Putting on a good face

IRONWOOD - Asked about the upcoming Halloween tour at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood student Angelina Jarvela said, "This is not your grandma's haunted house." On Oct. 30-31, area youth in... Full story

Helen Sophie Wakevainen

MARENISCO, Mich. — Helen Sophie Wakevainen, 83, a longtime resident of Marenisco, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. She was born on June 10, 1931, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of Donald Theodore and Elsie (Ruha) Wakevainen. Helen graduated... Full story

Big thanks from the Ironwood Carnegie Library

Dear Editor: This week is National Friends of the Library Week. All of us at the Ironwood Carnegie Library offer our sincere appreciation to the members of our own Friends group. These amazing volunteers work tirelessly all year to provide our... Full story

Thanks to all who donate at local blood drives

Dear Editor: On behalf of the U.P. Regional Blood Center, thanks go out to Chris Hoff, of the Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Jennifer Laitala, of the Ojibwa Correctional Facility, and Alicia Cook, at Aspirus Grand View, for hosting blood... Full story

Miners clinch 3rd straight playoff berth

BESSEMER - The Gogebic Miners gave their fans an early Halloween treat on Friday night by downing Ironwood 51-6, which propelled them into the 2014 MHSAA Division 8 football playoffs for the third... Full story

Midgets blank Knights

HURLEY - After a grueling regular season, the Hurley Midgets could breathe easily in their playoff opener. No. 3-seeded Hurley started the WIAA Division 6 postseason with a 37-0 shutout of No. 6...

Ernest Isaac Koski

CENTERLINE, Mich. — Ernest Isaac Koski, 65, of Centerline, died suddenly at his home on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Ontonagon on Feb. 21, 1949, the son of Eino and Mabel (Nyquist) Koski, of White Pine. “Ernie,” or “Isaac” as friends and... Full story