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 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 18, 2015 

Carnegie Library fetes history

IRONWOOD - In connection with the "The Way We Worked" exhibit that is open throughout the region, the Ironwood Carnegie Library hosted an "Andrew Carnegie Day" open house Friday. The event featured...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 18, 2015 

Xcel Energy offers hotline for reporting power outages

Spring thunderstorms have already arrived on the Gogebic Range and Xcel Energy officials said it’s time to prepare for possible severe weather. “We’ve already experienced some strong winds and the first heavy thunderstorms of the year are...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 17, 2015

Planning commission re-approves eight gravel pits, tables three

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Following a short public hearing, the Ironwood Township Planning Commission re-approved permits for eight of the township's gravel pits Thursday, while tabling another three...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 17, 2015

City commissioners adopt sick leave donation policy

IRONWOOD — A policy in which a city of Ironwood employee can donate sick leave time to a fellow worker was approved by the city commission on Monday. City treasurer Paul Linn said the city had nothing in writing on sharing sick leave and he researc...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 17, 2015

Ironwood clean-up days planned

IRONWOOD — City officials are preparing for the annual spring clean-up days. On Saturday, May 2, it will be “Make a Difference Day” in Ironwood, with volunteers and city employees gathering at 8 a.m. at the Depot to fan out across the city to...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 16, 2015

Warm winds increase fire danger on Range

Officials warn that until spring green-up occurs, fire danger will remain high across northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula. On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 16, 2015

Hurley US 51 resurfacing project delayed to 2021

HURLEY — The rush to get an infrastructure grant application in by May ended when the city of Hurley learned the U.S. 51 resurfacing project has been moved back to 2021. The Second Avenue project had been originally been planned by the Wisconsin...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 16, 2015

GCC to host business symposium

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College will host a series of business-related events on Monday and Tuesday as part of the annual symposium centered around the college’s Spring Idea Bounce business plan competition. Motivational speaker Patty...

 
 News    April 15, 2015

Ironwood Library to mark Carnegie Day

IRONWOOD - In celebration of National Library Week and the Smithsonian Institute's "The Way We Worked" exhibit's visit to Ironwood, the Ironwood Carnegie Library is hosting an Andrew Carnegie Day...

 
 News    April 15, 2015

Gogebic 4-H seeks mentors for new tech program

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County 4-H club is looking for adult mentors to help with its "4-H Tech Wizards" program to launch soon. The "Tech Wizards" program will meet once a week and participate in a va...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 14, 2015

4 honored for saving life

IRONWOOD - Four people who helped rescue an elderly Ironwood man from a burning vehicle last month were honored by the Ironwood City Commission on Monday. Leonard Korpi, 84, of 420 Douglas...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 14, 2015

Two-state high-speed chase ends with arrest

BESSEMER — A high-speed pursuit that allegedly topped speeds of 100 mph and went through both Wisconsin and Michigan ended with the arrest of Paul Edward Harley, 59, of Wakefield. The saga began with a report of a black Buick Enclave running...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    April 13, 2015

'Worked' begins in earnest

IRONWOOD - Opening ceremonies for the Smithsonian's Institute's "The Way We Worked" traveling exhibit were held Saturday afternoon at the Ironwood Historical Theatre. Several local and state leaders...

 
 By Pat Krause    News    April 13, 2015

GCC Spring Thaw Classic basketball tournament draws show cases talent

IRONWOOD - The three-day 24th annual Gogebic Community College Spring Thaw Basketball Classic wrapped up play on a successful note on Sunday. Samson coach Dennis Mackey said there are not a lot of...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    April 13, 2015

Craft Show

The Cabin Fever Craft Fair was held Saturday at the Pat O'Donnell Civic Center. About 53 vendors were set up, some coming from as far as Minnesota and around Wisconsin....

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 11, 2015

MDOT outlines plans for Cloverland Drive project

IRONWOOD — The Michigan Department of Transportation said Friday one lane of U.S. 2 will remain open during the summer’s reconstruction project from Curry Street to Roosevelt Street. That’s the same arrangement as was used for the first half...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 10, 2015

Kenny's Studio demolition rebid comes in much lower

IRONWOOD - It appears that the city of Ironwood's strategy of seeking new bids for the demolition of the former Kenny's Studio building next to the Carnegie Library has paid off. Last year, the city...

 
 By richard Jenkins    News    April 9, 2015

33 percent of Iron County voters cast ballots in Tuesday's election

ron County's registered voters turned out to the polls for Tuesday's election at 33 percent - almost double the state average for voting-age adults across Wisconsin. According to an Associated Press...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 9, 2015

Ontonagon County EDC hears about revolving loan fund regulations

ONTONAGON - "Use it or lose it" was the message the Ontonagon County Economic Development Corporation received Wednesday, concerning the Ontonagon Revolving Loan Funds. Dale Cook, Regional Loan...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 9, 2015

Courthouse annex bid approved

BESSEMER — A bid for a new roof on the annex to the courthouse was approved by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday. An $88,682 bid from Quality Roofing, of Marshfield, Wis., was approved, as recommended by the county board’s...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 8, 2015

Mercer voters return most incumbents to office

MERCER, Wis. - Tuesday's election was largely a day of victory for the sitting politicians in Mercer, after the majority of officeholders on the ballot won re-election. Mercer Chairman Jim Kichak...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 8, 2015

Livingston easily wins re-election in Montreal

Montreal, Wis., voters overwhelmingly voted for Brian Livingston to continue his role as Alderman for Ward No. 1 Tuesday as Livingston defeated challenger Dennis Zaleski by a vote total of 52 to 10. I...

 

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