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Articles from the February 15, 2017 edition


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  • Ironwood man sentenced to time served in drug case

    Feb 15, 2017

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BESSEMER - An Ironwood man was sentenced to time served Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for the possession with intent to deliver marijuana, in part due to his lack of a previous criminal record. Travis William Hussey, 44, was sentenced to 106 days in jail and 18 months probation for the charge. As he was also given 106 days credit for jail time previously served, Hussey won't serve additional jail time without violating his probation in...

  • Wakefield City Council hears revitalization committee update

    Feb 15, 2017

    Velda Sclafani of the Revitalization Committee shows members of the Wakefield City Council plans for placement of the new sign at the meeting on Monday night....

  • Gogebic road limits take effect Friday

    Feb 15, 2017

    BESSEMER — The unseasonably mild winter, with more balmy temperatures predicted through the week, has resulted in the Gogebic County Board of Road Commissioners setting road weight limits effective Friday. At 9 a.m., spring weight restrictions will take effect. Because of minimal surface support and frost heaving, a five-ton limit will be in effect for the local road systems, to include gravel roads. For the county road system, the state frost laws will be followed that require a 35 percent reduction in axle loading. According to the road c...

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 15, 2017

    Wednesday, Feb. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Little Finland Gift Shop Inventory, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Volunteers needed. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood/Hurley Rotary Club, 12:15 p.m., Elk and Hound Restaurant, Ironwood. Iron County Veterans Service... Full story

  • Gary J. Gibbs

    Feb 15, 2017

    OMA, Wis. - Gary J. Gibbs, 62, of Oma, passed away peacefully in his home, family at his side after a battle with cancer on Feb. 13, 2017. Gary was born on Sept. 28, 1954, in Racine to John and Darlene (Matkus) Gibbs. He attended Racine area schools and graduated from Washington Park High School, class of 1972. The family moved to Mercer in 1973. Gary met Susan Hildebrandt in Mercer, where they married on June 7, 1980. Gary worked a variety of jobs in the area before receiving his associate degr... Full story

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