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Resorts optimistic for regional skiing

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Area ski resort managers are optimistic that more regional skiers will stay closer to home this season and help boost the struggling... Full story

 

Arlene M. Gierl

BESSEMER, Mich. - Arlene Gierl, 87, of Bessemer, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Arlene was born on Sept. 6, 1932, in York, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Calvin and Elnora Mills. In 1950,... Full story

 

Antonio 'Tony' U. Paterno

BESSEMER, Mich. - Antonio "Tony" U. Paterno, 72, of 1305 W. Lead St. Bessemer, passed away in his home after succumbing to a courageous battle against cancer. Tony was born Jan. 30, 1948, in Asiago,... Full story

 

Carol Jean (Thomas) Cocking

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Carol Jean (Thomas) Cocking, 72, of Bessemer Township, passed away peacefully at home of natural causes on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was born on April 5, 1947, in... Full story

 

Skiing season closes early amidst coronavirus warnings

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The skiing season ended this past weekend on a busy note, despite recent warnings of coronavirus and various health mandates from state and national officials....

 

11th annual Sisu Ski Fest kicks off

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - The 11th Sisu Ski Fest promises to be the biggest ever but it won't lose it's small-town charm, according to organizers. There are 750 racers... Full story

 

Gogebic Range rings in 2020

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The fireworks were vivid under star-filled skies and snow covered ski hills and the sounds crackled sharply in the cold air to give...

 

Skiers enjoy warm Sunday at Indianhead Mountain

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Temperatures near 40 degrees brought steady traffic to the slopes at Big Snow Resort's Indianhead location on Sunday. The impending New Year's holid...

 

Families come together for festivities, fun

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - Christmas is a time when many friends and families gather from near and far, with many returning home for a visit. Traditions often arise -...

 

Appleton couple enjoys life on slopes

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — When winter arrives Fran Frye and Mark Stoeger leave Appleton, Wisconsin for the slopes of the Upper Peninsula. The two rent a...

 

Gogebic Range winter sports season under way

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] ERWIN TOWNSHIP - This week's storms brought enough snow to the Gogebic Range that local winter sport enthusiasts were able to get out and enjoy some of...

 

Copper Peak gala attracts support

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER - A 50th anniversary celebration of Ironwood's Copper Peak ski-flying hill was well-received on Saturday evening, with about 125 people enjoying the...

 

Wolverine Ski Trails to host winter triathlon

IRONWOOD - Wolverine Ski Trails will host the Mountains of the Midwest winter triathlon on Saturday, March 2. The race will include a 6k skate or classic cross-country ski, 8k fat tire bike ride and...

 

State politicians hear concerns from Range residents

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - The two men representing Gogebic County in the Michigan legislature were in town Friday visiting with local officials and holding a public...

 

Snow enthusiasts gather for Cat Clowder

By BRYAN HELLIOS [email protected] BESSEMER - The amount of snow in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan is irresistible for many snowmobile and skiing enthusiasts. Ted Olson and his son,...

 

Fat bike fans explore Wolverine trails

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHP - For some, the arrival of snow means it's time to put their bikes away. For fat tire bike riders, snow means it's time to get their...

 

Community calendar

Saturday, Jan. 12 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. area74.org. Sisu Awards Ceremony, 1:30 p.m., Ironwood Memorial... Full story

 

Blizzard exhibit formed for 10th annual Sisu races

By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] IRONWOOD — Participants in the weekend’s Sisu Ski Fest cross country marathon races in Ironwood will have the opportunity to step back into time when the Gogebic Range was hit with “the mother of all b...

 

Township schedules budget workshop

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — After hearing from residents at the last meeting, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees decided more work was needed on next year’s budget; with the board Monday scheduling a...

 

November snowfall piles up across Gogebic Range

By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] IRONWOOD - The 4.5-inch snowfall that fell for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday in Ironwood has been typical for the month. With more than a week left...

 

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