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Articles from the July 13, 2015 edition


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  • Blight, payments on commission agenda

    Ralph Ansami|Jul 13, 2015

    IRONWOOD — Some blight issues and major payments will be considered by the Ironwood City Commission this evening. The meeting will begin at 5:20 p.m. with a public hearing on a blight violation at 225 Frenchtown Road. During the regular agenda, the commission will consider rejecting a demolition bid for blighted property at 206 Southwest St. and may seek a rebid. The following partial and final payments will be acted on: —A partial payment to Ross Peterson Construction, Hurley, of $21,896 for construction of the Art Park on Aurora Street. —A... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 13, 2015

    Monday, July 13 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Little Finland, 10 a.m., National Finnish American Festival, board of directors meeting, info call 906-932-1608, Little FInland, Kimball. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Ironwood Carnegie Library, 1 p.m., Make beautiful masterpieces using pain... Full story

  • Sun shines on Little League tournament

    Tom Stankard|Jul 13, 2015

    IRONWOOD - The sun shined down on John Krznarich Little League Field for a long day of Little League 9-10-year-old District baseball and softball tournament play Sunday. Before any pitches were thrown, Jeff Wiemeri, Ryan Niemi and Shaun Munn of the host Penokee Range Little League, prepared the field for a day's worth of baseball and softball. Under the warm sun with temperatures in the 80s, they raked the base paths, watered the grass and then watered it again. When the dirt was dry, Munn... Full story

  • Penokee Range girls capture District 11 title

    Pat Krause|Jul 13, 2015

    IRONWOOD - The nine and ten year-old Penokee Range All-Star softball team split two games in the district tournament at the John Krznarich field over the weekend, but Sunday's victory over Keweenaw in extra innings sent the Rangers to Esserville, Mich. for the Michigan State Softball Championship. Esserville is about 10 miles away from Bay City, Mich. On Friday, July 31, the team will register and on Saturday the games will begin and run through Aug.6. District 9-10 Year-old Softball All-Star... Full story

  • White Pine American Legion Post to dedicate new memorial to those killed in action

    Jul 13, 2015

    WHITE PINE - After nearly six years of planning, fundraising, design, and construction the White Pine American Legion Post 462 has completed it's new memorial to those killed in action. The effort to construct a new monument started because the original monument was crumbling and no longer suitable to honor "our fallen comrades from Carp Lake Township," said Ron Howard of the Ontonagon County Veterans Association. Bob Lubbers, adjutant at the time, spearheaded the effort. There was a... Full story

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