(34) stories found containing 'big powderhorn'

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 By Rob Hanson    News    March 9, 2015

Spring skiing means fun in the sun at area resorts

BESSEMER - Big Powderhorn Mountain's annual Hawaiian weekend attracts skiers from far and wide for its festive costumes, scavenger hunt and ornately carved snow bar. But in many respects, the crowds... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 12, 2015

Bennetts to retire from Ski Patrol

IRONWOOD - After 50 years of being a member of the National Ski Patrol, Roger "Pat" Bennetts has decided this would be his final season actively patrolling the area's ski hills. "It's been a great 50... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    February 9, 2015

Powderhorn hosts Cat Clowder

BESSEMER - Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort hosted the Midwest Cat Clowder all day Saturday. Vintage sno-cats and groomers were on display at the base of the hill. The owners of these machines were... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 6, 2015

Vintage vehicles on display Saturday at Big Powderhorn

BESSEMER - Vintage snowcat enthusiasts will gather at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort Saturday as part of "Clowder in the Powder," an opportunity to display their machines and meet with other fans of... Full story

 By Rob Hanson    News    February 2, 2015

Local skier remembered at Gugli Challenge

BESSEMER - As if summoned by the great skier himself, large and very much needed snowflakes fell Saturday afternoon on Big Powderhorn Mountain just in time for the fourth annual Gugli Challenge.... Full story

 Obituaries    January 9, 2015

Victor Eugene Hanson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Victor Eugene Hanson, 86, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, after a brief illness. Victor was born on March 31, 1928, in Wakefield, a son of... Full story

 Obituaries    December 15, 2014

Lenore Irene (LaChapelle) Corullo

HURLEY, Wis. - Lenore Irene (LaChapelle) Corullo, 89, passed into Eternal Life on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Hurley. Lenore was born on July 2, 1925, to John and Emma (Elsner) LaChapelle and lived... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 19, 2014

Ironwood's snowfall sets another single-day record

IRONWOOD - Another 110-year snow record fell Tuesday morning in Ironwood before the sun finally popped out. A total of 15.2 inches of snow was recorded for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday at the... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 13, 2014

Snowfall here draws widespread interest

HURLEY - There was quite a bit of interest across the country in the Gogebic Range's snowstorm that ended early Wednesday morning, then later rekindled. Up to two feet of snow fell across the Gogebic... Full story

 Obituaries    November 6, 2014

Clare D. Coxey

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Clare D. Coxey, loving husband, father and grandfather, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, with his wife, children and grandchildren by his side. Clare had a long and very successful career... Full story

 Obituaries    September 4, 2014

Daniel Bugarsky

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - Daniel Bugarsky, 67, of Hurley, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Oscar G. Johnson Veteran's Medical Center, Iron Mountain after courageously battling a long... Full story

 News    July 21, 2014  
 Obituaries    May 15, 2014

Susan Harriet Maloney Casey

EGG HARBOR, Wis. — Susan Harriet Maloney Casey, 86, of Egg Harbor, formerly of Northfield and Wilmette, Ill., died peacefully at her home on May 1, 2014. Susan was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Pittsburg, and later grew up in De Pere. Susan graduated... Full story

 News    April 26, 2014  
 By Pat Krause    News    April 17, 2014

Packers descend on Ironwood

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - With a winter of white outside, all Packer fans could see was green and gold inside when the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Tour rolled into Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort on... Full story

 News    April 7, 2014  
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 28, 2014

Winter tourism starts to wind down

With many residents thinking spring, local winter attractions are wrapping up in preparation for warmer weather. Frigid weather dominated the ski season, leading to a drop in numbers at local ski... Full story

 News    March 14, 2014  
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 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 28, 2014

Latest cold snap to end Wednesday

In what has turned into one of the most brutal area winters in modern history, the Gogebic Range on Monday shared in the bone-chilling cold that hit much of the Midwest. Area schools canceled classes... Full story

 News    January 18, 2014

95-year-old man enjoys day on slopes

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Edwin Fisher, 95, of Sheboygan, Wis., spent part of his birthday month the best way he knows how Friday, skiing with friends at Big Powderhorn Mountain. Born in January of 1919,... Full story

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 29, 2013

Snow enthusiasts, businesses ready for season

IRONWOOD - With snow totals continuing to rise, local ski hills, cross country ski trails and snowmobile trail groomers are preparing for what could be a banner winter. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, Ironwood... Full story


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