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 Obituaries    February 11, 2016

Marilyn J. Baribeau

HURLEY, Wis. - Marilyn J. Baribeau, 86, of Saxon, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in her apartment at the Villa Vista in Hurley, surrounded by her loving family. The former Marilyn Sailer was born Sept....

 News    February 2, 2016

Saturday warmth produces record high for Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — A warm Saturday produced a new weather record for Ironwood. The high temperature of 45 degrees for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. on Sunday broke a 110-year-old record, according to the National...

 News    February 1, 2016

Saxon-Gurney Fire Department holds roast beef dinner

By RICHARD JENKINS SAXON, Wis. — Roast beef was on the menu at the Saxon Community Center as the Saxon-Gurney Fire Department held its annual Raffle and Roast Beef Dinner fundraiser Sunday. The annual event serves as a...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    January 30, 2016

Aging unit to conduct assessments for homebound meal program

HURLEY — The Aging Unit of Iron County will conduct an assessment of participants in its delivered meals program, according to interim executive director Leslie Kolesar, to ensure all participants are receiving the appropriate services. Kolesar sai...

 News    December 24, 2015

Group explores possibilities for sanctuary on Lake Superior

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Citizen’s Forum hosted an informational meeting last week to discuss an ongoing effort to establish a National Marine Sanctuary on Lake Superior. Driven so far primarily by...

 News    December 10, 2015

NRB approves 3-fish limit for Saxon Harbor lake trout

By RALPH ANSAMI MADISON, Wis. — Saxon Harbor fishermen will see an increase in the lake trout bag limit in an emergency rule that was approved Wednesday by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board. The rule includes a daily...

 News    December 2, 2015

Governor visits Hurley to award high-speed Internet grant

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Hurley Tuesday to announce Iron County's broadband grant was successful. "We're pleased to be here ......

 News    November 16, 2015

Saxon Harbor slip rates increase

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - It is going to cost a bit more to dock at Saxon Harbor next year after the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee approved increasing the...

 Obituaries    November 4, 2015

Connie Jean Bialek

NORWICH, Conn. — Connie Jean Bialek, 71, loving wife of Joseph F. Bialek, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Connie was born to Delphine and Gunnard Johnson on Aug. 2, 1944. She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Robert; son,...

 Obituaries    October 31, 2015

Randy Baribeau

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. - If you'd had a short conversation with Randy Baribeau, no doubt you would learn that he was married for 31 years to Mary, and that they had a son named Aaron, whom Randy often...

 Obituaries    October 28, 2015

Richard W. 'Richie' Hewitt Sr.

HURLEY, Wis. - Richard W. "Richie" Hewitt Sr., 73, of Southgate Village, Hurley, died peacefully Saturday evening, Oct. 24, 2015, in his apartment, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief...

 Obituaries    October 15, 2015

Diane K. Ruda

HURLEY, Wis. — Diane K. Ruda, 58, of Saxon, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in Hurley. She was born Nov. 27, 1956, in Ironwood, Mich., the daughter of James and Lily (Taylor) Youngs. Diane married Gary F. Ruda on May 23, 1992, in Hurley. She graduated...

 Obituaries    October 14, 2015

Cyril P. Sorrels

ASHLAND, Wis. - Cyril P. Sorrels, 96, of Gurney, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Ashland. He was born on May 2, 1919, in Bismark, N.D., the son of Charles and Selma (Johnson) Sorrels. He...

 Calendar    October 3, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 3 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Saxon-Gurney Commnunity Church Fall Festival, 6 p.m., Saxon, Wis., Community Building. Sunday, Oct. 4 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,...

 Calendar    October 2, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 2 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.

 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 24, 2015

August weather in Ironwood featured extreme readings

By RALPH ANSAMI August in Ironwood was a month of extremes, with very hot weather around mid-month followed by cool temperatures in the fourth week. Kevin Crupi, of the Nati...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    September 5, 2015

Broadband committee moves forward with grant application

HURLEY — Members of the Gogebic Range Broadband Committee met this week to discuss moving forward with applying for a grant through the state of Wisconsin to expand Internet access to residents in northern Iron County. The committee is working on...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    August 27, 2015

Broadband committee looks at grants to fund increased internet access

HURLEY — While more information is needed to see whether its a viable option, the Gogebic Range Broadband Committee discussed applying for grants from the state of Wisconsin to expand broadband internet access to Iron county residents at the...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 17, 2015

Snowmobile drag races raise funds to fight cancer

SAXON, Wis. - It was about 100 degrees hotter than typical snowmobiling weather, but that didn't stop drag racing Saturday at the Iron County Fairgrounds in Saxon. Around $1,600 was raised for breast...

 Obituaries    August 7, 2015

Verne M. Niemi

HURLEY, Wis. - Verne M. Niemi, 91, of Kimball, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, with his loving family by his side. He was born March...

 Obituaries    August 7, 2015

Joseph J. Cattelino

DULUTH, Minn. - Joseph J. Cattelino, 86, of Saxon, Wis., died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, with his loving family by his side. He was...

 Obituaries    August 4, 2015

Donna L. Orr

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Donna L. Orr, 64, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 31, 2015, in Ironwood. She was born March 12, 1951, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Robert and Julia (Shoquist)...


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