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Articles from the October 7, 2019 edition

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  • Kellett buried with honors

    Tom LaVenture|Oct 7, 2019

    IRONWOOD - Walter Kellett is now at eternal rest in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. The 12,500-mile journey came 77 years after military historians say Kellett died at the Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp in the Philippines on July 19, 1942. The last mile of his journey was a drizzly cool morning drive in a funeral coach from the McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home to the cemetery, where people gathered along the route to pay respects. The hearse entered the cemetery gate underneath...

  • NCT group hikes to Montreal Gorge

    Richard Jenkins|Oct 7, 2019

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The hardy few who braved the cold, wet, windy weather Saturday morning got the chance to preview the future path of the North Country Trail on Little Girl’s Points and enjoy one of the best views of fall leaves in the county as the Ni-Miikanaake chapter hosted a hike to the Montreal Gorge. The small group hiked along Lake Road from the Superior Falls parking lot for a short distance before heading off road and along a muddy all-terrain vehicle trail to the cliffs above the Montreal River. Saturday’s hike was the final group...

  • David Joseph Barbacovi

    Oct 7, 2019

    HURLEY, Wis. - David Joseph Barbacovi, 57, of Hurley, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at his home. David was born on March 14, 1962, at Divine Infant Hospital in Wakefield, Mich., a son of Ray and Jean (Pancheri) Barbacovi. He lived in Bessemer, Mich., throughout his childhood and later moved to the Ironwood, Mich., and Hurley area. David attended Bessemer area schools and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School with the class of 1980. After graduation he co... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 7, 2019

    Monday, Oct. 7 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, Wakefield. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Ironwood Sports Hall of Fame, 6 p.m., Luther L. Wright K-12 School, room 205. MECCA Ski Club, 6 p.m., MECCA cabin near the treatment facility, Mercer, Wis. Erwin Community Club, 6:30 p.m., Erwin town hall.... Full story