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On Track

October 1, 2020

October has arrived! With all the rain and mist these past few days, we are made aware that the “Fall Train” is in the process of leaving the station while the “Jack Frost Train” is most probably due in the Friday, Oct. 3 (with maybe some white flakes as well!). The above Depot-in-the-Fall picture was […]

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Honoring the Past

September 28, 2020

The historic Chicago and Northwestern Train Depot in Ironwood is an iconic symbol of the Ironwood community. Currently, the Depot serves as the Ironwood Historical Society Museum and the office of the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce. The Depot roof is over 30 years old and active fund raising is ongoing so that the roof can […]

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Bridges & Bluffs Virtual Race

September 23, 2020

Enjoying our Fall beauty on the Iron Belle Trail and participating in this year’s Covid-19 re-imagined Bridges and Bluffs Virtual Race will certainly improve your mental and physical well being. The colors are really starting to show along the Iron Belle Trail! This will be the perfect week to get in your Bridges & Bluffs […]

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Nature’s Palette

September 23, 2020

The above picture forms the cover for Up North Action magazine, which is published by 5-Star Marketing–an Ironwood Chamber member. It is great to have the Western U.P. and Copper Peak featured in this Fall’s magazine. For a glorious few weeks, this entire landscape becomes a festival of nature’s color. If you have never visited […]

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Happy Trails to You

September 11, 2020

Thursday, September 12 saw the official opening of the Bessemer to Ramsay extension of the Iron Belle Trail. Your friendly Chamber blogger noted a goodly group of cars at the Ironwood Depot (beside the trail) and Bessemer “midpoint” and a number of them had out-of-state plates–proof that the Iron Belle is growing each year as […]

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Trailways

September 8, 2020

It’s open!! The next section of the Iron Belle Trail heading East from the Montreal river at Ironwood is now open. This section joins up in Bessemer and takes the bike or hike adventurer to Ramsay, MI, where it ends at a park that adjoins the famous Keystone Bridge. At about 10.5 miles from Ironwood […]

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Piece of Cake

August 25, 2020

Monday, 24 August 2020 marked the official reception of Boutique Air as the airline service provider for the Gogebic-Iron Airport, which is located just north of Ironwood, on Airport Road. A goodly number of folks were there to watch a flight taxi in, and later, take off. As part of the ribbon cutting celebration, cake […]

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New Air Service

August 20, 2020

Starting August 1, Gogebic-Iron Airport has a new service provider: Boutique Air. Founded in 2007, and based in San Francisco, CA, Boutique Air now has a substantial fleet and serves an expanding air network. Stop out to the Airport on Monday, 24 August, at 12:00 noon as they have their official ribbon cutting as our […]

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Don’t Fall Behind

August 11, 2020

It seems hard to believe, but the Fall Color Report is starting its countdown to the very best Fall Colors in the U.P. Please check in with them and catch their weekly FB post that shows color percentages across the Upper Peninsula. Visitors here in the Chamber office today from Illinois who are staying for […]

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Happy Trails to You!

August 6, 2020

Paving of the Iron Belle Trail from Bessemer to Ramsay has been accomplished. The above picture gives a hint at the beauty which awaits the hiker or the biker! With the advent of Fall next month, the entire paved trail from the Montreal River to Ramsay (10 miles) will exhibit the most wonderful of Fall […]

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The Big Picture

August 5, 2020

August 3rd saw the installation of our 2nd and companion Depot Park webcam. The picture above shows the new camera view, which is pointed East. Now, for the first time, the entire of Depot park from Lowell Street in the West to Suffolk Street in the East can be seen. This means that the Iron […]

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The Road Ahead

July 27, 2020

July 27 is starting out to be a pretty “level” day!  The street by the Depot and Post Office is getting a re-do this morning.  All part of Ironwood’s positive attention to our infrastructure–an important element in attracting residents, shops, and manufactures.  Have you every considered Ironwood as the the place to be for your […]

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