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 Calendar    December 18, 2014 

Community calendar

Thursday, Dec. 18 Downtown Ironwood Development Authority, 8 a.m., Memorial Building, Ironwood. Children’s Story Time, 9:45 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers,... Full story

 News    December 13, 2014

Enthusiasts prepare for annual Christmas Bird Count

BESSEMER - Christmas is coming and so is the annual Gogebic Range Christmas Bird Count. This year's bird survey from Wakefield to Iron County, Wis., is set for next Saturday, Dec. 20, according to org... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 12, 2014

Iron County committee approves aerial imaging

HURLEY - The Iron County Finance Committee Thursday approved moving forward with aerial imaging of the county in 2015. Zoning administrator Tom Bergman discussed imaging, saying it is part of a... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 10, 2014

"Christmas for Kids" toy drive held

HURLEY - Hundreds of toys were dropped off at the Iron County Human Services Department on Tuesday afternoon, as part of the annual Christmas for Kids toy drive in Iron County. The drive is hosted by... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 5, 2014

Spirit shines bright

HURLEY - The Hurley PTO lit the first School Spirit Tree on Thursday night at the Hurley K-12 School. Despite chilly winds, about 40 people attended the event, listening to singing and waiting for... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 3, 2014

GIANT nabs 5 in Norrie drug bust

IRONWOOD - A Tuesday morning raid of a residence in Ironwood's Norrie Location led to five people being taken away in handcuffs in a bust involving heroin and other drugs. The Gogebic-Iron Area... Full story

 Obituaries    December 3, 2014

Eleanore Helvi Hyvonen Martinson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Eleanore Helvi Hyvonen Martinson, 94, of Wakefield, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1920, to Hugo William and Marie Sivia (Siren) Hyvonen, two Finnish... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 1, 2014

Santa visits Gurney 4-H gathering

GURNEY, Wis. - Santa Claus made an early visit Saturday to begin the Christmas season at the eighth annual Gurney Gopher 4-H Club's pie social in Gurney. About 20 children, ranging in ages for... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 28, 2014

Food pantries grateful for donations

Though food and other donations often increase throughout the holiday season, many people still go to bed hungry. According to the Food Bank Council of Michigan, "One in seven people in the United... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 25, 2014

Mobile food pantry serves Iron County

HURLEY - Over the last 13 months, Iron County residents have been able to receive free supplemental food through Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, of Duluth, Minn., and the Iron County... 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

 Obituaries    November 14, 2014

Roy A. Ilminen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Roy A. Ilminen, 93, of Kimball, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. He was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Kimball Township, to his... Full story

 Obituaries    November 14, 2014

David J. O'Leary

HURLEY, Wis. - David J. O'Leary, 70, of Hurley, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, in his home. Dave was born May 19, 1944, in Ironwood, Mich., son of the late James and Ellen (Hill)... 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

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 10, 2014

Homemade goods big draw at craft fair at Memorial Building

HURLEY - Local residents braved cold temperatures to browse hundreds of homemade items during the second annual winter craft fair at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday. According to event organizer Kathy Koski, the Iron County Memorial... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 10, 2014

Saxon man loses truck in ravine while avoiding deer

CEDAR,Wis. - A 74-year-old Saxon man lost control of his vehicle on Friday at 4:39 p.m., and the vehicle ended up at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine off of Harbor Drive near Frontier Bar and Campground in Cedar, near Gurney, according to an Iron... Full story

 Obituaries    November 8, 2014

Mark Joseph Pospeck

DULUTH, Minn. - Mark Joseph Pospeck, 45, of Bessemer, Mich., passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. He was born in Wakefield to Patricia (Hill) and James Pospeck on... Full story

 By Sheena Trepanier    News    November 3, 2014

Homemakers raise money for Iron County 4-H

KIMBALL, Wis. - The Kimball Homemakers held a craft show Saturday, at the Kimball Community Center to raise money for the Iron County 4-H. According to Mary Smith, Kimball Homemaker, the craft show...

 News    October 28, 2014

Health fair sees large crowd

MERCER, Wis. - The annual Mercer Health Fair attracted more than 150 people to the Mercer Community Center recently. Health screening for cholesterol, blood sugar, diabetes, blood sugar and blood... Full story

 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 27, 2014

Italian night supports Iron County Memorial Building restoration

HURLEY - Local residents dined on Italian food on Sunday afternoon in support of the on-going restoration project at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. According to committee members... Full story

 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 24, 2014

Public ideas for reclamation topic of Iron County Mining Impact meeting

HURLEY - More questions were raised than ideas presented during a reclamation-themed meeting of the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Thursday. About 20 people attended. The overall purpose was to... Full story

 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 20, 2014

Taste of Italy fundraiser provides student scholarships

HURLEY - People looking to help local high school seniors and enjoy an Italian meal had a chance to do just that at a luncheon hosted by the Gogebic and Iron County Paisano Club on Saturday. Around... Full story

 Opinion    October 18, 2014

Reclamation plans not next logical step

To the Editor: The Iron County Mining Impact Committee asked for the public and students to submit reclamation plans for the proposed G-Tac mine. No public comment is allowed, but some plans will be chosen and the committee will ask the authors quest... Full story

 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    October 16, 2014

Hurley council must decide how to spend $600,000 grant

HURLEY - The Hurley City Council finds itself in the enviable position of having a $600,000 grant to spend. At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, the council discussed the money with Jeff... Full story


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