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 Calendar    April 18, 2014 

Community calendar

Friday, April 18 Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Scrabble at the Mercer Library, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Mercer (Wis.) Public Library.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 16, 2014

Oaths taken by Iron County Board

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors held its annual re-organizational meeting Tuesday in Hurley. The board welcomed three newly elected supervisors, Brad Matson, of Sherman; Karl Krall, of... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 12, 2014

Thanks to those who gave blood

A Mercer Lioness Club community blood drive was held Tuesday, April 8. There were 21 registered donors. A milestone donor award pin was given to Shirley Thomas for two gallons. Mercer Lioness members are grateful for the donors and the volunteers... Full story

 
 News    April 11, 2014

Lions celebrate lunch relay event in Mercer

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Lions Club celebrated the Lions Lunch Around the World Relay with a Mexican flair Friday, April 4, at the Mercer School cafeteria. The 24-hour event is celebrated by Lions... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 5, 2014

Robert A. 'Red' Synkelma

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Robert A. "Red" Synkelma, 76, of Ironwood, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Red was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Bessemer Township, son of... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 2, 2014

Iron County Board gets 3 new members

Three incumbents were unseated from the 15-seat Iron County Board of Supervisors in Tuesday's general election. Ten of the 15 seats were contested. All were seeking two-year terms. The three new... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Two elected in Mercer School contest

MERCER — Incumbent Micki Pierce-Holmstrom and newcomer Noel Brandt were elected to the Mercer School Board of Education Tuesday. Brandt tallied 377 votes and Pierce-Holmstrom had 350 votes. Paul Juske finished in third with 246 and Tanner Hiller... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Lambert, Sendra elected in Mercer

MERCER — It was a tight race for the Mercer Town Board of Supervisors during Tuesday’s general election, with five votes separating two candidates. Incumbent James Lambert was re-elected to the board with 420 votes. Challenger John Sendra edged... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 1, 2014

Marliss B. 'Mardy' Henninger

WOODRUFF, Wis. — Marliss B. “Mardy” Henninger, 83, of Mercer, formerly of Neosho, found eternal rest on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. Marliss was born on Jan. 18, 1931, in Edgar, to Vernon and Edna Finch... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 29, 2014

Local trails enjoy 'excellent' cross country ski season

Cold temperatures and snow in other parts of the country adversely impacted the local cross country ski business this winter. Despite the setbacks, many trail organizers said the season went well,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 28, 2014

Winter tourism starts to wind down

With many residents thinking spring, local winter attractions are wrapping up in preparation for warmer weather. Frigid weather dominated the ski season, leading to a drop in numbers at local ski... Full story

 
 News    March 24, 2014

Mercer students attend Superior Days in Madison

MERCER, Wis. - Four Mercer School students attended the Superior Days conference Feb. 18-19 in Madison to lobby with other students and adults, a news release said. Superior Days is a community-based... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 15, 2014

Index shows winter reaches severe level for deer, turkeys

It's no secret that northern Wisconsin's winter has reached the "very severe" stage, as reflected in Department of Natural Resources readings. The Winter Severity Index reading at Upson stood at 107... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 14, 2014

Iron County Board evicts Harvest Camp from land

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors moved to evict the LCO Harvest Camp and Educational Program from county land during a special meeting Thursday. For more than an hour, members of the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 13, 2014

Thomas Emil Lauzon

WAUSAU, Wis. - Thomas Emil Lauzon, 86, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau. He was born in Ironwood on March 10, 1927, son of the late... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 10, 2014

Edward Joseph Haese

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Edward Haese passed away Feb. 8, 2014, at the age of 82, from a heart-related condition. He was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Milwaukee, and lived there until his senior years in Mercer,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 6, 2014

Lorraine Rajala Lehto Hastings

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Lorraine Rajala Lehto Hastings, 81, of Ironwood, died March 4, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, surrounded by her family. She was... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 27, 2014

Meal program denial 'beyond comprehension'

To the Editor: I attended the Feb. 20 board meeting of the Aging Unit of Iron County. Speaking as one who was raised in Hurley and moved to Mercer, Wis., in 1957 — and worked closely with the Aging Unit years ago — I could not believe what I saw... Full story

 

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