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 Calendar    February 28, 2015 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 28 Claus Kraetke Memorial Ice Fishing Jamboree, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Donner’s Bay Resort, Turtle Flambeau Flowage. King of the Mountain ski race, 10 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m., Mt. Zion Ski Area at Gogebic Community College,... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 26, 2015

U.P. health department regionalization talks end

By RALPH ANSAMI BESSEMER — The Michigan Department of Community Health won't proceed with Upper Peninsula regionalization health depa... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 26, 2015

County board seeks bids on new roof for annex

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday agreed to call for bids on a new roof on the annex to the courthouse. The building and grounds committee recommended seeking bids. The bid opening will be on March 23, according to... Full story

 Obituaries    February 25, 2015

Ronald Belmas

IRONWOOD — Ronald Belmas, 78, died Feb. 22, 2015, with his family by his side in Ironwood. He is survived by his wife, Norma; son, Ron Belmas, of Ramsey; daughter, Brenda (Randy) Zoglman, of Bessemer; grandchildren, Allen Barto, Brad (Kim Leinon)... Full story

 Calendar    February 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 25 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 24, 2015

Students attend day-long Life Quest Program at GCC

IRONWOOD - Area high school students gathered in the gymnasium of Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center for a Life Quest Program on Monday. The event was not open to the general public due to a... Full story

 Obituaries    February 24, 2015

Bonnie J. Mitchem

IRONWOOD, Mich.- Bonnie J. Mitchem, 80, of Ashland Court, Ironwood, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with lung... Full story

 Obituaries    February 24, 2015

Ronald Belmas

IRONWOOD — Ronald Belmas, 78, died Feb. 22, 2015, with his family by his side in Ironwood. He is survived by his wife, Norma; son, Ron Belmas, of Ramsey; daughter, Brenda (Randy) Zoglman, of Bessemer; grandchildren, Allen Barto, Brad (Kim Leinon)... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 21, 2015

Cardinals win share of IC East crown, down Devils

WAKEFIELD - There's a first time for everything. On Friday night on their home court, the Wakefield-Marenisco girl's basketball team became co-champions of the Indianhead Conference East Division... Full story

 Calendar    February 21, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 21 Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Lions Ice Fishing Jamboree, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carow Park on Grand Portage Lake.... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 18, 2015

Tigers stonewall Cardinals

MERCER, Wis. - Hurley may be Mercer's biggest rival, but the Tigers did the Midgettes a big favor with Tuesday night's 61-52 victory over Wakefield-Marenisco. The Midgettes clinched at least a share... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 17, 2015

Bessemer city council hears sheriff's report; discusses land offer

BESSEMER - Gogebic County Sheriff Peter Matonich was first on the agenda for Bessemer's city council meeting on Monday night. Matonich said the sheriff's department has been adding some new services... Full story

 Obituaries    February 16, 2015

Peter L. Samarziya

BESSEMER, Mich. - Peter L. Samarziya, 91, of Bessemer, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.  Pete was born on Sept. 16, 1923, in Bessemer, a son of Marko and Julia (Tirpik) Samarziya. He attended... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 14, 2015

Rolandos' love endures

BESSEMER - Dennis and Delores Rolando have been together for 56 years. That's long enough that they sometimes finish each other's thoughts. That doesn't mean they aren't still capable of surprising... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 14, 2015

Devils survive Speedboys to clinch share of East Division title

IRONWOOD - It's not often conference titles take a backseat to anything. But beating one of your biggest rivals with a wild finish in front of a pumped up crowd, that's hard to beat. Ironwood clinche... Full story

 Calendar    February 14, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 14 Mercer Sno-Goers All-You-Can-Eat breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., The Gateway Lodge. Book Across the Bay, 9:30 a.m. registration, 6 p.m. start, Maslowski Park, Ashland. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 Opinion    February 13, 2015

There's a side of customer service most don't see

To the Editor: I felt compelled to offer the other side of the story when it comes to customer service. I have worked customer service for 25 years at the same company and I have seen a huge decline in the way customers treat workers in the public... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 13, 2015

Midgettes stop Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Hurley put the finishing touch on its resume going into Saturday's seeding meeting with a 54-32 Indianhead Conference victory at Bessemer Thursday night. The Midgettes took advantage of Bes... Full story

 Opinion    February 12, 2015

Home is where the mine is

To the Editor: I am currently a 4th year student at Michigan Tech University and I’m focusing my engineering degree in Mining. On the same note, I’m proud to say that I grew up in Bessemer, Michigan and enjoy the outdoors of the U.P. as any... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2015

Edward Irving Hocking Sr.

RAMSAY, Mich. – Edward Irving Hocking Sr., 76, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away suddenly Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.  Ed was born on March 9, 1938, in Wakefield, a son of William and Lena... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 11, 2015

Midgets upset No. 3 Devils

HURLEY - Part of Hurley's 0-5 start to the season was a 27-point loss at rival Ironwood. Part of the Midgets' turnaround - and what now is a six-game winning streak - is a 53-37 victory over Ironwood... Full story


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