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Iron County board discusses possible referendum

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — There may be a local referendum issue on the ballot next year after the Iron County Board of Supervisors discussed sending a proposal raising the county’s levy limit to voters Tuesday....


Robert J. Pieti

HURLEY, Wis. - Robert J. Pieti, 92 of Hurley, died peacefully at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center on Dec. 18, 2020. He was born Sept. 1, 1928, in Saxon, the son of the late Carlo and... Full story


Donald 'Dimps' Michael Smith

WAUSAU, Wis. - Donald "Dimps" Michael Smith, 70, of Hurley, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the Wausau Aspirus Hospital in Wausau. Don was born on May 21, 1950, in Ironwood, Michigan, to the... Full story


Claire J. 'Mia' Garro

IRON BELT, Wis. - Claire J. "Mia" Garro, 77 of Iron Belt, passed away at her home on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Mia was born the daughter of John and Evelyn (Peterson) Garro on July 19, 1943, in Ironwood,... Full story


Forestry committee approves firewood vendor contract

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — Although the price isn’t set yet, visitors to Saxon Harbor will likely be able to buy firewood at the harbor this summer after the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee approved a...


Saxon Snowcat Show thrives despite freezing temps

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - A Vintage Snowcat Show drew steady streams of viewers on Saturday despite biting wind chills that sunk well below the zero mid-day temperature. Do...


Iron County Health Department holds COVID vaccination clinic in Hurley

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY - The Iron County Health Department held its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Iron County Memorial Building Wednesday, as it continues to...


Township approves aid agreements

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Volunteer Fire Department will continue to help, and receive help from several area departments, as needed after the township board of trustees renewed mutual...


Byron Allen 'Buzza' Saari

HURLEY, Wis. - Byron Allen "Buzza" Saari, 67, of Hurley, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 13, 2021, after a 10-year battle with cancer. He was at home with family when he passed. He was born on... Full story


Wisconsin spring ballot takes shape

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY -- It may seem like people haven’t finished talking about the last election, but two more contests are on the horizon in Wisconsin as Iron County residents will join voters around the state in c...


Hurley freshmen learn to save lives

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction requires CPR training but the Hurley K-12 School also benefits from a teacher who brings years of...


Lorene Ann 'Renee' Massoglia

SAXON, Wis. — Lorene Ann “Renee” Massoglia, 81, of Saxon, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Renee was born on Aug. 31, 1939, in Ashland, the youngest child of Donald B. and Frances G. (Organist) Meredith. She graduated f... Full story


Iron County communities receive more than $470,000 in transportation aid

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation issued its first quarterly transportation aid payment of the year earlier this month, with municipalities around Wisconsin receiving a combined $126 million — including more than $470,000...


Patricia Ann Cattelino

APPLETON, Wis. - Patricia Ann Cattelino (neé Allen), 87, died peacefully on Dec. 29, 2020. Pat was the eldest of six siblings who grew up in Vermont and Madison, Wisconsin. After graduating from... Full story


Edith A. Kaari

HURLEY, Wis. — Edith A. Kaari, 99, of Hurley passed away on Dec. 26, 2020, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. Edith was born on Feb. 9, 1921, in Gurney, the daughter of Thomas and Annie (Mushal) Baribeau. She attended... Full story


Kathryn F. (Lundgren) Mieloszyk

HURLEY, Wis. - Kathryn F. (Lundgren) Mieloszyk, 88, of Hurley, and formerly of Ironwood Township, Michigan, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at the Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley, with... Full story


Equipment failure blamed for power outage

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — An equipment failure in Ironwood led to a power outage over much of the region miday Monday. An Xcel Energy map showed there were 26 outages in the area affecting 8,574 customers from Saxon...


Firefighters to collect toys for kids

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] Firefighters throughout Iron County will be collecting toys and other gifts for area children in need on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The collection effort is part of the Iron County Firefighters...


GRTA recognizes volunteers, supporters

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BESSEMER - Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Gogebic Range Trail Authority still wanted to recognize its supporters and volunteers for their...


Mary Anne Thurow

SAXON, Wis. - Mary Anne Thurow, 84, a lifelong resident of Saxon, began her next adventure on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, surrounded by her family in her crooked little house filled with colors and... Full story


Hurley K-12 School budget approved

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 School District Board unanimously approved its 2020-21 budget following a hearing and annual meeting on Monday. The board approved a general fund amount of $2,774,576. The...


Gary Douglas Masse

TAMPA, Fla. — Gary Douglas Masse died on Sept. 5, 2020, in Tampa. He was 74 years old, being born on July 26, 1946, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His parents were Emmett Masse of Saxon, Wisconsin, and Eleanor (Johnson) of Wakefield, Michigan. The... Full story


Virginia Geraldine Zradicka

LINDENHURST, Ill. - Virginia Geraldine Zradicka (nee Lahti) passed away peacefully on Oct. 1, 2020, at the age of 91 in Lindenhurst. Virginia was born on Oct. 25, 1928, the first child of Agnes and... Full story


Local farms host fall farm tour

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - Sunday was a beautiful day to be out and about in Saxon, Wisconsin. Local farms had gotten together and organized their "Saxon Fall Farm Market...


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