Packed Erwin Township hall hears proposed heavy traffic ordinance

ERWIN TOWNSHIP – More than 50 people packed the Erwin Township Town Hall for an informational meeting regarding a proposed ordinance that would place traffic restrictions on heavy truck traffic... Full story

Two new members join Iron County Aging Unit board

HURLEY - The Iron County Aging Unit board of directors on Wedneday confirmed two new members and elected individuals to positions, but confusion over election processes resulted in an "at-large"... Full story

Survey reduces estimated Michigan wolf population

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) - The estimated number of gray wolves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has declined for the second consecutive year, but the change isn't statistically significant and the resurgent... Full story

Canine officer presenation held at Mercer School

MERCER, Wis. - Working with Iron County Sheriff Tony Furyk, Vilas County officer Ty Peterson and his canine partner Draco conducted a locker and classroom search of the Mercer School on April 16. The ... Full story

Bond referendum a generational thing

To the Editor: Just as other Gogebic Range communities, Bessemer is made up of hardworking, strongly committed, churchgoing individuals who may not always see eye to eye. But when it comes to items of significance — items of importance which... Full story

Clifford 'Cliff' Decker

HURLEY, Wis. - Clifford "Cliff" Decker, 68, of Seventh Avenue North, Hurley, died unexpectedly Monday, April 21, 2014, in Hurley. He was born Aug. 10, 1945, in St. Paul, Minn., son of the late Walter ... Full story

Ronald Lee Reil

BESSEMER, Mich. - Ronald Lee Reil, 62, of Bessemer, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ron was born in Milwaukee on June 2, 1951, to John and Edith (Jurisch) Reil. He attended... Full story