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 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 19, 2015

House burns to ground in Saxon

SAXON, Wis. - The Iron County Sheriff's Department was investigating a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed the former Jack Steinmetz residence on Carlson Road in Saxon. A deputy said the fire was... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 10, 2015

Jack A. Gustafson

KIMBALL, Wis. - Jack A. Gustafson, age 74, of Kimball, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and two sons. He was born Sept. 20, 1940, in Ironwood, Mich.,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 10, 2015

Dora 'Dordean' Carlson

ASHLAND, Wis. - Dora "Dordean" Carlson, 84, of Saxon, died peacefully Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland. The former Dora Clement was born Nov. 15, 1930, in... 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 Cortney Ofstad    News    January 26, 2015

Saxon-Gurney Fire Department holds fundraiser

SAXON, Wis. - Nearly 200 people dined on roast beef and all the fixings during a benefit dinner and gun raffle for the Saxon-Gurney Fire Department on Sunday afternoon. According to department members... 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

 
 Obituaries    January 12, 2015

Thomas Robert 'Snuffy' Cvengros

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Thomas Robert "Snuffy" Cvengros, 56, of Ironwood, passed away on Jan. 3, 2015. He was born in October 1958, in Ironwood. He graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in 1975 then... 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

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 31, 2014

Coldest winter on record marks top story of 2014

IRONWOOD - The Deep Freeze of last winter will continue to affect Gogebic Range communities for years to come. The coldest winter on record in Ironwood drove the frost deep and ruptured pipes and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 12, 2014

Elaine M. Larson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Elaine M. Larson, 99, of Ironwood, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with her daughter and son-in-l... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 2, 2014

Brutal November ends on quiet note

IRONWOOD - November will long be remembered as one of the most brutal weather months in Ironwood's history. Statistics from the National Weather Service point out just how severe it turned out to be.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 19, 2014

John P. Trojahn

MESA, Ariz. - John P Trojahn, 95, of Mesa, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Mesa, with his wife Helen (formerly Helen Kero of Saxon, Wis.) and family by his side. John was born in... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 10, 2014

Saxon man loses truck in ravine while avoiding deer

CEDAR,Wis. - A 74-year-old Saxon man lost control of his vehicle on Friday at 4:39 p.m., and the vehicle ended up at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine off of Harbor Drive near Frontier Bar and Campground in Cedar, near Gurney, according to an Iron... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 17, 2014

Hurley School seniors clean up Saxon Harbor park

SAXON, Wis. - Thirty-five Hurley K-12 School seniors helped clean up the Saxon Harbor park Thursday as part of a service learning project. It is a graduation requirement for the students, and... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 9, 2014

Ironwood in line for second coldest year dating to 1901

After experiencing the coldest year on record in 2014, Ironwood residents are now in line for the second most frigid 12-month period since 1901. That's the word from Kevin Crupi, of the National Weath... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    Community    October 8, 2014

Hurley youth wins at Wisconsin 4-H Horse Expo

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Hurley eighth grader Dayne Stuhr competed at the 2014 Wisconsin State 4-H Horse Expo, facing other 4-H horse members from across the state. The expo was Sept. 11-14 at the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 6, 2014

Saxon, Gurney celebrate fall

SAXON, Wis. - More than 50 people spent Saturday night participating in a live auction as part of a the annual Fall Harvest Fundraiser for the Saxon-Gurney Community Presbyterian Church. Attendees... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 30, 2014

Kathleen A. Hewitt

HURLEY, Wis. - Kathleen A. Hewitt, 73, of Hurley, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy illness. The former Kathleen Packmayer was... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 25, 2014

Iron County Mining Impact Committee accepting reclamation ideas

HURLEY - Reclamation, the 2015 budget and a project update from Gogebic Taconite were discussed by the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Wednesday. Committee chair Leslie Kolesar, of Saxon, said... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 23, 2014

Idele 'Didi' Marguerite (Rahn) Hannula

HURLEY, Wis. - Idele "Didi" Marguerite (Rahn) Hannula, 81, of Hurley, passed away peacefully on Sept. 9, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Rehab Center in Hurley. Idele was born in Newberry, Mich., on... Full story

 

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