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 By Alissa Pietila    News    March 28, 2015 

Bessemer set to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day next week

BESSEMER - Students and faculty at A.D. Johnston High School have been preparing to celebrate the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Students will be tested with trivia about autism... Full story

 Calendar    March 28, 2015 

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 28 Waiting for Spring Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Iron County Memorial Building, Hurley. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Bessemer Easter EGGstravaganza Hunt, 11 a.m., Bessemer City Hall... Full story

 Calendar    March 27, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, March 27 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 Obituaries    March 27, 2015

Isabelle Haapoja

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Isabelle E. Cabianca Haapoja, 91, of Yale Location, Bessemer, died in Ironwood on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Isabelle was born on Dec. 16, 1923, in Bessemer, daughter of Calisto and... Full story

 Obituaries    March 27, 2015

John H. Suutala

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John H. Suutala, 85, of Ironwood Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on Friday, March 13, 2015, after a lengthy illness of COPD and chronic pneumonia. John... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 27, 2015

Gogebic County schools get DHS grant money

Schools throughout Gogebic County will be safer in the upcoming months after they are equipped with special classroom door locks as part of a Upper Peninsula-wide grant from the Department of... Full story

 Calendar    March 26, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 26 Downtown Ironwood Development Authority, 8 a.m., Memorial Building, Ironwood. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township.... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 26, 2015

Gogebic County Board approves four-year contract for Novascone

BESSEMER — Tom Novascone’s job as equalization director for Gogebic County was extended by four years Wednesday. The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners approved a new four-year contract for Novascone. Novascone will be paid $42,000 annually... Full story

 Calendar    March 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 25 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... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    March 25, 2015

Fiscal budget approved for Bessemer Township

RAMSAY - The main topic on the agenda for Bessemer Township's annual meeting on Monday night was setting the budget for the next fiscal year. The budget begins on April 1 and runs through March 31,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 24, 2015

John A. Mussatti

BESSEMER, Mich. – John A. Mussatti, 80, of Bessemer, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015.  John was born on July 11, 1934, in Bessemer, son of the late Magdalene Adamczak Mussatti. He attended Bes... Full story

 Calendar    March 24, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 24 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Community Center. 715-561-2695. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 24, 2015

Township to seek Bessemer, Carnegie library proposals

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees voted to seek proposals from both the Ironwood Carnegie Library and the Bessemer Public Library for the township's future library services a... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    March 24, 2015

No decision made for Gogebic Miners football coaches

BESSEMER — The A.D. Johnston library was filled for Monday night’s school board meeting, with the hopes of a new Gogebic Miners (Bessemer-Wakefield-Marenisco) football coach being announced. A committee was put in place to hire a new football... Full story

 Calendar    March 23, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, March 23 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 23, 2015

Hazel G. Anderson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Hazel G. Anderson, 90, of 1412 Putnam St., Wakefield, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015. Hazel was born on July 27, 1924, in Marquette, a daughter of James and Ruth (Nebel)... Full story

 Obituaries    March 23, 2015

Leo Sam Durant Jr.

GILE, Wis. - Leo Sam Durant Jr. "Lishxayxit/Northern Lights," 42, of Gile, died on Thursday, March 19, 2015, due to a history of family heath issues. He was born May 24, 1972, in White Salmon, Wash.,... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 21, 2015

Bessemer gets state school safety grant

BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area Schools are soon going to be more secure as the district has been awarded a grant from the Michigan State Police Department as part of the department’s efforts to support school safety initiatives. Bessemer was one...

 Calendar    March 21, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 21 Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Group, noon, Salem Lutheran, Ironwood. area74.org. Community... Full story

 Obituaries    March 21, 2015

John H. Suutala

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - John H. Suutala, 85, of Vanderhagen Road, Ironwood Township, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at home on Friday, March 13, 2015, after a lengthy illness of... Full story

 Calendar    March 20, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, March 20 Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resource Center, Bessemer. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655.... Full story

 Obituaries    March 20, 2015

Tammy Colberg

LAS VEGAS — Tammy Colberg, 53, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 16, 2015, at her home in Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 5, 1961, in Wakefield, Mich., and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, Mich. Survivors include her mother,... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 19, 2015

Donations sought to fix railroad trestle

HURLEY - The University of Wisconsin's Iron County Extension Office is seeking donations to repair one of the train trestles that span the Montreal River, connecting Ironwood and Hurley, as part of a... Full story

 Sports    March 19, 2015

Tickets to UP Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet available

ESCANABA — Tickets are available for the 44th annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet. The banquet is May 9 at Island Resort and Casino in Harris, 15 miles west of Escanaba on U.S. 2-41. It is the fourth year at this location a... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    March 18, 2015

Washington Elementary hosts Family Wellness Night

BESSEMER - Area families attended the 10th annual Family Wellness Night at Washington Elementary on Tuesday evening. The event is mostly organized by physical education teacher, Janet Hellman. "I... Full story


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