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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 29, 2014

GCC discusses marketing the college experience

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is expecting to roll out its new logo in January, which is just one phase of its new marketing plan that officials hope will attract more people to the school of... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Mentored Youth Hunting programs offered in Michigan, Wisconsin

Michigan and Wisconsin have established programs over the years to offer younger individuals the chance to hunt. According to the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources website, the Mentored... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Gogebic Community College gets strong academic quality report

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's Board of Trustees heard a positive update regarding the school's Academic Quality Improvement Program. Larry Gabka, who acts as AQIP coordinator for GCC, updated... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

4-H program teaches safe shooting techniques

IRONWOOD - A handful of kids took part in the Gogebic County 4-H Youth Shooting program, which has held weekly meetings during the summer to teach local children safe shooting techniques. Students... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Porkies music festival attracts wide array of attendees

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - The twangs of banjos and bass drum stomps were sent throughout the Porcupine Mountains this weekend and heard by hundreds of people who sat on blankets, in fold-up camping... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

Bessemer residents to receive trash, recycling containers

BESSEMER - New waste disposal services begin Sept. 2 in Bessemer and with it will come a change in pick-up days and no more blue trash bags. At its meeting Monday, the city council approved a resolution establishing the trash and recycling... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 21, 2014

Drive-in theater raises money for Hurley's 2015 Last Blast

HURLEY - Dozens of people attended a drive-in theater style fundraising event at the Hurley K-12 School Wednesday evening held by the 2015 Last Blast Committee. Hurley students graduating in 2015 and... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 20, 2014

Financial tech company looks to increase local presence

IRONWOOD - A San Francisco-based financial tech startup company is considering opening a branch office in the area, and held a casual job fair Tuesday in Ironwood to scout potential employees. The... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 19, 2014

City council denies snowshoe property sale

BESSEMER — Bessemer’s City Council denied selling the 7.1 acres of property near Steiger’s Field to private citizens, but did not make it an addition to nearby Bluff Valley Park as recommended by the city’s planning commission. At its... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 15, 2014

Backpack project provides supplies for students

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Students in need of school supplies in the Ironwood and Hurley school districts will get a little help from a local business and the Hurley Area Lioness through its Lori Lorendo... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 14, 2014

Planning commission: snowshoe property shouldn't be sold

BESSEMER - Bessemer's Planning Commission has recommended that city council shouldn't sell the 7.1 acres of public land near Steiger's Field to private citizens, and instead make it a part of Bluff... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 13, 2014

Bessemer Planning Commission to discuss snowshoe property

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission will discuss today the possible land sale of the public property near Steiger Field that roused some recent opposition from city residents. The original... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 11, 2014

Family Fun Shoot aims at safety

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Children and parents were invited out to the range for an annual Superior Range Family Fun Shoot event on Sunday afternoon. Members of the Superior Range Shooter's Club hosted the... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Cause to 'believe in'

BESSEMER - Names of loved ones were written on paper bags that lined the track at Massie Field Friday afternoon. On the infield grass were tents, a dunk tank and a big, pink logging truck all set up... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Paavo: Running with science

HURLEY - As of Friday afternoon, 588 people had signed up to take part in today's 46th Paavo Nurmi Marathon. During registration at the Hurley K-12 School, race officials said there were 48 teams sign... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 8, 2014

Gogebic County Fairgrounds still accessible for eastbound U.S. 2 traffic

IRONWOOD - Eastbound traffic on U.S. 2 will still have access to the Gogebic County Fair set to begin next week, regardless of the ongoing U.S. 2 reconstruction. Several traffic barricades equipped... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 7, 2014

North Country Welding may be featured on television show

BESSEMER - Two local welders may get a shot at being on national T.V. Employees of Lucky Dog Films, a television and video production company, are eyeing up Skeeter Winkowski and Jake Armata, of... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

After 11.8 percent of Gogebic County’s 13,481 registered voters submitted ballots at the polls Tuesday, the results are in. Michigan voters approved the ballot’s Proposal 1, which looks to remove... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Bessemer prioritizes repairs for deep freeze damages

BESSEMER - Bessemer city officials are in the process of applying for grant money provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to fund repairs to damaged infrastructure resulting from thi... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 2, 2014

Couple shares courthouse wedding

BESSEMER - With vows exchanged underwater or near volcanoes, and reception parties with hundreds of guests and price tags for thousands of dollars, the norm for weddings seems to be shifting toward... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 31, 2014

'Professional RVers' make stop at Black River Harbor

By RYAN JARVI IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Brock Inglehart and Leola Walker are originally from southwest Michigan near Kalamazoo, but they have an official mailing address in Box... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 31, 2014

Gogebic CC looks for new image

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is looking to increase its appeal with a new logo and website, as well as improve its social media presence, to attract more potential students. Some of the... Full story


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