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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 26, 2014 

Summit focuses on aging-friendly communities

OMA, Wis. - The second annual Aging-Friendly Communities Summit was held on Friday at the Oma Town Hall and featured a number of speakers discussing a variety of topics from elder law to dementia.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 26, 2014 

Timekeepers

HURLEY - The Iron County Historical Society and the Iron County Museum has taken recent measures to insure the clock at the old courthouse building keeps ticking. Members of the historical society,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 26, 2014 

Odanata Art Gallery part of Northwoods Art Tour

MERCER, Wis. - Odonata Art Gallery is again taking part in the annual Northwoods Art Tour this weekend. The tour consists of art galleries across northern Wisconsin. Some locations also include... Full story

 
 News    July 26, 2014 

Scientists make love, war weapons in TV's 'Manhattan'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets. He found the answer by looking... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 25, 2014

'Art Park' green space

IRONWOOD - Members of the Downtown Ironwood Development Authority heard a brief update about a proposed "Art Park" for an empty lot on Aurora Street Thursday morning. Ironwood Community Development... Full story

 
 News    July 25, 2014

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 24, 2014

Air Choice One welcomed to airport

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Air Choice One was welcomed to the Ironwood area at Wednesday day-long festivities at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport. The Chicago-based airlines has been operating out of the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 24, 2014

Zombies invade Ironwood as Strand demonstrates demons

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library hosted a day of zombie-related events, including zombie make-up face-painting, on Tuesday afternoon. Ironwood resident Tyler Strand used liquid latex, powders... Full story

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 24, 2014

Impact committee eyes reclamation of G-Tac mine site

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee discussed possible reclamation efforts at its meeting on Wednesday that would follow the mine being proposed by Gogebic Taconite near Upson, Wis. Joe... Full story

 
 News    July 23, 2014

Szot wins Art in the Park's top prize

IRONWOOD - The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park announced the winners of the Art in the Park competition Saturday evening at Festival Ironwood. The outdoor exhibit includes 12 art... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 23, 2014

School board learns about new Hurley STEM classes

HURLEY - Hurley School District teacher Dan Rye on Monday showed school board members how seventh and eighth grade students will better be prepared for high school technology classes. Rye said two... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 23, 2014

Warrior Weekend to include reunions

WHITE PINE - The red and white sweaters, cheerleading outfits and basketball uniforms will come out of mothballs this weekend for the annual White Pine Warrior Weekend. Warrior Weekend is always the... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 22, 2014

Ironwood Area Schools awarded safe routes grant

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education heard the city and IAS were awarded the Safe Routes to School Grant of $386,614 at its meeting Monday evening. The grant is intended to cover... Full story

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP)Pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane and agreed to hand over its black boxes Monday, bowing to heavy international... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 22, 2014

Bessemer looks to unload some commercial properties

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is looking to promote and advertise some of its commercially zoned property with hopes of spurring some economic development in the area. The Bessemer City Council... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 21, 2014

Hiawatha celebrates 50th birthday

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Chamber of Commerce drew tourists from the Midwest for a 50th birthday celebration for the Hiawatha Indian statue Saturday morning. "We didn't know what to expect," said I... Full story

 

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