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 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 11, 2014

White Thunder Riders hosts grass drags

SAXON, Wis. - The White Thunder Riders Snowmobile Club held its third annual vintage grass drags at the Iron County Fairgrounds Saturday. "We just decided to do a racing event and there are a lot of v... Full story

 News    August 9, 2014

Iron County Fair draws more than 5,000

SAXON, Wis. - Attendance at the 2014 Iron County Fair lsat weekend topped 5,000. According to fair officials, 5,138 wrist bands were issued throughout the weekend, with children 5 and under getting... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 2, 2014

Iron fair opens three-day run in Saxon with ideal weather

SAXON, Wis. - Nicholas Walesewicz was keeping a close watch on his rabbits as the 84th Iron County Fair opened Friday at Saxon. Ideal weather greeted fair-goers as the crowd grew around 6 p.m., while... Full story

 Obituaries    August 1, 2014

Dolores Elaine Sorrels

ASHLAND, Wis. - Dolores Elaine Sorrels, 88, of Gurney, Wis., died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Ashland. She was born Oct. 15, 1925, in Twin Valley, Minn., daughter of the late August and Freida... Full story

 Obituaries    July 26, 2014

Donald E. Luoma

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Donald E. Luoma, 82, of E5148 Riverside Road, Ironwood, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Ironwood. Donald was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Bessemer, son of the late John and Jennie (Kivi)... Full story

 Obituaries    July 25, 2014

James G. 'Jim' Kaffine

IRONWOOD, Mich.- James G. "Jim" Kaffine, 83, of Pence, Wis., died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. He was born June 16, 1931, in Montreal, Wis., son of the late... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 10, 2014

Find 'fun' during Iron County Heritage Festival parade

HURLEY - Local residents are encouraged to express what they find to be "fun" in Iron County with a float during the annual Iron County Heritage Festival parade. The parade will be July 26 through... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 7, 2014

Gurney centennial brings community together

GURNEY, Wis. - The little town of Gurney, Wis., celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday with a parade, games, food and other activities for all to enjoy at its community park. Penny Rowe, chair of t... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 1, 2014

4 locals win at Bessemer's Hometown Run

BESSEMER - In the Bessemer Hometown Run held on Saturday, the top overall male runners were Andy Warren, of Ironwood, in the 10K division and Sam Dean, of Ironwood, in the two mile run. Hannah... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 23, 2014

Ashland, Saxon fish crews win boating club tourney

SAXON, Wis. - Intermittent fog didn't keep the trolling boats off Lake Superior for the weekend's Saxon Harbor Boating Club's annual fishing derby. The derby was delayed about a month because of floating ice on Lake Superior that lingered up until... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 20, 2014

Aging Unit audit gets 'clean opinion'

HURLEY - The Aging Unit of Iron County's board of directors heard that its financial books are in good shape Thursday. Dean Beaudoin, certified public accountant of Makela, Pollack & Ahonen,... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 20, 2014

Gurney prepares for centennial celebration

GURNEY, Wis. - This year marks the 100th birthday of Gurney and the town is preparing a centennial celebration for July 5. The event is co-sponsored by the Gurney Centennial Committee, Gurney... Full story

 Obituaries    June 12, 2014

Rosemarie Negrini

HURLEY, Wis. - Rosemarie Negrini, 88, of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, with her daughter-in-law, Linda, by her... Full story

 Obituaries    June 10, 2014

Frances A. 'Fran' Loreti

HURLEY, Wis. - Frances A. "Fran" Loreti, 93, of Hurley, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at home. Fran was born in Ironwood, Mich., on Jan. 2, 1921, to Frank and Philomene (Broccone) Champagne. She... Full story

 Obituaries    May 28, 2014

Michael A. Zak

IRON BELT, Wis. - Michael A. Zak, 60, of Iron Belt, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. He was born Oct. 12, 1953, to James and Anita (Trolla) Zak. He attended... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 22, 2014

Coldest winter in Ironwood continued throughout April

IRONWOOD - Ironwood's coldest winter in 100 years continued into April, with temperatures for the month nearly 6 degrees below normal. April 2014 in Ironwood enters the weather statistic books as the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    May 21, 2014

Range Art Association celebrates 60 years of creativity

HURLEY - The Range Art Association is celebrating 60 years of existence with local artists gearing up for the annual art show in July. The association started with a group of local artists wanting to... Full story

 Opinion    May 14, 2014

Columnist wrong about Joseph McCarthy

To the Editor: Diana West laments the “recurring and gratuitous slander of the late, great (Joseph) McCarthy” and claims we “owe” the man for his “unflagging courage” in her column printed in the Daily Globe May 3. Minimal apolitical hist... Full story

 Obituaries    May 13, 2014

Arne J. Salli

WAUSAU, Wis. - Arne J. Salli, 78, Wausau, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born of Finnish parents, Gust and Olga (Lehtola) Salli, in a log cabin in Kimball on Dec. 11,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 7, 2014

Genevieve Caroline Lahey Crego

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Longtime Hall County resident Genevieve Caroline Lahey Crego, 74, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, after suffering for many months with the bone marrow... Full story

 Obituaries    April 29, 2014

Albert 'Bert' Joseph Morzenti

KING, Wis. - Albert "Bert" Joseph Morzenti, 81, of Hurley, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the King Veteran Home in King. He was born March 25, 1933, to Albert and Pauline (Cornetto)... Full story


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