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 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 29, 2014

Wakefield council proceeds with condemnation of structures

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield city council held a hearing for the condemnation of two structures at its meeting Monday evening. It decided to proceed with condemnation of the buildings at 111 Bedell Ave.... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 28, 2014

International German band performs for Marenisco Heritage Days

MARENISCO - The Fire Brigade Band of Kropp, Germany, held a concert Saturday evening as part of the fourth annual Marenisco "Milltown" Heritage Days. The band played various styles of music, ranging... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 22, 2014

Ironwood Area Schools awarded safe routes grant

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education heard the city and IAS were awarded the Safe Routes to School Grant of $386,614 at its meeting Monday evening. The grant is intended to cover... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 21, 2014

Hiawatha celebrates 50th birthday

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Chamber of Commerce drew tourists from the Midwest for a 50th birthday celebration for the Hiawatha Indian statue Saturday morning. "We didn't know what to expect," said I... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 15, 2014

Wakefield City Council proclaims July 3 'John Siira Day'

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council approved a proclamation to name July 3 as "John Siira Day" and rename the renovated pavilion as the "John Siira Pavilion." The proclamation was presented to form... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 14, 2014

Mercer Loons hold 16th memorial bike rally

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Loons Motorcycle Club held its 16th annual memorial run bike ride Saturday afternoon. "We hold it in memory of all our passed club members," said member Dave Riegler. Member... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 7, 2014

Hoop 'N Holler Tavern holds 13th annual cardboard boat race

MERRIWEATHER - The Hoop 'N Holler Tavern held its 13th annual cardboard boat race on Lake Gogebic Sunday afternoon. The race consisted of five different age groups, including children up to age 5,... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 1, 2014

W-M School Board approves 2014-15 budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco School Board approved the 2014-15 budget at its meeting Monday evening. "The projected fund balance for June 30, 2015, is $72,237," said business manager Tina Treva... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 30, 2014

Friends of the Miners hold 'Art in the Park' exhibit

IRONWOOD - Local residents got some exercise and viewed eco-friendly art pieces during the "Art in the Park" exhibition in Ironwood on Saturday. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Miners... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 30, 2014

Lumberjacks compete in Bessemer Fourth festivities

BESSEMER - Axes were flying during the first ever lumberjack show on Massie Field over the weekend, as part of Bessemer Blast 2014. According to Linda Nelson, chair of the Bessemer Blast Committee,... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 24, 2014

Wakefield City Council urges residents to eliminate personal property tax

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council adopted a "resolution supporting local community stabilization and personal property tax without raising taxes" at its meeting Monday evening. The resolution... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 23, 2014

Mercer Education Foundation holds Taste of the Northwoods

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Education Foundation held a Taste of the Northwoods event at the Mercer Community Center Saturday afternoon. "It's an opportunity for the community to experience the great culinary professionals around here," said... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 16, 2014

Field ornithologist bands hummingbirds for research

MARENISCO - Field ornithologist Allen Chartier, of Detroit, banded several hummingbirds at a local residence in Marenisco Saturday morning. "It's a project I've been doing with hummingbirds since... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 16, 2014

Bicyclists enjoy 8th annual Lupine Junefest tours

MERCER, Wis. - Bicycle enthusiasts grabbed their bikes and headed out to the eighth annual Lupine Junefest Saturday in Mercer. The event pays homage to the lupines which grow along the roadside throug... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 16, 2014

Riders compete in Spring Valley Ranch horse show

IRONWOOD - Local horse enthusiasts competed in the Spring Valley Ranch Horsemen's Club Horse Show over the weekend. This year marked the fifth annual event, which was held at the Gogebic County... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 9, 2014

Friends of the Miners hold cookout for Trails Day

IRONWOOD - The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park held a cookout in honor of National Trails Day at the Lorenson Baseball Field Saturday. The event was scheduled to include guided hikes and... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 5, 2014

Klassic Kruiser's hold annual summer kickoff event

IRONWOOD – The Klassic Kruiser car club held its annual summer kick-off at the depot park Wednesday evening. "The club is 23 years old," said member Linda Gustafson, "And we've been doing this... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 2, 2014

Locals gather to ride despite weather

IRONWOOD - Three locals gathered at the historical depot park Sunday afternoon to take part in a bike ride from Ironwood to Bessemer. The Gogebic Range bike ride was scheduled to begin at the park... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    May 19, 2014

WUPTA holds youth ORV safety class

IRONWOOD - Fourteen youth attended a free off-road vehicle safety class Saturday through the Western Upper Peninsula Trail Authority. The class, held at Gogebic Community College, covered a variety... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    May 13, 2014

Wakefield council schedules session to discuss fiscal budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council scheduled a work session to discuss the proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during its meeting Monday. The session is scheduled for May 19 at 10 a.m.... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    May 12, 2014

Gogebic Range Trail Authority holds trail cleanup Saturday

The Gogebic Range Trail Authority held a cleanup session Saturday afternoon along Trail 2, a snowmobile/ATV trail in western Gogebic County. Volunteers met in Bessemer early Saturday morning before... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    May 9, 2014

GOISD superintendent speaks about consolidation

MARENISCO - Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District superintendent Bruce Mayle discussed the possible consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco school districts on Thursday evening... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    May 5, 2014

Organist plays for crowd at HIT

By MIRANDA ANDERSON IRONWOOD - Organist Dave Wickerham performed a matinee concert at the Historic Ironwood Theatre Sunday. He played such classics as "Easter Parade," "Joy to... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 29, 2014

Wakefield council hears presentation from Charter representative

WAKEFIELD -– The Wakefield City Council heard a presentation from the Charter Communications Manager of Government Affairs Don Gladwell Monday evening. At a previous meeting, the council approved... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 28, 2014

Wakefield school holds 2nd annual craft fair

WAKEFIELD – The Wakefield-Marenisco school held its second annual craft fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "It's going to be held every last Saturday in April," said Title I teacher Teri... Full story


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