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Articles from the April 20, 2023 edition

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Spring blizzard combines with flooding on Gogebic Range

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] You can always count on an April snowstorm, but the blizzard that hit early this week was more like a weather war between ongoing spring floods and a...


Gogebic County property values rise

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners received good and bad news last week regarding the equalized valuation of county property for 2023. The report was presented by Kathy Jo Koval,...


Gogebic County Board ponders insurance

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners used an April 12 meeting of their Economic and Capital Improvements Committee to concentrate solely on learning about how to use insurance to be...


Three Iron County offices opt for 4-day summer week

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — Three Iron County departments expect to move to a 4-day week for the months of June, July and August, thanks to action by the county’s Finance Committee last week. The change in schedule pertains...


Edward Joseph Struwe

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Edward "Ed" "Buppa" Joseph Struwe of Ironwood, passed away on March 24, 2023, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Ed was born Feb. 29, 1948, in Chicago. He was the only child of Ida Pennavaria... Full story


Josephine Rose McCoy

MERCER, Wis. - Josephine Rose McCoy (nee Gaura), of Mercer, died on April 8, 2023, at Milestone Senior Living in Woodruff. She was the last surviving sibling of eight children born to Michael and... Full story


William 'Bill' Newman

IRONWOOD, Mich. — William “Bill” Newman, 86, of Ironwood, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2023. Bill was born on May 17, 1936, in Thomaston, a son of Burl and Ailie (Sarkkinen) Newman. He... Full story


James Thomas 'Gunga' Kangas Sr.

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - James Thomas "Gunga" Kangas Sr. was born on Jan. 19, 1944, and died on April 16, 2023, at Little Girl's Point with Marie and Bonny by his side. He grew up on the family... Full story


James J. 'Jim' Merritt

IRONWOOD, Mich. - James J. "Jim" Merritt, 80, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2023, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on May 11, 1942, in... Full story


Dr. 'Jack' Elmer Fashbaugh

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Dr. "Jack" Elmer Fashbaugh, 76, of Ironwood, passed away on April 9, 2023, with his family by his side. Elmer Jack Fashbaugh was born on Nov. 13, 1946, at Grandview Hospital in... Full story


Richard Dale Barringer

ASHLAND, Wis. — Richard Dale Barringer, 82, of Ashland, died March 18, 2023. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 1111 11th Ave. West, in Ashland, on Saturday, April 29, at 1 p.m. A visitation will be held at 12:30 p.m. until... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 20 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436.... Full story


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