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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 26, 2014 

Hundreds feast on early Thanksgiving meal in Bessemer

BESSEMER - Hundreds of elementary students and their parents celebrated Thanksgiving a little early Tuesday with a Thanksgiving feast at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer. It was the first... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 26, 2014 

Students design food drive creations

BESSEMER - Students at A.D. Johnston High School gathered for a contest to end a can drive held at the school recently. The school's Key Club organized the event this year, the "fourth year for Key... Full story

 
 News    November 26, 2014 

'Claudettes Christmas Card' ready for Ironwood stage

IRONWOOD - Snow or no snow there's singing and dancing going on at rehearsals for "A Claudettes Christmas Card" to begin Dec. 4 at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. The Christmas show is a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 26, 2014 

Jeffrey Phillup Marczak

BERGLAND, Mich. - Jeffrey Phillup Marczak, Bergland, Michigan, left this earth with his loving wife by his side on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Jeff was born on April 26, 1949, in Wakefield, to Frank P. and... Full story

 
 Calendar    November 26, 2014 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 26 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 Libr... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 25, 2014

Bessemer Area School Board discusses safety grant

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Area School District Board of Education held it's November meeting on Monday night, which included a presentation about the first grade class, as well as discussion on the... Full story

 
 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

 
 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

 

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