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 News    July 23, 2016 

3,000 remain without power

ASHLAND, Wis.  - Xcel Energy crews continue to tackle restoring electricity to 3,000 area customers impacted by Thursday's severe storms. The company said 20,000 people lost power after the storms,...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    July 23, 2016 

Officials discuss storm assistance programs

HURLEY - Fifteen officials from various state agencies met with nine Iron County and local town officials Friday to discuss assistance programs and other information in the wake of the July 11-12...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 22, 2016

Severe storm causes downed trees, power outages across Range

A severe storm that slashed through northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula Thursday morning knocked down countless trees and power lines. Scattered power outages were reported across the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2016

Saxon Harbor boat recovery nears end

SAXON, Wis. - Workers at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday retrieved the final sunken boat they had locations for as they continued to deal with the aftermath of the July 11-12 storm that flooded Saxon Harbor...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 20, 2016

Highway committee approves County A repairs

HURLEY - The Iron County Highway Committee authorized an agreement with the state of Wisconsin that will allow repairs to the portion of County A in Saxon washed out during last week's storm to begin...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 19, 2016

Gov. Snyder takes helicopter tour of Little Girl's Point devastation

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Gov. Rick Snyder took an aerial tour of Little Girl's Point Monday morning to see the after effects of last week's storm. Snyder - who declared a state of emergency for Gogebic...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 18, 2016

Casperson tours Little Girl's Point damage

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, toured part of Little Girl's Point to see first hand the damage to Lake Road resulting from the heavy rains and flooding following a July...

 
 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    July 18, 2016

Festival Ironwood draws crowd for music, food, games

IRONWOOD - Festival Ironwood wrapped up four days of fun and frolic in Depot Park Saturday. Live music was provided under the tent by a variety of groups through the four-day event with Saturday's mus...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 16, 2016

Access to part of Point restored, Snyder declares state of emergency

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - With cheering occupants, a line of cars crossed the bridge over Oman's Creek, heading east on Lake Road shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, signaling the restoration of access to part...

 
 News    July 15, 2016

Body of third Monday storm victim found near Marengo

MARENGO, Wis. - A third person died in the floodwaters of Monday's storm in northern Wisconsin. The Ashland County Sheriff's Department said an 82-year-old man was found dead early Thursday in a...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 14, 2016

Storm damages Saari farm in Oma

OMA, Wis - While most of the attention following Monday night's storm was on the northern part of Iron County, Jim Saari's farm in Oma also sustained considerable damage. The Iron County Sheriff's...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 14, 2016

Iron County updates road closures

HURLEY - Iron County officials held a brief press conference Wednesday to provide an update on road closures in the county and the aftermath of Monday's storm. According to county officials: - While...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 13, 2016

Little Girls Point, Wakefield take brunt of storm in Gogebic County

The Gogebic County Emergency Management Agency and other local officials declared an emergency Tuesday morning because of the severe storm that began Monday evening. Reports of damage began around 9...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 12, 2016

Bessemer council holds hearing on rezoning to allow asphalt plant

BESSEMER - Residents sounded off Monday evening on whether or not Pat Steiger should be allowed to rezone Steiger Timber Operations on Tamarack Avenue. In front of more than 30 people, Steiger said...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 11, 2016

Aspirus Grand View construction project halfway to complete

IRONWOOD - Construction of the outpatient complex at Aspirus Grand View Hospital is about halfway to completion. Work on the $16 million, 42,000-square foot complex broke ground in November and is on...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 9, 2016

Ironwood mayor calls new brand 'big step forward'

IRONWOOD - With great pleasure, the Ironwood City Commission approved the city's new brand and logo Friday afternoon at Depot Park. In front of more than 30 people, Ironwood Economic Development...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 9, 2016

Little Girl's Point erosion control efforts appear successful

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The barriers the Michigan Department of Natural Resources installed last fall to try and prevent erosion at Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point appear to have worked. The DNR's...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 8, 2016

Wages in UP lag behind state average

IRONWOOD - Wages in the western Upper Peninsula are higher than the eastern U.P., but both regions lag substantially behind the state average. That was one of many labor analyses presented Thursday...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 8, 2016

Prairie Fire Children's Theatre returns to HIT with 'Robin Hood'

IRONWOOD - Robin Hood and his merry men are ready to save Sherwood Forest when the Prairie Fire Children's Theatre presents "Robin Hood" Saturday at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. With original...

 

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