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Aspirus Ironwood welcomes first baby of 2017

By IAN MINIELLY IRONWOOD - Ironwood Aspirus Hospital staff greeted Andrew Lawson into this world as the first locally born baby of the new year on Jan. 7 at 7:16 p.m....


Hurley nears $10,000 mark for COLE'S Foundation

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — The Hurley School District is nearing the $10,000 mark in funds raised for COLE’S Foundation, the school board learned on Monday. Cole Ruotsala, son of Aaron and Moireen Ruotsala, of Ironwood, d...


Larry Baldovin

HURLEY, Wis. - Larry Baldovin, 64, of Hurley, Wisconsin, succumbed to lung cancer at his home surrounded by family on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Larry was born on Sept. 30, 1952, in Ironwood, Michigan,... Full story


Ironwood board moves organizational meeting

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Eduction will wait until summer to have its annual organizational meeting after the board voted Monday to reschedule the date. According to Superintendent...


Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 17 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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,... Full story


Good weather draws crowd for annual YooperBeiner race

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - One week after competitors braved wind and freezing temperatures to compete in the annual Sisu cross-country ski race, the annual...


Church of Cash brings classic country to Ironwood

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre could have been mistaken as playing host to the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night as the Church of Cash had the crow...


Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 16 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story


Leland 'Lee' Clarence Gleasman

WOODRUFF, Wis. - Leland "Lee" Clarence Gleasman, 82, of Mercer, left us to live with his Eternal Father Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Milestone Senior Living in Woodruff. He is survived by his former wife,... Full story


Jeannette Marie (Golde) Kuziej

CONOVER, Wis. - Jeannette Marie (Golde) Kuziej, 68, of Conover, and formerly of Ironwood, Mich., died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in her home. The former Jeannette Marie Ehrler was born... Full story


Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck, 63, passed away peacefully at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, on Dec. 26, 2016, after fighting a courageous battle against breast cancer and pulmonar... Full story


Harriette B. Norman

SARASOTA, Fla. - Harriette B. Norman, of Sarasota, passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Norman; two sisters, Nan M. Beasley and Olivia B. Powell;... Full story


Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 14 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, Jan. 15 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem ... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 14, 2017

County board approves UP panel appointments

BESSEMER — Three appointments to Upper Peninsula agencies were approved at Wednesday’s reorganizational meeting of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners. Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, who stepped down as chairman of the county board earlier in...


GCC students prepare for second semester

By IAN MINIELLY IRONWOOD - About 30 new students descended on Gogebic Community College Thursday for orientation before the coming second semester. Classes start Monday. A...


Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 13 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Full story


Reorganized county board picks road commission board member

By RALPH ANSAMI BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners appointed a road commission board member on a split vote at the county board's Wednesday...


Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 12 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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 Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Ano... Full story


James 'Jim' Dorrington Van Doren Jr.

TAMPA, Fla. - James "Jim" Dorrington Van Doren Jr., LMSW, 65, died on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, from complications following open heart surgery. He was born on April 22, 1951, in Oak Park, Ill., to... Full story


Ironwood's list of goals mostly met in 2016

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD - A year ago, the Ironwood City Commission prioritized goals for 2016-17. On Monday, commissioners and City Manager Scott Erickson reviewed the...


GCC swears in members for new term

By IAN MINIELLY IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees met on Tuesday afternoon to swear in members and elect officers for the next year. The meeting...


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 11 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story


Jean A. Hautanen

IRONWOOD, Mich.- Our mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, great-aunt and dear friend, Jean A. Hautanen, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, with her family by her... Full story


Richard 'Dick' Ingvalson

ASHLAND, Wis. - Richard "Dick" Ingvalson passed away peacefully after a short illness on Jan. 8, 2017 in Ashland. Dick found his peace in Montreal, where he enjoyed being with his family, friends,... Full story


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