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Spring planting

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - Lake Superior was stocked with approximately 25,000 yearling brown trout fish at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday by the Wisconsin Department of...


Iron County mulls Germania Hill access road

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — Iron County will soon consider building its own access road or updating its arrangement with a private landowner to reach a communication tower on Germania Hill in Hurley. At its Thursday...

 News    May 4, 2021

Kids get their own fishing opener

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The Saturday Wisconsin fishing opener offered good weather and anglers at Weber Lake had a little extra special fun for families attending...


Jim Danielson

SAXON, Wis. - Jim Danielson, 62, of Ironwood, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 10,, 2021, while doing what he loved the most - spending time outdoors. Jimmy was born on August 19, 1958, in... Full story


Donald 'Don' Valkama

SAXON, Wis. - Donald "Don" Valkama, age 75, of Saxon, went to the abundant hunting and fishing area in the sky on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, unexpectedly at his home. Don was born on Feb. 8, 1945, to... Full story


Joyce M. Kallas (Baron)

HURLEY, Wis. - Joyce M. Kallas (Baron), 91, of Hurley, died peacefully Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley after a lengthy illness of dementia. Her... Full story


Roundabout among 2021 road projects in Iron County

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY - The plan for this season's road work in Iron County, including the construction of the county's first roundabout, is beginning to take shape...


Lightning blamed for power outage

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - Lightning is said to have caused an equipment failure at an Ironwood substation, leading to a Monday morning power outage for much of Gogebic...


Kenneth Clement

AHSLAND, Wis. - Kenneth Clement, 80, of Saxon, passed away on Feb. 27, 2021. Kenneth was born on Aug. 13, 1940, in Saxon, the son of Joseph and Gladys Clement. Ken attended school in Saxon and... Full story


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


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