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 News    April 20, 2016

Pinardi re-elected county chair

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - The members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors elected in the April 5 election were sworn in Tuesday, after which the members of the new... Full story

 Obituaries    April 18, 2016

Kenneth J. Huybrecht

MERCER, Wis. – Kenneth J. Huybrecht, 83, of Mercer, died peacefully Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at his home. Ken was born on Sept. 24, 1932, in Ashland, a son of Frederick and Inez (Hruska) Huybrecht.... Full story

 News    April 16, 2016

Service representatives visit school for health fair

By TOM STANKARD HURLEY - While taking a break from class, Hurley K-12 elementary students learned how to live a healthy lifestyle at the annual Health Fair on Friday.... Full story

 Obituaries    April 7, 2016

Esther Evelyn Wacker

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Lady Esther became Heaven's newest social director on Tuesday afternoon. We will miss her dearly and celebrate her indomitable spirit. For 93 she added brightness and spark to any... Full story

 News    April 4, 2016

Iron County voters head to polls Tuesday

By RICHARD JENKINS Iron County voters will cast ballots Tuesday, deciding on everything from the presidential primaries to state and local contests. While many of the candidates running for president have suspended their...

 News    March 24, 2016

Assistant Attorney General appointed in Saxon fire probe

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — There are new developments in the investigation into the March 12 fire that destroyed the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon, resulting in the death of a Kimball, Wis., woman. Lisa (Henning) Waldros, 52, a...

 News    March 15, 2016

Body found at scene of Saxon tavern fire

By RALPH ANSAMI SAXON, Wis. - A body was recovered Monday morning from the ashes of the fire that destroyed the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon over the weekend. Lisa Henning Waldros...

 News    March 14, 2016

Bear Trap fire probe continues

By RALPH ANSAMI SAXON, Wis. - All Sunday, investigators sifted through the rubble of a fire that destroyed the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon Saturday around 3:20 a.m. Two...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 12, 2016

Mild weather brings out trolling boats

The steady stream of pickup trucks towing boats to Saxon Harbor on Friday along Wisconsin 122 was a sign spring has arrived early on the Gogebic Range. On the calendar, there's officially another week...

 News    March 8, 2016

Hurley woman admits to operating drug house

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — A 29-year-old Hurley woman entered no contest pleas Monday in Iron County Court to delivery of heroin and maintaining a drug trafficking place. Carol Walitshek, of 505 Maple St., was found...

 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.... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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 ...... Full story

 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... Full story

 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,... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story


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