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 Obituaries    October 21, 2015

Francis 'Frank' Anthony Grasso

ASHLAND, Wis. - Francis "Frank" Anthony Grasso, 84, of Pence, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland. Frank was born on Feb. 23, 1931, and grew up at the...

 Obituaries    October 12, 2015

Marion H. Koski

MELLEN, Wis.- Marion H. Koski, 77, of Upson, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Mellen Manor Nursing Home in Mellen. The former Marion Lantta was born Nov. 25, 1937, in Ramsay, Mich., daughter of the late Ray and Helen (Kivi) Lantta, and gra... Full story

 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... Full story

 Calendar    September 1, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 1 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Cribbage, 1 p.m., Mercer (Wis.) Public Library.... Full story

 Calendar    August 31, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 31 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 10, 2015

Ben Schneider wins 10th straight Paavo, wife Candice takes 5th title

HURLEY - Ben Schneider came into Saturday's race with a discrete, even human, bib number of 178, rather than the traditional No. 1 for the defending champion. Schneider, a nine-time defending... Full story

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

John Robert 'Bob' Wiita

MADISON, Wis. - John Robert "Bob" Wiita, 53, formerly of Iron Belt, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. He leaves behind three beautiful children, Angeline, Michael and Madelyn Wiita;... Full story

 Obituaries    January 19, 2015

Judy A. Valenti

PENCE, Wis. - Judy A. Valenti, 55, of Pence, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at home. The former Judy Rice was born Jan. 18, 1959, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of the late Rollin and Toni... Full story

 By Sheena Trepanier    News    December 30, 2014

Winter Wonderland

FRIGID TEMPERATURES didn't stop skiers at Whitecap Mountain Sunday afternoon. Here skiers prepare to ride the lift for another shot down the hill.... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    December 26, 2013

Winter wonderland brings holiday vacationers

UPSON, Wis. - While some people head home for the holidays, others head out on vacation. Plenty of early season snow has made the area's ski hills, cross country trails and snowmobile trails perfect f... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 29, 2013

Snow enthusiasts, businesses ready for season

IRONWOOD - With snow totals continuing to rise, local ski hills, cross country ski trails and snowmobile trail groomers are preparing for what could be a banner winter. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, Ironwood... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 9, 2013

Schneider and Schneider back to defend their Paavo titles

HURLEY — Ben Schneider’s third straight Paavo Nurmi Marathon win back in 2008 was one of his toughest as he didn’t pass Wakefield’s Ryan Holm until late in the race. His wife, Candice, 28,... Full story

 By Katie Perttunen    News    April 13, 2013

Lions events continue despite weather hiccups

IRON BELT, Wis. — “The weather threw a little curve to us,” said Sandy Larson at the district Lion Club convention at Whitecap Mountains Friday afternoon. Larson, Lion’s Club District...

 News    April 3, 2013

Lioness club welcomes new member, plans events

MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Lioness Club held its monthly meeting March 19 at the Whistle Stop in Mercer. President Betty Meinholz inducted new member Martha Pierpont into the club during the...