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 By Jan Tucker    News    April 22, 2015

Ontonagon County's Kiloran steps down

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County board Tuesday said goodbye to long time treasurer Dee Killoran Tuesday. Killoran has worked for the county for 44 years and nine months, 32 of those years were as County Treasurer. Killoran is retiring at the end... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 9, 2015

Ontonagon County EDC hears about revolving loan fund regulations

ONTONAGON - "Use it or lose it" was the message the Ontonagon County Economic Development Corporation received Wednesday, concerning the Ontonagon Revolving Loan Funds. Dale Cook, Regional Loan... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 6, 2015

Ontonagon Reunion Registration

ONTONAGON - Five thousands Letters have been sent to Ontonagon Area School alumni inviting them to the All School reunion July 24-25. It is the first fully automated reunion with much of the replies and planning done through the internet. Julie Johns... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    March 30, 2015

RICC educates community at disability awareness event

ONTONAGON - Purple "Disable the Label" shirts were everywhere at the Regional Inclusive Community Coalition disability awareness event Friday in Ontonagon. March is developmental disability awareness... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    March 27, 2015

New chair provides more mobility to Aspirus patients

ONTONAGON - Ryon Hokens, Director of Rehabilitation at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, said the Evole Chair, purchased by the Aspirus Ontonagon Foundation, has helped many patients at the hospital. The... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    March 10, 2015

Ontonagon Village Council hears report on housing commission

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Village Council Monday heard a report from Manager Joe Erickson reviewing the operations of the Ontonagon Village Housing Commission. The housing commission governs the operation of Cane Court housing units for low income... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    February 27, 2015

Ontonagon looks to provide jobs, recreational opportunities

ONTONAGON - Instead of Ontonagon being at the end of the trail, village manager Joe Erickson wants it to be a place to start vacations and obtain jobs. The village and its council are taking a... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 2, 2015

Tingstad steps down from bench after 32-year career

BESSEMER - Andy Tingstad has seen many changes in both the court system and the community in his 32 years as District Judge for Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties. He retired effective Thursday at noon. T... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 23, 2014

Ontonagon sells building to JCR Fabricating

A building that was constructed by the Village of Ontonagon in the early 2000's as an incentive to bring business to the area has finally achieved that goal. In a special meeting Monday, the... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 15, 2014

Ontonagon celebrates Christmas

ONTONAGON - An attendance record was broken at the Ontonagon Theater of the Performing Arts Friday with the presentation of the "Christmas in the Snow." More than 350 people packed the theater, where the previous record was 329. This year marked the... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    November 22, 2014

Christmas 'good time' to reach out to those in need

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Saint Nicholas Project met Wednesday to set in motion its next month of activities to help the elderly and those in need have a brighter Christmas. Committee members agreed that with the state of the economy in the... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    October 23, 2014

Ewen man arrested in robbery

EWEN - Michigan State Police said a 21-year-old Ewen man was arrested after trying to rob a Ewen homeowner at gunpoint. Clint Alan Paulick, 21, was arraigned in Ontonagon County District Court... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 29, 2014

Phillips celebrates life

ONTONAGON - Dorothy Phillips' desire to go hunting during her two days off from teaching at the Ontonagon High School in 1984 probably saved her life. Phillips was helping out a friend, the late Gladys Chamberlain, who needed medical work at... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 25, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary supports 'Skates for Kids' program

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Rotary Club Wednesday presented the Ontonagon Amateur Hockey Association a check for the "Skates for Kids" program at the recreation facility. Jason Clinesmith, president of... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 2, 2014

Creative floats highlight Ontonagon Labor Festival parade

ONTONAGON - Beautiful weather, large crowds, music, floats and some surprises highlighted the 57th annual Ontonagon Labor Festival parade Sunday in Ontonagon. The parade featured a special... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 30, 2014

Labor Day offers years of memories

When you have been involved with an organization as long as I have with the Ontonagon Labor Festival, you have many memories. For more than 50 years, with many chairmen and groups, the annual event... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 28, 2014

Highland Copper president to be parade marshal

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon Labor Festival officials learned Highland Copper president Dave Fennell will be the parade marshal at the Festival Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. The Ontonagon County Economic... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 23, 2014

Ontonagon County leads state in unemployment

Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County, the jobless rate fell from... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 12, 2014

Ontonagon house leveled by early morning explosion

ONTONAGON - The cause of an early Monday morning fire and explosion in Ontonagon remains under investigation, according to the Ontonagon County Sheriff's Department and Michigan State Police. A fire m... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Opinion    August 2, 2014

Requiem for cursive

To write or not to write; to print or not to print, that is a very big question recently. Many schools no longer teach children to write in cursive, but are teaching instead to print. That program has been ongoing for several years and each year... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 1, 2014

Talsma named Homemaker of Year at Ontonagon fair

GREENLAND — Valerie Talsma was named Homemaker of the Year at the Ontonagon County Fair last weekend. Talsma entered the most quality items in the fair to receive the honor. Jenna Jolliff was named Junior Homemaker. Best of Show winners in various... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 28, 2014

Warrior Walk turns out 96 participants

WHITE PINE - Ninety-six people registered for the Chris' Warrior Walk during Warrior Weekend in White Pine Saturday. The walk honors the late Warrior graduate and athlete Chris Marshand who died in... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 23, 2014

Warrior Weekend to include reunions

WHITE PINE - The red and white sweaters, cheerleading outfits and basketball uniforms will come out of mothballs this weekend for the annual White Pine Warrior Weekend. Warrior Weekend is always the... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Opinion    June 21, 2014

Living on Tucker Time

All the activities this week were done on “Tucker Time.” Tucker Time means don’t look at your watch, if we say dinner at 6, it means anywhere from 6 to 8! It has been a wonderful week at our house. All the children, grandchildren and... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 13, 2014

Barbecue event benefits local cancer patients

ONTONAGON - The eighth annual Barbecue Cook-off for Life added more than $6,000 to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. On Wednesday, members of the cook-off staff presented a check for $6,390 to... Full story

 

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