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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 25, 2014 

Mobile food pantry serves Iron County

HURLEY - Over the last 13 months, Iron County residents have been able to receive free supplemental food through Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, of Duluth, Minn., and the Iron County... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 20, 2014

'O Tannenbaum'

IRONWOOD - Local residents braved chilly winds and snowy conditions to kick off the holidays on Wednesday night, with a tree lighting at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood. The event was the start of... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 19, 2014

20th annual Jack Frost Festival honors Marvin Tassava Sr.

IRONWOOD - To mark the 20th anniversary of the Jack Frost Festival, the planning committee decided to honor Santa in a special way. This year's theme is "Santa's Memories" in honor of the late Marvin... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 18, 2014

Mercer serves early Thanksgiving feast

MERCER, Wis. - More than 30 residents braved cold temperatures and snowy conditions to dine on an early Thanksgiving meal at the Mercer School on Monday. For the last five years, a Thanksgiving meal... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 17, 2014

Holiday builders

IRONWOOD - Instead of bricks, cement and wood, area children used graham crackers, licorice and frosting to create structures fit for a gingerbread man, during the annual gingerbread house workshop... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 14, 2014

Santa's Headquarters under way already

IRONWOOD - Volunteers are gearing up for the ninth annual Santa's Headquarters. Since 2006, a committee of local residents volunteers to help provide gifts for area children during Christmas. This... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 13, 2014

Luther L. Wright honors veterans

IRONWOOD — Students, faculty, staff and area residents attended the annual Veterans Day program at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood on Wednesday. The program, originally scheduled for Tuesday,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 10, 2014

Homemade goods big draw at craft fair at Memorial Building

HURLEY - Local residents braved cold temperatures to browse hundreds of homemade items during the second annual winter craft fair at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday. According to event organizer Kathy Koski, the Iron County Memorial... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 7, 2014

Ironwood Township looks to coming road repairs

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - After a millage renewal request was approved by Ironwood Township residents Tuesday, town officials are preparing to start road construction projects. In 2010, the Ironwood Townshi... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 1, 2014

Hurley Fun Frolic gets students in Halloween spirit

HURLEY - Students at the Hurley K-12 School got into the Halloween spirit Friday. Halloween capped off "Red Ribbon Week" at the school, highlighting anti-drinking, anti-bullying and anti-drugs.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 31, 2014

Michigan Harvest Gathering campaign collects 6,000 pounds of food in Ironwood

WAKEFIELD - Three food pantries in Ironwood, Bessemer and Watersmeet, were given thousands of pounds of food during a recent food drive by the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post. The drive was Oct.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 30, 2014

Hurley students learn about healthy choices

HURLEY - Elementary students at the Hurley K-12 School showed their support of healthy choices, presented what they believe responsibility is and even silly-stringed their principal. Throughout this... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 29, 2014

Township looks to fill planning commission seat

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board discussed an open position on the planning commission Monday. Commission member Frank Genisot is leaving his position, effective Jan. 1. The board will... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 27, 2014

Italian night supports Iron County Memorial Building restoration

HURLEY - Local residents dined on Italian food on Sunday afternoon in support of the on-going restoration project at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. According to committee members... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 25, 2014

Putting on a good face

IRONWOOD - Asked about the upcoming Halloween tour at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood student Angelina Jarvela said, "This is not your grandma's haunted house." On Oct. 30-31, area youth in... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 24, 2014

Public ideas for reclamation topic of Iron County Mining Impact meeting

HURLEY - More questions were raised than ideas presented during a reclamation-themed meeting of the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Thursday. About 20 people attended. The overall purpose was to... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 23, 2014

Ironwood Township residents ponder road millage

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 10 residents attended a special Ironwood Township Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday to hear a presentation about a proposed road millage. Randy Scott, an engineer with... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 21, 2014

Ironwood board approves playground equipment installation

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education approved spending $21,000 on new playground equipment and installing old playground equipment during a meeting Monday. According to superintende... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 20, 2014

Zion Lutheran Women's Club hosts salad luncheon, fall festival

IRONWOOD - For more than 30 years, the Zion Lutheran Women's Club has hosted a salad luncheon and fall festival in October. Saturday, the tradition continued with more than 40 people who attended... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 17, 2014

Hurley School seniors clean up Saxon Harbor park

SAXON, Wis. - Thirty-five Hurley K-12 School seniors helped clean up the Saxon Harbor park Thursday as part of a service learning project. It is a graduation requirement for the students, and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 10, 2014

Hurley students art projects displayed in Human Services building in Madison

HURLEY - Fifteen Hurley students had art pieces displayed at the Wisconsin Department of Human Resources building in Madison from Aug. 10 through Oct. 3. According to art teacher Terry Davis, the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    Community    October 8, 2014

Hurley youth wins at Wisconsin 4-H Horse Expo

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Hurley eighth grader Dayne Stuhr competed at the 2014 Wisconsin State 4-H Horse Expo, facing other 4-H horse members from across the state. The expo was Sept. 11-14 at the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 7, 2014

Waterfalls offer addition to fall color viewing

MERCER, Wis. - With fall weather sticking around before the snow flurries stay, people are encouraged to visit waterfalls across Iron County. The idea to promote the 11 waterfalls in the county came... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 6, 2014

Saxon, Gurney celebrate fall

SAXON, Wis. - More than 50 people spent Saturday night participating in a live auction as part of a the annual Fall Harvest Fundraiser for the Saxon-Gurney Community Presbyterian Church. Attendees... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 2, 2014

Hurley streets receive new trees

HURLEY - Around 20 volunteers from different local organizations and agencies braved cold, rainy weather to help plant trees across the city of Hurley on Tuesday. The planting is part of a Wisconsin... Full story

 

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