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Spring thunderstorms have already arrived on the Gogebic Range and Xcel Energy officials said it’s time to prepare for possible severe weather. “We’ve already experienced some strong winds and the first heavy thunderstorms of the year are... Full story
IRONWOOD — A policy in which a city of Ironwood employee can donate sick leave time to a fellow worker was approved by the city commission on Monday. City treasurer Paul Linn said the city had nothing in writing on sharing sick leave and he researc... Full story
Officials warn that until spring green-up occurs, fire danger will remain high across northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula. On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources...
HURLEY — The rush to get an infrastructure grant application in by May ended when the city of Hurley learned the U.S. 51 resurfacing project has been moved back to 2021. The Second Avenue project had been originally been planned by the Wisconsin...
IRONWOOD — The Michigan Department of Transportation said Friday one lane of U.S. 2 will remain open during the summer’s reconstruction project from Curry Street to Roosevelt Street. That’s the same arrangement as was used for the first half... Full story
IRONWOOD - It appears that the city of Ironwood's strategy of seeking new bids for the demolition of the former Kenny's Studio building next to the Carnegie Library has paid off. Last year, the city... Full story
IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission went on record this week supporting the May 5 Michigan ballot proposal that would increase the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent to fund transportation improvements. Mayor Kim Corcoran said Proposal 1... Full story
HURLEY — Will Andresen had some good news for the Ironwood City Commission on Monday evening. The Community Resource Development Educator with the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension office said $50,000 has been raised for the Western Gat... Full story
BESSEMER — Tom Novascone’s job as equalization director for Gogebic County was extended by four years Wednesday. The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners approved a new four-year contract for Novascone. Novascone will be paid $42,000 annually... Full story
IRONWOOD - Ironwood City Manager Scott Erickson said the city has developed a checklist to be used in the event of flooding. With temperatures in the 50s forecast for the next week, city commissioners had questions Monday about the potential for flo... Full story
BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday agreed to call for bids on a new roof on the annex to the courthouse. The building and grounds committee recommended seeking bids. The bid opening will be on March 23, according to... Full story
By RALPH ANSAMI email@example.com HURLEY — There have been eight cases of head lice in the past few weeks in the Hurley School District. Zona Wick, of the Iron County Health Department, said precautions are being taken to hold down the... Full story
MERCER, Wis. - Ten degrees. Some welcome splashes of sunshine. Plenty of food and beverages. All systems were go for the Mercer Lions annual Ice Fishing Jamboree Saturday on Grand Portage Lake, conducted from the Carow Park pavilion on County J. Max... Full story