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Bessemer considers generator ordinance

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — The Bessemer city council is considering an ordinance to regulate use of temporary, portable generators as a result of a recent house fire. “As you all may or may not be aware, we had a house...

 

HIT showing silent movie for Christmas

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Historic Ironwood Theatre is offering its annual Christmas show this weekend, celebrating a “historic HIT Christmas” with screenings of the 1910 silent film adaptation of “A...

 

Iron County snowmobile trails to open Monday

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] The Iron County snowmobile and winter ATV trails will open on Monday at 8 a.m. after the conclusion of the four-day antlerless deer hunt in Wisconsin. "Ear...

 

Bessemer council mulls special assessment

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council continues to study the implementation of a special assessment tax to help ease pressure on the city’s budget, while ensuring continued services to the citizens. The...

 

Jack Frost parade draws well

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD — The 2021 Jack Frost Parade was the “biggest ever,” according to Ironwood Chamber director Michael Meyer. Saturday night’s parade along Aur...

 

Midwest Snocross Series venue changed

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] The Midwest Snocross Series scheduled at Mt. Zion at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood has been moved to Salem, Wisconsin. Pending confirmation from the local ambulance service, the races will now be...

 

Iron County Human Services, other groups host toy drive

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] Iron County Human Services, with the help of the Iron County Fire Association and Northern Iron County Engaged Residents (NICER), is working to see that every child in the county has something under the...

 

Salvation Army seeks bell ringers

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD - The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers who are willing to combat the cold to ring a bell and gather donations this Christmas season for its...

 

Holiday concert season to begin Sunday

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD — The annual holiday concert season for local schools returns this month. The Ironwood Area School District kicks off festivities with the Luther L. Wright High School band concert on Sunday at 2...

 

Northwoods Winter Wonderland to be held Saturday

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] MERCER, Wis. - Mercer's Northwoods Winter Wonderland community celebration begins Saturday with the Candy Cane Christmas parade and the wreathing of the...

 

Jack Frost Festival starts Friday

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Jack Frost Festival starts in Ironwood on Friday and will run to the end of January. This weekend’s events include a parade, ice-carving event and a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs....

 

GCC to add Zoom chemistry lab

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College will soon add a third Zoom classroom. The Board of Trustees approved a contract for a Zoom chemistry lab at the...

 

Mercer School reviews state report card

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] MERCER, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction recently produced report cards for every publicly funded school as part of the state accountability system. The Mercer Board of Education dis...

 

Zeckovich joins Wakefield Council

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Mike Zeckovich was selected to join the Wakefield City Council during a special council meeting on Monday night. Zeckovich will replace Amy...

 

Planning Commission debates dog issue

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield planning commission went back and forth on the issue of limiting the number of dogs that a person can have at a residence, during a lengthy work session on Monday, Nov. 20. The or...

 

Ski Devils raise money with film showing

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — Winter sports enthusiasts gathered at the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Saturday to watch Warren Miller’s new film “Winter Starts Now,” featuring ski and snowboard athletes. The event...

 

Gogebic County to participate in opioid settlement

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners held their regular meeting at the Gogebic County Courthouse in Bessemer on Tuesday and the board discussed a national settlement and two information...

 

People gather for community Thanksgiving

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER - A complimentary holiday meal brought forth by the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 gave many members of the community a place to go this Thanksgiving and a...

 

Food service director brings back old tradition

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER - National Honor Society Students served a Thanksgiving lunch to students at Washington Elementary School on Tuesday. "We like the kids. That's why...

 

Wakefield receives water quality award

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD – The City of Wakefield received an award for its water fluoridation quality from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The city has received the award annually since at least...

 

Ironwood authorizes fluoridation of water system

By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission authorized adding fluoridation to the city’s water system and applying for a Michigan Department of Health and Human Services fluoridation equipment grant at the...

 

Wakefield approves amended budget

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council approved the city’s amended budget to reflect several increases needed for various accounts during a very brief regular meeting on Monday night. The amended budget...

 

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