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 By Jan Tucker    News    November 7, 2015

Community turns out to give opinions on future of Ontonagon waterfront

ONTONAGON - Large crowds returned Friday to the Michigan Works Building to vote on specific planning options for the Ontonagon waterfront which were identified at a public meeting Thursday. Participan... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    October 31, 2015

A survivor's journey

ONTONAGON - Cancer dealt a double whammy for Gail Ollila, of Ontonagon. Ollila was a custodian at the Ontonagon Area Elementary-Junior High School when she met and married teacher and elementary... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 31, 2015

Ironwood students enjoy fun frolic

IRONWOOD - Ironwood students in kindergarten through sixth grades got the chance to take a break from their regular classes and celebrate Halloween Friday during the school's "fun frolic" event. The... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 10, 2015

State mining board issues reimbursements

HURLEY — Members of the Wisconsin Investment and Local Impact Fund Board met Friday to discuss four applications for reimbursement of costs incurred by communities related to Gogebic Taconite’s failed development of a mine site near Upson,... Full story

 By CONNIE PRICCO    News    October 9, 2015

Steckling family performs next weekend

IRONWOOD - Directors for Theatre North and Ironwood Theatre's joint production of "Mary Poppins" had a big surprise at auditions in May when a couple with three children all tried out for the show. T... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 9, 2015

Ironwood second graders tour cranberry marsh

MANITOWISH WATERS, Wis. - The cranberry harvest is now in full swing and Ironwood's second graders got a first-hand look into what exactly goes into wrangling the tart berries. They took an adventure... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 8, 2015

LLW uses grant to expand school breakfast program

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - Ironwood's sixth through 12th graders have been enjoying the option of smoothies several times a week after the district received a... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 7, 2015

Work begins on extending trail to U.S. 51

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - In an effort to complete the project before the cold weather sets in, work has begun on extending the paved portion of the regional... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 5, 2015

Superior Horns and Blue Ice performs

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - One might say the house was rocking for The Superior Horns and Blue Ice's performance at the Historic Ironwood Theatre Saturday night - but... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 5, 2015

Chuck Gervasio named Jack Frost grand marshall

IRONWOOD — Chuck Gervasio’s role in Ironwood’s annual Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade is going to be a bit different this year, as parade organizers named Gervasio the grand marshall. The parade’s theme, “Christmas is ON the Air,”... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 3, 2015

Trail group seeks grant for ownership research

HURLEY — While the deadline is roughly a month away, the Iron County Regional Trail Committee agreed Thursday to pursue a coastal management grant through the Wisconsin Department of Administration to help develop the Wisconsin portion of a... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 2, 2015

DNR combats erosion at Little Girl's Point

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Michigan Department of Natural Resources employees were busy installing new barriers along a section of the Lake Superior shoreline... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    October 1, 2015

JROTC rappels to greater confidence

By RICHARD JENKINS WAKEFIELD - Members of Ironwood's JROTC program tested their personal limits Wednesday as the program practiced rappelling outside of Wakefield. The... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    September 30, 2015

Village of Ontonagon receives $900,000 grant

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — Ontonagon Village Manager Joe Erickson told the village council Monday the village will receive a $900,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to study the sewer system.... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 29, 2015

Woodward adapts to K-12 principal position

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - It's 7 a.m. - 1 hour before classes start - and Ironwood K-12 Principal Denise Woodward is arriving for another day at Luther L. Wright. Upon... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 25, 2015

Local community groups gather to provide updates

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Representatives from groups working to promote and enhance the Gogebic Range gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday to... Full story

 By Larry Holcombe    News    September 24, 2015

Students seek career leads at job fair

By LARRY HOLCOMBE EWEN - Ewen-Trout Creek hosted a job fair for its junior and senior high school students Wednesday. Superintendent/principal Alan Tulppo said the... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 24, 2015

Iron County 4-H looking for new members

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Iron County’s 4-H program is looking for both new members and adults who can help teach important life skills to members, according to Neil Klemme, the youth development agent with the... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 22, 2015

Still no playground for LLW 3-6 graders

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD — Even though it was expected before the start of the school year, the playground equipment intended for the Ironwood Area School’s third through sixth graders has yet to be delivered to... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 21, 2015

Bessemer expands weight room

By RICHARD JENKINS BESSEMER - Bessemer's athletes are going to have some more room to spread out after the school expanded the weight room Friday to make space for... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 19, 2015

Mercer veterans hold flag retirement ceremony

By RICHARD JENKINS MERCER, Wis - A small crowd gathered in Mercer Veterans Memorial Park Friday for the third annual flag retirement ceremony. Several organizers of the... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 19, 2015

UPSET seizes 106 marijuana plants, firearms

CRYSTAL FALLS — Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team raided a residence on Thursday in Crystal Falls, according to a team news release, seizing drugs and firearms. According to the release, a search of the property —... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 18, 2015

9 arrested in 3 UPSET drug busts

Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team made nine arrests in three drug cases in the Escanaba and Ishpeming areas earlier this week. Maurice Shaunetz Gray, of South Bend, Ind., and Jennifer Savanguaongsavanh, of Milwaukee,... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 17, 2015

Three not-guilty pleas entered in battery case

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Not guilty pleas were entered in Judge Patrick Madden’s Iron County Courtroom Wednesday during the initial appearance of three defendants charged with a range of crimes including... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    September 17, 2015

Ontonagon area schools receive grant

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON - If you find yourself walking the woods trail west of the Ontonagon Area Schools building on Parker Ave., watch out for the bridge closures. OASD... Full story


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