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Documentary shows roots of 'flower power'

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - Patrons said the topic of a music documentary drew them to the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Friday, but to have the filmmaker present with a...


Gogebic County 4-H holds day camp

By BRYAN HELLIOS IRONWOOD - Roughly 50 children participated in Gogebic County 4-H's Summer Day Camp held at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. Ashley Dennis,...


David W. 'Hagar' Sears

SAXON, Wis. - David W. "Hagar" Sears, 72, of Saxon, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, June 20, 2019. He was born to William and Frances (Mashl) Sears on Nov. 11, 1946, in Ashland,... Full story


Franklin G. DuCharme

IRON BELT, Wis. – Franklin G. DuCharme, 86, a longtime resident of Iron Belt, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Franklin was born on April 11, 1933, in Saxon, a son of Arthur and Anna (Ylitalo) DuCharme. He attended Saxon High... Full story


Lempi Marie Rouse

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Lempi Marie Rouse, 94, a lifelong resident of Ironwood Township, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, with her loving family at her side. Marie was... Full story


All Aboard for History Camp: Students learn of days gone by

TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY - Area youth started a six-week exploration of area historic sites on Wednesday with the purpose of learning more about what everyday life was like...


Gary D. Johnson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Gary D. Johnson, 78, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019. Gary was born on Sept. 20, 1940, in Painesdale, a son of Hugo and Martha (Maki) Johnson. He... Full story


Forestry committee approves timber sale bids

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Iron County’s forestry and parks committee approved the winning bids for the county’s 2019 spring timber sale last week, a key source of revenue for the county. A total of 55 bids were...


Carole Marie Leppala-Mehling

DULUTH, Minn. — Carole Marie Leppala-Mehling, 60, of Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, May 27, 2019, at Essentia St. Mary’s in Duluth. Carole was born Oct. 13, 1958, in Ironwood to Bill Leppalla and Pat Junti (deceased). Bill later married Diane...


Louise J. Luoma

HURLEY, Wis. - Louise J. Luoma, 86, of Saxon, passed away on June 6, 2019, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center. Louise was born April 2, 1933, in Ironwood, Mich. to Louis and Mildred... Full story


DNR stocks trout at Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS SAXON, Wis. — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources crews were at Saxon Harbor Tuesday, releasing brown trout as part of the department’s...


Evers presents planning grant to Iron County

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - Gov. Tony Evers visited Hurley Tuesday to present Iron County officials with a coastal management grant and highlight the importance of...


Local departments respond to Kimball grass fire

By Bryan Hellios KIMBALL - Roughly 2 miles of ditch line west of Valley Road along U.S. 2 was left charred after a grass fire Tuesday afternoon. Paul Samardich, Iron...


1 killed in Pence ATV crash; Ironwood woman injured in Gurney crash

By RICHARD JENKINS PENCE, Wis. — The driver of an all-terrain vehicle is dead after he crashed his vehicle while riding in the town of Pence early Sunday morning. Iron County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Beacon...


Emilie Sue Spencer

ASHLAND, Wis.– Sue Spencer, born Emilie Marie Spencer, 71, of Ashland, died on May 23, 2019. She was born on June 1, 1947, to Gerald and Emily Eifolla in Ironwood, Mich. She graduated from Luther...


Saxon Harbor marina work continues on schedule

By RICHARD JENKINS SAXON, Wis. - Progress continues at Saxon Harbor as workers strive to complete the new marina by the mid-August target date. "The original plan for the...


Community calendar

Wednesday, May 22 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Free HIV and Hepatitis C Screening/Testing, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Iron County Health Department. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley.... Full story


Carolyn J. Martinson

RIB LAKE, Wis. — Carolyn J. Martinson, 65, of Rib Lake, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019, with her daughters at her side. Carolyn was born on Nov. 21, 1953, the daughter of Robert and Marylyn (Grayson) Gerbig. She graduated from Wakefield High... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, May 21 Loony Pedalers, 8:30 a.m., Carow Park, Mercer. Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson courts or Ironwood Memorial Building.... Full story


FEMA begins payment process for 2018 storms

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The process of reimbursing local communities for damaged sustained during a pair of storms last year is under way as the Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun issuing checks to Iron...


Contractor recommended for Saxon Harbor campground rebuild

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Iron County won’t be able to officially award the contract until federal officials sign off, but the county’s forestry committee recommended a contractor for building Saxon Harbor’s camp...

 By Larry Holcombe    News    April 1, 2019

Wisconsin heads to polls Tuesday

Tuesday is election day in Wisconsin with many candidates across the state running for local offices. In Iron County, the elections are for town offices and school boards, as well as a pair of seats on the Montreal city council. There’s also a...


Peter Roy Stevens

WAUSAU, Wis. — Peter Roy Stevens, 50, of Saxon, passed away on March 9, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau after a brief illness surrounded by his friends and family. Peter was born July 19, 1968, to Clarence and Gay (Pollari) Stevens in... Full story


Committee approves new campground, marina prices

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee approved new rates for some of the county’s campgrounds and the Saxon Harbor marina Tuesday, partially in recognition of the improvements made...


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