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 News    November 25, 2015 

Kindergarteners share tips on how to prepare star bird

IRONWOOD - When facing the prospect of preparing your first Thanksgiving meal, including turkey and all the traditional fixings, a little advice may be in order. Even those who have cooked the big bir... Full story

 News    November 25, 2015 

Key Club gives back to community

By TOM STANKARD BESSEMER - To give back to the community, A.D. Johnston High School students participated in a can drive and built can structures Tuesday morning. For... Full story

 News    November 25, 2015 

Committee seeks more murals for Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — A new group plans to further spruce up Ironwood by adding murals. The Ironwood City Commission on Monday heard a presentation from Ivan Hellen, representing the Gogebic Range Murals and... Full story

 News    November 25, 2015 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 25 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public... Full story

 News    November 24, 2015

Cleanup begins on Wishbones

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Drivers traveling down Silver Street Monday might have noticed cleanup work had begun on the Wishbones property in downtown Hurley. Property... Full story

 News    November 24, 2015

Xcel matters approved by city commissioners

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission Monday approved agreements with Xcel Energy for the company’s South Range Road substation that will net the city $55,000. Commissioners approved a permit, road... Full story

 News    November 23, 2015

Hurley K-12 hosts annual craft fair

By KELSEY HANSEN HURLEY - It was the annual craft fair at the Hurley School Saturday with well over forty vendors set up for the occasion. Besides local and area-wide vendors,... Full story

 News    November 23, 2015

Jack Frost Gingerbread House Contest held at LLW

By TOM STANKARD IRONWOOD - In the holiday spirit, area residents of all ages constructed gingerbread houses at Luther L. Wright High School Saturday for the annual Jack... Full story

 News    November 23, 2015

Extremes in October marked weather here

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — October in Ironwood was a month of extremes, including a 60-degree temperature swing within a week. The high temperature for the month was 82 on Oct. 11, setting a record for that day,... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    November 21, 2015

Ironwood ice rink construction under way

IRONWOOD - Area residents may have noticed an ice rink being assembled at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood. Beginning Tuesday, the Borth brothers, Levi, 14; Josh, 19, and Nathan, 29, put on their... Full story

 News    November 21, 2015

Senators seek Great Lakes ice-breaker

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michigan U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow are calling for “robust” funding in fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Coast Guard to design and build a new heavy ice-breaker for the Great Lakes region. Heavy ice in recent... Full story

 News    November 20, 2015

Solid waste board approves administrator's one-year contract

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD — After spending about 50 minutes in closed session, the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority board voted 4-1 Thursday to approve a new one-year contract for administrator Chris Ann... Full story

 News    November 19, 2015

Golden Dragon relocates to downtown Ironwood

By TOM STANKARD IRONWOOD - From Cloverland Drive to its new location downtown, Golden Dragon continues to serve the Ironwood area Chinese cuisine. Owner Anny Lin has... Full story

 News    November 19, 2015

UP gun-deer hunt off to slow start

By RALPH ANSAMI As expected, both the number of deer hunters and deer killed are down for the first few days of the Upper Peninsula deer-gun season. Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff members said Sunday’s... Full story

 News    November 18, 2015

Friends of Gateway trail discuss winter activities, establish Facebook page

By TOM STANKARD IRONWOOD - Local residents gathered to discuss the future of the Friends of Gateway Trail at the Ironwood Memorial Building Tuesday evening. At the inaugur... Full story

 News    November 17, 2015

Bessemer Council seeks medical marijuana facility business plan

By TOM STANKARD BESSEMER - After much debate, the Bessemer City Council voted 3-2 Monday in favor of seeking a business plan from the medial marijuana facility being devel... Full story

 News    November 17, 2015

Tree lighting ceremony Wednesday

By TOM STANKARD IRONWOOD — The public is invited to attend a Wednesday Christmas tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Jack Frost Festival. The tree lighting will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Depot Park. Attending will... Full story

 News    November 16, 2015

Saxon Harbor slip rates increase

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - It is going to cost a bit more to dock at Saxon Harbor next year after the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee approved increasing the... Full story


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