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 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

 Obituaries    January 26, 2015

Dr. Donald "Don" James Foster

OREGON, Ill. - Dr. Donald "Don" James Foster, B.S., M.S., Ed.D., professor, President Emeritus, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Serenity House, in Oregon, Ill., following many years of... 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. Pre-school story time, 1:45 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood.... 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 16, 2015

First baby of 2015 arrives early

IRONWOOD - Newborn Sara Esther Bilc surprised her parents by arriving one month early, on Jan. 4, instead of Feb. 4. On Thursday, her parents, Esther and Andrei Bilc, of Ironwood, were further... Full story

 Obituaries    January 16, 2015

Jane E. Cvengros

DULUTH, Minn. — Jane E. Cvengros, 83, of Wakefield, Mich., former longtime Erwin Township, Mich. resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minn. She was born Nov. 27, 1931, in Ironwood Township, Mich.,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 16, 2015

Edwin I. Reini

RINDGE, N. H. - Edwin I. Reini, 85, of Rindge, died on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Healthcare Center after a period of failing health. Edwin was born Oct. 9, 1929, in Bessemer... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 12, 2015

Township receives grant from Trans-Canada gas company

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded a grant to purchase automated external defibrillator (AED) units. The department received $3,500 from... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 9, 2015

Wolverine Trails expands snowshoe system

IRONWOOD - Wolverine Nordic Trail system recently added three new snowshoe trails to the already existing Hospital Loop. "Many don't know about the new snowshoe options that are available," said... Full story

 Obituaries    January 8, 2015

Thomas T. Thompson

MINOCQUA, Wis. - Thomas T. Thompson, 88, of Hurley, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Minocqua,. He was born April 9, 1926, in Erwin Township, son of the late Theodore and Jennie (Niemi) Thompson. He was... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 7, 2015

Sisu VI: Skiers anticipate annual cross country race this weekend

IRONWOOD - The sixth annual Sisu Ski Fest kicks off this week, featuring a variety of events. Friday features registration and bib pick-up from 4 to 10 p.m. for race participants at the Ironwood Memor... Full story

 Obituaries    January 3, 2015

Kenneth M. 'Kenny' Lahti

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Kenneth M. "Kenny" Lahti, 50, of Airport Road, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. He was born June 1, 1964, in Ironwood, son of the Kenneth G. and Carol E.... Full story

 Obituaries    December 30, 2014

Jean D. Maki

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Jean D. Maki, 89, of South Johnson road, Bessemer Township, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Ironwood. She was born Sept. 2, 1925, in South Bessemer, daughter of the late Victor and Id... 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

 By JERRY EDDE    News    December 24, 2014

Christmas panorama of birds

Editor's note: Jerry Edde, retired from the U.S. Forest Service, conducts an annual Gogebic Range bird count from his home in Bessemer, asking area bird watchers to call in their results to him. This... Full story

 Obituaries    December 18, 2014

James J. DaPra

RAMSAY, Mich. - James J. DaPra, 61, of Highland Avenue, Ramsay, Bessemer Township, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Ramsay.  He was born Oct. 18, 1953, in Wakefield, son of the late Alphonse and... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 17, 2014

Gogebic Community College hires three to fill positions

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's board approved the hiring of three new personnel at their meeting on Tuesday night. GCC almunus and Ironwood native, Adam Arthur, will fill the newly created... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 15, 2014

Ironwood Township approves 2015 budget

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved a 2015 proposed budget of $913,729 Dec. 8. The fund balance for 2015 is $398,371, down nearly $100,000 from 2014. The millage rate will remain at 4.2714 after residents approved... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 9, 2014

Ironwood Township discusses Carnegie Library funding letter

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees discussed a letter sent to local residents regarding fundraising for the Ironwood Carnegie Library during a meeting Monday. Trustee Kevin... Full story

 Obituaries    December 6, 2014

Ronald V. Grenberg

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ronald V. Grenberg, 86, of Sunset Road, Ironwood Township, died peacefully Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at home, following a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 13, 1928, in... Full story

 Obituaries    December 6, 2014

Sigrid E. Hantula

HURLEY, Wis. - Sigrid E. Hantula, age 96, of Erwin Township, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Hurley. She was born July 12, 1918, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of the late Thomas and Selma (Nelson) Jac... Full story

 Obituaries    December 5, 2014

Daniel P. Johnson

DULUTH, Minn. - Daniel P. Johnson, 71, of Curry Road, Ironwood Township, Mich., died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Duluth. He was born March 21, 1943, in Ironwood, Mich., son of the late... Full story


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