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Articles from the May 27, 2021 edition


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  • Wakefield-Marenisco students enjoy group exercise again

    P.J. Glisson|May 27, 2021

    WAKEFIELD - After a school shutdown in March of 2020, followed by fluctuating restrictions ever since, students at Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School have just begun enjoying their regular activities in recent months. As the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be winding down, one of those activities is the freedom to play disc golf, which enthusiasts describe as a cross between regular golf and tossing a Frisbee back and forth. Persons driving past the school might notice the bright yellow disc...

  • ATV-UTV Rally opens summer riding season

    Tom LaVenture|May 27, 2021

    HURLEY — Local and visiting all-terrain and utility vehicle riders will converge on Iron County this weekend for the Memorial Day ATV/ UTV Rally from today through Sunday as the kick-off event of the summer trail riding season. The annual rally parade route will change from downtown Hurley to Saxon this year, according to the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce. The parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday. The parade is possible with the support of the Iron County Fair Board, the town of Saxon, the Iron County Sheriff’s Department and the...

  • Community Caldendar

    May 27, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 27 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson Courts, Ironwood. If rain: Memorial Building. St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Financial Assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon,... Full story

  • Charles R. Gunderson

    May 27, 2021

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Charles R. Gunderson, 95, of Ironwood, passed away on Sunday morning, May 23, 2021, at his home with his family members at his side. Charles was born the son of Charles O. and Martha (Hanson) Gunderson on Jan. 3, 1926, in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. Charles proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy in Guam and Sipan during World War II. He studied at the Naval Newberry College in South Carolina as a radio technician. He met his one and only Anneta J. Lipe at Southern... Full story

  • Syble M. Lange

    May 27, 2021

    IRONWOOD, Mich. — Syble M. Lange, age 90, of Ironwood, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021. She was born July 31, 1930, to the late Oscar and Elizabeth (Nash) Nyholm. On Oct. 28, 1950, she married Richard L. Lange, who preceded her in death in 1994. She is survived by her two children, Richard (Donna) Lange Jr. of Rosemount, Minnesota, and Deborah Hedstrom of Saline; three grandchildren, Richard III, Loren and James Lange; and two great-grandchildren, Gunner and Hunter Lange. Syble enjoyed knitting and quilting, crossword puzzles, and... Full story

  • Leslie Edwin 'Les' Price

    May 27, 2021

    WEST GROVE, Pa. – Leslie Edwin "Les" Price, 92, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Jennersville Hospital due to complications from COVID-19 pneumonia. Born in Eagle River, Wisconsin, on May 25, 1928, he was the youngest child of Henry William Price and Elizabeth (Williams) Price. His parents ran a tourist camp on the Wisconsin River and Les gained his lifelong love of fishing, hunting and the outdoors from growing up there. He graduated from Eagle River High School, then... Full story

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