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Robert E. 'Butch' Rowe

SAXON, Wis. - Robert E. "Butch" Rowe, 83, of Saxon, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 7, 2023. Robert was born on June 24, 1940, at home in Gurney, Wisconsin. The son of the late Lester... Full story


Iron County Fair draws crowds

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - The Iron County Fair drew crowds to Saxon last weekend, with people gathering to enjoy fair goodies, live music, demonstrations and shows at the...


Iron County Fair honors Carolyn Alonen

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] SAXON, WIS. — The Penokee Range 4H Livestock Club annual livestock auction was a somewhat solemn affair this year, as members of the community remembered Carolyn Alonen, a lifelong supporter of the Penokee...


William Robert 'Bill' Sivula

WEST BEND, Wis. - William Robert "Bill" Sivula, age 84, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Froedtert West Bend Hospital. Bill was born on Sept. 17, 1948, in Hurley, to Tauno and Vieno (nee Sal... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 25 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Mercer Health... Full story


Craig Eric Wesenberg

SAXON, Wis. - Craig Eric Wesenberg passed away unexpectedly in his home in Saxon, early in the morning of Saturday, April 8, 2023. Craig was only 48 when he passed, his absence in this world and the... Full story


Ralph T. Clement

ASHLAND, Wis. - Ralph T. Clement, age 83, of Ashland, passed away with loving family by his side, Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center. Ralph was born April 6, 1939, in... Full story

 By Larry Holcombe    News    March 30, 2023

Wisconsin voters head to polls Tuesday

Tuesday is Election Day in Wisconsin. A race for an open seat on the state Supreme Court will appear on ballots statewide, but there are local contests and ballot initiatives across the state, including here in Iron County. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8...


Carol Jean Moncher

HURLEY, Wis. - Carol Jean Moncher, 83, of Hurley, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 24, 2023, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota, after a brief illness. Born in... Full story


Iron County Board addresses Oma land dispute again

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — At a Tuesday evening meeting, members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a resolution that will formulate a county forest law withdrawal application in relation to a pending...


Sno-Cats on parade

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - After a run of days with sub-zero temperatures, Saturday's mild temperatures filled the ski slopes at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort. But th...


Saxon-Gurney FD raises money

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] SAXON, Wis. — The Saxon-Gurney Fire Department offered their annual roast beef fundraiser on Sunday, bringing back the tradition after a two-year absence. The crowd at the Community Center exceeded...


William B. Leppala

CRESCENT VALLEY, Nev. - William B. "Bill" Leppala, 81, of Crescent Valley, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023. He died at home, in Nevada, at his home he had built out of straw bales on his 80 acres. He was... Full story


Carolyn 'Carol' Ann Alonen

KIMBALL, Wis. - Carolyn Ann Alonen, 60, of Kimball, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer with her loving family by her side. Carol was... Full story


Wakefield home offers cheer with vintage Christmas lights

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Christmas often inspires memories of childhood and other bygone days, especially those most reminiscent of the greatest holiday spirit. That is...


Donna Marie Eifolla

MARSHFIELD, Wis. - Donna Marie Eifolla, 67, of Saxon, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center. She was born to Norbert J. and Mayona (Rowe) Buinowski on April 17, 1955,... Full story


Donna M. Eifolla

MARSHFIELD, Wis. – Donna M. Eifolla, 67, of Saxon, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center. Private family services are taking place. A full obituary to follow. The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home to... Full story


Pearl D. Cornetto

GILE, Wis. — On Nov. 15, 2022, after 100 years, Pearl D. Carnetto began her final journey. She was born on Aug. 11, 1922, in Boniface, Michigan, to David P. and Helen A. Galarno. The family settled in Gurney, Wisconsin. Pearl graduated... Full story


Iron County passes nearly $20 million budget for 2023

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a 2023 budget of nearly $20 million at its Monday evening meeting. The vote followed a related public hearing in which Iron County Clerk Michael...


Jean Marilyn (Mattson) Holst

ASHLAND, Wis. - Jean Marilyn (Mattson) Holst of Ironwood Township, Michigan, passed away peacefully at North Shore Healthcare in Ashland on Oct. 16, 2022. She was born on Feb. 6, 1933, the daughter of... Full story


Stella K. Niemi

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Stella K. Niemi, of Ironwood, passed away on Nov. 30, 2021, at Westgate Nursing Home in Ironwood. Stella was born Sept. 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Stanley Sr. and... Full story


Virginia Mae (Clement) Carpenter

HURLEY, Wis. - Virginia Mae (Clement) Carpenter, age 93, passed away peacefully at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley on Sept. 23, 2022. Born on Aug. 11, 1929, Virginia was the... Full story

 By P.J. Glisson    News    September 8, 2022

Festivale Italiano thrives on Silver Street

HURLEY - Festivale Italiano drew a hefty crowd on Saturday, packing Silver Street with people of all ages exchanging smiles, hugs and shout-outs. The 70-ish temperatures were warm with just enough...


Fair brings weekend thrills

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - Despite interruptions from Mother Nature, the Gogebic County Fair drew lively crowds over the past weekend and allowed local residents to...

 By P.J. Glisson    News    August 11, 2022

Draft horses pull off a great show at Iron County Fair

SAXON, Wis. - One of the most popular events at this year's Iron County Fair was the draft horse pulling contest, in which four 2-horse teams pulled thousands of pounds in an attempt to show who's...


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