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Articles from the March 2, 2020 edition

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  • Community comes out to Hygge Hike

    Richard Jenkins|Mar 2, 2020

    MONTREAL, Wis. - The difference in weather from last year's event was reflected in the turnout, as almost 60 people came out to the second annual Hygge Hike at the Montreal Ski Trails Saturday. "Last year, there was a 30-below wind chill; this year, I think it's 37 (degrees) today," said Rebecca Holm, one of the Northern Iron County Engaged Residents members who helped organize the hike. "A huge difference that brought more people - we went from having five participants last year to having...

  • Turkey dinner raises funds for Kimball VFD

    Richard Jenkins|Mar 2, 2020

    KIMBALL, Wis. - The line stretched out the door and into the parking lot of the Kimball Community Center at one point, as residents came out to support the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department's annual turkey dinner Sunday. Organizers were pleased with the turnout, estimating at least 700 people bought tickets to the dinner, either showing up in person, placing take-out orders or having meals delivered. "Even with the line out to the sidewalk there were still open seats, so there was a good flow,"...

  • Community calendar

    Mar 2, 2020

    Monday, March 2 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, Wakefield. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Ironwood Sports Hall of Fame, 6 p.m., Luther L. Wright K-12 School, room 205. Daughters of Isabella, 6 p.m., St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bessemer. MECCA Ski Club, 6 p.m., MECCA cabin near the treatment facility,... Full story

  • Curt Matthew Kapugia

    Mar 2, 2020

    BESSEMER, Mich. — Curt Matthew Kapugia, 77, of Bessemer, passed away Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Curt was born on June 28, 1942, in Detroit, a son of Clarence and Valentina (Filippini) Kapugia. On March 18, 1966, he married Sherry Fay Risku. They shared 53 wonderful years of marriage together. Curt retired at the age of 55 from a job he enjoyed at Harley-Davidson. He loved filling his day with traveling, motorcycling and woodworking along with a good cup of coffee. Curt is survived by his wife, Sherry; two sons, Shane and Kyle (Julie); a g... Full story