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Articles from the March 2, 2023 edition

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Porkies hosts Snowburst Carnival

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] SILVER CITY - Saturday's Snowburst Winter Carnival could not have had more perfect conditions at the Porcupine Mountains Ski Area in Silver City. Sunny, mild...


Bessemer City Council votes to support Copper Peak

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Members of the Bessemer City Council voted Monday evening to approve a resolution that supports Copper Peak “as an outstanding asset to the Gogebic Range and entire Western Upper Peninsula.” Bu...


Ironwood to purchase new fire truck

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] IRONWOOD – The Ironwood City Commission approved the purchase of a new Pierce pumper fire engine at its meeting Monday evening. The price tag is $874,920, and now the city needs to find a way to pay...


Peter Dominic Rigoni

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - Peter Dominic Rigoni, 86, of Iron Mountain and formerly of White Pine, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Peter was... Full story


Joan Bishop Borcherdt

MERCER, Wis. - Joan Bishop Borcherdt, 80, a longtime resident of Mercer, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at Westgate Nursing Home in Ironwood, Michigan. Joan was... Full story


Lila Elizabeth Nurmi

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Lila Elizabeth (nee Makinen) Nurmi passed away peacefully in Brookfield, on Dec. 1, 2022. Lila was born on Dec. 15, 1930, in Ironwood, Michigan, to Arthur and Jennie Makinen. She... Full story


David Pasqualucci

IRONWOOD, Mich. — David Pasqualucci, 78, of Ironwood, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023. He was born on Sept. 23, 1944, in Ironwood to the late Albino and Bertha (Przekop) Pasqualucci. David grew up in Ironwood and graduated from Luther L.... Full story


Alfred S. 'Lefty' Chaney

MERCER, Wis. - Alfred S. "Lefty" Chaney, 92, of Mercer, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at Mount View Care Center-North Central Health Care in Wausau. Lefty was born on Aug. 8, 1930, in Crandon... Full story


Barbara Jean Sordahl

WAKEFIELD — It is with heavy hearts that the family of Barbara Jean Sordahl, of Wakefield, announce her passing. After a several-months-long battle with cancer, she met her Lord in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at the age of 80. She... Full story


Iron County Board addresses Oma land dispute again

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — At a Tuesday evening meeting, members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a resolution that will formulate a county forest law withdrawal application in relation to a pending...


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 2 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


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