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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 2, 2014 

Festivale Italiano successful despite rain

HURLEY - After a rainy start, Festivale Italiano went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon in downtown Hurley, with more than 1,000 people attending the annual event. Rain caused the event to be... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 29, 2014

Inter-agency partnership benefits domestic violence victims

HURLEY - Since 2005, numerous agencies across Iron County have come together to respond to cases of domestic and sexual violence. The Iron County Coordinated Community Response Team is a partnership... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 28, 2014

Festivale Italiano to entice taste buds, draw crowds

HURLEY - Grab a fork and prepare to dine on authentic Italian cuisine during the annual Festivale Italiano in downtown Hurley on Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Dorrene O'Donnell, executive director... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 22, 2014

Fancy Nancy Tea delights young readers

IRONWOOD - Young girls, and a few boys, dressed in their best finery on Thursday afternoon to attend the fifth annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party, hosted by the Ironwood Carnegie Library. The event was in t... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 21, 2014

Johnson tours Mercer business, mine site

MERCER, Wis. - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, toured Action Floor Systems in Mercer Wednesday, the proposed iron mine site near Upson and visited the Hurley K-12 School. Johnson, kicked off the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 20, 2014

Airport park grand opening sees rain

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 40 people came out on a drizzly Tuesday evening to celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park in Ironwood Township. The event allowed local residents to view... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 19, 2014

Office space contentious point for school board

IRONWOOD - The location of offices inside Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood were a focal point of discussion that split the board during an Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education meeting Monday... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 16, 2014

Airport Recreation Park celebrates grand opening

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Ironwood Township will celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park on Tuesday. The event runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the pavilion at the park. According to... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 15, 2014

Tax delinquent properties action eyed

HURLEY - Enough is enough. The Iron County Finance Committee took steps Thursday to prevent tax delinquent properties from showing up year after year. There are around 13 properties in Iron County... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 14, 2014

Community rallies around Colassaco-DeRosso

HURLEY - Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., with one person dying every four minutes as a result. The symptoms are silent, sudden and leave devastating effects on those who... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 13, 2014

Bewley vs. Deutch, Meyers vs. Francis will headline local November ballot

Party battles came to a head during the primary election across Wisconsin on Tuesday. Votes during the election were cast along party lines, and in Iron County, more people voted on the Democratic... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 12, 2014

Township plans Airport Park open house

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees was busy Monday, discussing the final details of two events taking place in a few weeks. The township is hosting an open house to celebrate... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 8, 2014

Garden to Market program grows in Hurley

HURLEY - Students at the Hurley K-12 School are getting their hands dirty while planting, growing and selling produce from the school garden at the Iron County Farmers Market. Every Wednesday,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 7, 2014

Loon Day delight

MERCER, Wis. – Thousands of people enjoyed sunshine, shopping and the occasional sound of a loon call during the annual Loon Day celebration in downtown Mercer on Wednesday. Attendees browsed... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 6, 2014

'Weird animals' focus of vacation bible school

WAKEFIELD - "Weird animals" is the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School at All Saints Lutheran Church in Wakefield. The annual event has become a "staple" within the church, according to VBS... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 5, 2014

L.L. Wright prepares to become K-12

IRONWOOD - Things are moving along "smoothly," according to superintendent Tim Kolesar as the Ironwood Area School District prepares Luther L. Wright School to become K-12. On Monday, a few boxes and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 2, 2014

Hurley students travel to Europe

HURLEY - For nearly a week in June, 36 students from the Hurley K-12 School traveled with eight adults to Spain, the Netherlands and France to experience European culture first-hand. Natalie Patritto, trip organizer and Spanish teacher at Hurley,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 26, 2014

Odanata Art Gallery part of Northwoods Art Tour

MERCER, Wis. - Odonata Art Gallery is again taking part in the annual Northwoods Art Tour this weekend. The tour consists of art galleries across northern Wisconsin. Some locations also include... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 19, 2014

Iron County Extension agent helps bring 4-H to Africa

KOFORIDUA, Ghana - Being in 4-H can take people a lot of places, but Neil Klemme never imagined it would take him to the heart of Africa. Klemme, a youth development agent with the Iron County... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 19, 2014

Summit to focus on 'aging friendly' communities

HURLEY - Iron County will host a second annual Iron County Aging-Friendly Communities Summit Friday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oma Town Hall. The event is designed to help make Iron... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 16, 2014

Mykkanen to perform at Historic Ironwood Theatre

IRONWOOD - It's been a "whirlwind" year for Bessemer native Miles Mykkanen. While working towards his master's degree in music with an emphasis in vocal performance at The Juilliard School, Mykkanen... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 14, 2014

Secret Garden Tour event to kick off Thursday with 6 locations

IRONWOOD - Local residents will have the chance to view six private gardens in the Ironwood area during the annual Secret Garden Tour through the 46th Parallel Planters Gardening Club on Thursday.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 11, 2014

Iron officials hear update on delinquent taxes

HURLEY - The Iron County Finance Committee heard an update on tax-delinquent properties in Iron County during a meeting Thursday morning. Nineteen properties throughout Iron County are on a list for b... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 10, 2014

Find 'fun' during Iron County Heritage Festival parade

HURLEY - Local residents are encouraged to express what they find to be "fun" in Iron County with a float during the annual Iron County Heritage Festival parade. The parade will be July 26 through... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Wet weather dominates June

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range saw a bit of everything when it came to weather during the month of June, but wet weather dominated much of the forecast throughout the Upper Peninsula. Ironwood saw 5.52... Full story

 

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