Articles from the July 27, 2023 edition

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Ironwood prohibits dumping snow in residential areas

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission adopted an ordinance prohibiting the dumping of snow in most residential districts at its meeting Monday. The evening began with a public hearing on the...


Miner celebration

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD - Local historians gathered in what appeared to be a perfect spot to talk about the region's mining heritage on Saturday - a wide spot in the Miner's...


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, July 27 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


Wakefield to host national boat races throughout next week

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — In the coming week, for the 18th time since 1980, Wakefield will feature the American Power Boat Association’s National Boat Races on Sunday Lake. Trials will take place on Monday, followed by...


Hurley Education Foundation to hand out honors

HURLEY – The Hurley Education Foundation will honor four individuals at the 20th annual Distinguished Alumni and Friends award ceremony on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Hurley K-12 School. This year’s honorees are Jeanne Leccia Erickson, class of...


Clifford Mark Johns

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Clifford Mark Johns, 67, of Wakefield, died on Monday, May 1, 2023, in Bessemer. Mark was born to Kenneth and Bertha (Mikkola) Johns in Wakefield, on Dec. 13, 1955. He graduated... Full story


Kenneth Howard Ahola

RAMSAY, Mich. - Kenneth Howard Ahola, 83, of Ramsay, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 23, 2023, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, Wisconsin, with his loving wife, Betty, by his side.... Full story


Helen Graykoski

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Helen Graykoski was born on Aug. 26, 1921, to Bruno and Romanda (Kowalkoski) Sobolewski on the family farm in North Ironwood, Michigan. Her birth was attended by the midwife, Mrs.... Full story


Patricia Ann 'Pattie' Maki

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Patricia Ann "Pattie" Maki, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, with family and friends by her side after a 14-month battle with cancer. Pattie was born on Feb. 20,... Full story


June L. Wienandt

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - June L. Wienandt, 95, of Wakefield, died on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. She entered the nursing home on May 5, 2023. She had been in... Full story


Paul Earl Cyr

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Paul Cyr, 96, of Ironwood, passed away with his family by his side on July 18, 2023. He was born Aug. 7, 1926, to Paul William and Agnes Gertrude (Granger) Cyr. Paul was a man of... Full story


Hubert John Mewbourn

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Hubert John Mewbourn, 68, of Ironwood, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota. John was born on Feb. 10, 1955, in... Full story


Arthur James Jacquart

DULUTH, Minn. - Arthur James Jacquart, 83, of Duluth, formerly of Ironwood, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, with his wife, Char; daughter, Joanne; and staff from... Full story


Christine Evelyn Maki Lukach

BESSEMER, Mich. - Christine Evelyn Maki Lukach, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 21, 2023, at the age of 72, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was surrounded by loved... Full story


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