Finland news: August 30
Deepest sympathy goes out to the family and friends of Lucy Malmo. Lucy died at home at the age of 86 on Sunday, Aug. 18. A funeral service was held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at The United Protestant Church. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Duluth.
Deepest sympathy also goes out to the family and friends of Ronald Ege, a former resident of Little Marais. Ronald died on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the age of 78. A service was held on Monday, Aug. 26, at the Diamond Willow Living Center in Duluth.
The Finland Minnesota Historical Society published a book authored by Ruth Himes on Toivo and Edla Kalander's life, From Finland Europe to Finland, Minnesota, which sold out at the Tori! It is a very interesting book on recalling the early days Finland, with some great pictures. Nice job, Ruth!
This past week the Little Marais Road and Highway 1 were very busy, as this is the detour for Highway 61 for a few days. Drive careful.