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 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Barney T. Salmi

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Barney T. Salmi, 96, of Sunset Road, Ironwood Township, a proud Finn, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. He was born March 12, 1918, in... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 18, 2015

Tigers stonewall Cardinals

MERCER, Wis. - Hurley may be Mercer's biggest rival, but the Tigers did the Midgettes a big favor with Tuesday night's 61-52 victory over Wakefield-Marenisco. The Midgettes clinched at least a share... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 7, 2015

Tigers complete sweep of Red Devils

IRONWOOD - One bad quarter did in the Ironwood girls basketball team as they fell to the Mercer Tigers 60-47 in Indianhead Conference action at the John Krznarich Gym on Friday night. "They... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 13, 2015

Cardinals remain unbeaten after surviving Tiger test

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco's undefeated record hasn't been attained easily. The Cardinals completed its first trip through the tough Indianhead Conference East Division unscathed with a 46-40... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 18, 2014

Nimrods hold off Tigers' big comeback attempt

MERCER, Wis. - Watersmeet held off Mercer's furious comeback attempt for a 73-66 non-conference victory Wednesday night. Watersmeet freshman Bethany Baldwin scored 39 points, including some big... Full story

 Obituaries    December 5, 2014

Daniel P. Johnson

DULUTH, Minn. - Daniel P. Johnson, 71, of Curry Road, Ironwood Township, Mich., died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Duluth. He was born March 21, 1943, in Ironwood, Mich., son of the late... Full story

 Obituaries    October 15, 2014

Mike Orlich

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Mike Orlich, 98, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. He was born on Nov. 5, 1915, in Chisholm, Minn., a son of Rade and Milosava... Full story

 Obituaries    October 15, 2014

Eugene P. 'Gene' Wallenius

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Eugene P. "Gene" Wallenius, 88, of Ironwood, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.. He was born March 21, 1926, in... Full story

 Sports    October 7, 2014

Mercer drops Watersmeet

WATERSMEET — The Mercer volleyball team defeated Watersmeet 3-0 in non-conference action Monday at Nimrod Nation. The Tigers won 25-11, 25-15, 25-15. Lexi Engler led the Mercer attack with 13 kills. Caitlyn Hiller had a strong game for the Tigers... Full story

 Obituaries    October 7, 2014

Sharon L. Salonen

BERGLAND, Mich. – Sharon L. Salonen, 74, of Bergland, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband and family by her side. Sharon was born on March 4, 1940, in Reed... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 26, 2014

Tigers sweep Devils

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Tigers aren't just beating Indianhead Conference East Division teams, they refuse to lose a set. The Tigers swept Ironwood Thursday night in front of a big and loud crowd.... Full story

 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Philip H. Nelmark

MARINETTE, Wis. - Philip H. Nelmark, 58, of Marinette, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. He was born to the late Erwin and Vivian (Bloomquist) Nelmark on Jan. 19, 1956, in Ironwood, Mich.... Full story

 Obituaries    July 23, 2014

Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald

ONTONAGON — Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald, 94, of Ontonagon, died peacefully at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. She was born in Ontonagon on July 10, 1920, the daughter of Theron and Sue (Moran)... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 14, 2014

Ramsay gets 'taste of traditional Americana circus'

RAMSAY - You know the old familiar aromas: that fried-food scent of heaven, roasted peanuts, the sugary sweetness wafting in from the creation of cotton candy, something reminiscent of farm life, and... Full story

 Obituaries    July 8, 2014

Robert Kehlenbeck

HURLEY, Wis. - Robert G. Kehlenbeck, 88, of Hurley, died, July 4, 2014, in Hurley. Robert was born in April 5, 1926, to Clarence and Jennie Kehlenbeck in Shelton, Conn. He is survived by two of his... Full story

 Obituaries    June 14, 2014

Ernest 'Jim' Thomas

DEARBORN, Mich. - Ernest "Jim" Thomas, 81, died peacefully at his home on June 11, 2014, surrounded by his family. Ernest James Thomas, fondly known as Jim, was born in Ironwood on May 5, 1933. He... Full story

 Obituaries    May 17, 2014

Kenneth R. Ekmark

HURLEY, Wis. - Kenneth R. Ekmark, 75, of Hurley, died Friday, May 16, 2014, in Hurley after a brief illness. He was born March 26, 1939, in Ironwood, Mich., son of the late Anton and Ida (Fedrizzi)... Full story

 Obituaries    March 31, 2014

Robert (Bob) Lincoln White

WHITE PINE, Mich. - Robert (Bob) Lincoln White, 68, of White Pine, passed away on March 27, 2014, at home surrounded by family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Robert was born in... Full story

 Obituaries    February 25, 2014

Francis J. 'Chummy' Morrison

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Francis J. "Chummy" Morrison, 88, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home. He was born on Oct. 17, 1925, in Tula, the... Full story

 News    February 6, 2014

Rare white lion triplets born in Poland

BORYSEW, Poland (AP) - The owner of a private zoo in central Poland said Tuesday he feels three times lucky with the birth of white lion triplets who are getting loving care from their mother.... Full story

 Obituaries    December 5, 2013

James T. Strelcheck

IRONWOOD, Mich. - James T. Strelcheck, 78, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood. He was born on... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    November 9, 2013

Midgets advance to WIAA semifinals with comeback over Tigers

HURLEY — Webster made the big plays in the first half. Hurley played its kind of football in the second half. The Midgets battled back from a 19-8 halftime deficit to win 30-27 in Friday's WIAA... Full story

 Obituaries    November 9, 2013

Gladys Marie Salmi

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Gladys Marie Salmi, 96, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 8, 2013. She was born on Oct. 9, 1917, in Wakefield, the daughter of Matt S. and Aili E. (Pikka) Jarvi. Gladys graduated from... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 25, 2013

Shell Shocked

MERCER, Wis. — Shell Lake is some No. 7 seed. The Lakers grabbed the momentum after a first-set loss and used a solid offense to upset No. 2 Mercer 3-2 in Thursday’s WIAA Division 4 regional... Full story

 Sports    October 22, 2013

After turning Tigers around, Leyland steps down

DETROIT (AP) — A picture of Jim Leyland’s face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English “D’’ and a message that said simply: “Thank... Full story


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