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 Calendar    July 29, 2014 

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Monday, July 28 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Mobile Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Iron County Recycling... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 26, 2014

Donald E. Luoma

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Donald E. Luoma, 82, of E5148 Riverside Road, Ironwood, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Ironwood. Donald was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Bessemer, son of the late John and Jennie (Kivi)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 25, 2014

James G. 'Jim' Kaffine

IRONWOOD, Mich.- James G. "Jim" Kaffine, 83, of Pence, Wis., died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. He was born June 16, 1931, in Montreal, Wis., son of the late... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 22, 2014

Bessemer looks to unload some commercial properties

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is looking to promote and advertise some of its commercially zoned property with hopes of spurring some economic development in the area. The Bessemer City Council... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 22, 2014

Jonis John Braghini

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Jonis John Braghini passed away peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Covenant Hospice Bay Medical after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born Dec. 5, 1930, in... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 21, 2014

Brothers go back-to-back at Milakovich

IRONWOOD — Beware the Langdon Brothers, Zach and Cody. They tore up the Gogebic Country Club and their 100 team opposition in a way seldom seen at Milakovich Memorial Tournament. In 2013, they won the championship flight at the Milakovich in a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Kenneth Roy Zwick

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Kenneth Roy Zwick, 48, a lifelong resident of Thomaston, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. Ken was born on July 6,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 17, 2014

Bessemer Blast 50/50 winner claims $28,338 prize

BESSEMER - The big jackpot of $28,338 from the 2014 Bessemer Blast 50/50 raffle has finally been claimed by a Wisconsin woman. Gwen Arbuckle, of Odanah, Wis., a supervisor at the Moccasin Trail... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 16, 2014

Bessemer Township set to improve gravel roads

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - The Bessemer Township Board recently approved a construction project to improve four of its gravel roads at a cost of nearly $85,000. The four roads to undergo construction are... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Steve J. 'Sonny' Miskovich

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Steve J. "Sonny" Miskovich, 73, of Wakefield, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Marquette. Steve was born in Wakefield to the late Steve and Mary (Grivicich) Miskovich on June 9,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 16, 2014

Mykkanen to perform at Historic Ironwood Theatre

IRONWOOD - It's been a "whirlwind" year for Bessemer native Miles Mykkanen. While working towards his master's degree in music with an emphasis in vocal performance at The Juilliard School, Mykkanen... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 16, 2014

Penokee wins district tournament

IRONWOOD - Penokee Range became the champions of the Michigan District 11 Little League in ages 9-10 with a 14-4 title game victory over Keweenaw at the John Krznarich Field on Tuesday. The team is... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 15, 2014

Bessemer should keep 'beautiful' bluff

To the Editor: I call it the Water Tower Bluff, it’s the one next to Bessemer Bluff, and the area the city of Bessemer is considering selling to private interests. In the winter the snowshoe trails are beautiful. It is a magical place and I know... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 14, 2014

Ramsay gets 'taste of traditional Americana circus'

RAMSAY - You know the old familiar aromas: that fried-food scent of heaven, roasted peanuts, the sugary sweetness wafting in from the creation of cotton candy, something reminiscent of farm life, and... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 14, 2014

Penokee Range dominates Keweenaw

IRONWOOD - Madison Huotari pitched a no-hitter and Penokee Range used a powerful hitting attack to blitz Keweenaw 12-1 in five innings in the Michigan District 11 Little League ages 9-10 softball... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 12, 2014

Festival Ironwood hopes to attract the crowds

IRONWOOD - The major event of the year for the city of Ironwood is coming back once again, and it's bringing a few new attractions with it. Festival Ironwood will run from July 16-20, and chief... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 11, 2014

Grant may help local cities remove blighted properties

BESSEMER - Gogebic County is one of five counties in Michigan expecting grant monies from the state to help remove a few of its blighted properties. Gogebic County Treasurer Sue Pertile said she... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 10, 2014

Bessemer Planning Commission wants closer look at city property

BESSEMER - There's about 7.1 acres of city-owned property to the north and west of Steiger's Field that's raising concerns among a few Bessemer citizens. A couple residents want to purchase the land... Full story

 
 News    July 9, 2014

Ramsay 4th of July celebration key event in small community

RAMSAY - Despite about an hour downpour, the 4th of July festivities in Ramsay went off without a hitch on Saturday night. The community event began with a parade on July 4 and continued into July 5... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 7, 2014

Ramsay celebrates 4th of July with community events

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township-Ramsay Fourth of July Committee hosted a day for the community to gather for live music, food and beverages, and the chance to enjoy more fireworks on Saturday. Though... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 5, 2014

Bessemer Blast ends with bang

BESSEMER — Bessemer Blast 2014 came to a close Friday night with a spectacular “Thunder on the Mountain” fireworks show that lasted about 40 minutes and attracted quite the crowd. Before the fir... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 3, 2014

Area soldier meets Obama at Normandy Beach ceremony

NORMANDY, France - A 1994 graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer had the honor of meeting President Barack Obama at the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Beach invasion on June 6. Army... Full story

 

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