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 By Pat Krause    Sports    August 21, 2014 

Routheaux takes over Ironwood girls basketball team

The Routheaux family will continue its tradition of producing head basketball coaches. Deke Routheaux was the head coach at Gogebic Community College for many years and his son, Tim, was hired Monday night by the Ironwood Board of Education as the ne... Full story

 
 Calendar    August 21, 2014 

Community calendar

Thursday, Aug. 21 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EDT, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EDT, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine;... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 19, 2014

City council denies snowshoe property sale

BESSEMER — Bessemer’s City Council denied selling the 7.1 acres of property near Steiger’s Field to private citizens, but did not make it an addition to nearby Bluff Valley Park as recommended by the city’s planning commission. At its... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 15, 2014

Ideal weather greets opening of fair here

IRONWOOD - Cool, precipitation-free weather greeted Gogebic County Fairgoers on opening day Thursday as entries continued to be accepted in all departments. In front of the grandstand, area high... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 14, 2014

Planning commission: snowshoe property shouldn't be sold

BESSEMER - Bessemer's Planning Commission has recommended that city council shouldn't sell the 7.1 acres of public land near Steiger's Field to private citizens, and instead make it a part of Bluff... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Wilbert E. 'Wibby' Haanpaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Wilbert E. “Wibby” Haanpaa, 92, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ironwood on his 92nd birthday. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Ironwood, son of the late Erick and Fannie (Rajala) Haanpaa. He had resided in... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 13, 2014

Bessemer Planning Commission to discuss snowshoe property

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission will discuss today the possible land sale of the public property near Steiger Field that roused some recent opposition from city residents. The original... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2014

Margaret Alma (Sedlock) Mayer Mascotti

ROSWELL, Ga. - Margaret Alma (Sedlock) Mayer Mascotti, 99, of Roswell, formerly a longtime resident of Bessemer, Mich., passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Margaret was born on July 16,... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 11, 2014

Relay for Life wraps ups with pancakes

BESSEMER - Gogebic County's Relay for Life wrapped up Saturday morning with a fundraising pancake breakfast at the Bessemer VFW. With a menu of pancakes, French toast, eggs, baked goods, orange juice... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Cause to 'believe in'

BESSEMER - Names of loved ones were written on paper bags that lined the track at Massie Field Friday afternoon. On the infield grass were tents, a dunk tank and a big, pink logging truck all set up... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 9, 2014

Colors brighten 5K run in Hurley

HURLEY - The "Show Your Colors" 5-kilometer fun run starting and ending at the Hurley K-12 School Friday raised money for the volleyball team. A total of 115 runners ran around the school track and... Full story

 
 News    August 9, 2014

Iron County Fair draws more than 5,000

SAXON, Wis. - Attendance at the 2014 Iron County Fair lsat weekend topped 5,000. According to fair officials, 5,138 wrist bands were issued throughout the weekend, with children 5 and under getting... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2014

Delores Catherine George

DULUTH, Minn. — Delores Catherine George, 72, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Essentia Health in Duluth on Aug. 6, 2014. Delores was born Sept. 30, 1941, in Wakefield, Mich., the daughter of Ina and Delore Baker. Delores was joined in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2014

Rita Jean (Supercynski) Ravenna

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Rita Jean (Supercynski) Ravenna was truly one of God's most amazing creations. She was blessed with so much: intelligence, creativity, athleticism, beauty, courage, strength and com... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 7, 2014

Detour will continue after project paving

IRONWOOD - The present detour set-up will remain the same when half of U.S. 2 is paved this summer during the reconstruction project. When the infrastructure work is completed, including placement... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Jean P. Maki

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Jean P. Maki, 75, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Marshfield, Wis., following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Earl and Pauline (Armata) Carlson. On June... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 7, 2014

North Country Welding may be featured on television show

BESSEMER - Two local welders may get a shot at being on national T.V. Employees of Lucky Dog Films, a television and video production company, are eyeing up Skeeter Winkowski and Jake Armata, of... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

After 11.8 percent of Gogebic County’s 13,481 registered voters submitted ballots at the polls Tuesday, the results are in. Michigan voters approved the ballot’s Proposal 1, which looks to remove... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Bessemer prioritizes repairs for deep freeze damages

BESSEMER - Bessemer city officials are in the process of applying for grant money provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to fund repairs to damaged infrastructure resulting from thi... Full story

 
 News    August 2, 2014

Michigan heads to polls Tuesday for primary elections

Tuesday’s primary election presents Gogebic County voters with a few key decisions that will impact how the November general election plays out, as well as a proposal that addresses the state’s personal property tax. The statewide measure, Propos... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 2, 2014

Couple shares courthouse wedding

BESSEMER - With vows exchanged underwater or near volcanoes, and reception parties with hundreds of guests and price tags for thousands of dollars, the norm for weddings seems to be shifting toward... Full story

 
 By Dennis Grall    Sports    August 2, 2014

Welcome to the club

HANCOCK - Three former professional athletes who hail from the Upper Peninsula are among 10 new inductees into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Feldhausen of Iron Mountain spent three... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 31, 2014

Lynn (Salaj) Mezzano

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Lynn (Salaj) Mezzano, 58, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Aurora Healthcare in Green Bay after a long battle with cancer. Lynn was born March 4, 1956 in Wakefield, Mich., to Le... Full story

 

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