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Gloria L. Maniaci

HURLEY, Wis. - Gloria L. Maniaci, 90, of Hurley, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. Gloria was born on July 28, 1932, in Ironwood, Michigan, a daughter of Alphonse and Lauraine (Catori) Giannunzi... Full story


Larry Gulan

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Larry Gulan, 84, of Ironwood, passed away in his sleep, as he wanted, on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Larry was born on May 3, 1937, a son of Anton and Leone Gulan. On May 16, 1964,... Full story


Esther Maki

ERWIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The Lord has mercifully and peacefully guided Esther Maki, 89, into Heaven on April 14, 2021, taking her from her beloved home. Esther was born Aug. 18, 1931, the daughter of... Full story


John Edwin Smith

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - John Edwin Smith, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2020. He is survived by his two daughters, Jayme and Joy Smith; one brother, Robert (Susan) Smith of Corpus... Full story


Raymond 'Ray' Kuula

DULUTH, Minn. - Raymond "Ray" Kuula, 87, of Ironwood, passed away Aug. 16, 2020 at Essentia St. Mary's Duluth from respiratory failure due to complications of Parkinson's, of which Ray used his Sisu t... Full story


Mary Loreti-Sears

SAXON, Wis. - Mary (Loreti) Sears passed away peacefully at Aspirus Hospital in Ironwood, Mich., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Despite all the physical problems Mary dealt with throughout her life, she... Full story


Hurley Northstars

By BRYAN HELLIOS [email protected] HURLEY — Hurley K-12 School students and staff voted on Wednesday and chose Northstars as their new mascot to represent the school. The school originally planed to announce the new mascot at an upcoming...


Hurley board sticks with mascot change

By RICHARD JENKINS and BRYAN HELLIOS [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley School Board acknowledged mistakes had been made in the process, but voted Monday to proceed with plans to change...


Hurley School Board issues statement after voting to discontinue Midget mascot

HURLEY — On Monday evening, the Hurley School District School Board unanimously voted to discontinue the use of the high school’s Midget mascot at the end of the 2018-19 school year. School board president Joe Simonich said there had been a lot...


New year, new mascot

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY — Midgets no more. The Hurley School Board voted Monday evening to remove the Midgets as the school mascot and directed the administration to rebrand the school by the beginning of next school...


Joseph Frank Cayer

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Joseph Frank Cayer, 68, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Joe was born on June 1, 1950, in Ironwood, son of the late... Full story


Midget debate begins in advance of committee

HURLEY - The Hurley School Board's decision Monday to evaluate the school district's Midget mascot has created a social media firestorm. The initial reaction seems to be mostly opposed to changing...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 8, 2018

Midgets rout Suring for second straight win

SURING, Wis. --- Andy Hamlin ran for five touchdowns as Hurley improved its record to .500 with its second consecutive win, 62-7, at Suring Friday night. The Midgets' offense was operating at an elite...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 25, 2018

Big play Oredockers defeat Midgets

HURLEY - A one-score deficit might have been no problem. Even having two-touchdowns to make up in the second half would have been manageable. But not three. Especially not the way Ashland got the...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 22, 2017

Red Devils survive defensive battle with Midgets

By JASON JUNO [email protected] IRONWOOD - Up by three points in the final seconds, Ironwood coach Pete Lewinski didn't even think about fouling to prevent a 3-point shot attempt by Hurley....

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 9, 2017

50-point second half lifts Red Devils past Butternut

IRONWOOD - After scoring just 23 points in the first half, reaching a five-year high on the scoreboard by game's end was about the last thing Ironwood expected Friday night. But a 50-point second...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 5, 2017

Midgets' comeback runs out of time

PORT WING, Wis. - South Shore looked every bit the part of conference favorite in the first half, building a 37-18 lead on Hurley, which looked every bit the part of a team working in new - but... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 21, 2017

Unstoppable: Midgets score 76, rush for 647

TURTLE LAKE, Wis. --- While the score may have looked like it, Hurley didn't play a basketball game Friday night. Their football season shows no signs of ending anytime soon. Taking their offense to...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 14, 2017

Midgets clinch 20th straight playoff appearance with win over Gremlins

HURLEY - Sure Hurley probably could have made the playoffs regardless of Friday night's result. But from the opening play of the game, when the Midgets' Isaac DeCarlo ran down and knocked the ball loo...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 26, 2017

Midgets score 22 unanswered to beat Miners

HURLEY - For nearly all of the first half, the Hurley-Gogebic game was more than living up to the hype Friday night. The new-look Midgets looked solid, and the Miners, in their first game since...


Croci-Steiger claim fifth Quarterback Club title

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY - Golf is a game of numbers. It took four playoff holes for Jack Croci and Tim Steiger to win their fifth Hurley Quarterback Club golf tournament...


Hurley boys, Ironwood girls second at Ashland

ASHLAND, Wis. - The Hurley boys were a close second and the Ironwood girls were runner-up as Ashland swept its home track-and-field invite, the Welker, Monday. A chilly day with a strong wind off...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 21, 2017

Midgets can't sustain hot-shooting 1st half, Cook boils Hurley for 52

HURLEY - Hurley scored at Washburn's pace for a half, but they couldn't maintain it for the entire game. And they couldn't stop Trevor Cook. Not that anyone else has been able to either. Cook led the...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 8, 2016

Midgets outlast Miners

BESSEMER - Hurley's potent rushing attack was too much for a shorthanded Gogebic Miners squad as the Midgets won the non-conference meeting 42-6 Friday night. The Midgets rushed 55 times for 455...


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