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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 28, 2015 

G-Tac proposes new lease agreement

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors learned on Tuesday that mining company Gogebic Taconite was unable to make its lease payment for county property for its proposed mine site near Upson.... Full story

 
 Calendar    January 28, 2015 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 28 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Iron County Extension Education Committee, 9 a.m., courthouse, Hurley. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 27, 2015

Myhre sentenced for sexually assaulting child

HURLEY - A 30-year-old Juneau, Wis., man received an eight-year prison sentence Monday in Iron County Court for sexually assaulting a young child on several occasions. Brett Myhre was sentenced by... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 26, 2015

Power restored in Wakefield

WAKEFIELD — Residents in the city of Wakefield had their power restored on Saturday evening after power outages started early Friday night. The outages began momentarily on Friday afternoon, around 3:30 p.m. But by 5 p.m., power was out entirely... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 26, 2015

Winter Formal held in Hurley

HURLEY - A Winter Formal was held at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday night for area high schoolers. Ninth through 12th grade students from Hurley, Ironwood, Bessemer,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 24, 2015

Reclamation plans focus on environmental impact

HURLEY - Gogebic Taconite provided information on its current work for a proposed mine near Upson, Wis., as well as possible reclamation ideas during an Iron County Mining Impact Committee meeting on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 24, 2015

Adeline A. Kovales

HURLEY, Wis. - Adeline A. Kovales, 100, of Hurley, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley. The former Adeline Schneider was born Sept. 9, 1914, in Park Falls, daughter of... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 23, 2015

Iron County Mining Impact Committee ponders loss of $50,000 donation

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee heard an update on funding sources for a mining impact analysis Thursday evening. Jason Laumann, of the Northwest Regional Planning Commission, talked... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 22, 2015

Kloth sentenced to Iron jail in mining protest

HURLEY - A Weston, Wis., woman was sentenced to nine months in jail and seven years of probation Wednesday on two charges that resulted from a heated 2013 confrontation at a proposed iron mine site... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 21, 2015

Group means to acquire Interstate Falls

KIMBALL, Wis. - An effort is taking place to acquire property at Interstate Falls in Kimball, Wis., as part of the Riverside Trail project. The goal of the project is to connect two waterfalls in... Full story

 
 Calendar    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 19 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Pre-school story time, 1:45 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood.... Full story

 
 News    January 19, 2015

Former riding students assist at Passuello's benefit dinner

KIMBALL, Wis. - Friends of Doreen (Martinson) Passuello raised funds for her on Saturday afternoon with a spaghetti meal, raffles and music. People from across the Gogebic Range and farther turned... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 19, 2015

Judy A. Valenti

PENCE, Wis. - Judy A. Valenti, 55, of Pence, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at home. The former Judy Rice was born Jan. 18, 1959, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of the late Rollin and Toni... Full story

 
 Calendar    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 20 Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley. 715-392-7808.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 14, 2015

Students learn about food preservation

HURLEY - From planting to growing, harvesting to eating, youth in Iron County are getting a hands dirty approach to learning more about the food they eat. Over the last three years, fifth through... Full story

 
 News    January 9, 2015

Board's finance committee approves hiring full-time jailer

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors' finance committee met on Thursday morning to discuss hiring and snowmobiles in the sheriff's department, replacement of the current health officer and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 29, 2014

Ironwood to host exhibit featuring local history

IRONWOOD — The team working on the “The Way We Worked” display have been busy lining up events for the displays arrival in April. The exhibit, through the Smithsonian Institution and National Archives, will be on display for eight weeks at the... Full story

 
 News    December 26, 2014

Overturned semi tanker closes US 2

WATERSMEET - Deputies responded to a semi tractor-trailer accident on Wednesday at 6:20 a.m. and U.S. 2 remained closed through around 5 p.m. The accident occurred near mile marker 59, according to... 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

 

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