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Articles from the July 16, 2022 edition


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  • Festival Ironwood continues to draw crowds, offer fun

    Jul 16, 2022

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - Mother Nature continued to bless Festival Ironwood during Thursday activities at the Historic Ironwood Depot Park. Although several activities occurred on Wednesday evening, the official opening ceremony took place late Thursday afternoon. Ironwood's American Legion Post No. 5 presented the colors, and Alyssa Schwab sang "The Star-Spangled Banner." Legion participants included Joe Kuker, Joe Lauzon, Gary Olkonen, Jim Peterson, George Plaistow,...

  • MDNR tours Ironwood's planned recreation opportunities

    Jul 16, 2022

    By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials were in Ironwood Thursday and toured several of the city’s parks and other recreation opportunities, according to the city’s community development director, Tom Bergman. Bergman told the Ironwood Parks and Recreation Committee Thursday evening that the DNR folks were officially here to survey the city’s lighted cross country ski trail project within the Miners Memorial Heritage Park. City officials plan to light the one-mile...

  • Sue Gilbertson

    Jul 16, 2022

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Sue Gilbertson, 80, born Dec. 5, 1941, passed away on May 10, 2022, at Banner-University Hospital in Phoenix from complications after a long battle with cancer. Sue is survived by her daughter, Wendy Gilbertson; her sister, Nancy (Tom) Maas; and her brother, Michael (Jane) Jost. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Gilbertson; and her son, Eric Gilbertson; along with her parents, James Jost and Margaret Kosek Jost. Sue’s gentle heart and giving nature made all... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 16, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, July 16 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. FESTIVAL IRONWOOD Highlights Wake, Run and Roll, registration 7 a.m., race 8:30; Car show registration, 8-10 a.m.; Honor guard ceremony, 8:15 a.m.; Volleyball... Full story