Virginia

Children's Memorial Park Now Accepting Memorial Tile Orders
People often say that parents should outlive their children, but that isn't always the case.  To help those parents cope with the loss of their child or children, there is a national/international network of memorial parks.  One such park is located on the Range and is taking orders f…
Do You Remember Pamida Stores in The Northland?
I don't exactly remember how it came up this morning on The Breakfast Club, but we started talking about the old Pamida stores.  I remember the one in Virginia, MN.  Cathy remembers the one in Cloquet, and not long ago there was one in Two Harbors.  Some of the Pamida's were…
Video That Explains Highway 53 Reroute In Virginia
A major project has been underway for some time now near Virginia, MN.  The main artery to the north, Highway 53, needs to be moved off of US Steel's property.  After years of discussions and debates, the reroute is taking shape.  This video from PBS shows up close what kind of w…
Here's What Iron Range Solidarity Looks Like
Yesterday in Virginia, MN miners, their families, retirees, community leaders, and other unions marched together in the Solidarity in Steel Rally and March.  Roughly 2,000 people participated in their "Fair Contract Now" fight.