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Articles from the September 11, 2021 edition

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  • Wakefield Township opts out of Indianhead water system

    P.J. Glisson|Sep 11, 2021

    WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday evening to refuse an offer to take over the Indianhead Mountain water system. “My thoughts are that we don’t have a water operator,” said Supervisor Mandy Lake. Moreover, she added, “Billing — we’re not set up for that.” In short, she stated, “We are not in a position to take it over right now.” Treasurer Denise Laessig and Trustee Michael Heikkila voiced support for Lake’s views before the unanimous vote was taken. While summarizing an Aug. 12 meeting of...


    Sep 11, 2021

  • Hound Dog Hike set for Sunday

    Sep 11, 2021

    IRONWOOD — The 10th annual Hound Dog Hike will be held at the Miners Memorial Heritage Park in Ironwood on Sunday morning. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the hiking begins at 9 from the Iron King Dog Park, on the corner of Ayer Street and Bonnie Road. The dog park is located in the northeast corner of the MMHP. The event continues through noon. Proceeds from the event will benefit the dog park, which is a collaboration of HOPE Animal Shelter, the Friends of the MMHP and the city of Ironwood. “Walkers don’t have to start at 9. It’s me...

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 11, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Sept. 11 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. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, Sept. 12 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem Lutheran Church, I...

  • Frank Pusakulich

    Sep 11, 2021

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Frank Pusakulich, 94, of Ironwood Township, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. Frank was born on July 29, 1927, in Ramsay, a son of George and Anna (Soztonich) Pusakulich. He attended the Ramsay School and A.D. Johnston High School. Frank worked in Detroit for a few years, and returned to the area and worked at the Penokee Mine until its closing. He concluded his working career at White Pine Copper Mine, and retired in 1988. Frank was first married to... Full story