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Copper Peak gala attracts support

By P.J. GLISSON BESSEMER - A 50th anniversary celebration of Ironwood's Copper Peak ski-flying hill was well-received on Saturday evening, with about 125 people enjoying the... Full story


ICORE, trail friends hold work bee

By TOM LAVENTURE HURLEY, Wis. - "Work Bee" volunteers said a little snow and drizzle wasn't going to keep them from spending a Sunday afternoon improving the Hurley... Full story


'Soup N Samich'veterans ride to change in 2020

By TOM LAVENTURE MERCER, Wis. — The annual “Soup N Samich Ride with Vets for Vets” was held at Schomberg Park on Saturday, for maybe the last time as the event will move to Hurley September next year. For over 15 y... Full story


Bluff Valley skatepark expansion includes pump track

By KIM E. STROM BESSEMER - Just outside the old tennis court at Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer where now lays a full skatepark, is what's called a pump track. A pump track is... Full story


Students learn land, water conservation

By TOM LAVENTURE MERCER, Wis. - The Hurley School's field biology class was in Mercer Thursday for a day of land and water conservation at Little Turtle Flowage and... Full story


Low pressure system to bring little snow with cold, slippery conditions

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD — The western Upper Peninsula will experience a large low pressure front this weekend but not with the same severity as in Minnesota and North Dakota. The center of the system brought the... Full story


DNR talks about Oman's Creek project

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - A group of Little Girl's Point residents and others who use the Oman's Creek boat launch gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday to tal... Full story


GRWA hears report on lead pipe replacement case

By TOM LAVENTURE RAMSAY — The Gogebic Range Water Authority Board on Thursday discussed the challenges of possibly absorbing replacement costs for residential lines if they are contaminated with lead from the municipal... Full story


Local veterans awarded quilts of valor

By KIM E. STROM BESSEMER - To be given a Quilt of Valor is an honor because it is not a gift, said Pauline Borgmen of the organization Quilts of Valor Foundation, it is an... Full story


Gogebic County resolutions support funding efforts

By TOM LAVENTURE BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners 4-0 approved a resolution in support of reinstating a vetoed item from the Michigan annual budget that would have reimbursed the county for pension...


WHEAP accepting applications for energy assistance

By KIM E. STROM HURLEY — The Iron County Department of Human Services is now taking application for the 2019-20 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program by appointment only. New applicants must apply in person and must set...


St. Nicholas Project accepting applications

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — “Share the Joy” is the theme of this year’s St. Nicholas Project in Ontonagon County. The project is a coalition of organizations, formed in 1987, to make sure that every family in Ontonagon...


GCC Board of Trustees plants apple trees

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - Johnny Appleseed made a stop at Gogebic Community College on Tuesday. The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees were on campus bright an...


Montreal council to borrow for water infrastructure project

By KIM E. STROM MONTREAL - The city of Montreal adopted a resolution to borrow $130,000 from the state of Wisconsin's trust fund to finance a water infrastructure project at...


Hearing paves way for Iron County murder trial

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The next time Curtis A. Wolfe appears in Iron County court, it is expected to be the beginning of his trial on charges related to the murder of a Lac du Flambeau man north of Mercer in...


Centennial groups celebrate together

By TOM LAVENTURE BESSEMER — Three organization are combining patriotic events Wednesday to celebrate 100 years of serving the Bessemer community. Washington Elementary School, American Legion Post 27/American Legion... Full story


Bessemer council talks city hall accessibility

By KIM E. STROM BESSEMER - Discussion at Monday's Bessemer city council meeting centered on the issue of whether the city is in compliance with the American with... Full story


Ironwood Historical Society to hold banquet

By KIM E. STROM IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Historical Society is having its annual banquet Thursday at the Olde Suffolk Ale House at 125 South Suffolk Street. This year's speaker will be Percy Smith. Smith retired 16...

 By Tom LaVenture    News    October 7, 2019

Kellett buried with honors

IRONWOOD - Walter Kellett is now at eternal rest in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. The 12,500-mile journey came 77 years after military historians say Kellett died at the... Full story


NCT group hikes to Montreal Gorge

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The hardy few who braved the cold, wet, windy weather Saturday morning got the chance to preview the future path of the North Country Trail on Little Girl’s Points and enjoy one of the best views of fall leaves in the county a... Full story


Chamber credits community with saving Hiawatha

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - The Hiawatha renovation was officially concluded Friday with a rededication ceremony and ribbon-cutting by the Ironwood Area Chamber of...


Plaidurday fills downtown

By TOM LAVENTURE IRONWOOD - First Friday October could have doubled as the feast of flannel as people filled Aurora Street to take part in "Plaidurday". Hundreds of...


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