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 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...

 
 News    July 21, 2016

GCC board accepts instructor's resignation

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees hired two people and accepted the resignation of a longtime instructor at its meeting Tuesday evening. The trustees approved the retirement request from Alex Marciniak after 35 years of...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 20, 2016

Highway committee approves County A repairs

HURLEY - The Iron County Highway Committee authorized an agreement with the state of Wisconsin that will allow repairs to the portion of County A in Saxon washed out during last week's storm to begin...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 20, 2016

Hurley School Board told tax levy increase lies ahead

HURLEY — The Hurley School Board will likely look at a possible $200,000 tax levy increase in the fall, according to district administrator Chris Patritto. Patritto told school board members Monday that as it stands now, the district would lose...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 19, 2016

Gov. Snyder takes helicopter tour of Little Girl's Point devastation

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Gov. Rick Snyder took an aerial tour of Little Girl's Point Monday morning to see the after effects of last week's storm. Snyder - who declared a state of emergency for Gogebic...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 19, 2016

Ontonagon sets bond proposal for buses, improvements

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Area Board of Education Monday approved placing a millage request on the November ballot. The request, if approved, would cost voters less in taxes than they are presently paying. Superintendent Jim Bobula said, if...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 18, 2016

Casperson tours Little Girl's Point damage

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, toured part of Little Girl's Point to see first hand the damage to Lake Road resulting from the heavy rains and flooding following a July...

 
 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    July 18, 2016

Festival Ironwood draws crowd for music, food, games

IRONWOOD - Festival Ironwood wrapped up four days of fun and frolic in Depot Park Saturday. Live music was provided under the tent by a variety of groups through the four-day event with Saturday's mus...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 18, 2016

U.S. 2 reopens to 'light vehicle' traffic

ASHLAND, Wis — Most drivers can once again get to and from Ashland using U.S. 2, after the highway reopened for “car and light vehicle” traffic Saturday. The highway had been closed after storms the night of July 11 washed out part of the road...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 16, 2016

Access to part of Point restored, Snyder declares state of emergency

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - With cheering occupants, a line of cars crossed the bridge over Oman's Creek, heading east on Lake Road shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, signaling the restoration of access to part...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 16, 2016

Gov. Walker orders flags at half-staff to honor Koski

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker issued an executive order Friday directing state and federal flags to be flown at half-staff Monday to honor Mitch Koski, who died during the flooding at Saxon Harbor on Monday night. “I, Scott Walker, Governor...

 
 News    July 15, 2016

Body of third Monday storm victim found near Marengo

MARENGO, Wis. - A third person died in the floodwaters of Monday's storm in northern Wisconsin. The Ashland County Sheriff's Department said an 82-year-old man was found dead early Thursday in a...

 

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