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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 25, 2014 

Night of education comes to Bessemer

By RYAN JARVI BESSEMER - Michigan Technological University students came to Washington Elementary School to teach students about science and engineering for the Family... Full story

 Opinion    April 25, 2014 

'Doonesbury' writer takes 'convenient' sabbatical

To the Editor: It is with interest that I noticed that a spokesman for the left in this country, Gary Trudeau, has taken a sabbatical. In his absence, his “comic” strip “Doonesbury” has been running strips titled “Doonesbury Classics” in... Full story

 Calendar    April 25, 2014 

Community calendar

Friday, April 25 Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court, Ontonagon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace... Full story

 Opinion    April 24, 2014

Bond referendum a generational thing

To the Editor: Just as other Gogebic Range communities, Bessemer is made up of hardworking, strongly committed, churchgoing individuals who may not always see eye to eye. But when it comes to items of significance — items of importance which might... Full story

 Obituaries    April 24, 2014

Ronald Lee Reil

BESSEMER, Mich. - Ronald Lee Reil, 62, of Bessemer, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ron was born in Milwaukee on June 2, 1951, to John and Edith (Jurisch) Reil. He attended... Full story

 News    April 23, 2014

Conservation district sets sights on Japenese barberry

BESSEMER - The Gogebic Conservation District in Bessemer is working to stop the spread of Japanese barberry, an invasive species brought to the U.S. for landscaping purposes more than 100 years ago.... Full story

 Obituaries    April 23, 2014

Celia Castagna Re DeLeon

JONESBORO, Ga. - Celia Castagna Re DeLeon, 97, passed away April 20, 2014. Celia was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Joseph Re, in 1975, and John DeLeon, in 1989. She is survived by sons,... Full story

 Opinion    April 23, 2014

School district's needs must be addressed

To the Editor: When we researched moving to the Gogebic Range, one of the first things we did was look at the schools. Bessemer stood out because of the high-quality teachers, excellent educational opportunities and the outstanding community... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 22, 2014

State of emergency declared for Gogebic County

BESSEMER - Bessemer City Council members were updated about this past winter's impact on the region and the emergency situation of Gogebic County at a meeting Monday. "We in Gogebic County declared a... Full story

 Obituaries    April 22, 2014

Edward Mason Samson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Edward Mason Samson, 78, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Edward was born on Feb. 13, 1936, in Flint, the son of Percy Edward and Ab... Full story

 Obituaries    April 22, 2014

Ronald Lee Reil

BESSEMER, Mich. - Ronald Lee Reil, 62, of Bessemer, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ron was born in Milwaukee on June 2, 1951, to John and Edith (Jurisch) Reil. He attended... Full story

 Opinion    April 19, 2014

Bessemer schools more than just buildings

To the Editor: Schools are the social, economic and cultural pillars of a small community. They are the place for town citizens to gather around our children for sporting events and music. The façade of the buildings are historic and a focal point... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 17, 2014

Consolidation informational meetings planned for April 29, May 8

BERGLAND — The Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District is hosting two informational meetings dealing with possible consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco School districts. The... Full story

 Obituaries    April 15, 2014

Becky Klups

IRON RIVER, Mich. — Becky Klups, formerly of Ontonagon, passed away at her home in Iron River, on March 29, 2014. She fought a short battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 1, 1967, the daughter of Sandra and the late Richard Klups. She worked at... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 14, 2014

Bessemer chamber hosts Easter egg hunt

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Chamber of Commerce held an Easter egg hunt at Bessemer City Hall Saturday morning. There were also refreshments, a visit from the Easter bunny and a showing of the movie... Full story

 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

4-H holds events at Little Finland

KIMBALL, Wis. - Temperatures in the low 40s and overcast skies didn't stop area residents from getting in the holiday spirit Saturday at an Easter egg hunt offered by the Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club at Little Finland in Kimball. The event ran... Full story

 Obituaries    April 12, 2014

Cordelia E. 'Corky' Johnson

RAMSAY, Mich. — Cordelia E. “Corky” Johnson, 84, a lifelong resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, April 10, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Oct. 12, 1929, in Bessemer Township, the daughter of... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 10, 2014

Local role models honored at GCC

IRONWOOD - Four local high school seniors and one organization were honored during the 2014 Children's Trust Fund banquet at Gogebic Community College Wednesday evening. CTF was established in 1982... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 10, 2014

Pallin hosts meet-and-greet after finishing third in snocross points

IRONWOOD - Kyle Pallin's infectious smile was on display almost the entire night at his Meet and Greet at the packed Maplewood Steakhouse on Wednesday night. And he had reason to smile. In his third... Full story

 Opinion    April 10, 2014

Group aims for August consolidation vote

To the Editor: At the Bessemer Area School Board’s March meeting, our superintendent (who lives in Ontonagon) demanded the people circulating consolidation petitions submit their plan for consolidation in writing to the board. Nice try. Our... Full story


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