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Articles from the July 11, 2016 edition

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  • Eugene R. 'Moby' Malmberg

    Jul 11, 2016

    WOODRUFF, Wis. - Eugene R. "Moby" Malmberg, 88, of East Houk Street, Ironwood, Mich., died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Woodruff. He was born Dec. 10, 1927, in Gile, Wis., the son of the late Theodore and Ida (Rajala) Malmberg. He attended Newport School and Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood. From April 17, 1946, until April 25, 1947, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Eugene was employed by his brother-in-law, Charlie Vittone; he was a carpenter for P.J. Nickel; he was also... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 11, 2016

    Monday, July 11 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival Inc. Board, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Finnish Language classes with Seija Jarvenpaa, 3 p.m. beginners, 4 p.m. advanced, Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Aurora Club, 6 p.m. monthly membership, Aurora Club, Ironwood. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m.... Full story

  • Tiger Time

    Jul 11, 2016

  • Aspirus Grand View construction project halfway to complete

    Tom Stankard|Jul 11, 2016

    IRONWOOD - Construction of the outpatient complex at Aspirus Grand View Hospital is about halfway to completion. Work on the $16 million, 42,000-square foot complex broke ground in November and is on track to be completed on Nov. 9. During the winter months, Miron Construction, the general contractors, laid the foundation and placed the steel framework of the future complex. Aspirus spokesman David Sim said the weather didn't affect the crew that much and they were able to keep on schedule. Sim...

  • Mercer chamber receives $6,000 grant for fish tourney

    Ralph Ansami|Jul 11, 2016

    MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce has received a $6,000 grant from the state for its Sept. 2-4 Can-Yak Fishing Tournament and Festival. The Joint Effort Marketing tourism grant will be presented Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. to the chamber on the lake behind the Great Northern Hotel on U.S. 51. The event is designed to combine canoes, kayaks and fishing, highlighting the hundreds of opportunities anglers have in Mercer area lakes and flowages. The tournament begins with a rules briefing for fishermen at 6 p.m. that Friday. A free f...