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 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 4, 2015 

More than 100 students take part in Lapset Loppet

ERWIN TOWNSHIP - Roughly 120 children participated in the Lapset Loppet, the final event of the 2015 Sisu Ski Fest, at the ABR Ski Trails on Tuesday. Participants completed a 2.2k course on cross coun... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 4, 2015 

Youth group brings madcap murder mystery to HIT stage

IRONWOOD - The stage of the Historic Ironwood Theatre will be turned over to high school students this weekend as The Awkward Stage Youth Drama Club stages three productions of "While the Lights Were... Full story

 Calendar    March 4, 2015 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 4 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public Library. 715-476-2366. Ironwood Economic Development Corporation, 10 a.m., Memorial... Full story

 Opinion    March 4, 2015 

Mining in Penokee Hills was artificially inflated

To the Editor: Gogebic Taconite closed its doors, it says because of the abundance of wetlands and fear of the EPA. Throughout the past four years other culprits blamed have been oppressive state laws and local zoning ordinances, the DNR,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 4, 2015 

Evelyn R. Lewinski

HURLEY, Wis.- Evelyn R. Lewinski, 94, of Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. The former Evelyn Kutil was born Sept. 15, 1920, in... Full story

 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Roy E. Bekkala

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Roy E. Bekkala, age 76, of 201 West Gogebic Street, Ironwood, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Wakefield. He was born February 1, 1939, in Wolverine, son of the late Raymond and... Full story

 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Janet Marie Setterlund

KIMBALL, Wis. — Janet Marie Setterlund, 73, of Hurley passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Janet was born on Oct. 28, 1941, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of Hjalmer and Vivian (Luoma) Setterlund. She was a longtime resident of the Iron County... Full story

 News    February 28, 2015

Accident on US 2 sends people to hospital

KIMBALL, Wis. - Area law enforcement officers and the Hurley Fire Department responded to the scene of a 10 p.m. Friday personal injury accident on U.S. 2, near the Corkscrew liquor store, east of... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 28, 2015

Loggers chop Midgettes' season short in overtime

HURLEY - Phillips missed 20 free throws, but one of them helped the Loggers pull off a big upset in Hurley Friday night. The No. 3 seed Loggers' defeated No. 2 Hurley 52-47 in overtime during... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 26, 2015

Head lice cases tackled at Hurley K-12 school

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — There have been eight cases of head lice in the past few weeks in the Hurley School District. Zona Wick, of the Iron County Health Department, said precautions are being taken to hold down the... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 25, 2015

Iron County board OKs changes to G-Tac lease option

HURLEY - After two failed motions to postpone action, the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted 8-7 to approve the proposed amendments to mining company Gogebic Taconite's lease option for its... Full story

 Obituaries    February 25, 2015

Rose Longhini

HAYWARD, Wis. — Rose M. Longhini, 94, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Hayward. Rose Marie Longhini was born March 11, 1920, in Hurley, the daughter of Gabriel and Rosaria (Lerza) Stella. On... Full story

 Calendar    February 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 25 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public... Full story

 Sports    February 24, 2015

Cardinals win PMC title outright

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco wrapped up the Porcupine Mountain Conference title outright with a 66-31 victory over Ewen-Trout Creek Monday night. It was W-M's first PMC title since 2004. The... Full story

 Opinion    February 24, 2015

G-Tac doesn't deserve lease extension

To the Editor: Since board members at the Meet the Candidates forum at the Hurley High School said they wouldn’t have signed the lease if they knew what was in it and Iron County Chairman Joe Pinardi said he was working to renegotiate the lease,... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 23, 2015

Midgettes bring defense to the WIAA dance

HURLEY - Defense helped Hurley win a share of an Indianhead Conference East Division championship. Now the Midgettes are hoping it brings them a regional trophy. The Midgettes (17-5) gave up 50 or mor... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    February 23, 2015

Little Finland marks Laskiainen

HURLEY - It was Laskiainen on Sunday, the Finnish mid-winter sliding festival at Little Finland. A custom in Finland, the sliding festival typically starts seven weeks before Lent and is filled with winter activities and food. The celebration at... Full story

 Obituaries    February 23, 2015

James J. Lambert

MERCER, Wis. - James J. Lambert, 72, of Mercer, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2015, at home with his family surrounding him. Jim was born Oct. 17, 1942, in Lockport, Ill., the son of Daniel and... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 21, 2015

Midgets celebrate '49 state champs, Sukanen's 1,000th point

HURLEY - Junior James Sukanen made school history on a nostalgic night in Hurley. Sukanen became the eighth Hurley boy to score 1,000 career points as Hurley beat Butternut 62-24 Friday night. That... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 21, 2015

Cardinals win share of IC East crown, down Devils

WAKEFIELD - There's a first time for everything. On Friday night on their home court, the Wakefield-Marenisco girl's basketball team became co-champions of the Indianhead Conference East Division... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 20, 2015

Midgettes cap wild 21.6 seconds with win

HURLEY - Hurley has a week off before the postseason starts, but Thursday night's game may have been good enough to keep the momentum going that long. After trailing much of the evening, Hurley... Full story

 Obituaries    February 20, 2015

Judith Ann Abelson

ASHLAND, Wis. — Judith “Judy” Ann Abelson, 61, of Hurley, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the home of her sister in rural Ashland, after a five-year, heroic battle with cancer. Judy was born Aug. 23, 1953, in Ashland, the daughter of... Full story

 Opinion    February 19, 2015

The time to act against Islamic terrorists is now

To the Editor: Islamic terrorism. 200 girls kidnapped into slavery; 30 people beheaded; 40 people burned alive; 20 people killed in France and Denmark. It doesn’t matter what group name is used, this animalistic behavior must be stopped. The... Full story

 Obituaries    February 18, 2015

Jeanette T. Bartol

HURLEY, Wis.- Jeanette T. Bartol passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, with her family beside her. She was born March 2, 1941, in... Full story


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