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 By Tom LaVenture    News    August 14, 2020 

Health department requests increase

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday heard a request for an allocation increase from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. Kate Beer, the health officer for WUPHD, attended the county board meeting to discuss... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 13 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 13 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 

Ironwood COVID testing planned

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD — People in the Ironwood area will be able to be tested for COVID-19 Wednesday during a testing event at the Ironwood Public Safety Department. The no-cost event is scheduled to run from 11...

 

Employment specialists attend EDC meeting

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Economic Development Corporation had an employment specialist attend the regular meeting on Wednesday. The meeting started with Steve Lehto, Jr., the new employer specialist...

 

Gogebic COVID-19 count nears 100

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HANCOCK — As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to climb, local health officials are warning of high-risk exposure sites in Gogebic and Iron counties that may be partially responsible for... Full story

 

Charlene Audrey Newhouse

HURLEY, Wis. - On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, Charlene A. Newhouse, 79, of Hurley, Wisconsin passed peacefully into her Savior's arms. Jesus Christ received Charlene by grace into His eternal home.... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Friday, Aug. 7 Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al-Anon,... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 6 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

Health department releases testing event data

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — The Iron County Health Department released the results of last month’s testing events in Hurley and Mercer Monday. A total of 251 tests were administered at the July 23 testing event in... Full story

 

Primary election today

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER — Today is election day in Michigan as voters face a partisan primary election for many local, state and federal offices, as well as a few local millage requests. The winners of their respecti...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, Aug. 4 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 

Joseph M. Sharkey

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Joseph M. Sharkey, 67, of Ontonagon, passed away at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on July 30, 2020, from injuries sustained in his tractor. Joe was born on Nov. 2, 1952, to Dr. John D. and JoAnn (Shotka) in Detroit. He was a 1971... Full story

 

Mask mandate not a priority in Iron County

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — Iron County Sheriff Paul Samardich indicated his department won’t be forcing people to wear masks in a clarification he issued Friday regarding Gov. Tony Evers’ Thursday order mandating... Full story

 

E-TC discusses funding at meeting

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] EWEN — The Ewen-Trout Creek School Board agreed to send a letter to the Ontonagon County Board requesting that the school district receive 33% of a payment in lieu of taxes (PILT) that the county receives each...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Aug. 1 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank,... Full story

 

GOISD to provide funds for pandemic prevention efforts

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BERGLAND — The six members of the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District will be receiving funds for supplies to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this fall after the GOISD board voted... Full story

 

Whitmer closes bars in Michigan

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] LANSING — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in their states, the governors in Michigan and Wisconsin have brought back measures from earlier this year designed to halt the spread of...

 

Community Calendar

mmunity news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Friday, July 31 Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, July 30 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, July 29 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem... Full story

 

COVID continues to spread locally

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] As the number of local cases of COVID-19 continues to climb, local health officials continue to warn residents about the need to contain the spread of the virus. The Iron County Health Department... Full story

 

Iron County Health Department releases possible Mercer COVID exposure sites

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY - The Iron County Health Department released two additional locations in Iron County Thursday where someone who tested positive for COVID-19 was...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, July 25 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food... Full story

 

COVID-19 testing held in Hurley

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY - Dozens of automobiles were already in line Thursday morning when an all-day COVID-19 testing event started at the Hurley K-12 school parking... Full story

 

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