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 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)...

 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.

 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...


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