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Articles from the May 18, 2023 edition

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Western UP reports $30 million in weather damage

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] Two recent storms, along with flooding in relation to a heavy snow season, has resulted in tens of millions of dollars in damage for six counties in the western U.P. “So far, approximately $30 million in dama...


Gogebic grads implored to be 'authentic'

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College celebrated its 89th commencement ceremony on Friday evening, with families, friends and faculty celebrating the...


Hurley to replace dust collection system in shop classroom

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY — After months of study the Hurley School District has settled on a new dust collection system for the school’s shop classroom. The school board was presented with three system proposals...


Zoning committee denies potential campground in Mercer

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning Committee voted on Tuesday to deny the construction of a recreation-based business at a site owned by Melvin Pemble on Boyer Road in...


Michael Byron Wells

RAMSAY, Mich. - Michael Byron Wells, 77, of Ramsay, as promised, rode his little red tricycle into Eternity on Friday, May 5, 2023. He passed away after a mercifully brief struggle with complications... Full story


Douglas J. Schulze

MERCER, Wis. - Douglas J. Schulze, age 80, of Mercer, Wisconsin, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, at home with his family by his side. Doug was born Feb. 18, 1942, in Madison to Ellsw... Full story


Mary Ann Mattson

MERRILL, Wis. - Mary Ann Mattson, 76, of Iron Belt, moved to her Heavenly home on Monday, May 8, 2023, at the Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill. Mary was born on April 2, 1947, in Chicago, to Edward... Full story


Margaret Marie (Tulppo) Fleming

ISHPEMING, Mich. — Margaret Marie Fleming passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023. Born Margaret Marie Tulppo on Oct. 7, 1939, she was better known as “Sis.” Sis graduated from Ewen High School in 1957. She married Robert Floyd Fleming on June... Full story


Thomas Joseph DeCarlo

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Thomas Joseph DeCarlo, 97, of Ironwood, passed away on May 12, 2023, with his son, Tom, by his side. Thomas was born March 24, 1926, to Nicholas and Francis DeCarlo in Hurley,... Full story


Debbie A. Alonen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Debbie A. Alonen, 70, of Ironwood, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2023, peacefully in her sleep. Deb was born Jan. 2, 1953, in Ironwood, and was the daughter of the late James A. and... Full story


Daniel J. 'Dan' Rostollan

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Daniel J. "Dan" Rostollan, 65, of Sheboygan, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023, from a prolonged illness due to complications after a car accident. He was born on Aug. 7, 1957, in... Full story


Mary Gene 'Mimi' Moncher

GILE, Wis. - Mary Gene "Mimi" Moncher, 71, of Gile, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023. Our mom was born May 16, 1951, the youngest of six children born to Eugene and Ann (Lopez) Jacquart. When her... Full story


Phillip James 'Jim' Kimball

WOODRUFF, Wis. - Phillip James "Jim" Kimball, 85, of Woodruff, passed away peacefully and went to his Lord and Savior on May 7, 2023, after a short illness. He was born in Ironwood, Michigan, on Nov.... Full story


Darryl Mark Carlson

WINCHESTER, Wis. - Darryl Mark Carlson of Winchester, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2023, after a brief illness. Darryl was born on Jan. 14, 1964, to Gene and Sherry Carlson in Ironwood, Michigan.... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 18 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon... Full story


Thomas Patrick Sholar

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - Thomas Patrick Sholar, age 77, passed away April 14, 2023, at the Chippewa Falls Veterans Home in Chippewa Falls. He was a Vietnam veteran. Tom was born Oct. 2, 1945, to Joseph... Full story


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