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 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 12, 2015

Bennetts to retire from Ski Patrol

IRONWOOD - After 50 years of being a member of the National Ski Patrol, Roger "Pat" Bennetts has decided this would be his final season actively patrolling the area's ski hills. "It's been a great 50... Full story

 Sports    January 13, 2015

Burchell wins two races at Blackjack

Ironwood's Robert Burchell won the slalom and giant slalom at Monday's Theron Peterson Memorial high school ski event at Blackjack Ski Resort. Teammate Isaac Aukee took second in the slalom and... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 29, 2014

Blackjack, Indianhead ski resorts merge; casino mulled

By ALISSA PIETILA During the summer, Indianhead Mountain Resort, near Wakefield, and Blackjack Ski Area, near Bessemer, were brought under one new owner, Art Dumke. At the start of this year’s winter season, Big Snow... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 29, 2014

Indianhead Mountain opens with record snow

WAKEFIELD — Indianhead Mountain opened to skiing on Friday, after record snowfall has fallen this year. “We’ve been fortunate to get all this natural snow and cold weather so we can also make... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 7, 2014

Bessemer City Council supports Indianhead hotel, casino

BESSEMER - Bessemer's City Council voiced its support for the proposed hotel resort and casino on top of Indianhead Mountain in Wakefield Township, citing potential job creation associated with the... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 3, 2014

Indianhead Mountain Resort considers hotel, casino expansion

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Plans for a new 140-bed hotel and adjoining casino are in the works for the top of the Indianhead Mountain Ski Resort in Wakefield Township. Barry Bolich, manager of Indianhead... Full story

 News    June 23, 2014

Indianhead, Blackjack plan merger

Two of Big Snow Country’s ski hills plan to merge. Blackjack LLC, owner of Blackjack Mountain Resort, near Bessemer, has executed an agreement to acquire the assets of the “Grand Daddy” of Gogebic Range ski hills, Indianhead Mountain, near... 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

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 28, 2014

Winter tourism starts to wind down

With many residents thinking spring, local winter attractions are wrapping up in preparation for warmer weather. Frigid weather dominated the ski season, leading to a drop in numbers at local ski... Full story

 Obituaries    February 22, 2014

Richard A. 'Dick/Grumpy' Cottier

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Richard A. "Dick/Grumpy" Cottier, 86, of Ironwood, retired co-owner and operator of Angelo's Pizza in Ironwood, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Aspirus Grand View... Full story

 By Pat Schutte    Sports    December 7, 2013

Pallin soars to top-five finish at Blackjack

BESSEMER - With a big chill blanketing the Upper Peninsula's famous Big Snow Country, Tucker Hibbert remained undefeated on the AMSOIL Championship Snocross tour – overcoming a back row start (due... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 29, 2013

Snow enthusiasts, businesses ready for season

IRONWOOD - With snow totals continuing to rise, local ski hills, cross country ski trails and snowmobile trail groomers are preparing for what could be a banner winter. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, Ironwood... Full story

 By Katie Perttunen and Cortney Ofstad    News    July 12, 2013

Single engine airplane makes emergency landing on U.S. 2

BESSEMER — A single engine airplane was forced to make an emergency landing on U.S. 2 near Blackjack Road in Bessemer Township at 4:45 a.m., Thursday, according to a Gogebic County Sheriff’s... Full story

 Obituaries    July 11, 2013

Betty A. Olson

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Betty A. Olson, 82, of Ironwood Township, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood. She was born... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 17, 2013

Pallin wraps up second season as snocross pro

IRONWOOD — Professional snocross racer Kyle Pallin of Ironwood recently celebrated his 22nd birthday — in Sweden. It wasn’t that Pallin has become a jet-setter flying all over the world. After f...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 1, 2013

Bessemer ski resort hosts snowmobile races, hill climb

BESSEMER — Drivers from all over the Midwest traveled to Bessemer over the weekend to participate in the first ever Snowmobile Drag Race and Hill Climb on Saturday and Sunday at Big Powderhorn...