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 Calendar    May 23, 2015 

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 23 American Legion Auxiliary, 7 to 11 a.m., annual French Toast breakfast, Mercer School Cafeteria, information call 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Bessemer Area Heritage... Full story

 Obituaries    May 23, 2015 

William A. Tregembo

IRONWOOD, Mich. - William A. Tregembo, 68, of Ironwood, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Ironwood. He was born June 18, 1946, in Elgin, Ill., son of the late Thomas and Zenda (Wodraska) Tregembo,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 23, 2015 

Rita A. Grasso

STURTEVANT, Wis. - Rita Ann Grasso, 79, passed away at Racine Hospice House on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Rita was born in Ironwood, Mich., on Oct. 3, 1935, to Michael and Lucille (nee Gravitz)... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 22, 2015

Cardinals sweep PMC, first of two meets for some athletes

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco girls track and field team put on a strong performance and out-distanced the Bessemer Speedgirls 102-78 in the final Porcupine Mountain Conference track meet at Car... Full story

 Calendar    May 22, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, May 22 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655.... Full story

 Calendar    May 21, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 21 Aging Unit of Iron County, board of director, 9 a.m., Hurley Senior Center. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center,... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    May 21, 2015

4 GOISD schools earn bronze awards from US News and World Report

BERGLAND — Four of the six high schools in the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District have received bronze ratings from U.S. News and World Reports. Ironwood, Besssmer, Watersmeet and Ontonagon high schools received the awards for... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 20, 2015

Authority hires special accountant to help with Bessemer withdrawal

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority Board approved hiring a specialized accountant at the board’s May 12 meeting, to provide the board with insight into the financial implications of Bessemer’s decision to leave the... Full story

 Calendar    May 20, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public Library. 715-476-2366. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 20, 2015

Daniel Clarence Johnson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Daniel Clarence Johnson, 65, of Bessemer, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Ironwood. Dan was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Ironwood, son of the late Clarence and Hazel (Hill) Johnson. He... Full story

 Calendar    May 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 19 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

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 18, 2015

Area sixth graders enjoy weekend at Camp Superior

LITTLE GIRLS POINT - The annual spring retreat for area wide sixth graders was held at Camp Superior this past weekend. Typically held in the middle of the week, this year the camp was held on the... Full story

 Community    May 18, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, May 18 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 Obituaries    May 18, 2015

Jesse David Tice

MARENISCO, Mich. – Jesse David Tice, 27, a lifelong resident of Marenisco, passed away early Saturday morning, May 16, 2015, of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Jesse was born on... Full story

 Obituaries    May 18, 2015

Clara M. "Mickey" Blomberg

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Clara M. "Mickey" Blomberg, 93, of North Ironwood Township, died peacefully Friday, May 8, 2015, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, with her loving family by her side. The... Full story

 Obituaries    May 18, 2015

John D. Peltonen

IRON BELT, Wis. - John D. Peltonen, 80, of Island Lake Road, Iron Belt, died peacefully Sunday, May 3, 2015, in his home, with his loving wife and brother by his side, following a courageous two-year... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 16, 2015

Gogebic County resolution backs state wolf control

BESSEMER — A resolution in support of the state of Michigan controlling the wolf population in the Upper Peninsula was approved by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday. Denny Ellos, secretary of the Western U.P. Citizens on Wolf... Full story

 Calendar    May 16, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 16 Western U.P. Trail Association, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Gogebic Community College. Memorial Day Chorus rehearsal, 9 a.m., Memorial Building, Ironwood. Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Alcoholics... Full story

 Opinion    May 16, 2015

Teachers, students make fantastic school year a reality

As the 2014-’15 school year draws to a close, I want to express my appreciation for the commitment of the people in Bessemer as a whole, in making another fantastic school year a reality. I want to personally thank our incredible parents and the... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 15, 2015

Heifetz to speak on region's Jewish history

HURLEY - Steven Heifetz, the great-grandson of a long-time rabbi for the Hurley and Ironwood Jewish communities, will be presenting the information he has gathered regarding the Gogebic Range's... Full story

 Calendar    May 15, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, May 15 Forest, Oneida and Vilas Counties Transit Commission, 9 a.m., regular meeting, Health and Aging Building, 100 W. Keenan St., Rhinelander. Northwoods Manufacturing, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., open house, Hurley K-12 school, questions:... Full story

 Obituaries    May 15, 2015

Fredric N. Francis

ISHPEMING, Mich. — Fredric N. Francis, 78, of 201 Louis St., Bessemer, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, where he had been a resident for the past two weeks. Fredric was born July 29,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 15, 2015

Helen Muhonen Martin

HURLEY, Wis. — Helen Muhonen Martin, 90, of Ironwood Township, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Hurley. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Ironwood Township, daughter of the late John and Helmi (Pasanen) Muhonen. As a young woman, Helen lived in many... Full story

 Obituaries    May 15, 2015

Gordon D. 'Gordy' Shogren

KENOSHA, Wis. - Gordon D. "Gordy" Shogren, 75, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., formerly of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., and Bessemer, Mich., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Kenosha United Hospital, Kenosha.... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 14, 2015

Gogebic County 911 surcharge increased by 30 cents per month

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday to increase a special 9-1-1 monthly surcharge by 30 cents per telephone or mobile device. The present charge is $1 per phone or device, but county voters authorized charging up... Full story


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