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

Drive-in theater raises money for Hurley's 2015 Last Blast

HURLEY - Dozens of people attended a drive-in theater style fundraising event at the Hurley K-12 School Wednesday evening held by the 2015 Last Blast Committee. Hurley students graduating in 2015... Full story

Holder says he understands mistrust of police

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans... Full story

Routheaux takes over Ironwood girls basketball team

The Routheaux family will continue its tradition of producing head basketball coaches. Deke Routheaux was the head coach at Gogebic Community College for many years and his son, Tim, was hired Monday night by the Ironwood Board of Education as the... Full story

June E. Popko

WAUSAU, Wis. - June E. Popko, 88, of Mercer, Wis., died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Wausau. June was born June 5, 1926, in Endlee, S.D. June retired from Simpson Electric in Mercer after 30 years.... Full story

Mary Ann Kramer

SPRINGSTEAD, Wis. - Mary Ann Kramer, 79, of Springstead was called by the Lord to eternal life on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Mary Ann was born on March 25, 1935 in Park Falls, Wis., the daughter of Alois ... Full story