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 News    April 24, 2014 

Two new members join Iron County Aging Unit board

HURLEY - The Iron County Aging Unit board of directors on Wedneday confirmed two new members and elected individuals to positions, but confusion over election processes resulted in an "at-large"... Full story

 
 News    April 24, 2014 

Canine officer presenation held at Mercer School

MERCER, Wis. - Working with Iron County Sheriff Tony Furyk, Vilas County officer Ty Peterson and his canine partner Draco conducted a locker and classroom search of the Mercer School on April 16. The... Full story

 
 Calendar    April 24, 2014 

Community calendar

Thursday, April 24 Head Start and Preschool Story Time, 9:45 a.m., spring things, Ironwood Carnegie Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 22, 2014

Hurley area B-47 crash site dedication planned for June

HURLEY - More than 50 years ago, a B-47 Stratojet disappeared from radar on a low-level training mission about 10 miles south of Hurley. Three months later, another aircraft disappeared near the same... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 16, 2014

Oaths taken by Iron County Board

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors held its annual re-organizational meeting Tuesday in Hurley. The board welcomed three newly elected supervisors, Brad Matson, of Sherman; Karl Krall, of... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 16, 2014

Hurley Council members appointed to committees

HURLEY – Hurley City Mayor Joseph Pinardi took his oath of office and appointed council members to serve on various committees at the city council meeting Tuesday. Joanne Bruneau was elected to... Full story

 
 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

4-H holds events at Little Finland

KIMBALL, Wis. - Temperatures in the low 40s and overcast skies didn't stop area residents from getting in the holiday spirit Saturday at an Easter egg hunt offered by the Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club at Little Finland in Kimball. The event ran... Full story

 
 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

Hurley Lions Club teams with Iron County youth

HURLEY - The Hurley Lions Club and Iron County youth joined forces to fundraise at the club's annual Pancake Day Sunday at the Liberty Bell Chalet in Hurley. Pancake Day, held on Palm Sunday for more than 35 years, serves as a fundraiser for both the... Full story

 
 By Anthony Stella    Opinion    April 14, 2014

County board cannot dictate by resolution

On April 9, Iron County Board Chairman Joseph Pinardi criticized Iron County Sheriff Tony Furyk for not following the board’s vote to “eject individuals occupying the harvest camp by any lawful means necessary.” By ordinance, individuals may... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 12, 2014

Iron County Extension office aims for active summer

HURLEY - During the summer, the calendar quickly fills up with vacations, activities and social gatherings because of warmer weather. Some people plan a camping vacation, host a party or travel... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 12, 2014

Iron County board should aim to change lease

To the Editor: At the citizens forum in Hurley a couple of weeks ago, Iron County Board members were filmed saying they don’t like public comment because they don’t want dirty laundry aired and stories in the newspaper. That’s why I was surpris... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 9, 2014

Time for sheriff to eject harvest camp residents

To the Editor: Since April 2013, a group of Lac Courte Oreilles tribal members and their friends have been living on Iron County forest property along Moore Park Road in what they have called a “harvest camp.” Although harvesting of certain misce... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Bryan M. 'Roundy' Pumala

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Bryan M. "Roundy" Pumala, 69, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home. Bryan was born May 30, 1944, in Bessemer Township, son of the late Matt and Helen (Rant... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 7, 2014

Stephanie Miheve Bria

OKEMOS, Mich. - Stephanie Miheve Bria, our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on April 2, 2014. The only daughter of Joseph and Ann Miheve, she was born in a blizzard on Jan.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 2, 2014

Iron County Board gets 3 new members

Three incumbents were unseated from the 15-seat Iron County Board of Supervisors in Tuesday's general election. Ten of the 15 seats were contested. All were seeking two-year terms. The three new... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 31, 2014

17 vendors raise money for Memorial Building Restoration Committee

HURLEY - People explored a variety of items during a craft fair Saturday at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. According to event organizer Kathy Koski, all of the proceeds from the fair... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 31, 2014

Poll run by Republicans

To the Editor: Regarding your headline and news story in the Saturday, March 22, edition: “Poll: 81 percent of Iron County supports mine.” Really? A poll done by a partisan Republican strategy group? Seeing as the Republicans in the Wisconsin... Full story

 
 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 24, 2014

Mercer students attend Superior Days in Madison

MERCER, Wis. - Four Mercer School students attended the Superior Days conference Feb. 18-19 in Madison to lobby with other students and adults, a news release said. Superior Days is a community-based... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 24, 2014

McGrath runs for county board

To the Editor: Thank you for the opportunity to voice my opinion in the upcoming Iron County Board of Supervisors election. Although this is my first time running for any public office, as a concerned citizen of Iron County and a Hurley resident for... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 22, 2014

Vote in new Iron County Board members

To the Editor: Our Iron County Board overwhelmingly approves committee recommendations with little discussion of the full board. While it makes meetings quick and easy, some necessary questions are not being handled properly. The board admits to not... Full story

 

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