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Grocers install cashier shields

By TOM LAVENTURE The two major grocery stores in Ironwood and neighboring Hurley, Wisconsin have installed plexiglass shields at checkout stands. The shields are in place...


Hurley elementary teachers transition to online learning

By TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY, Wis. - Hurley elementary teachers say online learning was already utilized in the classroom setting and has made for a smooth transition in the...


Frances C. Templer

HURLEY, Wis. - Frances C. Templer, 96, of Ironwood, Michigan, died on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at the Villa Maria Nursing Home in Hurley. She was born on Jan. 24, 1924, in Ironwood, Michigan, the... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 2 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story


Transfer Station to remain closed

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority plans to continue the shutdown of its transfer station and recycling facility for the... Full story


Absentee ballot requests soar in face of coronavirus

By CHARITY SMITH With the threat of the coronavirus looming everywhere, a record number of voters in Iron County, Wisconsin, are choosing to vote absentee in this year's...


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, April 1 Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Iron County Veterans Service... Full story


Ironwood changes meal distribution schedule

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD -- The Ironwood Area Schools is reducing the number of days it is distributing meals while classes remain cancelled in response to the... Full story


Jean Holcombe

OMAHA, Neb. — Jean Holcombe, 86, of Omaha, died Thursday evening, March 26, 2020, at Josie Harper Hospice House due to complications with advanced Parkinson’s disease. Jean Carol Pearson was born to Andrew and Signe (Nelson) Pearson near Plum... Full story


Area's COVID-19 exposure sites identified

IRONWOOD — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department has identified sites that were visited by an individual who recently tested positive for the COVID-19 disease from the coronavirus pandemic. Local residents visiting these sites may be at...


Agate hunting helps with cabin fever

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Lake Superior shoreline attracted several area residents during the warm sunshine on Friday. Lori Danella, of Hurley, said the...


Community calendar

Saturday, March 28 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story


Nick Raymond Furyk

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Nick Raymond Furyk, 64, of Ironwood, passed away on March 26, 2020, in Ironwood, Michigan. He was born on May 11, 1955, in Ironwood, son of Bernard and Carol Furyk. He attended local schools and graduated from J. E. Murphy High... Full story


Wisconsin election officials urge absentee voting

By RICHARD JENKINS MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Election Commission is urging the state’s voters to consider casting their votes in next month’s election via absentee ballot as a means of preventing the spread of...


Stores discourage hoarding, daily shopping

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - Local grocers are saying product shortages are temporary, and usually refilled in a day or two, while also emphasizing social distancing and...


Community calendar

Thursday, March 26 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:45-10 a.m. EDT; White Pine Township Hall, 10:20-10:35 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon Holy Family Catholic Church,... Full story


June H. Luoma

IRONWOOD, Mich. - June H. Luoma, 83, of Erwin Township, passed away on March 25, 2020, in Ironwood, Michigan. She was born on June 22, 1936, daughter of Donald and Martha (Kuitunen) Hakala. June... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, March 25 Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Iron County Veterans Service... Full story


Iron County Sheriff's Department remains committed to providing services

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — As county facilities restrict access to the public and county officials seek to limit in-person interactions in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Iron County Sheriff Paul Samardich is...


Whitmer executes 'stay home' order

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD — Local officials are adjusting to a statewide stay at home order and are asking for compliance from area residents. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive...


Community calendar

Thursday, March 19 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood....

 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 18, 2020

Seniors receive drive-by lunches

HURLEY, Wis. - With the spirit of the drive-in restaurants the staff of the Hurley Senior Center are enjoying the switch to takeout lunches. On Monday the Iron County congregate meal sites in Hurley,...

 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 18, 2020

Wisconsin bars, dine-in restaurants ordered closed

HURLEY, Wis. — Wisconsin follows Michigan in ordering bars and restaurants to close at 5 p.m. Tuesday along with other restrictions on gatherings in light of efforts to slow the pandemic spread of coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19. Gov. Tony...


Community calendar

Wednesday, March 18 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story


Donald D. Reid

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Donald D. Reid, 90, of Ironwood, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on Dec. 17, 1929, in Hayward, Wisconsin,... Full story


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