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Articles from the August 16, 2017 edition

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City commission hears grim facts on suicide

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — Pat Gallinagh had some grim statistics for the Ironwood City Commission on Monday. The suicide rate in Ontonagon County is the highest in the state and Gogebic County ranks seventh among the 83...


Observation deck completed at Gurney waterfall

GURNEY, Wis. - With the construction of a new boardwalk and viewing platform, visitors are once again able to easily take in the Lower Potato River Falls. The previous platform and cliff supporting...


Roberts hired as Ontonagon's new mine inspector

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — Ontonagon has a new mine inspector. Doug Roberts, Bruce Crossing, was named to fill the vacancy created by the death of Bob Niemela. Niemela was elected in November, but died in May. The appointment...


Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 16 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Alcoholics Anonymous, open... Full story


Roy W. Swanson

APPLETON, Wis. - Roy W. Swanson, 93, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Heartwood Homes in Appleton. He was born June 20, 1924, in Marquette, Mich., the only son of the late... Full story


Mary Kinney-Kangas

STILLWATER, Minn. - Mary Kinney-Kangas, 87, long-time Hurley, Wis., resident, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at a Minnesota assisted living facility. Born Dec. 20, 1929, Mary Alice was born... Full story


Gary Paternoster

BULE, Minn. - Gary Paternoster, 56, of Bule, formerly of Hurley, Wis., died on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, of a drowning accident. He was born on Oct. 10, 1960, in Wakefield, Mich., son of Victor and... Full story


Scott Alan Nasi

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Scott Alan Nasi, 56, of Wakefield, died Monday evening, Aug. 14, 2017, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, Ironwood. He was born Jan. 23, 1961, in Wakefield, son of RoseMarie (Smith) Hakari and the late Donald Nasi. Surviving are his... Full story


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