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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


Jean Marie Grasso

HUDSON, Wis. - Jean Marie Grasso, 83, of Pence, died peacefully with family beside her on Monday, Oct. 10, in Hudson. Jean was born on Sept. 5, 1933, and grew up on the family farm on a street... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2016

Work on Saxon tower signals beginning of broadband project

SAXON, Wis - The installation of equipment on a communication tower in Saxon was underway Friday, marking the beginning of an effort to expand broadband internet access to the northern portion of the...


Janice Rae Lahti

SCHOFIELD, Wis. - Janice Rae Lahti, 65, of Wausau, and a former longtime Ironwood Township, Mich. resident, died peacefully early Thursday morning, April 21, 2016, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Weston... Full story


Warming temperatures bring early close to area ski hills

By TOM STANKARD [email protected] As warm temperatures continue, melting snow is causing an early end to the season for skiers and snowboarders. The forecast calls for continued warm...


Despite late start, ski hills work to save season

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] While mild temperatures in November and early December meant that ski hills across the Gogebic Range pushed back their opening days, the recent snowfalls and cold weather means that all have at least... Full story


First area ski hill opening

By KELSEY HANSEN [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The lack of snow and above average temps have made it a bit challenging for area ski hills to get up and going this year. Of late, favorable... Full story


Governor visits Hurley to award high-speed Internet grant

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Hurley Tuesday to announce Iron County's broadband grant was successful. "We're pleased to be here ...... Full story


Francis 'Frank' Anthony Grasso

ASHLAND, Wis. - Francis "Frank" Anthony Grasso, 84, of Pence, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland. Frank was born on Feb. 23, 1931, and grew up at the...


Marion H. Koski

MELLEN, Wis.- Marion H. Koski, 77, of Upson, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Mellen Manor Nursing Home in Mellen. The former Marion Lantta was born Nov. 25, 1937, in Ramsay, Mich., daughter of the late Ray and Helen (Kivi) Lantta, and gra... Full story


Broadband committee moves forward with grant application

HURLEY — Members of the Gogebic Range Broadband Committee met this week to discuss moving forward with applying for a grant through the state of Wisconsin to expand Internet access to residents in northern Iron County. The committee is working on... Full story


Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 1 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Cribbage, 1 p.m., Mercer (Wis.) Public Library.... Full story


Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 31 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 10, 2015

Ben Schneider wins 10th straight Paavo, wife Candice takes 5th title

HURLEY - Ben Schneider came into Saturday's race with a discrete, even human, bib number of 178, rather than the traditional No. 1 for the defending champion. Schneider, a nine-time defending... Full story


John Robert 'Bob' Wiita

MADISON, Wis. - John Robert "Bob" Wiita, 53, formerly of Iron Belt, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. He leaves behind three beautiful children, Angeline, Michael and Madelyn Wiita;... Full story


Judy A. Valenti

PENCE, Wis. - Judy A. Valenti, 55, of Pence, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at home. The former Judy Rice was born Jan. 18, 1959, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of the late Rollin and Toni... Full story


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