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  • Miners' cross country program debuts at Ashland

    Jason Juno|Aug 28, 2015

    ASHLAND, Wis. - The Gogebic Miners cross country program debuted with a fifth-place finish out of 12 teams in the boys race at the Ashland Invitational Thursday. The Miners, a co-op of Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco, finished behind some traditional cross country powers, including meet champion Tomahawk, runner-up Chequamegon, third-place Drummond and fourth-place Ashland. Gogebic's Sam Dean finished third overall. The Miners will have to get used to the large-school competition as they will... Full story

  • E-TC strikes first but falls to Pickford

    Pat Krause|Aug 28, 2015

    EWEN - Ewen-Trout Creek stormed out to an 14-0 early lead, but Pickford rocked the Panthers by scoring 56 of the next 62 points and won 56-22 in the opening 8-man game of the season on Thursday night. "E-TC was hitting on all cylinders and fought hard the whole game," Pickford head coach Josh Rader said. "We seemed to have a lot of first game nerves, but there was no panic, no worry. The offense calmed down and responded. We had good focus, a good first game and a good victory. It's our first ye... Full story

  • Lac Vieux Desert gives to Watersmeet School

    Tom Stankard|Aug 28, 2015

    WATERSMEET — The Lac Vieux Desert Tribe continued its longstanding relationship with Watersmeet Township Schools by sharing a portion of its semi-annual revenue fund with them. Twice a year, the tribe presents the money, also known as 2 percent funds, to local units of government as part of a 1994 compact with the state. This year, tribal member Henry Smith said it presented the school with a check of $174,000. Using a portion of the 2 percent funds, George Peterson, Watersmeet K-12 principal and athletic director, said the K-12 school r... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 28, 2015

    Friday, Aug. 28 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Ironwood Carnegie Library Board, 4 p.m., library. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court, Ontonagon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Saturday, Aug. 29 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran... Full story

  • Joseph W. Mrofchak

    Aug 28, 2015

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Surrounded by the love of his family, a prominent former Ironwood businessman passed away peacefully at age 86 on Aug. 14, 2015, at The Castle Ridge Care Center in Eden Prairie. Joseph William Mrofchak was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Ironwood, Mich. Son of the late Frank and Josephine (Sobolewski) Mrofchak. He attended the Ironwood school system, graduating from Luther L. Wright High School in 1947, followed by one year at Gogebic Community College and Aberdeen Proving Grounds.... Full story