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Historian Dale Caskey kicks off Heritage Festival

By LARRY HOLCOMBE HURLEY — The Iron County Heritage Festival got a jump start Wednesday evening when historian Dale Caskey came calling to the Iron County Historical Museum. He told the assemblage in the second floor...


Charles Richard Lundberg

WAUSAU, Wis. - Charles Richard Lundberg, 83, of Hurley, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017, at Wausau Aspirus Hospital. Born in Wisconsin Rapids, on Jan. 6, 1934, he was the first born son of the... Full story


Jean Marie Grasso

HUDSON, Wis. - Jean Marie Grasso, 83, of Pence, died peacefully with family beside her on Monday, Oct. 10, in Hudson. Jean was born on Sept. 5, 1933, and grew up on the family farm on a street... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2016

Work on Saxon tower signals beginning of broadband project

SAXON, Wis - The installation of equipment on a communication tower in Saxon was underway Friday, marking the beginning of an effort to expand broadband internet access to the northern portion of the...


Janice Rae Lahti

SCHOFIELD, Wis. - Janice Rae Lahti, 65, of Wausau, and a former longtime Ironwood Township, Mich. resident, died peacefully early Thursday morning, April 21, 2016, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Weston... Full story


Warming temperatures bring early close to area ski hills

By TOM STANKARD As warm temperatures continue, melting snow is causing an early end to the season for skiers and snowboarders. The forecast calls for continued warm...


Despite late start, ski hills work to save season

By RICHARD JENKINS While mild temperatures in November and early December meant that ski hills across the Gogebic Range pushed back their opening days, the recent snowfalls and cold weather means that all have at least... Full story


First area ski hill opening

By KELSEY HANSEN UPSON, Wis. - The lack of snow and above average temps have made it a bit challenging for area ski hills to get up and going this year. Of late, favorable... Full story


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


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...


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...


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...