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 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 20, 2014 

Kloth to be sentenced on 2 mine fracas charges

HURLEY - A Weston, Wis., woman on Friday entered no contest pleas to two charges in connection with a heated confrontation with Gogebic-Taconite employees at the site of a proposed iron mine. Katie... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 16, 2014

Oman's Creek boat landing may reopen on Wednesday

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said it hopes the Oman's Creek boat landing at Little Girl's Point will be reopened to Lake Superior boaters by Wednesday.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 15, 2014

Gogebic County Community Mental Health to receive clean title of property

WAKEFIELD - Gogebic County Community Mental Health Authority is set to receive the rights and clean title to property in Wakefield it has used and occupied since 1995, following its final, Oct. 1 paym... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 15, 2014

Keweenaw Land honored for 20 years of forest certification

IRONWOOD - Keweenaw Land Association was recognized Friday afternoon for being a leader in forest management certification. In fact, Keweenaw was the first publicly-traded company in the country to be... Full story

 
 News    September 13, 2014

Sheriff's department receives grant

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Sheriff's Department has received a $4,000 grant from the pipeline that cuts through the county. Sheriff Peter Matonich said the money from TransCanada Corporation has been used to purchase a trailer for transportation... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 13, 2014

Roberta L. (Morrison) Shelby

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. — Roberta L. (Morrison) Shelby, 59, of Bergland and Iron Mountain, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 9, 1955, the daughter of Ronald and Joan (Nystrom) Morrison. Roberta... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Lake Superior shoreline cleaned up of debris after gales of September

The clean-up from the gales on Lake Superior continued Thursday morning at Saxon Harbor and Little Girl's Point. The Tuesday and Wednesday storm resulted in north winds of up to around 50 mph washing... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 11, 2014

Winds whip up waves on lake

On a hot, muggy Tuesday afternoon, Eagle Bluff Golf Club groundskeeper Jeff Tenlen was aerating the greens, a process in which dime-sized holes are poked into the surfaces. It was 77 degrees in... Full story

 
 Opinion    September 10, 2014

Community very active in 4-H bidding at fair

To the Editor, As a young girl growing up here in Gogebic County, I was involved in the local 4-H program raising animals to sell at the fair auction. It was how I and other members earned our spending money, afforded our first cars and purchased... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 8, 2014

Walk, craft-vendors day raise money for Rainbow Connection

WAKEFIELD - More than 100 people participated in a walking event at Sunday Lake in Wakefield, with proceeds benefitting Rainbow Connection, an organization helping children and their families who... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 8, 2014

Airport fly-in day hopes to recruit future pilots

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Clear blue skies and temperatures in the 60s were the setting for the fly-in "Airport Day" held at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport in Ironwood Township on Saturday. Airport... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 5, 2014

Softball tournament raises money, awareness about suicide

GILE, Wis. - At 31 years old, Danny Baross, who was married with three children and an employee at the Ojibway Correctional Facility, committed suicide in 2009. There were 742 suicide deaths in... Full story

 
 Opinion    September 5, 2014

Ironwood Township, Carnegie Library part ways

Dear Editor: It is with great sorrow that the board writes to inform your readers that the Charter Township of Ironwood has chosen to terminate library services with the Ironwood Carnegie Library for its residents. In previous years, the township... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 3, 2014

Luther L. Wright opens school year with K-12 students

IRONWOOD - The first day of school provides a unique set of challenges for students. New teachers, classmates and lockers can make the day seem daunting. For students in the Ironwood Area School... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 2, 2014

Judith 'Judy' M. Heikkinen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Judith "Judy" M. Heikkinen, 76, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her home in Ironwood, surrounded by family. Judy was born March 18, 1938, in Ironwood, the daughter of Heimer... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Micheal Lee 'Mike' Hillier

BERGLAND, Mich. - Micheal Lee "Mike" Hillier, 70, of Bergland, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1943, in Wauwatosa, Wis., the son of Walter and Myrtle (Bigger) Hillier.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Mentored Youth Hunting programs offered in Michigan, Wisconsin

Michigan and Wisconsin have established programs over the years to offer younger individuals the chance to hunt. According to the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources website, the Mentored... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

4-H program teaches safe shooting techniques

IRONWOOD - A handful of kids took part in the Gogebic County 4-H Youth Shooting program, which has held weekly meetings during the summer to teach local children safe shooting techniques. Students... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 23, 2014

Ontonagon County leads state in unemployment

Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County, the jobless rate fell from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 23, 2014

Adele L. Melchiori

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Adele L. Melchiori, 82, of Ironwood, died peacefully Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. The former Adele Hulburd... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 19, 2014

Levin: Afghanistan effort not a failure

IRONWOOD - As Carl Levin prepares to leave office after spending the past 36 years as a U.S. senator, he wants Americans to know the effort in Afghanistan has not been a failure. While he said polls... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 18, 2014

Gogebic County Fair hosts new 'commodity carnival' activity

IRONWOOD - A new game, the "commodity carnival", was available at the Gogebic County Fair this past weekend. The activity is designed to walk fairgoers through the steps of bringing steer and cattle t... Full story

 

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