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Articles from the January 26, 2022 edition

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  • Ironwood calls for bids for water treatment plant

    Jan 26, 2022

    By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission authorized the calling for bids for a new water treatment plant after an update on the project from the engineering company that designed the plant at their regular meeting on Monday. Chris Larson of HDR Inc. said they have submitted the completed designs of the water treatment plant for review. Larson presented a floor plan and 3-D renderings of the plant to the commission. He said it will be located on the same property as the old pumping station on Pump Stat...

  • Wakefield seeks part-time librarian, library board members

    Jan 26, 2022

    By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Library board is seeking a part-time librarian as well as to fill two vacant board positions. The board announced its board member vacancies last week, and expects to post the librarian position this week. The library is temporarily closed following the resignation of library director Joel Laessig on Jan. 3, and the library board is in the process of restructuring the operation. “We are proposing a part-time librarian due to the fact that a full-time librarian with fri...


    Jan 26, 2022

  • Lee Silvonen

    Jan 26, 2022

    HURLEY, Wis. — Lee Silvonen went to be with the Lord on Jan. 19, 2022. She was born on June 19 in Yakima, Washington, the daughter of Thomas and Jolene (Layman) Buckallew. She spent her childhood in Ironwood. Lee and her husband traveled to Oregon in her early adult life and lived there for many years. She owned and operated a new and used store, “The Eager Beaver” which was her “happy place.” When Lee retired, she moved back to Ironwood to live by her sister. She loved her family and friends and missed them every day, but she talked to them f... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 26, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Jan. 26 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. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 906-932-4325. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. DOVE Support Group, noon-2... Full story