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 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

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 9, 2014

Kids enjoy day of fishing fun at Ontonagon Marina

ONTONAGON - The weather was cool and sometimes rain fell but the Ontonagon Marina Saturday was full of children and parents for the Kids Fishing Derby, hosted by the Ottawa National Forest. The day... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Opinion    June 7, 2014

Twins celebrate birthdays, much more together

I had a birthday this week. When you are a twin, birthdays are a little different, even from the start. It is never just your birthday. It is our birthday. The cakes have both the names, the parties are shared and the songs sung to both of you at... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 2, 2014

Barbecue cook-off heats up Ontonagon

ONTONAGON - Six teams competed for Barbecue honors at the eighth annual Barbecue for Life Saturday in Ontonagon. The proceeds of the dinner are donated to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. Tom... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    May 27, 2014

Camp 911 teaches students rescue procedures

ONTONAGON - Fifth grade students from the Ontonagon and Ewen Trout Creek Schools Thursday learned about the many safety and protective programs available to them in the county. It was the ninth... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    May 24, 2014

Uotila tells Ontonagon graduates 'Never let fear hold you back'

ONTONAGON - A teacher who students said has affected not only their minds, but their hearts, as well, delivered the commencement address at the Ontonagon Area High School graduation Friday. Jon... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 15, 2014

Holy Family Church holds annual shadow station event

ONTONAGON - Students at  the Holy Family Church in Ontonagon perform the shadow stations of the cross  each Lenten season. Behind a scrim with illuminated light, the students enact the 14 stations... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 10, 2014

'Everyone a winner' in annual Meltdown

ONTONAGON - Nearly 500 pounds was lost in the annual Aspirus Ontonagon Fitness Center Meltdown which concluded with an award ceremony Wednesday. Top awards were based on percentage of loss. Team... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 9, 2014

Ontonagon Library hosts Fancy Nancy tea part

ONTONAGON - Six years ago Ontonagon Township assistant librarian Laura Lahaie, read a book called "Fancy Nancy", and it gave Lahaie the idea to have a tea party for the kids. Each year, the number of... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    March 4, 2014

Rockland Fire Department purchases rescue snowmobile

ROCKLAND - There were five snowmobile accidents in the Rockland, Mass-Greenland vicinity this winter and the Rockland Fire Department decided they needed to have the ability to help in the rescue... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    March 1, 2014

Rotary club plans 2014 ice-out contest

ONTONAGON — Ice is still forming on the Ontonagon River, but the Ontonagon Rotary Club is looking forward to spring. The Ontonagon Rotary Wednesday unveiled plans for Ice-Out 2014 and 50-50 tickets are available for those who wish to guess what... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 24, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary Club re-elects Burgess president

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Probate Judge Janis Burgess was re-elected president of the Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club. Burgess begins her second term on July 1. Serving with her and also re-electe... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 22, 2014

Ontonagon board resolves revolving loan fund lawsuit

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County Board Tuesday settled a long standing lawsuit aimed at a Revolving Loan recipient who was in default. Spencer Ward had obtained a $117,000 loan from the Revolving... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 20, 2014

Ontonagon library saying goodbye

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Township Library is looking for a new librarian. After more than seven years Eric Smith informed the Library Bard that he has accepted a position with the Mason County... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 9, 2014

Ontonagon County Board reviews budget from EDC

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County EconomicDevelopment Corporation with just $30 in the bank is looking to the Ontonagon County Board to assist in keeping the unit in operation. Wednesday, the EDC held... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 28, 2013

Group seeks support for proposed campground

MASS CITY — Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment is garnering support for an equestrian campground at the Simar Landing Strip in Mass City. In a letter requesting support from local groups and state officials, Cathy... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 23, 2013

Charity, kindness, peace

ONTONAGON - About 25 people sang carols and particpated in a program on a cold and snowy afternoon Sunday to dedicate a nativity scene at the four corners in Ontonagon. Roland Meyer, of the... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 16, 2013

Sold out Christmas show is a 'Winter Wonderland'

ONTONAGON - It was standing room only at the annual Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Foundation Christmas Show Friday. The show opened with a new set with sliding doors opening to a Christmas set and Jim Je... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 12, 2013

White Pine Copper Mine buyer holds informational meeting

ONTONAGON - One hundred and fifteen people braved subzero weather to attend an informational meeting of Highland Copper Company, which is on target to purchase the White Pine Copper Mine in White... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 9, 2013

Hometown Christmas Parade draws crowd despite chilly weather

ONTONAGON - The temperature was just eight above zero at the 13th annual Hometown Christmas Parade in Ontonagon Sunday. The parade featured veterans with the combined colors, floats from the Stein... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    November 16, 2013

St. Vincent de Paul eyes new approach to helping needy

ONTONAGON — The St. Vincent de Paul Society in Ontonagon has assisted more than 400 families in the past year to the tune of $30,000. Helen Hoefferle, of the St. Vincent de Paul Society board, told Ontonagon Rotarians that the National St. Vincent... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    November 15, 2013

Book fair raises money for school

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Area School Book Fair Tuesday sold more than $4,000 in books which will result in 1,800 scholastic dollars for books in the school. For more than 20 years, there has been a b... Full story

 

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