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Tower-Soudan first graders sing in Spanish

Elementary students at the Tower-Soudan School are getting weekly Spanish lessons from high school Spanish teacher Carrie Carstens. This week they were learning parts of the body, and were practicing …

Hands-on science part two

Tower-Soudan fourth and fifth-graders are learning science by doing this year. Here a group of students help explain their experiment about seed germination and soil moisture.

Hands-on science

Elementary students at Tower-Soudan have a whole new hands-on science curriculum. Over the course of the year they will be performing many experiments, and learning science along the way. Students …

Train Restoration News Story

TOWER, Minn. - The love of trains prevails in Tower. For the past two years train lovers have been pouring the passion for their community and its historical background into the largest project …

Tower-Soudan Golden Eagles Volleyball

The Tower-Soudan Golden Eagles hosted Mt. Iron-Buhl at home on Sept. 17. The Eagles won the first game, but Mt. Iron took the match 3-1.

All-American Lumberjacks #3

The log running competition is a timed competition that requires lumberjacks to run down a series of floating logs and back as quickly as possible.

All-American Lumberjacks #2

It took just four minutes for this artist to cut a chainsaw cactus. Afterward, two members of the audience were given a chance to win the artwork by doing their best to imitate a chainsaw.

All-American Lumberjacks #1

The All-American Lumberjack Show was back at the Harvest Moon Festival last weekend. In this video, competitors use souped-up chainsaws in a speed cutting competition. The left-over slices of log …

Golden Eagles Home Opener

The Tower-Soudan Golden Eagles faced Bigfork, at home, on Sept. 11. The Eagles took an early lead and cruised to a 25-8 victory. The Eagles play at home again on Friday, Sept. 18 vs. Orr at 3:30 p.m.

Music at Northern Grounds

Aaron Kaercher and His Crazy Neighbors play at Northern Grounds in Ely. They'll perform again on Friday, Sept. 11.

Community Night Out in Embarrass

Tyler Burkum and Alison Rae performed a free outdoor concert in Embarrass during the Community Night Out on Sept. 3 organized by Sisu Heritage. The event, on the grounds of the Nelimark homestead, …

Team Penning at the Embarrass Fair

The team penning event at the Embarrass Region Fair drew over 30 teams of four riders each, who attempted to corral a calf into a pen.

Embarrass Fair Mud Run

The Mud Run at the Embarrass Fair, August 29th, 2009.

Credit Union Demolition

Demolition of the Embarrass-Vermillion Credit Union in Tower, on Monday, August 24, 2009.

Embarrass-Vermillion Credit Union Demolition

Demolition of the Embarrass-Vermillion Credit Union in Tower on August 24th, 2009.


A boat ride from East Two Rivers in Tower to the Mckinley Park Campground area on Lake Vermilion. Please visit ( TURN UP YOUR SOUND )

Tower-Soudan Range Wide Seniors Dance Party

The Tower-Soudan Range Wide Seniors host monthly dance parties at the Tower Civic Center featuring the area's best polka bands. Over 150 people attended this gathering on Sunday, Aug. 16, which …

Alango All-School Reunion

Alango School, which is being restored by owner Dan Maki and others, celebrated its All-School Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 15. For more on the restoration of the school, you can visit the website …

In the Heart of the Beast

A large crowd of people came out to Semer's Park on Sunday to see the "In the Heart of the Beast" performance.

Relay for Life

The relay for life survivors walk.

Prudence Johnson

Concert at Whiteside Park in Ely

C'est La Vie Petting Zoo

A visit to a petting zoo at 10303 Graham Road, Alango Township, where animals ranging from llamas to a white skunk reside. Please make reservations by calling (218) 254-3268 before visiting the zoo.

3rd Annual 'Lard Loop 2009 part two

This is the start of the runners and walkers of the 3rd Annual Lard Loop in Tower.

3rd Annual 'Lard Loop

The 3rd Annual 'Lard Loop got underway on a rainy Saturday morning, Aug. 1. Over 100 bikers, rollerbladers, runners and walkers participated in the fundraiser for a scholarship established in memory …