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 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

4-H holds events at Little Finland

KIMBALL, Wis. - Temperatures in the low 40s and overcast skies didn't stop area residents from getting in the holiday spirit Saturday at an Easter egg hunt offered by the Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club at Little Finland in Kimball. The event ran... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

Hurley Lions Club teams with Iron County youth

HURLEY - The Hurley Lions Club and Iron County youth joined forces to fundraise at the club's annual Pancake Day Sunday at the Liberty Bell Chalet in Hurley. Pancake Day, held on Palm Sunday for more than 35 years, serves as a fundraiser for both the... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    March 10, 2014

Snowshoe walkers enjoy sun

BESSEMER - Bright sunshine, mostly clear blue skies and temperatures in the low 20s welcomed participants of the annual snowshoe walk offered by Bessemer American Legion Post 27 Saturday afternoon.... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    March 3, 2014

Dr. Seuss' birthday celebrated in Bessemer

BESSEMER – Young children gathered round from far and from near, and while the librarian read, they lent her their ears. The Bessemer Public Library hosted a Dr. Seuss birthday party on Saturday mor... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    January 27, 2014

Pancake breakfast to benefit youth ministry program

HURLEY - Members of the youth ministry program at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hurley got involved in their parish and learned about community service simply by serving breakfast with a smile Sunday... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    January 27, 2014

Little Finland Game Day full of food, competition

KIMBALL, Wis. - Slippery roads and single-digit temperatures didn't stop 10 local residents from gathering for games, goodies and socialization at Game Day at Little Finland in Kimball. The event... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    December 23, 2013

A new look for a new year

IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre is heading into 2014 with a fully redesigned website and a performance schedule with a wide variety of events. The website redesign comes after the site was... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    December 23, 2013

Friends of the Porkies celebrates winter solstice

SILVER CITY - The arrival of winter was welcomed by a celebration with dancing, music and poetry Saturday at the Porcupine Mountains Folk School near Silver City. Revelers traveled from Ontonagon,... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    November 18, 2013

Quilt show draws enthusiasts

HURLEY - More than 100 area residents came to check out 76 quilted items made by local quilters during a show offered by the Northern Lights Quilt Guild at the Iron County Memorial Building in... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    November 18, 2013

Generations enjoy gingerbread house decorating in Ironwood

IRONWOOD – Candy-coated cottages with delicious doors, sugary shutters and frosted foundations were built Saturday during a free gingerbread house workshop at Downtown Art Place in Ironwood. Many... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    September 9, 2013

Volunteers celebrate church's anniversary with community service

IRONWOOD — Volunteers from Christ Lutheran Parish of Ironwood were out in full force Sunday morning working to improve their local community. More than 100 volunteers lent their hands at a dozen sit... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    August 5, 2013

Fairgoers enjoy good weather, varied events

SAXON, Wis. – Droves of fairgoers were met with near-perfect weather as they came out to enjoy the many and varied activities at the Iron County Fair in Saxon over the weekend. The antique tractor... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    August 5, 2013

Kids learn about fishing from Lake Gogebic Chapter of Walleyes for Tomorrow

BERGLAND — More than 70 future fishermen and women brushed up on the basics and had some fun Saturday at the third annual free kids’ fishing clinic offered in Bergland by the Lake Gogebic Chapter... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    July 8, 2013

Bruce Crossing celebrates American freedoms with parade, music, games

BRUCE CROSSING – Spirits were high Sunday as local Independence Day celebrations concluded with a full day of activities in Bruce Crossing. Events began at 8 a.m. with a communitywide church... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    May 31, 2013

Ironwood Class of 2025 takes first step forward

IRONWOOD — A class of 20 future firefighters, cheerleaders and astronauts graduated kindergarten Thursday at Sleight Elementary School in Ironwood. Niki McRae’s kindergarten class held its... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    May 28, 2013

Ironwood celebrates 123rd commencement ceremony

IRONWOOD — Seventy-two Luther L. Wright High School graduates were celebrated during the school’s 123rd commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon in Ironwood. “This has been an amazing journey,”... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    May 25, 2013

E-TC grads hailed for 'compassion'

EWEN — Twenty graduates turned their tassels from right to left after receiving diplomas at Ewen-Trout Creek High School’s 46th annual commencement ceremony Friday night in Ewen. The class was... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    May 20, 2013

Happy birthday, dear Claire d'Loon

MERCER, Wis. — A steady downpour didn’t dampen many spirits in Mercer Saturday morning as residents came out to celebrate Claire d’Loon’s a-May-zing Birthday Bash. Many residents braved... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    May 20, 2013

City hosts 10th annual Spring Cleanup

IRONWOOD — Ironwood residents lined up for blocks in the rain Saturday morning to participate in the city of Ironwood’s tenth annual Spring Cleanup. A line of vehicles, many with trailers, stretch... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 23, 2013

GCC Foundation hosts 4th annual Taste of the Gogebic Range

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Nearly 200 area residents enjoyed tasty treats and an upbeat atmosphere Monday evening at the Gogebic Community College Foundation’s fourth annual “Taste of the Gogebic...

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 22, 2013

Mercer dedicates library expansion

MERCER, Wis. – The Mercer Public Library celebrated the completion of its building project Saturday afternoon during a bustling open house, citing extensive community support as a key part of its...

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 22, 2013

Boy Scouts raise money for trip to Black Hills

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood-Hurley Boy Scout Troop 323 served pancakes during a breakfast fundraiser Sunday morning at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood. About 200 tickets were sold halfway...

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    March 25, 2013

Taking the plunge

WAKEFIELD — Regional Hospice’s seventh annual Polar Plunge saw an increase in plungers and donations this year at Saturday’s event in Wakefield. Forty-one brave souls plunged into the cold...

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    March 25, 2013

Children hunt for prized-filled Easter eggs at Bessemer school

BESSEMER — Many area children delighted in finding candy, quarters and prize tickets inside Easter eggs during an egg hunt in Bessemer Saturday. Kids and their parents from across the Gogebic Range attended the free event hosted by the Bessemer...