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 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 31, 2016 

Street work celebrated at Norrie Park ceremony

IRONWOOD - Mayor Annette Burchell on Tuesday thanked the voters of the city of Ironwood for approving the millage that led to streets throughout the city being resurfaced. Although the mayor was speak...


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 31 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Public Library. 715-476-2366. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story


Leonard K. Perry

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Leonard K. Perry, 73, of Ironwood Township, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in his home. He was born May 19, 1943, in South Bend, Ind., son of the late Francis and Ruth (Hutt) Perry. He was married to the former... Full story


Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 30 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Ribbon Cutting marking completion of Ironwood street projects, 11:45 a.m., Norrie... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 30, 2016

Classes begin at Gogebic Community College

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College was filled with sounds and sights of students, faculty and staff on campus Monday for the first day of classes of the fall semester. The first day of school is...


Marian L. Wasley

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Marian L. Wasley, 93, passed away in the loving arms of her husband, Tom, on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Marian was born in San Coulee, Mont., on Jan. 28, 1923, to Ronald and Evelyn... Full story


Fair offers food, fun, festivities

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic County Fair drew crowds Saturday and Sunday, with Sunday's sunny skies offsetting Saturday's showers. "We've got a good fair. We've had lots of good comments," Fair Board...


Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 29 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. Mercer Hike and Bike Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 2 p.m., Great... Full story


Patricia A. Strand

HURLEY, Wis. - Patricia A. Strand, 88, of Hurley, died peacefully Tuesday evening, Aug. 23, 2016, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, with her loving family by her side. The... Full story


Charles D. Sikonia

HARLINGENG, Texas - Charles D. Sikonia, 88, passed away peacefully on Aug. 23, 2016, at an assisted living facility in Harlingeng. He was born in Ironwood, on Dec. 30, 1927, son of the late Carl and... Full story


Johnson raises funds, awareness for HOPE

WAKEFIELD - A crowd gathered at the beach at Eddy Park in Wakefield on Friday afternoon to celebrate Ardie Johnson's 72nd birthday. For the event, Ardie decided to swim across Sunday Lake as a way to...


Xcel Energy begins switch to LED street lights

Xcel Energy workers began upgrading area street lights to LED this week, a measure expected to save costs for communities and be environmentally beneficial. The Gogebic Range is one of three areas where workers are replacing 3,700 street lights,...


Michelle M. Vinoski

DULUTH, Minn. - Michelle M. Vinoski, 49, of Superior, Wis., formerly of Ironwood, Mich., passed away peacefully after a brief illness, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, at Essentia Health St. Mary's... Full story


Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 27 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street,... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 26, 2016

Ironwood's Niemi sticks with lead pack, finishes 3rd at Ashland Invite

ASHLAND, Wis. - Ironwood sophomore Nick Niemi's goal for this season is to win the Division 2 U.P. Finals in October. If Thursday is any indication, that's a realistic goal. The top two runners,...

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 26, 2016

Wakefield wins Youth Challenge at Gogebic fair

IRONWOOD - Sunny skies welcomed the beginning of the Gogebic County Fair Thursday. During the afternoon, children and the young in heart rode carnival rides and played games in the midway. While the...


Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 26 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. Ironwood Carnegie Library Board, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon,... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 25, 2016

National Guard, IPSD host regional hazmat drill at college

IRONWOOD - National Guard Civil Support Teams were on hand to conduct hazardous materials training with local law enforcement and fire departments Wednesday at Gogebic Community College. At the...


Engineers gather for Copper Peak planning session

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Experts from around the world gathered in Ironwood Township Wednesday for the first day of a two-day meeting focused on the design improvements necessary to prepare Copper Peak for...

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 25, 2016

Juice Newton to appear at Gogebic County Fair

IRONWOOD — Judith Kay Newton, better known as Juice, was part of the first wave of country singers raised on folk rock music and is excited to perform on stage Friday during the Gogebic County Fair. Over her career, Newton has been nominated for a...


Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 25 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township;... Full story


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 24 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., Mercer, Wis., Public Library.... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 24, 2016

Fair readied for weekend

IRONWOOD - The final preparations are being made for the 95th annual Gogebic County Fair, set to run Thursday through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Ironwood. Fair Board President Jim Gribble said the...


Body recovered from Black River

BLACK RIVER HARBOR - The body of a 32-year-old Negaunee man who slipped into Black River near Sandstone Falls was found Monday afternoon. Gogebic County Sheriff Pete Matonich said the body was...


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