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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 15, 2014

Ironwood Township approves 2015 budget

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved a 2015 proposed budget of $913,729 Dec. 8. The fund balance for 2015 is $398,371, down nearly $100,000 from 2014. The millage rate will remain at 4.2714 after residents approved... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 12, 2014

Iron County committee approves aerial imaging

HURLEY - The Iron County Finance Committee Thursday approved moving forward with aerial imaging of the county in 2015. Zoning administrator Tom Bergman discussed imaging, saying it is part of a... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 11, 2014

GOISD presents 'Women In' series to female students

IRONWOOD - Forty local girls learned about Women in Welding on Tuesday and Wednesday through the career and technical education program through the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 10, 2014

"Christmas for Kids" toy drive held

HURLEY - Hundreds of toys were dropped off at the Iron County Human Services Department on Tuesday afternoon, as part of the annual Christmas for Kids toy drive in Iron County. The drive is hosted by... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 10, 2014

Nearly 1,000 students attend show at Historic Ironwood Theatre

IRONWOOD - Nearly 1,000 local children from Iron, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties attended performances of "Once Upon A Wolf" at the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Tuesday. The show was performed by the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 9, 2014

Ironwood Township discusses Carnegie Library funding letter

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees discussed a letter sent to local residents regarding fundraising for the Ironwood Carnegie Library during a meeting Monday. Trustee Kevin... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 8, 2014

Claudettes' end season with exciting show

IRONWOOD - After three performances in four days, "A Claudette Christmas Card" has wrapped for the holiday season. Hundreds of people attended the shows, watching performers sing, dance and laugh on... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 8, 2014

Bessemer Library hosts gingerbread workshop

BESSEMER - With an assortment of treats and candies to choose from, local children decorated gingerbread houses during the annual workshop at the Bessemer Public Library on Saturday. This is the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 5, 2014

Spirit shines bright

HURLEY - The Hurley PTO lit the first School Spirit Tree on Thursday night at the Hurley K-12 School. Despite chilly winds, about 40 people attended the event, listening to singing and waiting for... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 1, 2014

Santa visits Gurney 4-H gathering

GURNEY, Wis. - Santa Claus made an early visit Saturday to begin the Christmas season at the eighth annual Gurney Gopher 4-H Club's pie social in Gurney. About 20 children, ranging in ages for... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 1, 2014

24th annual Tree of Love ceremony set for Tuesday

IRONWOOD - Aspirus Grand View Hospital will host its 24th annual Tree of Love ceremony on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The annual event features two trees, highlighting passed loved ones and celebrations... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 28, 2014

Hurley PTO to light Spirit Tree

HURLEY - With Christmas soon upon us, the Hurley PTO decided to use a classic holiday tradition in a new way. Instead of lighting a tree just for the holidays, the PTO is lighting a "Spirit Tree" in c... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 26, 2014

Hundreds feast on early Thanksgiving meal in Bessemer

BESSEMER - Hundreds of elementary students and their parents celebrated Thanksgiving a little early Tuesday with a Thanksgiving feast at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer. It was the first... Full story

 
 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

 

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