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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

 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,...


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


Meyers, Bewley advocate bills for Wisconsin flood prevention, resilience

MADISON, Wis. - State Rep. Beth Meyers, D-Bayfield, and state Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Ashland, are urging the passage of a series of bills introduced this week that would help areas around the state reco... Full story


City of Mellen gets $1.5 million in Enbridge property sale

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD — The city of Mellen received $1.5 million from Enbridge Inc., Tuesday, completing the sale of property the city council approved last November. The money pays for five acres of land between...


WisDOT holds Hurley roundabout meeting

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - Iron County's board room was packed Thursday night as Wisconsin Department of Transportation representatives provided an update on a pair of pla...


Enbridge holds open house for Line 5 route

By TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY - Enbridge, Inc. held an open house Thursday to discuss the proposed route for the Line 5 Wisconsin Segment Relocation Project. Enbridge, a...


Dorothy Marchant

KENOSHA, Wis. - Dorothy Marchant, 90, of Kenosha passed away on Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020, at ManorCare in Kenosha surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on June 6, 1929, in Saxon, the daughter... Full story


Forestry committee recommends moving forward with construction projects

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors is expected to act on a pair of resolutions regarded planned projects in the county after the county’s forestry and parks committee forwarded the...


Robert Phillip DuCharme

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Robert Phillip DuCharme, 74, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Jan. 30, 2020, in Wakefield, Michigan, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. He was born July 13, 1945, in Saxon, Wisconsin to Arthur and... Full story


Racers take to Wolverine for 8th annual Yooperbeiner

By MEGAN HUGHES IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The eighth annual Yooperbeiner snowshoe race/walk was held Saturday at the Wolverine Nordic Ski Trails. Prior to the race, lead organizer...


Saxon-Gurney Fire Department holds fundraiser

By TOM LAVENTURE SAXON, Wis. - The turnout was very good for the Saxon-Gurney Fire Department's largest fundraiser event on Sunday, according to Fire Chief Stacy Ofstad....


Fauerbach remembered with ABR bench

By TOM LAVENTURE ERWIN TOWNSHIP - Just prior to the start of the 11th Sisu Ski Fest on Saturday morning a group of family and friends dedicated a spot where a longtime...


Thomas E. 'Tom' Popko Jr.

Hurley, Wis. - Thomas E. "Tom" Popko Jr., 91, of Hurley, passed away Jan. 7, 2020, at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Hurley after a brief illness. Tom was the eldest of nine children, born May 30, 1928,... 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

 By Larry Holcombe    News    January 9, 2020

Iron County ballots set for April 7 election

Ballots are set for the spring election in Iron County after Tuesday’s filing deadline. Besides the county board of supervisors, there are also elections on April 7 for mayor and city council seats in Hurley and Montreal, the Mercer town board and... Full story

 By Tom LaVenture    News    January 9, 2020

Board seeks counsel for Gogebic County's reimbursement case

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved 7-0 a new attorney to provide legal counsel for the ongoing retirement funds issue with the Western Upper Peninsula Manpower Consortium. Wendy Marcotte of Marquette, will pr... Full story


Don Stanley

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Don Stanley, 82, of Ironwood, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 2020. Don was born on May 28, 1937, in Iron River, a son of Edward and Florence (Sunn) Stanley. He attended... Full story


Snowshoeing through drizzle for cause

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - With temperatures hovering around freezing and a cold drizzle coming down, people still showed up for the annual fundraising event Saturday ev...


Gogebic Range recovers from weekend snow storm

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - The second storm of the week brought about 20.1 inches of new snow to the west and northwest of Ironwood over the weekend, said Taylor...


ADRC looks to move soon

By TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY, Wis. — Staff of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North (ADRC) looks to move into the former Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Hurley by the end of the month, according to a re...


Karen Lauren

SCHOFIELD, Wis. - Karen Lauren, 77, of Gurney, went into the presence of our Lord on Nov. 20, 2019. Karen was born on May 26, 1942, in Saxon to Hilding and Ruth Norman. Karen graduated from Saxon... Full story


Hurley School District gets good report card

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - Hurley School District is getting good marks from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction but it's just a snapshot report and the work...


Iron County enters into agreement with Enbridge

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved an option agreement Tuesday that gives Enbridge Inc. the ability to purchase an easement on Iron County land if the company moves forward with a p...


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