art is offering several art classes this year for both aspiring and established artists. Watercolor Painting with artist Claire Taylor will be held May 24 – 25. Learn how to create backgrounds, giving your watercolors a setting. Students will complete paintings from start to finish.
While not everyone is agonizing over the ice that lingers on Lake Vermilion this spring (especially if their fishing hotspot is south of there), it certainly does cause much hand-wringing for a lot of us. The reasons are many: tradition, recreation, and the all-important bottom line for local businesses.
ST. PAUL - Three zebra mussel-sniffing K-9 teams will be used by the Minnesota DNR for the first time this year to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). They will be used throughout the state during the open water season.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you might prefer moving forward at a steady pace, it might be a good idea to stop and reassess your plans. You could find a good reason to make a change at this time.
The Wild limped into the playoffs. Things appeared rosy after a seven-game winning streak that had them atop the Northwest Division in late March, but Minnesota went 6-9-1 over the last month of the season and had to squeak into the postseason on the season’s final day.
BIWABIK – One Fifteen Property, LLCMinneapolis along with the City of Biwabik, will host two informational presentations at the Biwabik Pavilion on Wednesday, May 15, about a housing development proposed for construction in Biwabik.
VIRGINIA – The Sexual Assault Program of Northern St. Louis County recently received a $37,049 grant from the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota. This money will be used to provide direct services to victims of sexual violence and to provide prevention education presentations.