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Articles from the April 28, 2018 edition

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  • Ashland sweeps relocated Kraemer

    Jason Juno|Apr 28, 2018

    ASHLAND, Wis. - While Ironwood's signature track-and-field meet had an Ashland feel, from the location to the team champions, the Red Devils still put their mark on Friday's Jack Kraemer Invitaitonal. Ironwood's Nick Niemi won the 800 and 1,600 meter runs against some of the best competition he will face this year, leading the boys team to a third-place finish. The 39th annual Kraemer will go down in history as the first Kraemer to be held outside of Ironwood, thanks to a late snowmelt. In the...

  • Prom preparations

    Apr 28, 2018

  • Ironwood student takes third place in UP writing contest

    Ian Minielly|Apr 28, 2018

    IRONWOOD — Luther L. Wright fifth grader Sarah Lauzon received a third place writing award Friday from Gretchen Preston, vice-president of the Upper Peninsula Publishers Authors Association, and Larry Buege, Valley Cat series author and contest coordinator. The Dandelion Cottage Short Story contest was developed by Buege after his granddaughter wrote her first book at age 11. Buege figured other kids could also be inspired to write short stories, as well. Buege said the short story submissions caught him by surprise, as this was its first y...

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 28, 2018

    Saturday, April 28 Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society Spring Rally, 8:30 a.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hurley. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Seventh Annual Mellen Roly Poly Contest and Dinner, 2 p.m., judging, dinner, 4 to 6 p.m. drawings 6 to 7, Town of Morse Town Hall, Mellen, Wis. Community Night Meal Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, April 29 Alcoholics Ano... Full story

  • LaMese Katherine Albert Davies

    Apr 28, 2018

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - Beloved aunt, loyal friend and successful Greenville real estate agent, LaMese Albert Davies, 96, died of age-related causes at NHC Health Care Greenville on April 7, 2018. LaMese was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Ironwood, Mich., one of three girls and seven boys born to Lulu (Hydar) and George Albert. LaMese graduated from Luther L. Wright High School and studied literature and social work at the University of Michigan. Upon the premature death of her mother, LaMese moved back into... Full story

  • Billie (Brottlund) Johnson

    Apr 28, 2018

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Billie (Brottlund) Johnson, 64, of Ironwood, passed away on April 12, 2018. Billie was born on March 26, 1954, in Ironwood to John A. and Alice (Harvat) Brottlund. She attended Roosevelt Grade School and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School and Gogebic Community College. She was an administrative assistant for Deluxe Corporation. In her younger days, she was an excellent gymnast. She enjoyed hiking, skiing, swimming; and most recently she enjoyed crafting, needlework,... Full story

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