Articles from the June 15, 2023 edition

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FEMA downgrades western UP damage claims

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] In the wake of two spring snowstorms and a seasonal snow count unmet since the turn of the century, six counties in the western Upper Peninsula calculated more than $30 million in combined damages from rising...


Mercer JuneFest filled with lupines, bikers, turtles

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] MERCER, Wis. - About 150 people registered for one of four different bike routes, as part of Saturday's JuneFest in Mercer. According to Melissa Copp -...


Wakefield City Council refigures path to hiring treasurer

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — At their regular meeting on Monday evening, members of the Wakefield City Council voted to change their plan for hiring a new treasurer followed the city’s inability to find a qualified...


Hurley's Cary Park set to receive fitness court this year

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — Members of the Hurley City Council voted on Tuesday evening to approve the establishment of a fitness court by the Iron County Health Department in Cary Park. The action followed a presentation by...


Mildred E. 'Millie' Potts

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Mildred E. "Millie" (Kraynak) Potts, 83, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley, Wisconsin. Millie was born on Jan. 11,... Full story


Diane Elizabeth Kaseno

CUMBERLAND, Wis. - Diane Elizabeth Kaseno, of Cumberland, died June 4, 2023, at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1954, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Maurice and Rosella (Fye) Braun. Diane loved to go... Full story


Verona Pauline Swetkovich

PENCE, Wis. - Verona Pauline Swetkovich, 95, of Pence, went to her Heavenly home on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Aspirus Hospital in Ironwood, Michigan. Verona was born on March 8, 1928, to George... Full story


Ferdinand 'Junior' Lundberg Jr.

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - Ferdinand "Junior" Lundberg Jr., son of Ferdinand Sr. and Siiri Niemi Lundberg, joined his parents in passing on June 1, 2023. Born at the Grand View Hospital of Ironwood on July... Full story


James Russell Mason Jr.

On May 26, 2023, after a valiant fight with cancer, James Russell Mason Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and daughters, and returned to the twinkling stars from which he came. During... Full story


Carole C. Romanowski

HURLEY, Wis. - Carole C. Romanowski, 92, of Hurley, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2023, at her home. Carole was born on Jan. 14, 1931, in Ironwood, Michigan, a daughter of Birger N. and... Full story


Karl D. Bergquist

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Karl D. Bergquist, age 79, died June 9, 2023, in Cleveland. Karl was the beloved husband of Carole Bergquist; loving father of Floyd (Joy) Maxwell, Leenie (Jerry) Drellishak, Wendy... Full story


Marvin Allen Innes Jr.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Marvin Allen Innes Jr., 64, passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2023, at his residence in Minneapolis. Marvin was born on Aug. 2, 1959, in Ashland, Wisconsin, to the late Marvin and Barbara (Barr) Innes. Marvin graduated... Full story


Mayme Ingeri Pauline Usitalo

GRAND BLANC, Mich. - Mayme Ingeri Pauline Usitalo (nee Reini) passed away at Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc on March 11, 2023. Mayme was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Ironwood, the daughter of Katherine... Full story


Kenneth Isaac Wuorinen

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Kenneth Isaac Wuorinen, 85, of Bloomington, passed away at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. Kenneth was born on Sept. 14, 1937, in Wakefield,... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, June 15 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St.... Full story


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