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Articles from the July 9, 2021 edition

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  • Wakefield firefighters finish off house in controlled burn

    Jul 9, 2021

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department worked on Wednesday evening to burn what remained of a city house that already had sustained a winter fire. "It was a total loss to begin with," said Fire Chief Mike Singleton of what had been a one-story house at 108 Ahola Ave., directly north of U.S. 2. He added that the cause of the original fire was believed to be electrical. Although two persons had been living in the home before it...

  • Art in the Park features new events

    Jul 9, 2021

    By Zachary Marano [email protected] IRONWOOD — Art in the Park will return to Miner’s Memorial Heritage Park on Friday as part of the Emberlight Festival. In addition to the art installations in the park, there will be performance art and book club events in the coming weeks. The first performance infusion will be “Miles on Mozart” at site 18 in the park. At the event, Emberlight Festival’s artistic director Miles Mykkanen will play recordings of his favorite classical music as well as highlights from his upcoming recital at...

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 9, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Friday, July 9 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EST, Ontonagon United Methodist Church basement, next to Holiday gas station, Ontonagon. Alcoholics... Full story