Articles from the August 31, 2023 edition

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Bessemer loses city manager and clerk-treasurer

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council is now facing the vacancy of its two highest positions in the city, thanks to the recent resignation of Jennifer Adams. Upon returning from vacation on Monday, Adams...


Porkies music festival draws massive crowd

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] ONTONAGON - Where can you go to hear anything from rock to soul to new-age fusion while mingling in a laid-back land of mellow smiles and easy goodwill? More...


Iron County Board rewards employees with incentives

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday evening to support county employees in relation to either flexibility in hours or targeted increases in pay. Representatives of six co...


Ironwood school board starts up school year

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area School District board met on Monday evening to finalize items pertaining to the 2023-2024 school year. One of the topics the board discussed was the hiring of a number of staff...


Donald Traczyk

HURLEY, Wis. - Donald Traczyk, 86, of Hurley, passed away on Aug. 24, 2023, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital after a three-year battle with three types of cancer. Don was born on Oct. 26, 1936, to Joseph... Full story


Carl G. Makela

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Carl G. Makela, born April 15, 1923, in Wakefield, and died on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, at the age of 100, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, Wisconsin.... Full story


Carol B. (Erm) Knight

RALEIGH, N.C. — Carol B. (Erm) Knight, formerly of Ironwood, passed away on July 3, 2023, of natural causes in Raleigh, North Carolina.... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 31 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


Patricia (Anderson) Miller

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Patricia (Anderson) Miller, 80, of Ironwood, passed away on August 23, 2023. A service of remembrance will be held on Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. at Mckevitt-Patrick Funeral Home. A complete obituary will follow. The family has chosen... Full story


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