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Wisconsin man stands trial on local drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BESSEMER — The trial of a La Crosse, Wisconsin, man facing three local drug charges got underway in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday following jury selection the day before. Derrick Lee Menara,...

 
 News    March 6, 2021 

Ironwood water report gets passing grade

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The city of Ironwood drinking water shows no failing marks, according to the annual report recently released by the city. Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected...

 
 News    March 6, 2021 

Hurley teachers start receiving vaccinations

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY - A vaccination a day may keep COVID-19 away as Hurley and Mercer educators and childcare providers started receiving vaccinations this week from...

 

Wakefield ends water boil advisory

WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield has announced the end of an advisory for residents to boil water before drinking. A city press release issued on Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. notes that the advisory issued on Monday morning has been “fully lifted....

 

Water break was private line

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - The mystery of the Friday water line break was solved late afternoon Wednesday when Ironwood Public Works crews found the source was a...

 

UPSET arrests 2 in Ontonagon County on meth charges

ONTONAGON — Following a three-month investigation, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested a 31-year-old male from Rockland, and a 29-year-old male from White Pine, on Wednesday for possession with intent to deliver...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 4, 2021

Specialists to pinpoint water break

IRONWOOD - Specialists have joined the city of Ironwood Public Works Department in pinpointing a water break on Ayer Street. On Wednesday morning crews were still looking for the precise location of...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 4, 2021

Watercolor event set for First Friday

IRONWOOD — An area watercolor artist will provide a virtual demonstration event as part of March First Friday activities in Ironwood. The theme for this month is “An Artful Community.” Artist Peg Sandin will provide the demonstration from the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 4, 2021

State gives COVID survival grants to Gogebic, Ontonagon businesses

Businesses in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties have received more than $175,000 in grant money through the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program, the state recently announced. Twenty-five businesses in Gogebic County received a total of...

 

Fair board reschedules harness racing

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Fair Board on Monday approved a change to the days that harness racing will occur due to scheduling issues with other fairs. Harness racing is among the most popular...

 

Bessemer proceeds with water, sewer project

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer has received clearance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development for this year’s water and sewer project and is proceeding with the bidding process,...

 

GCC TRIO program goes tubing at Mt. Zion

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD - Students in the TRIO program at Gogebic Community College, didn't let harsh winds, icy conditions and a broken part on the tow rope put a damper...

 

Hygge Hike draws large crowd

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] MONTREAL, Wis. - The full moon may have been behind clouds for most of the night, but it was just about the only thing that stayed away from the...

 

Ironwood investigating water break

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Utilities crews continued on Monday to seek the source of a water line break that occurred Friday, according to Scott Erickson, Ironwood city manager. The investigation started after...

 

Wakefield issues boil advisory after pump station error

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield is recommending a boil advisory for its residents after a Sunday pump station error created problems with water clarity and pressure and — in some cases — a loss of servi...

 

Ironwood plans water, sewer projects

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Seven areas around Ironwood will be included in summer sewer and water projects, according to Scott Erickson, Ironwood city manager. The work includes a major reconstruction on Lake Avenue,...

 

Ontonagon council votes to fire village manager

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Village Council, in a special meeting Wednesday, terminated the employment of Village Manager Joe Erickson on a split 3-2 vote. The number met quorum requirements, Village President Tony...

 

Students quarantined after positive case in Bessemer

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — Four students at Washington Elementary have been placed on quarantine after a classmate tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “They are in a cohort group so the kids that were sitting next t...

 

County board: Review border pandemic rules

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday acted to draft a letter expressing concerns about how COVID-19 rules and regulations are established for border counties.  The board...

 

Mercer Board member resigns

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] MERCER, Wis. — A member of the Mercer School Board has resigned for personal reasons, according to a letter presented to the board at Monday’s school board meeting. The school board 4-0 approved the...

 

Wakefield council funds sewer study for campground

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to approve the start of an engineering study in relation to a pending sewer upgrade at the Eddy Park Campground on Sunday Lake. The...

 

Iron County board discusses possible referendum

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY — There may be a local referendum issue on the ballot next year after the Iron County Board of Supervisors discussed sending a proposal raising the county’s levy limit to voters Tuesday....

 

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