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Janice F. Meredith-Gust

WAUSAU, Wis. - Janice F. Meredith-Gust passed away peacefully on Feb. 8, 2020, after a short illness while residing in Wausau. She was born on Dec. 31, 1933, to Donald and Frances Meredith of Mellen.... Full story


Campground nears completion

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - There's a light at the end of the tunnel for the rebuilding of Saxon Harbor, following its destruction in the July 2016 storm, as work on t...


Iron County US 2 project begins

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - Drivers traveling on U.S. 2 near Saxon may notice some increased construction activity as work began on several culverts Wednesday. The...


County board stresses importance of census participation

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — Iron County needs more of its residents to complete the census. That seemed to be the consensus at the Iron County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Iron County residents are filling out... Full story


DNR opts against Oman's Creek groin project

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - It looks like dredging will continue to be the way the mouth of Oman's Creek is kept open after the Department of Natural... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2020

Forestry Committee approves Schomberg paving improvements

HURLEY — The Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee decided improvements to Schomberg Park were the best way to honor the memory of Thomas E. Popko, voting Monday to send a bid to pave the park’s gravel areas to the full county board. A former... Full story


Mary Margaret DeZur

ASHLAND, Wis. - Mary Margaret DeZur, 88, passed away peacefully May 12, 2020, in Ashland, Wisconsin. She was born May 2, 1932, in Trout Creek, Michigan, the daughter of Thomas and Jennifer (Pelkola)... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 21 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center,... Full story


Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, ; Marenisco Town Hall, 9:15-9:30 a.m; Watersmeet Food Pantry, 10-10:30 a.m.; Bruce Crossing, Stannard Township ballpark, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. Alcoholics... Full story


Hurley bringing celebration to graduates

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 school staff, parents and first responders are offering curbside congratulations to graduating seniors in lieu of traditional end-of-year events due to the coronavirus...


Work continues rebuilding Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - With the arrival of warmer weather and the beginning of the construction season, work is under way to complete the rebuilding of Saxon...


Iron County board sworn in, elects chair

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — With the entirety of its membership either elected or re-elected in the April 7 election, the 15 supervisors on the Iron County Board of Supervisors were sworn in for their new terms Tuesday... Full story


Iron County communities get over $380,000 in transportation aid

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] MADISON, Wis. — Iron County’s 12 cities and towns will be receiving over $380,000 in general transportation aid to help with road work, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced last...


Hiller wins seat on Iron County Board

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY -- Challenger Tanner Hiller defeated incumbent Jim Kichak to represent Mercer in the lone contested Iron County Board of Supervisors race in the April 7 election. The results of the election,...


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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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...


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