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  • Montreal applies for funding for new city park

    Zachary Marano|Nov 17, 2021

    MONTREAL, Wis. - Mayor Kelly Traczyk said that the city of Montreal applied for the Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant to receive funding for a proposed park at the Montreal common council meeting on Nov. 9. Traczyk said it will be named Riverside Park, which is also the name of the community center on a 1938 map of the city. The proposed park will be located on 22 acres of city property and will have a "mindfulness meditation walk," a dog park and community gardens. An old baseball field will...

  • Hurley School Board grants funds for hockey players

    Charity Smith|Nov 17, 2021

    HURLEY, Wis — The Hurley School Board awarded the Hurley/Ashland co-op hockey team a $500 grant per player during its regular meeting on Monday night. The district has been participating in the co-op for four years, and every year participation has increased. According to Brooke Gilbertson, the team was formed with five players from Hurley. In its second season it had six, in the third season there were eight players, and there are now nine Hurley players on the team. She said she expects to have at least nine next year as well, possibly m...

  • Clifford LeRoy Korpi

    Nov 17, 2021

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Clifford LeRoy Korpi, 95, of Platteville, died on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Park Place Memory Care. Private family services will be held at the Platteville Free Methodist Church. The Melby Funeral Home and Crematory of Platteville is serving the family. Memorials may be made to the Clifford Korpi Memorial Fund, which can be mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 245, Platteville, WI 53818. Online condolences may be made at Clifford was born on Jan. 26, 1926, in M... Full story

  • Luther 'Lucciano' James-Thomas Hebert

    Nov 17, 2021

    WATERSMEET, Mich. - Luther "Lucciano" James-Thomas Hebert, 25, of Watersmeet, died unexpectedly Nov. 11, 2021, in Ironwood. He was born on April 13, 1996, in Marquette. Luther attended Watersmeet Township School and graduated with the class of 2014 from the Watersmeet High School. He loved music, singing and dancing. He was a jokester and enjoyed quoting movie references. He is survived by his parents, Angel Hebert and Patrick Hazen II; his paternal grandmother DeVerney; his girlfriend, Mariah...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 17, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Nov. 17 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Marenisco Town Hall, 9:15-9:30 a.m; Watersmeet Food Pantry, 10-10:30 a.m.; Bruce Crossing, Stannard Township ballpark, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Financial Assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,...