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Iron County Board discusses wage increase

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] HURLEY — At their monthly meeting on Tuesday, the Iron County Board of Supervisors agreed to request additional information before acting on the finance committee’s recommendation to increase the...

 
 News    May 3, 2022

Hurley prepares for Paavo

HURLEY — Hurley Chamber of Commerce officials are preparing for this summer’s running of the Paavo Nurmi Marathon on Saturday, Aug. 13, which will include a new course and several new events centered around Wisconsin’s oldest marathon aimed at...

 

Whitecap welcomes snowmobile racing

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - Whitecap Mountains Resort boasted a totally different vibe Saturday, starting with a friendly village of trailers, snowmobiles and their riders...

 

Area ski hills open for season

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] All area ski resorts are officially up and running. Blackjack Mountain Resort was the first to open for the season on Dec. 3, Indianhead opened the...

 

Lillian Ruth Lundberg

HURLEY, Wis. - Lillian Ruth Lundberg, 88, of Hurley, passed away on Dec. 14, 2021, with her loving family surrounding her. Born on July 8, 1933, in Mosinee, she was the first-born daughter of the... Full story

 
 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

 

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