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Articles from the September 4, 2021 edition

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  • Mercer discusses essential worker compensation

    Zachary Marano|Sep 4, 2021

    MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Board of Supervisors discussed the federal stimulus bill, essential worker compensation and a bond for broadband services in the county on Thursday. Chairman John Sendra said the town recently received $72,272 in funds from the federal government as part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act. They will receive the same amount again in a second installment of the stimulus bill in June 2022 for a total of $144,545. The town was also provided money from the state of Wisconsin to compensate essential workers who...

  • Bessemer mulls funding for trailhead

    Charity Smith|Sep 4, 2021

    BESSEMER — The Bessemer Recreation Commission discussed ongoing plans for a new trailhead for the Iron Belle Trail behind city hall on Thursday evening. The commission heard from city manager Charly Loper that the Bessemer Area Historical Society and Tom Kangas, a resident historian, had agreed to help draft a letter of the historical significance of the railway to the area and the importance of preserving it with the trailhead. The letter will be used as part of a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund application. “We just need a let...

  • Curb Appeal

    Sep 4, 2021

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 4, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Sept. 4 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, Sept. 5 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Heal...

  • Marion Revoy

    Sep 4, 2021

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Marion Revoy, 103, of Ironwood, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Marion was born on March 11, 1918, to John and Amelia (Slivensky) Kichak, where she grew up with brothers, John, Joseph and Frank; and sisters, Elsie and Regina; as well as nephew, John Jr. All have preceded her in death. She attended Norrie School in Ironwood and graduated from St. Ambrose Catholic School with the class of 1936. She was united in...