No insurance means no jobs for school district bidders

HURLEY -The Hurley School Board's strict policy requiring proof of insurance with bids came to light again Monday. As the board considered bids for refinishing the gymnasium floor, three of four bids ... Full story

Hurley cops national Green Ribbon award

HURLEY - The Hurley School District was officially recognized Tuesday as a national Green Ribbon award winner for environmental stewardship. It was the welcome news administrators and teachers had... Full story

Hagen receives annual award

MARENISCO - David Hagen has been selected as the 2014 Ojibway Correctional Facility's Correctional Officer of the Year. Hagen, a corrections officer at Ojibway, began his career with the Michigan... Full story

Conservation district sets sights on Japenese barberry

BESSEMER - The Gogebic Conservation District in Bessemer is working to stop the spread of Japanese barberry, an invasive species brought to the U.S. for landscaping purposes more than 100 years ago.... Full story

School district's needs must be addressed

To the Editor: When we researched moving to the Gogebic Range, one of the first things we did was look at the schools. Bessemer stood out because of the high-quality teachers, excellent educational opportunities and the outstanding community... Full story

James John Gregory

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — James John Gregory, 87, of Ironwood, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield, with his daughter at his side. He was born on March 15, 1927, in Ironwood, son of the late Tony... Full story

Celia Castagna Re DeLeon

JONESBORO, Ga. - Celia Castagna Re DeLeon, 97, passed away April 20, 2014. Celia was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Joseph Re, in 1975, and John DeLeon, in 1989. She is survived by sons,... Full story

Sarah J. Landon

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Sarah J. Landon, of Minneapolis, died peacefully on March 27, 2014. She and her twin sister Mary were born Nov. 25, 1916, in Wausau, Wis., the daughters of John Stewart Landon... Full story