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Articles from the August 26, 2022 edition

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  • Gogebic County adopts emergency repair guidelines

    Aug 26, 2022

    By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] BESSEMER — Following a public hearing, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners adopted guidelines for their Rehab Emergency Repair Program at their regular meeting on Wednesday. According to a packet provided at the meeting, this will allow a third party – the Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency – to administer loan repayments and recaptured funds from the Gogebic County Rehab Program on emergency home repairs. The program income for the 2021-2022 fiscal year was $37,958. GOCAA can use these...

  • Mural adds to Hurley landscape

    Aug 26, 2022

    by Veronica Cruz [email protected] HURLEY - The Hurley Dairy Queen owner, Moypa Khan, wanted to give something to the community, so he asked his friend from New Zealand to paint a mural depicting aspects of the region. Khan met the artist, Laken Whitecliffe, in college and said they've been friends for a long time. The mural is a Northwood scene, including wildlife and a man sitting at a campfire. It was painted this summer on a building Khan bought in May behind the restaurant. Khan...

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 26, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Friday, Aug. 26 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EST, Ontonagon United Methodist Church basement, next to Holiday gas station, Ontonagon. Government... Full story

  • Doris Riegler

    Aug 26, 2022

    Doris Riegler died on Aug. 19, 2022, after battling dementia. Doris was born on Nov. 24, 1929, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Percy and Hattie (Ryan) Crosby. She graduated from Southern High School of Baltimore in 1948 and received her associate degree from Bloom Community College. She married Wayne H. Riegler in Baltimore, on Sept. 18, 1949. They were married 66 years before his death in 2016. Doris and Wayne loved to travel, visiting family throughout the country. She visited all 50 states as... Full story