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 Calendar    April 16, 2014 

Community calendar

Wednesday, April 16 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meetin... 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

 
 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

Frank Paul Jurasin

RAMSAY, Mich. - Frank Paul Jurasin, 78, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 24, 1935, in Bessem... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 9, 2014

Lehto wins fourth annual Idea Bounce at Gogebic Community College

IRONWOOD - Five students shared their business ideas during the fourth annual Idea Bounce at Gogebic Community College, Tuesday. The students presented on a wide variety of ideas and were judged on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Bryan M. 'Roundy' Pumala

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Bryan M. "Roundy" Pumala, 69, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home. Bryan was born May 30, 1944, in Bessemer Township, son of the late Matt and Helen (Rant... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Robert F. Youngberg Sr.

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - Robert F. Youngberg Sr., 80, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Robert was born in Winegar, Wis., to the late Doris and George Youngberg. He attended Luther L. Wright High... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 8, 2014

Bessemer needs to upgrade schools

To the Editor: The citizens of Bessemer, Ramsay and Bessemer Township are asked to vote on May 6 for a revised bond allowing the Bessemer Area School District to make necessary upgrades. These upgrades will allow our schools to become more energy... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 8, 2014

Wright wrong about Bessemer schools, students

To the Editor: The Bessemer Education Association took great offense to Kim Wright’s swipe at the reputation of Bessemer Area Schools and the community of Bessemer as a whole. The Bessemer school community excels at educating students and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 7, 2014

Stephanie Miheve Bria

OKEMOS, Mich. - Stephanie Miheve Bria, our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on April 2, 2014. The only daughter of Joseph and Ann Miheve, she was born in a blizzard on Jan.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 5, 2014

April snow showers bring May drifts

IRONWOOD - The early spring storm that blasted the Gogebic Range with more than a foot of snow beginning Thursday evening lingered on into early this morning. Ironwood received 9.5 inches for the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 5, 2014

Robert A. 'Red' Synkelma

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Robert A. "Red" Synkelma, 76, of Ironwood, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Red was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Bessemer Township, son of... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 4, 2014

'America and Me' essay contest names local winners

BESSEMER - Three Bessemer eighth grade students were named local winners of the 45th annual America and Me Essay Contest. English teacher Diana Mickelson surprised her students by announcing the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 4, 2014

Cancer research important in UP

BESSEMER - Local residents kicked off the 2014 Relay for Life Thursday night. For more than 20 years, people have participated in Relay for Life in Gogebic County, walking to help raise money for canc... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 3, 2014

Help make sure students have safe schools

To the Editor: I am writing this letter from both the perspective as a mother with three kids in the Bessemer Area School District and as a teacher. It is our responsibility as citizens of Bessemer to make sure our students have schools where they... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 2, 2014

Clarence D. Negri

ASHLAND, Wis. — Clarence D. Negri, 77, of Bessemer, Mich., died Monday, March 31, 2014, in Ashland. He was born Aug. 21, 1936, in Bessemer, son of the late Clarence T. and Helen (Johnson) Negri. He attended Bessemer schools and graduated from A.D.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 31, 2014

Icy dive raises awareness for care of terminally ill

WAKEFIELD - More than 50 people braved frigid water temperatures for the eighth annual Polar Plunge benefitting Regional Hospice. Jumpers took to the shores of Sunday Lake in Wakefield to dive in... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    March 31, 2014

Regional Hospice hires three new faces

BESSEMER - Regional Hospice of Bessemer recently hired three new faces for its organization: the Rev. Kurt Kovanen, social services worker Jennifer Rye and social worker Ken Hansen. Kovanen was hired... Full story

 

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