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 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 20, 2014 

Zion Lutheran Women's Club hosts salad luncheon, fall festival

IRONWOOD - For more than 30 years, the Zion Lutheran Women's Club has hosted a salad luncheon and fall festival in October. Saturday, the tradition continued with more than 40 people who attended... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 20, 2014 

Taste of Italy fundraiser provides student scholarships

HURLEY - People looking to help local high school seniors and enjoy an Italian meal had a chance to do just that at a luncheon hosted by the Gogebic and Iron County Paisano Club on Saturday. Around... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 20, 2014 

GOISD schools continue downward enrollment trend

Of the six schools within the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, just one has seen an increase in this year's enrollment from last year. Excluding the few students who are counted as... Full story

 
 News    October 20, 2014 

Future USS Detroit christened in Wisconsin

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has christened a warship named after Michigan's largest city. U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's wife, Barbara, broke a bottle of champagne across the bow to formally... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 18, 2014

Grease fire quickly spreads through Freddie's in Hurley

HURLEY - For the second time in less than a year, a Hurley nightspot was struck by a major fire on Friday evening. A grease fire started at Freddie's Old-Time Saloon on Silver Street, causing heavy sm... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 17, 2014

Hurley School seniors clean up Saxon Harbor park

SAXON, Wis. - Thirty-five Hurley K-12 School seniors helped clean up the Saxon Harbor park Thursday as part of a service learning project. It is a graduation requirement for the students, and... Full story

 
 News    October 17, 2014

Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola

DALLAS (AP) — As Thomas Eric Duncan’s health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient’s side. They wore protective gear including face shields, hazardous... Full story

 
 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    October 16, 2014

Hurley council must decide how to spend $600,000 grant

HURLEY - The Hurley City Council finds itself in the enviable position of having a $600,000 grant to spend. At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, the council discussed the money with Jeff... Full story

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Ewen bank celebrates centennial

EWEN - The State Bank of Ewen is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month. "We are a state-chartered bank founded in 1914 by 39 civic-minded citizens committed to promoting the future development... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 15, 2014

Wakefield ponders Sunday Lake spillway

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council decided Monday the Sunday Lake spillway may need more extensive repairs than originally thought. Employees from the city's department of public works lowered... Full story

 
 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    October 15, 2014

Two Ironwood buildings saved from wrecking ball

IRONWOOD - Two structures that faced demolition in the city of Ironwood may be saved. The Ironwood City Commission on Monday granted Garron Stenstrom another 35-day extension to work on structures... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI and KELSEY HANSEN    News    October 14, 2014

Wakefield council trims budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council terminated several contracts during its meeting Monday in order to help in the purchase of Father Daniel Hall as the new city hall building. The Western U.P.... Full story

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Lake Gogebic businesses raise funds for snowmobile trail upkeep

James Eismueller, owner of the Walleye Lodge in Bergland, has been coming snowmobiling to the Upper Peninsula for almost 30 years. Two years ago he purchased the Walleye Lodge in Bergland and when he... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 13, 2014

Sharon Lutheran celebrates 125 years

BESSEMER - The pews were full Sunday morning at Sharon Lutheran Church in Bessemer as the congregation celebrated 125 years of existence with a service and a catered brunch, and also officially... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 13, 2014

Book sale benefits library

IRONWOOD - Friends of the Library proved Saturday that despite increased Internet use, reading books is as popular as ever. Good numbers of readers turned out for a used book sale in the auditorium... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 11, 2014

IPSD teaches fire safety

IRONWOOD - Students at All Saints Catholic Academy in Ironwood held a Fire Safety Day Friday afternoon at the school. Students were visited by members of the Ironwood Public Safety Department and got... Full story

 

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