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 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 22, 2014 

Range honor band performs at theatre

IRONWOOD - "We hear a lot about what's going wrong in the world. This is about what's going right," guest conductor Pamela Bustos said Friday in welcoming people to a musical honors concert at the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 22, 2014 

William A. 'Bill' Isaacson

COLUMBIA, Mo. - William A. "Bill" Isaacson, 50, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at his home of natural causes. Bill was born Jan. 26, 1964, in Chardon, Ohio, to Dewey and Mary Lou (nee... Full story

 
 Calendar    November 22, 2014 

Community calendar

Saturday, Nov. 22 Children’s story time, 10 a.m. Wakefield Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Group, noon, Salem Lutheran, Ironwood. area74.org. Chess Nuts... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 19, 2014

Ironwood's snowfall sets another single-day record

IRONWOOD - Another 110-year snow record fell Tuesday morning in Ironwood before the sun finally popped out. A total of 15.2 inches of snow was recorded for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday at the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 19, 2014

Betty Lou Kaczmarek

RAMSAY, Mich. - Betty Lou Kaczmarek, 72, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Betty was born on July 18, 1942, in Wakefield, the daughter of William John and... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 18, 2014

Lake-effect snow warning remains through noon today

IRONWOOD - A winter advisory warning for lake-effect snow that could total from 12 to 18 inches remained in effect for the Gogebic Range today through noon. Wakefield and Bessemer schools closed... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 18, 2014

Grace E. Nelson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Grace E. Nelson, 90, surrounded by the family she treasured, passed away on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Grace was born on Dec. 18,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 18, 2014

Ronald W. Brown

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Ronald W. Brown, 82, of Ironwood Township, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Ironwood. He was born on Oct. 15, 1932, in Ironwood. Ronald attended Ironwood area schools, graduating from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 17, 2014

William H. Strelcheck

WAUSAU, Wis. — William H. Strelcheck, age 85, of Bessemer, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Wausau. He was born June 28, 1929, in Bessemer, son of the late Peter and Mabel (Bloomquist) Strelcheck. Bill attended Bessemer schools, graduating from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 15, 2014

Gladys Marie Tauer

ANVIL, Mich. - Gladys Marie Tauer, 78, a longtime resident of Anvil, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Gladys was born on Nov. 17, 1935, in Anvil... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 15, 2014

Michigan Harvest Campaign gives thanks

Dear Editor: Thank you to the Michigan State Police from Wakefield barracks, Super One and the National Honor Society students from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer for their donations and support during the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 14, 2014

Santa's Headquarters under way already

IRONWOOD - Volunteers are gearing up for the ninth annual Santa's Headquarters. Since 2006, a committee of local residents volunteers to help provide gifts for area children during Christmas. This... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 13, 2014

Gogebic's Jess Mazzon makes best of season-ending injury

BESSEMER – Jess Mazzon, a talented young athlete was dealt a real bad break, but he has turned it into something positive and special. Early last summer, Jess Mazzon had everything going his way,... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 13, 2014

Snowfall here draws widespread interest

HURLEY - There was quite a bit of interest across the country in the Gogebic Range's snowstorm that ended early Wednesday morning, then later rekindled. Up to two feet of snow fell across the Gogebic... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 12, 2014

Kenneth James Lillie

BESSEMER, Mich.- Kenneth James Lillie, 51, of Bessemer, formerly of Marenisco, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at his home. Ken was born on May 25, 1963, in Wakefield, a son of Darlene... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 10, 2014

Homemade goods big draw at craft fair at Memorial Building

HURLEY - Local residents braved cold temperatures to browse hundreds of homemade items during the second annual winter craft fair at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday. According to event organizer Kathy Koski, the Iron County Memorial... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 10, 2014

Roger D. Kooping

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Roger D. Kooping, 64, of Bessemer, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Wakefield. He was born on May 15, 1950, in Ironwood, son of the late Wilbert and Mildred (Maki) Kooping. He... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 8, 2014

Wakefield casino needs to include employment for everyone

Dear Editor: Some years back I went to the casino in Ashland, Wis., to put in a job application for employment. On the application it said “preference given to Native Americans and are you Native American?” Since I’m not, I can assume my... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 8, 2014

Mark Joseph Pospeck

DULUTH, Minn. - Mark Joseph Pospeck, 45, of Bessemer, Mich., passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. He was born in Wakefield to Patricia (Hill) and James Pospeck on... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 7, 2014

Trojans take district title with win over Speedgirls

BESSEMER - The Crystal Falls Forest Park volleyball team captured the MHSAA Class D District 127 title, downing Bessemer 25-9, 25-11 and 25-11 at the House of Noise on Thursday night. The Lady... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 6, 2014

Speedgirls advance to face Trojans in district final

BESSEMER - Bessemer advanced into the final round of the MHSAA Class D District 127 volleyball tournament by sweeping Watersmeet 25-18, 25-20 and 24-21 in the House of Noise on Wednesday night. The... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 6, 2014

US 2 reopens in Ironwood; project to resume in 2015

IRONWOOD –– U.S. 2 is open again. Phase 1 of the $7.5 million U.S. 2 project that began in May is nearly completed, at least for this year. "We're happy to see this major project nearing a... Full story

 

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