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Articles from the May 1, 2015 edition

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  • Red Devils win two very different games

    Jason Juno|May 1, 2015

    IRONWOOD - Thursday night's softball doubleheader between Ironwood and Mellen was night and day, literally and figuratively. Besides starting during the day and ending under the lights, the teams combined for 51 runs off eight hits in the first game while the second game was very well played. Ironwood won both games, the first 32-19 and the second 10-9 in eight innings. "It was probably one of the worst games, the first one, to probably one of the best games in the second one," Ironwood manager... Full story

  • Red Devils hang on to beat Granite Diggers

    Pat Krause|May 1, 2015

    IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Red Devils used three big innings to get sizable leads and then withstood Mellen rallies to win 15-12 in Indianhead Conference action on Thursday night. "It was our fourth game this week, so we were scraping along a little bit," Ironwood coach Dan Niemi said. "But I'm happy with our performance. A lot of people played well. Both teams needed the game and wouldn't say die. We didn't fold and we worked through our tough spots. We've been playing some tough competition and... Full story

  • Township to stick to original road work schedule

    Richard Jenkins|May 1, 2015

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Despite an apparent change in the timeline suggested by the Gogebic County Road Commission, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees voted Monday to keep the original road repair schedule that it approved on Feb. 9. The original plan calls for the township to repair Vanderhagen Road from the “S-Curves” north to Sunset Road, according to township Supervisor Alan Baron. This project would take two years to complete, Baron said, after which the township would begin work on Section 12 Road between U.S. 2 and Sunset Road. This... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    May 1, 2015

    Friday, May 1 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Bessemer Area Heritage Center, 1 p.m., Mining and Logging Live Presentations, Bessemer Area Heritage Center. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court, Ontonagon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Full story