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Edward Vinoski

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. - Edward Vinoski, 91, of Ironwood, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls, with his family by his side. Ed was born... Full story


Louis B. Chouinard

MINOCQUA, Wis. - Louis B. (Bubsy) Chouinard, 89, of Minocqua, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2019. Lou was born on Sept. 4, 1929, in Ironwood, to Louis and Arley Chouinard. He attended Bessemer Township... Full story


Niilo Arthur Vuorenmaa

SAXON, Wis. - Niilo Arthur Vuorenmaa, 87, of Saxon, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 15, 2019. Niilo was born on Sept. 27, 1931, in Ironwood, Mich., a son of Eric and Selina (Kitula) Vuorenmaa. He... Full story


Community calendar

Saturday, Aug. 17 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. North Country Trail Association Ni-Miikanaake Chapter... Full story


Russell LeRoy Havenor

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Russell LeRoy Havenor, 82, of Ironwood, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, 2019. Russell was born on Sept. 18, 1936, in Winegar, (Presque Isle Township) Wis., a son of Leslie... Full story


Marian Elizabeth (Brottlund) Erickson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Marian Elizabeth (Brottlund) Erickson, 97, of Ironwood, passed away on Aug. 6, 2019, in Ironwood. Marian was born on May 7, 1922, the daughter of John and Mabel (Westman) Brottlund,... Full story


Gogebic County broadband survey available

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD — Supporters of broadband expansion in Gogebic County are hoping residents will complete an online survey looking at demand in the region. The survey is part of a larger broadband expansion...


Buchko looks back on time with Gray Ladies

By MEGAN HUGHES IRONWOOD - Looking back, Joan Buchko of Ironwood remembers her time serving in the Gray Ladies fondly. The Gray Ladies was an organization dedicated to the...


Community calendar

Friday, Aug. 16 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/... Full story


Pocket Park trees tranformed

By LARRY HOLCOMBE IRONWOOD — Kay Johnson said her “art brain” kicked in when she saw the devastation that had befallen a pair of small trees in the Pocket Park in do...


County looks to fund EDA office

By TOM LAVENTURE BESSEMER — The work to open a county economic development authority office is moving forward, according to a report to the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday. In her county...


Shaffer named Homemaker of the Year at Gogebic County Fair

By MEGAN HUGHES IRONWOOD - Sharlene Shaffer of Ironwood was named Homemaker of the Year at the Gogebic County Fair last weekend. Shaffer and her family moved to Ironwood in 201...


Hurley school officials say security essential for learning

By TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY - As the 2019-20 school year approaches administrators of area school districts said funding has allowed security upgrades in an ongoing effort...


Community calendar

Thursday, Aug. 15 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson courts or Ironwood Memorial Building. 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.... Full story


DNR confirms cougar report from Gogebic County

IRONWOOD - A mountain lion image caught on a landowner's trail camera in Gogebic County has been confirmed as the state's 39th cougar report since 2008. The cat was photographed July 7 in daylight hou...


Pat O'Donnell Civic Center to get temporary dome

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - The Pat O'Donnell Civic Center will have a temporary dome installed for use this winter, according to Scott Erickson, Ironwood city manager. I...


Township introduces building ordinance update

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees introduced a new ordinance Monday night designed to update the township’s building code ordinance. Ordinance No. 58 would repeal and...


Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 14 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. DOVE... Full story


Dorothy E. Peterson

VIROQUA, Wis. — Dorothy E. Peterson, 89, formerly of Ironwood, Mich. and Westby, Wis., died June 25, 2019, while in residence at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua. Dorothy was born in Cashton, daughter of the late Bernard... Full story


Helene Rautanen

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Helene Rautanen, 92, of Wakefield, formerly of Bergland, passed away at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility on Aug. 6, 2019, surrounded by her close friends. She was born on Dec. 24, 1926, in Breslau Salasia Germany to the late... Full story


Fire investigation ongoing

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - Inspections and investigations are ongoing regarding the Sunday fire that damaged two second floor apartments and the Pines Restaurant below...


City to consider water filtration system

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission is proposing an engineering and funding search to build a water filtration system, according to discussion at its Monday meeting. The commission meeting drew...


Ironwood man sentenced on sex charge

By RICHARD JENKINS BESSEMER - An Ironwood man will serve over 6 years in prison on a criminal sexual conduct charge after being sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court...


Community calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 13 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson courts or Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Pioneer Park Apartments tenants only, Ironwood, 9-10 a.m.; Our Lady of Peace... Full story


Delores Proulx 'Gean' Hendrickson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Delores Proulx "Gean" Hendrickson, 95, passed away on July 12, 2019, of natural causes. Gean was born to Frances and Mary Dunn Proulx outside of Gagetown, Mich., in a small... Full story


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