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Articles from the June 3, 2019 edition

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  • Community calendar

    Jun 3, 2019

    Monday, June 3 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, Wakefield. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Ironwood Sports Hall of Fame, 6 p.m., Luther L. Wright K-12 School, room 205. MECCA Ski Club, 6 p.m., MECCA cabin near the treatment facility, Mercer, Wis. Erwin Community Club, 6:30 p.m., Erwin town hall. Festival...

  • Mercer's Schoeneman wins state shot put

    Jun 3, 2019

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] LA CROSSE, Wis. --- It took Mercer junior Aubrey Schoeneman three days to smile again after the WIAA Division 3 sectional meet ended in such disappointment. While she made it to state in the shot put, she missed out in the discus, an event she probably would have won, and won by a lot, in La Crosse. The shot put, on the other hand, was ultra competitive. She was tied for the high seed coming into the state meet where four people would ultimately clear 40...

  • John Henry Cain

    Jun 3, 2019

    IRONWOOD - John Henry Cain, 65, of Ironwood, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 26, 2019, with his dear family by his side, after a long and courageous battle with diabetes. John was born on Oct. 15, 1953, in Ironwood, a son of William James and Maryann Lucille (King) Cain. He attended grade school in Park Falls, Wis., until the second grade. After his parents died, he went to school in Ironwood and was cared for by an aunt and uncle, Gen and Emmett O'Donahue. John was an active...

  • GRRRR celebrates local biking

    Jun 3, 2019

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - The weather was pretty perfect for riders participating in the 10th annual Go Ride R Range Ride from Ironwood to Bessemer Sunday afternoon. "I'm really pleased," said Jim Mildren, one of the organizers of the ride. "The biking community came together." Starting in Ironwood's Depot Park, the community ride looped through downtown Ironwood before getting back on the Iron Belle Trail and riding to Bessemer and back. Along with the 15-mile...

  • Shoppers find crowds, deals at area sale day

    Jun 3, 2019

    By STEVE NEWMAN [email protected] IRONWOOD — A sunny Saturday was the backdrop for crowds of people to go to citywide rummage sales. Since both Hurley and Ironwood declared Saturday their citywide rummage sale days the same day, crowds of bargain hunters scoured the two towns in search of deals. On Lowell Street in Ironwood, shoppers bustled in and out of the yard and driveway of the Hill family. “We’re on the main road,” said Kerry Hill of Ironwood, who stated that they plan to hold a sale this particular weekend every year. “Traffi...

  • Laura Johanna Keski

    Jun 3, 2019

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. – Laura Johanna Keski, 99, of Wakefield, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Laura was born on Nov. 22, 1919, in Wakefield, a daughter of Nestor and Eliina (Lahti) Juoni. She attended Wakefield High School and graduated in 1938. On June 22, 1945, Laura was united in marriage to Henry Andrew Keski at the First Lutheran Church in Wakefield. Laura was a faithful member of All Saints Lutheran Church, a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary to Wakefield American Legion Geroux Post 11, a...