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 By P.J. Glisson    News    May 27, 2021

Wakefield-Marenisco students enjoy group exercise again

WAKEFIELD - After a school shutdown in March of 2020, followed by fluctuating restrictions ever since, students at Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School have just begun enjoying their regular activities in...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    May 27, 2021

ATV-UTV Rally opens summer riding season

HURLEY — Local and visiting all-terrain and utility vehicle riders will converge on Iron County this weekend for the Memorial Day ATV/ UTV Rally from today through Sunday as the kick-off event of the summer trail riding season. The annual rally...

 

Linda Lou Barto

HURLEY, Wis. — Linda Lou Barto, of Hurley, passed away Mother’s Day, May 9, 2021, with her most precious belongings at her side — her daughter and grandchildren. Linda was born on March 12, 1949, the daughter of Albert and Anna Barto. She grew... Full story

 

Ski season wraps up on Gogebic Range

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] Another year of skiing has largely come to an end as some of the local ski hills that were still open wrapped up operations this past weekend. Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s website showed the ski hi...

 

Whitecap ends skiing season; three other hills still open

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] Given scarce snow all season and a current warming trend, the skiing season is now closed for Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson, Wis. "This is the last day,"...

 

Whitecap adds terrain park

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - Whitecap Mountains Ski Resort has stepped up its game in offering free stylers some challenges this season with its first terrain park....

 

Resorts count blessings with cold snap

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - Area ski hills are calling the recent extreme cold snap both a blessing and the third leg of a perfect storm of a crazy season. The business...

 

County board approves forestry work plan

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved the 2021 work plan for the county forestry department, as well as a resolution allowing the county to seek grants to administer the county... Full story

 

Resorts optimistic for regional skiing

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Area ski resort managers are optimistic that more regional skiers will stay closer to home this season and help boost the struggling... Full story

 

Whitecap hosts first cornhole tournament

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - With most cornhole leagues inactive during the coronavirus pandemic, the special events attract many players including the first ever...

 

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...

 

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