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  • Red Devils start practice with new coach Niemi

    Pat Krause|Aug 11, 2015

    IRONWOOD - Ironwood started practice with a new coach for the first time in six years. Ryan Niemi took over the helm this year and the Red Devils started practice as did other Michigan teams on Monday. The Red Devils had 22 players on the first day, but Niemi said they expect to have between 32 and 34. Ironwood went through a lot of new stuff on the first day. "There was a lot of excitement in the air," Niemi said. "The kids are recharged and more upbeat." Ironwood has a lot of juniors and s... Full story

  • Margaret A. Gulan

    Aug 11, 2015

    HURLEY, Wis. - Margaret A. Gulan, 94, of Ironwood Mich., formerly of Hurley, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, surrounded by her family. The former Margaret A. Levra was born July 1, 1921, in Iron Belt, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Perrero) Levra. She was married to John H. Gulan on June 19, 1946, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Iron Belt. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1981. Surviving are two sons, Paul... Full story

  • Lawrence W. Jackson

    Aug 11, 2015

    MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Lawrence W. Jackson, 74 of Watersmeet, Mich., died on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield. Larry was born in Michigan on Dec. 1, 1940. He was married to Patsy Sivits on July 27, 1962, in Battle Creek, Mich. He was employed with the Gogebic County Highway Department and also the Michigan State Park System. Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing. In addition to his wife, Patsy, he is survived by his daughters, Theresa (James Jr.) Pittsley of Watersmeet, Carmen (Wayne) Hintz of Conover, Amy (Don) Jackson o... Full story

  • Theresa (Spagnoletti) Roebuck

    Aug 11, 2015

    BESSEMER, Mich. —– Theresa (Spagnoletti) Roebuck, 80, of Bessemer, passed away Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Theresa was born on April 30, 1935, in Chicago, the daughter of Alfred and Christine (Capuano) Spagnoletti. On Oct. 23, 1955, she married the love of her life, Jack “John” Roebuck. They were married for 56 years until his death. Theresa is survived by five children, Carmel (JD) Rowland and John (Paula) Roebuck, both Las Vegas, Nev., Suzi Novascone (Jack Bravatto), Bessemer, Paul (Xiomara) R... Full story

  • Gertrude E. Penrose

    Aug 11, 2015

    IRONWOOD, Mich. — Gertrude E. Penrose, 88, of Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in her apartment. She was born Aug. 13, 1926, in Ironwood, daughter of the late August and Tekla (Lepola) Nelmark. She was married to her husband of 68 years, William F. “Bill” Penrose, on March 2, 1946. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2014. Surviving are two children, Greta (Michael) Erm, Eagle Harbor, and Bill (Mary) Penrose, Ironwood; grandchildren, Daniel (Lori) Penrose, Hurley, Wis., Luke (Janelle) Penrose, Iron... Full story

  • Roger George Kuula

    Aug 11, 2015

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Roger George Kuula, 74, passed away Aug. 4, 2015, at Westgate Nursing home, in Ironwood, after a lengthy illness. Roger was born March 23, 1941, in Hurley, Wis., to Eino and Rauha (Salli) Kuula. Gravesite services will be held at the Hurley Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at 1 p.m., with a lunch following at Little Finland on U.S. 2, in Kimball, Wis., at 2 p.m.... Full story

  • Township board tables Mill Trace tax break request

    Richard Jenkins|Aug 11, 2015

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — With a deadline a couple months away and more information needed, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees tabled a request from the Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress for a temporary reduction of taxes on the Mill Trace Apartments. UPCAP took over the low-income apartments located off Lake Road in June 2014, according to UPCAP’s Director of Finance Rick Aird. Aird said the complex was in “pretty dire straights” when UPCAP took over managing the property and UPCAP put $80,000 into the project for a number of item... Full story

  • Community organizers take steps to establish local Boys and Girls Club

    Tom Stankard|Aug 11, 2015

    IRONWOOD - Dustin Anderson, program coordinator of Boys and Girls Club of the Northland, met with community organizers Monday at the Ironwood Memorial Building to make progress toward establishing a club in Gogebic County and Iron County, Wis. Anderson noted the group will use the Ironwood Memorial Building. The matter will come before the Ironwood City Commission for action on Sept. 28 and the club wouldn't begin using the building until October of 2016. All insurance will be covered by the... Full story

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