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Skiing season closes early amidst coronavirus warnings

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The skiing season ended this past weekend on a busy note, despite recent warnings of coronavirus and various health mandates from state and national officials....

 

Telemark skiing celebrated at Whitecap

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] UPSON, Wis. — It was a celebration of the “FreeHeelers” and the “tele-turn” this weekend as skiers from around the region attended World...

 

Gogebic Range winter sports season under way

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] ERWIN TOWNSHIP - This week's storms brought enough snow to the Gogebic Range that local winter sport enthusiasts were able to get out and enjoy some of...

 

Scavenger hunt encourages people to explore Iron County

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — A scavenger hunt is underway in northern Iron County. Participants have until Aug. 11 to attempt to solve a series of clues and visit 11 sites around the northern part of the county. The hunt...

 

Whitecap Mountains Resort plans $10 million resurgence

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The charred remains of the base lodge at Whitecap Mountains Resort are now in the process of being demolished after a Jan. 18 chimney fire...

 

Raymond H. Mezzano

HURLEY, Wis. - Raymond H. Mezzano, 91, a long-time resident of Montreal, died peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, May 18, 2019, in Hurley, Wis. He was born in Montreal on Aug. 13, 1927,... Full story

 

New Paavo route to avoid U.S. 51, much of 77

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — Local runners got their first look at the new route for the Paavo Nurmi Marathon Wednesday at an informational meeting at the Iron County courthouse. Organizers said the 51st running of the...

 

Local ATV trails open

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — Iron County’s summer recreation season got underway Thursday as the county’s ATV/UTV trails opened at 7 a.m. Although the trails have dried enough from the spring thaw to allow them to... Full story

 

Sun, snow helps skiers enjoy day at Whitecap

By STEVE NEWMAN [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - With temperatures reaching 50 degrees on Saturday, enthusiastic skiers were trying to enjoy some of the last days of ski season at Whitecap...

 

Whitecap resort back in business day after lodge burns

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - Despite a Friday fire that destroyed its main lodge, the Whitecap Mountains Resort was open for business on Saturday. "The lifts were operational...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 19, 2019

Whitecap main lodge burns Friday

UPSON, Wis. - Employees at the Whitecap Mountain ski resort watched hopelessly late Friday afternoon as the main lodge area burned out of control. Iron County fire departments attempted to save the ch...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 29, 2018

With groomers out on trails, snowmobiling caution advised

HURLEY - The 6 to 8 inches of heavy snow that fell on Friday on the Gogebic Range improved conditions for all outdoor activities. Area motels and gas stations benefitted from the snow that also blanke...

 

November snowfall piles up across Gogebic Range

By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] IRONWOOD - The 4.5-inch snowfall that fell for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday in Ironwood has been typical for the month. With more than a week left...

 

Whitecap Mountains christens resort with inaugural Oktoberfest

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The first Oktoberfest at Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson featured a crisp, colorful Saturday with participants arriving in rows of cars or all-...

 

Whitecap sets Saturday events; joins chamber for Paavo week

By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] UPSON, Wis. — Octoberfest is coming to Whitecap Mountain on Saturday with events planned for young and old alike. Whitecap manager David Dziuban said the events will begin at 10 a.m. with a keg-tapping. Th...

 

David Phillip Lundberg

HURLEY, Wis. - On Sept. 23, 2018, at 6:02 a.m., David Phillip Lundberg, 82, passed away, having lived life to its fullest. The joy he found in working hard was done. David was born in the sand countie... Full story

 

Iron County maple syrup forum planned

HURLEY — Despite having some of the highest concentration of sugar maple forests in the country, northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula lack a strong commercial maple syrup industry. A forum in Iron County planned for later this fall...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 8, 2018

Whitecap manager outlines renovation progress, plans

UPSON, Wis. — An ongoing renovation project at Whitecap Mountains is preparing the facility for year-’round tourists. David Dziuban is managing the effort that currently includes 30 employees. “These are all local people. We wanted to make an...

 

Iron County Heritage Festival starts Friday

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] The 16-day Iron County Heritage Festival begins this weekend - Friday actually - with a passel of activities. The festival is an annual effort by the Iro...

 

Evelyn Jeanne Lundberg

HURLEY, Wis. - On June 21, 2018, at 12:30 a.m., Evelyn Jeanne Lundberg, 80, crossed the river into the arms of her Heavenly Father. She fought the good fight and completed the race. Evelyn was born in... Full story

 

Iron County board discusses limiting finance committee power

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — In Iron County, a lot of financial decisions live and die at the Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee. The county board debated changing that Tuesday as it discussed whether...

 

Whitecap Mountains nostalgia draws regulars to winter get-away

By IAN MINIELLY [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - David Lundberg, owner of the Whitecap Mountains Ski and Golf Resort in Upson said he bought the location in 1965 when all it had was two...

 

Anna Mae Sbraggia

HURLEY, Wis. - Anna Mae Sbraggia, 85, of Montreal, died peacefully early Tuesday morning, Dec. 12, 2017, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, following a lengthy battle with... Full story

 

Historian Dale Caskey kicks off Heritage Festival

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY — The Iron County Heritage Festival got a jump start Wednesday evening when historian Dale Caskey came calling to the Iron County Historical Museum. He told the assemblage in the second floor...

 

Charles Richard Lundberg

WAUSAU, Wis. - Charles Richard Lundberg, 83, of Hurley, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017, at Wausau Aspirus Hospital. Born in Wisconsin Rapids, on Jan. 6, 1934, he was the first born son of the... Full story

 

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