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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 30, 2014 

Hurley students learn about healthy choices

HURLEY - Elementary students at the Hurley K-12 School showed their support of healthy choices, presented what they believe responsibility is and even silly-stringed their principal. Throughout this... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    October 30, 2014 

DOVE receives new grant from NFL

IRONWOOD –– Dove Inc. has received a new grant, funded by the National Football League, to support domestic and sexual violence victims through community agencies with traditionally underserved... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 29, 2014

Township looks to fill planning commission seat

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board discussed an open position on the planning commission Monday. Commission member Frank Genisot is leaving his position, effective Jan. 1. The board will... Full story

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Health fair sees large crowd

MERCER, Wis. - The annual Mercer Health Fair attracted more than 150 people to the Mercer Community Center recently. Health screening for cholesterol, blood sugar, diabetes, blood sugar and blood... Full story

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Women's races, expo offers weekend getaway

ASHLAND, Wis. - "Girls just wanna have fun" and the third annual Chick-uamegon, a lighthearted women's 5K/10K walk/run and 20-mile bike race, is scheduled for Nov. 8. New this year is the added challe... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 27, 2014

Italian night supports Iron County Memorial Building restoration

HURLEY - Local residents dined on Italian food on Sunday afternoon in support of the on-going restoration project at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. According to committee members... Full story

 
 By KELSEY HANSEN    News    October 27, 2014

Ghoul run/walk festivities success with warm October weather

IRONWOOD - Warmer weather greeted participants on Saturday night for the second annual Only Ghouls Run at Midnight Walk/Run. Clear skies and mild temperatures proved to be a pleasant change from last... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 25, 2014

Putting on a good face

IRONWOOD - Asked about the upcoming Halloween tour at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood student Angelina Jarvela said, "This is not your grandma's haunted house." On Oct. 30-31, area youth in... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 24, 2014

Public ideas for reclamation topic of Iron County Mining Impact meeting

HURLEY - More questions were raised than ideas presented during a reclamation-themed meeting of the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Thursday. About 20 people attended. The overall purpose was to... Full story

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right... Full story

 
 News    October 24, 2014

U.P. resident disappears

NEGAUNEE - Michigan State Police from the Negaunee post on Thursday were continuing to search for a 69-year-old Christmas resident who disappeared on Tuesday. John Michael Hongisto is 5-8, weighs 190... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    October 23, 2014

Ewen man arrested in robbery

EWEN - Michigan State Police said a 21-year-old Ewen man was arrested after trying to rob a Ewen homeowner at gunpoint. Clint Alan Paulick, 21, was arraigned in Ontonagon County District Court... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 23, 2014

Ironwood Township residents ponder road millage

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 10 residents attended a special Ironwood Township Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday to hear a presentation about a proposed road millage. Randy Scott, an engineer with... Full story

 
 News    October 23, 2014

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 22, 2014

Ironwood Carnegie hosts donut fundraiser

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library hosted its first ever donut sale this fall to help fund programs and purchases for the library. People were able to pre-order their donuts, which were made by... Full story

 
 By KELSEY HANSEN    News    October 22, 2014

Eagle Waste explores recycling rewards program in Bessemer

BESSEMER - Jim Whittinghill, of Eagle Waste & Recycling, gave a presentation Monday night at the Bessemer City Council on a proposal of administering a rewards program for the community members wh... Full story

 
 News    October 22, 2014

WDNR advises making use of leaves for mulch mixture

The swish and crunch of autumn leaves underfoot presents an opportunity for Gogebic Range residents to use a valuable material. Color season arrived early and has stayed late here, with millions of... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 21, 2014

Ironwood board approves playground equipment installation

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education approved spending $21,000 on new playground equipment and installing old playground equipment during a meeting Monday. According to superintende... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 21, 2014

Gogebic County voters asked for 911 surcharge renewal

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council heard a presentation at its meeting Monday from Jim Loeper, Gogebic County emergency management and 911 coordinator, regarding the countywide 911 operating... Full story

 

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