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W-M paints pianos for charity

By IAN MINIELLY WAKEFIELD - The sky is the limit when people come together for each other. The "Sing For Hope" charity seeks to place decorated pianos in public schools...

Bessemer takes 2nd in engineering competition at NMU

BESSEMER - Students from A.D. Johnston High School competed in the Region 1 Science Olympiad tournament at Northern Michigan University in Marquette Saturday, bringing home two seconds. The...

Township planning commission sets gravel pit hearing

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Planning Commission set the date for a public hearing regarding the renewal for gravel pit permits at its March 16 meeting. The annual hearing, a standard...

Thomas Dean 'Smily' Wiemeri

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Thomas Dean “Smily” Wiemeri, 73, born in Ironwood, was received into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. He was the generous father of Ruth (Mike) Kalin, Gloria (John) Sterns and Jean Sliwinski; brother of Ron... Full story

Steve Emery Skoviera

OTTUMWA, Iowa - Steve Emery Skoviera, 91, a native of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully with his loving family by his side at 8:33 a.m. March 17, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Ottumwa. He was... Full story

John Herbert 'Herb' Nelson

WAUSAU, Wis. - John Herbert "Herb" Nelson, 83, passed away on March 19, 2017, in Lakeview Heights at Mount View Care Center in Wausau, surrounded by his family. Herb was born on March 9, 1934, to the ... Full story