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Articles from the December 23, 2020 edition

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Ironwood board votes to dissolve Miners football co-op

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD — The three-district football co-op team in western Gogebic County is no more after the Ironwood Area Schools’ board of education voted to dissolve the co-op Monday, with the other districts... Full story


NICER hits crowdfunding goal for garden fundraiser

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] MONTREAL, Wis. — Northern Iron County Engaged Residents successfully completed its online crowdfunding fundraiser last week as the local group continues to raise money to develop a community garden in...


Marenisco edges toward new marijuana ordinance

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] MARENISCO - Members of the Marenisco Township Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to explore how a newly-created ordinance could address a window to... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Dec. 23 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem... Full story


Mary E. Samuelli

HURLEY, Wis. - Mary Samuelli, 102, of Hurley, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley after complications related to COVID-19. Mary... Full story


Evelyn M. Baratone

MANITOWOC, Wis. - Evelyn M. Baratone, age 87, of Manitowoc, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 2020 at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center in Manitowoc. Evelyn was born on April 10, 1933, in Ironwood,... Full story


Eila Kivi-Thomas

HURLEY, Wis. - Eila Kivi-Thomas, 87, passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation in Hurley. Eila was born on Sept. 1, 1933, in Iron Belt, to Kaino and Aina (Kangas)... Full story


Don Wakevainen

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Don Wakevainen, 91, of Wakefield, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Don was born on Dec. 18, 1929, in Wakefield to Donald T. and... Full story


Virginia 'Gin' Mae Halverson

IRONWOOD - Virginia "Gin" Mae Halverson, 93, of Ironwood, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, from complications related to COVID-19. She was born July 22, 1927, in Winegar, Wisconsin, to the late Merritt... Full story


Elmer E. Waurio

HURLEY, Wis. - Eino E. "Elmer" Waurio, 90, formerly of Ironwood Township, Michigan, passed away on Dec. 16, 2020, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. Elmer was born on April... Full story


Robert J. Kleimola Sr.

Robert J. Kleimola Sr., 92, died Dec. 18, 2020. He was born May 3, 1928, son of the late Lempi and Waino Kleimola. On June 11, 1951, he married Beatrice May, and she preceded him in death in 2011.... Full story


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