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 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)...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    August 3, 2015

Pies, mud and music: Iron County fair draws big crowds

SAXON, Wis. - The 88th annual Iron County Fair had a successful weekend, seeing beautiful weather and lots of fair-goers. Saturday was the busiest day, hosting a number of events, Earl's Rides,...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    August 1, 2015

Iron County Forestry works to improve Saxon Harbor, parks

SAXON, Wis. - Visitors to Saxon Harbor may have noticed a new sidewalk and several new docks this summer at the harbor's north basin. The improvements are part of the first phase of an effort by the...

 
 Calendar    August 1, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 1 Presque Isle, Wis., Lion and Lioness Annual Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Presque Isle Community Center and Pavilion, School Loop Road off County B. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org....

 
 Calendar    July 31, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, July 31 Presque Isle Lion and Lioness Annual Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Presque Isle, Wis., Community Center and Pavilion, School Loop Road off County B, Presque Isle. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood....

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 30, 2015

Cooler weather arrives; fire danger heightens

A soggy summer across the Gogebic Range has turned into days of sunshine. After several days of oppressive heat, lower temperatures, into the high 70s, are predicted through Sunday, with no rain. That spells ideal weather for this weekend’s Iron...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 29, 2015

Iron County Fair to feature 1900s horse-drawn hay baler

SAXON, Wis. - Saxon farmer Kenny Clement said Iron County Fair-goers will be treated to some new tractor-related events during this weekend's three-day celebration. Clement said an early 1900s...

 
 Obituaries    July 24, 2015

Josephine G. Wyzlic

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Josephine G. Wyzlic, 97, of Ironwood, died peacefully Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with her loving family by her side. She was born March 16, 1918, in...

 
 Obituaries    July 23, 2015

Vivian M. Lantta

SAXON, Wis. — Vivian M Lantta, 92, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2015, with her son, Jim, at her side. Vivian was born on Oct. 22, 1922, in Ramsay, the daughter of the late John and Hilma (Hill) Tapanila. Vivian’s family moved from Ramsay t...

 
 Calendar    July 23, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 23 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Mercer Public Library, 1p.m., Storytelling with Tracy Chipman, 2648W...

 
 Calendar    July 22, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 22 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 22, 2015

Iron County Heritage Festival kicks off Friday

HURLEY— Step back in time and experience Iron County’s past through the Iron County Heritage Festival, beginning Friday through Aug. 9. Officials from the Iron County Development Zone annually spearhead the collection of events across the county...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 15, 2015

Forestry committee decides against changes to stewardship grant application

HURLEY - The Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee decided against altering its grant application seeking funds for improvements to the county's campground at the Lake of the Falls park so that...

 
 Calendar    July 9, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 9 Iron County Extension Education Committee, 10:30 a.m., committee meeting, North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet...

 
 Calendar    July 8, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 8 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public Libra...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 6, 2015

Fire, explosions at asphalt plant in Kimball probed

KIMBALL, Wis. - An early Saturday fire that caused a series of explosions at a blacktop company's quarry in Kimball is under investigation by the Iron County Sheriff's Department. The state fire...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 16, 2015

Iron County receives stewardship grants

HURLEY — The Iron County’s forest will soon be expanded through two Knowles-Nelson Stewardship grants from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to purchase additional land. The grants will be used for two projects, according to Iron Coun...

 
 Obituaries    June 10, 2015

Elaine M. Larson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Elaine M. Larson, 99, of Ironwood, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 8, 2015, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with her daughter and son-in-l...

 

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