Hurley Hosts Small Community Forum on September 19

More than half of Wisconsin’s municipalities are communities of fewer than 2,500 residents. Despite their large number, these small communities represent a wide variety of geographic and economic areas within the state. Because of their small size, these communities have unique issues and needs that are often very different from those of larger places. A […]

Read More... Introduces Gogebic Range Calendar

For the Gogebic Range community of Iron County, WI and Gogebic County, MI, the challenge isn’t finding something to do, it’s trying to find a place to learn about everything going on! Iron County UW-Extension and partners proudly present, a new community tool to find a wide range of community events.  Posting events is […]


Klemme Featured On Wiconsin Public Radio

Neil Klemme, Iron County 4-H Youth Development Educator was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio, Central Time, where he discussed the work he has been doing to engage youth in community development projects.


In My Backyard: Turning a Chore into Feeding Ourselves and the Community

Darrin Kimbler, Iron County UW-Extension Horticulture Educator Originally published in the Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteer Vibe, June 2017 I would like to tell you about my front yard today.  When we moved to our little forty-acre farm in the far Northwoods in 2013, it came with a two-acre lawn.  The only things in those two […]



A group of Hurley students joined forces with area motorized and non-motorized advocates, Coleman Engineering representatives and the UW-Extension Community Vitality and Placemaking Team in October to sketch out a design of a trailhead in Hurley, which will connect to the Iron Belle Trail in Michigan. 


Iron County Regional Trail Charrette, Oct. 4th

Charrette (noun): a meeting in which all stakeholders in a project attempt to resolve conflicts & map solutions. As part of ongoing efforts to expand non-motorized trails in Iron County, the Iron County Regional Trail Committee is hosting an exciting public visioning event.  All interested community members, neighbors, & partners are invited to participate in […]