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 Calendar    January 31, 2015 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 31 Ninth annual Justin Donner Memorial Ice Fishing Contest, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Donner’s Bay Resort on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. Mercer Sno-Goers Breakfast Fundraiser, 7 to 11 a.m., Around the Corner Pub. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11... Full story

 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

 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

 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

 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 19, 2015

Anglers enjoy free fishing over weekend in Wisconsin

Thousands of anglers took advantage of Wisconsin's third annual winter free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday. Ice shacks and snowmobiles dotted the Gile Flowage on Saturday morning, where... 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 Jason Juno    Sports    January 13, 2015

Cardinals remain unbeaten after surviving Tiger test

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco's undefeated record hasn't been attained easily. The Cardinals completed its first trip through the tough Indianhead Conference East Division unscathed with a 46-40... Full story

 Obituaries    January 12, 2015

Lillian M. Sauer

PARK FALLS, Wis. — Lillian M. Sauer, 103, of Mercer, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. The former Lillian Heinlien was born Aug. 13, 1911, in Chicago, daughter of the late Charles and Emma Heinlien, and graduated... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 10, 2015

Bitter weather shortens, delays Sisu events

IRONWOOD — The Sisu Ski Fest races today were shortened and set for later in the day because of the bitter cold. Sisu Ski Fest board president Ric Olson said Friday, “The race jury has decided... Full story

 Obituaries    January 10, 2015

Clyde E. 'Bud' Nicholson

WOODRUFF, Wis. - Clyde E. "Bud" Nicholson, 84, of Hometown Village, Mercer, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. Bud was born Dec. 7, 1930, in... Full story

 Sports    January 7, 2015

Midgettes zap Speedgirls 53-24

HURLEY — The Hurley girls basketball team came back from Christmas break in a big way, defeating Bessemer 53-24 on Tuesday night in Hurley. The Midgettes started off with strong defense, outscoring Bessemer 13-0 in the first quarter and allowed... Full story

 Obituaries    January 5, 2015

Joseph M. Stancer

MERCER, Wis. - Joseph M. Stancer, 68, of Mercer, passed away on Jan. 2, 2015, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Debra; four children, Joseph Michael Stancer II of Kansas City, Kan., Tonya... Full story

 Obituaries    January 3, 2015

Marvin D. Babic

HURLEY, Wis. — Marvin D. Babic, 79, of Mercer, passed away on Dec. 31, 2014, at the Skyview Nursing Home in Hurley. He was born in Mercer on April 11, 1935, to Mike and Narrie Babic. He is survived by his two sisters, Marie (Donald) Kessler 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

 Obituaries    December 23, 2014

Anne M. Stanke

HURLEY, Wis. — Anne M. Stanke, 96, of Mercer, died peacefully Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. She was born July 25, 1918, in Rothschild, Wis., daughter of the late Leo and Marie (Bogno) Dorshak. On... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    December 20, 2014

Panthers surprise Speedboys

EWEN - The undefeated Bessemer Speedboys didn't ask for a 78-65 thumping from Ewen-Trout Creek for Christmas, but they got one anyway in Porcupine Mountain Conference action on Friday. E-TC coach Brad... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 18, 2014

Nimrods hold off Tigers' big comeback attempt

MERCER, Wis. - Watersmeet held off Mercer's furious comeback attempt for a 73-66 non-conference victory Wednesday night. Watersmeet freshman Bethany Baldwin scored 39 points, including some big... 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

 Obituaries    December 9, 2014

Eleanore Rose Aski

MERCER, Wis. - Eleanore Rose Aski, 87, of Mercer, formerly of West Allis, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in her home in Mercer. Eleanore was one of nine children born to William and... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 6, 2014

Midgettes take down Devils for first win

IRONWOOD - Hurley found its shooting touch and picked up its first win of the season, 61-41 over Ironwood in Indianhead Conference action Friday night. The win was "tremendously" needed for the... 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

 News    December 4, 2014

Mercer prepares for annual Candy Cane community festival

MERCER, Wis. - The annual Candy Cane Festival is set for Dec. 13 in downtown Mercer. It marks the third year the festival has taken place, featuring a parade, baking contest and other activities. Each... Full story


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