Articles from the January 26, 2023 edition

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Ironwood School Board OKs bond request

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — In hopes of moving forward with plans for an addition to Luther L. Wright K-12 School, trustees of the Board of Education of the Ironwood Area Schools voted on Monday evening to approve a resolutio...


Highland Copper CEO discusses industry status

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The global status of copper mining, as well as its future potential, was the subject of a virtual session last week that included the man who for six years has led Highland Copper Company Inc., a Canadian-based...


Our Lady of Peace welcomes new priest

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood welcomed Father Brian Gerber on Jan. 2. “It is a beautiful church,” said Gerber during an interview Tuesday. Gerber said his earliest...


Plentiful snow keeps slopes busy at Whitecap Mountains

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - Winter fans relished a new blanket of snow last Saturday at Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson, Wisconsin. Not only did the hills feature an...


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 26 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Mercer Health... Full story


Sydney A. Johnson

BESSEMER, Mich. - Sydney A. Johnson, 84, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on the evening of Jan. 19, 2023. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on Sept. 17, 1938, to the... Full story


Betty Ruth Mathis

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Betty Ruth (nee Duffer) Mathis, 85, of Ironwood, was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on Feb. 26, 1937, and passed away through heavenly gates on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. Betty was the... Full story


Jackie Weber

EWEN, Mich. - Jackie Weber, of Ewen, Michigan, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Jan. 19, 2023, at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. Jackie was born in Wakefield, to John... Full story


Lillian Jean Yablonski

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. — Lillian Jean Yablonski, 86, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Lillian was born in Vulcan, on May 3, 1936. The daughter of the late Herman and Vivian... Full story


Anna M. Olson

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Anna M. Olson, 96, of Ironwood Township, passed peacefully at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Hurley, Wisconsin, on Jan. 19, 2023, where she had resided for the past 14 months.... Full story


Connie Jean Aho

IRONWOOD, Mich. — With great sadness, Connie Jean Aho, age 75, left our world on Jan. 14, 2023, with her family by her side. She will reunite with the love of her life, Phil “Scrappy” Aho. Connie was born on May 5, 1947, graduated from J.E.... Full story


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