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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 27, 2015 

Ironwood, Hurley chambers laud area businesses, individuals

IRONWOOD - From singing German polkas to Finnish jokes, the night was filled with laughter and recognition during the 20th annual Joint Installation Chamber Banquet Monday night at Gogebic Community... Full story

 Calendar    January 27, 2015 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 27 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer (Wis.) Community Center. 715-561-2695. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 26, 2015

Power restored in Wakefield

WAKEFIELD — Residents in the city of Wakefield had their power restored on Saturday evening after power outages started early Friday night. The outages began momentarily on Friday afternoon, around 3:30 p.m. But by 5 p.m., power was out entirely... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 26, 2015

Winter Formal held in Hurley

HURLEY - A Winter Formal was held at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday night for area high schoolers. Ninth through 12th grade students from Hurley, Ironwood, Bessemer,... Full story

 Calendar    January 24, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 24 Children’s story time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Group, noon, Salem Lutheran, Ironwood. Awkward Stage... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 23, 2015

Blood drive held at A.D. Johnston

BESSEMER - As of about 10 a.m. Thursday, at least 22 individuals had made appointments to donate blood at the A.D. Johnston High School's American Red Cross Blood Drive. "A lot more have come through... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 22, 2015

150 participate in Ironwood blood drive

IRONWOOD - Nearly 150 people donated blood on Wednesday afternoon at the Ironwood Memorial Building through the American Red Cross Blood Drive. According to event coordinator Betsy Slabaugh, over the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 21, 2015

Group means to acquire Interstate Falls

KIMBALL, Wis. - An effort is taking place to acquire property at Interstate Falls in Kimball, Wis., as part of the Riverside Trail project. The goal of the project is to connect two waterfalls in... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 21, 2015

Bessemer City Council approves new memorial site

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City council approved the Downtown Development Authority plan to pursue a new memorial site at its meeting on Tuesday. City manager Mike Uskiewicz gave an initial presentation... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 21, 2015

Speedgirls survive Nimrods

BESSEMER - Bessemer held off Watersmeet's furious rally to beat the Nimrods for the first time since 2012 41-40 Tuesday night. The Nimrods defeated Bessemer in the last six meetings with the... Full story

 Obituaries    January 20, 2015

Sharon L. Chavez

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Sharon L. Chavez, 56, of Phoenix, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Hospice of the Valley, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Sharon was born Jan. 14, 1958, in Myrtle Point, Ore., daughter of the late George and... Full story

 Calendar    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 19 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Pre-school story time, 1:45 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood.... Full story

 News    January 19, 2015

Former riding students assist at Passuello's benefit dinner

KIMBALL, Wis. - Friends of Doreen (Martinson) Passuello raised funds for her on Saturday afternoon with a spaghetti meal, raffles and music. People from across the Gogebic Range and farther turned... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 19, 2015

Frozen Chozen has another successful year

HURLEY-It was the 22nd annual Frozen Chozen elementary basketball tournament this past weekend at the Hurley K-12 School. Local elementary basketball teams comprised of third, fourth, and fifth grader... Full story

 Calendar    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 20 Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley. 715-392-7808.... Full story

 Obituaries    January 17, 2015

John Clifford Nyman

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - John Clifford Nyman, 81, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born Oct. 20, 1933, in Bessemer, to Vienna and... Full story

 Obituaries    January 17, 2015

Sharon L. Chavez

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Sharon L. Chavez, 56, of Phoenix, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Hospice of the Valley, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Sharon was born Jan. 14, 1958, in Myrtle Beach, Ore., daughter of the late George and... Full story

 Community    January 17, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 17 Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Children’s story time, 10:45 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics... Full story

 Obituaries    January 16, 2015

Jane E. Cvengros

DULUTH, Minn. — Jane E. Cvengros, 83, of Wakefield, Mich., former longtime Erwin Township, Mich. resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minn. She was born Nov. 27, 1931, in Ironwood Township, Mich.,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 16, 2015

Edwin I. Reini

RINDGE, N. H. - Edwin I. Reini, 85, of Rindge, died on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Healthcare Center after a period of failing health. Edwin was born Oct. 9, 1929, in Bessemer... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 15, 2015

Bessemer school board members sworn in

BESSEMER - Two new board members and two incumbents were sworn in at a special school board meeting on Wednesday. Bob Berg and Annette Lillie along with newcomers Beth Steiger and Mary Beth Trudgeon... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 14, 2015

Planning Commission finalizes draft of recreation plan

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township Planning Commission met on Tuesday night to discuss final changes to the five-year recreation plan. The main discussion focused on the timeline and amounts necessary to... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 13, 2015

Bessemer Township appoints Ormes to board of review

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township board held it's first meeting of the year on Monday night to discuss the board of review, a grant advisory committee and fire department purchases. Recently, the... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 12, 2015

Sisu snowshoe races hit Miners Memorial Trail

IRONWOOD - A small, but spirited group of people showed up for the annual Sisu snowshoe event on Sunday morning. More than 30 participants raced in the 2K, 5K and 10K races. The snowshoe races are... Full story

 Obituaries    January 10, 2015

Hermine L. Rouker

CADILLAC, Mich. - Hermine L. Rouker, 95, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Sunnyside Senior Living in Cadillac. She was born April 24, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio, to William H. and Clara (Adams)... Full story


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