Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

COVID case numbers grow

HURLEY — As the number of local COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the Iron County Health Department announced it is partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing in Iron County later this week.

There are a pair of testing events planned, with one scheduled in Hurley and a second in Mercer.

The Hurley event will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hurley K-12 School and the Mercer event will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Department of Natural Resources Ranger Station at 5291 N. State House Circle.

A maximum of 400 test...