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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 19, 2014 

Ironwood students learn dangers of meth

IRONWOOD - Students in Ted Sim's history and social studies classes listened to presentations by fellow students on the harmful effects of methamphetamines throughout the day on Thursday at Luther L.... Full story

 
 News    December 19, 2014 

W-M students make Christmas surprises

WAKEFIELD - It was a big day Thursday for Wakefield-Marenisco elementary school students. The students in grades pre-kindergarten through fourth entertained family and friends at an evening Christmas... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 18, 2014

Methodists serve up 'Christmas Love'

IRONWOOD - Congregation and community members gathered at Wesley United Methodist Church in Ironwood on Wednesday night for a "Christmas Love" dinner. Pastor Rosemary DeHut said they hold this event... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 17, 2014

Gogebic Community College hires three to fill positions

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's board approved the hiring of three new personnel at their meeting on Tuesday night. GCC almunus and Ironwood native, Adam Arthur, will fill the newly created... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 16, 2014

Bessemer students enjoy gingerbread

BESSEMER - First graders at Washington Elementary in Bessemer, along with some teachers, parents and grandparents built gingerbread houses on Monday afternoon. Chattering echoed in the cafeteria as... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 16, 2014

Absenteeism up at Bessemer due to illness

BESSEMER - The Bessemer School Board at its Monday meeting heard absenteeism is up recently due to illness. Teacher Sherry Nyquist was suppose to make a presentation to the board, but was out sick... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 15, 2014

Gogebic commissioners urged to support more road funding

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board couldn’t decide whether to support House or Senate transportation legislation on Wednesday, but commissioners agreed there somehow should be an increase in funding for roads. Gogebic County Road Commission... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 15, 2014

Ironwood Township approves 2015 budget

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved a 2015 proposed budget of $913,729 Dec. 8. The fund balance for 2015 is $398,371, down nearly $100,000 from 2014. The millage rate will remain at 4.2714 after residents approved... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 15, 2014

Ontonagon celebrates Christmas

ONTONAGON - An attendance record was broken at the Ontonagon Theater of the Performing Arts Friday with the presentation of the "Christmas in the Snow." More than 350 people packed the theater, where the previous record was 329. This year marked the... Full story

 
 News    December 13, 2014

Enthusiasts prepare for annual Christmas Bird Count

BESSEMER - Christmas is coming and so is the annual Gogebic Range Christmas Bird Count. This year's bird survey from Wakefield to Iron County, Wis., is set for next Saturday, Dec. 20, according to org... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 12, 2014

Iron County committee approves aerial imaging

HURLEY - The Iron County Finance Committee Thursday approved moving forward with aerial imaging of the county in 2015. Zoning administrator Tom Bergman discussed imaging, saying it is part of a... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 11, 2014

GOISD presents 'Women In' series to female students

IRONWOOD - Forty local girls learned about Women in Welding on Tuesday and Wednesday through the career and technical education program through the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District.... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 11, 2014

51-member band spreads holiday cheer at Ewen-Trout Creek

EWEN – Family and friends of Ewen-Trout Creek's junior high and high school students gathered for the annual Christmas concert on Wednesday night. The concert began with a short introduction and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 10, 2014

"Christmas for Kids" toy drive held

HURLEY - Hundreds of toys were dropped off at the Iron County Human Services Department on Tuesday afternoon, as part of the annual Christmas for Kids toy drive in Iron County. The drive is hosted by... Full story

 

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