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 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 30, 2016 

Work on extending Gateway Trail to Bessemer continues

IRONWOOD - As residents continue to use the Western Gateway Trail in Ironwood, work continues to extend the popular trail into Bessemer. The first section of the trail runs from the Montreal River to...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 30, 2016 

Heritage Day brings history to forefront

HURLEY - Folks of all ages experienced life before the turn of 20th century during Heritage Day Friday, presented by the Iron County Historical Society at its museum in Hurley. The historical society...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 30, 2016 

Camp Josh receives food plot funding

ONTONAGON — The state of Michigan has awarded Camp Josh a grant under the Upper Peninsula Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative. Under the partnership agreement, Camp Josh will construct a 3.4-acre food plot on the 40-acre parcel that it...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 29, 2016

AmeriCorps volunteers help with storm cleanup

HURLEY - As Iron County continues to recover from the storms and flooding that hit the region earlier this month, a group of AmeriCorps volunteers arrived to help residents cleanup storm damage in the...

 
 By Larry Holcombe and Richard Jenkins    News    July 29, 2016

Voters to decide county, local ballot measures Tuesday

When Gogebic County voters head to the polls Tuesday, they will not only be casting their ballots for state and local primary races, they will also be decided a number of area ballot proposals. A total of six proposals will be on area ballots,...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 28, 2016

Bubbles fill Hurley Library

HURLEY - Children put on safety goggles and filled Hurley Public Library with bubbles Wednesday while learning about the science behind them. When asked to describe bubbles, the children said bubbles...

 
 News    July 28, 2016

Ironwood native goes into labor at minor league baseball game

CONWAY, S.C. - Cassie and Somchai Rollins, of Sumter, S.C., didn't plan to have their second child in Conway, some 80 miles away, but their newborn daughter had other ideas. Cassie's doctor assured he...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 28, 2016

Gogebic County Board hears post-storm road update

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners commended the county road commission Wednesday evening for its response to the severe storm that devastated the area, particularity Little Girl’s Point, two weeks ago. “On behalf of the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 27, 2016

FEMA arrives in Iron County

HURLEY - Town, county and state officials gathered at the Iron County Forestry and Highway building Tuesday morning to meet with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency regarding...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2016

Guard helps with Gogebic County road repairs

T BESSEMER - Following the severe thunderstorm of July 11 that devastated Little Girl's Point, the Gogebic County Road Commission is "hard at work" repairing roads in the surrounding area. Road...

 
 News    July 27, 2016

Iron County Heritage Festival has big weekend ahead

The Iron County Heritage Festival continues tonight with a presentation about life in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Beginning at 6 p.m. in the Iron County Historical Museum, Jeff Suzik will talk about growing up in the CCC during the Great...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 26, 2016

Township treasurer resigns; board requests MSP investigation into township finances

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Monday’s Ironwood Township Board of Trustees meeting began with the addition of Treasurer Jyl Renee Olson-DeRosso’s resignation to the meeting agenda. Following a closed session to discuss personnel issues, the board...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 26, 2016

Wakefield cleans up from storm

WAKEFIELD-Following the thunderstorm that swept through Wakefield two weeks ago, city officials and the community joined forces to recover. As a result of the strong straight-line winds during the...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 26, 2016

Illinois high school cross country team trains in Hurley

HURLEY - The Hoffman Estates (Ill.) High School cross country team are training in Hurley this week. For the past 10 years, assistant coach Matthew Ihms said the team has traveled from northwestern...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 25, 2016

Greenough wins top prize at 61st annual Art Show

IRONWOOD - Area artists displayed their work this past weekend at the Range Art Association's 61st annual Art Show at the Ironwood Memorial Building. Association president Nancy Korpela said she was...

 
 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    July 25, 2016

Wash Day teaches kids about old ways

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield Historical Society Museum held its annual Wash Day on Saturday afternoon. Several local children attended the event. The museum had several vintage washing implements out on...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 25, 2016

Iron County youth attend summer camps

Iron County students attended the county’s annual 4-H summer camps earlier this month, an opportunity to get away from home and interact with their peers in a different setting. Children in third through fifth grade attended the traditional camp at...

 
 News    July 23, 2016

3,000 remain without power

ASHLAND, Wis.  - Xcel Energy crews continue to tackle restoring electricity to 3,000 area customers impacted by Thursday's severe storms. The company said 20,000 people lost power after the storms,...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    July 23, 2016

Officials discuss storm assistance programs

HURLEY - Fifteen officials from various state agencies met with nine Iron County and local town officials Friday to discuss assistance programs and other information in the wake of the July 11-12...

 
 News    July 23, 2016

Foreign exchange student to return home to Switzerland

HURLEY — The Hurley High School had a Swiss presence during the 2015-’16 school year, as the Hurley school and community played host to Rotary Youth Exchange student Kylie Raymund, of Horgen, Switzerland. Raymund, 17, arrived in Hurley in...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 22, 2016

Severe storm causes downed trees, power outages across Range

A severe storm that slashed through northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula Thursday morning knocked down countless trees and power lines. Scattered power outages were reported across the...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 22, 2016

Rick to be arraigned Aug. 18 in Bear Trap murder-arson case

HURLEY - An Aug. 18 arraignment has been scheduled for a Saxon, Wis., man who faces murder and arson charges. Donald Rick, 44, appeared in Iron County Court Thursday afternoon before Judge Patrick Ma...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 22, 2016

Co-defendant in Sunset Road meth case pleads guilty

BESSEMER — The second defendant in the Sunset Road methamphetamine lab case pleaded guilty in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday to one count of operating/maintaining a meth lab. Sara Anne Harris, 31, of Ironwood Township, pleaded guilty to the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2016

Saxon Harbor boat recovery nears end

SAXON, Wis. - Workers at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday retrieved the final sunken boat they had locations for as they continued to deal with the aftermath of the July 11-12 storm that flooded Saxon Harbor...

 

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