Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Winter storm strikes western UP

By ZACHARY MARANO

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IRONWOOD - As the three-day winter storm comes to an end, 14.9 inches of snow were measured at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility in Ironwood from Monday through 7 a.m. on Wednesday, bringing the total snow accumulation for the 2021-2022 winter season to 143.8 inches.

The National Weather Service in Marquette says that Ironwood, Watersmeet and most surrounding areas received 12-18 inches of snow, with the Porcupine Mountains and other, higher terrain in Gogebic County receiving even more than that.

Ironwood Area Schools were closed on Tu...