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 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

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 16, 2014

Airport Recreation Park celebrates grand opening

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Ironwood Township will celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park on Tuesday. The event runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the pavilion at the park. According to... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 16, 2014

Potato River, Bond Falls listed in online top 10

Two of the area's numerous waterfalls have been identified by CNN.com as in the top 10 in America. The secluded Potato River Falls, in Gurney, Wis., and Bond Falls, in Paulding, are among the best in... 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

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Youth Drama Club to present two performances of 'Once Upon a Wolf'

IRONWOOD - The Youth Drama Club, through the Ironwood Carnegie Library and Historic Ironwood Theatre, is participating in two performances this weekend of "Once Upon a Wolf," a new take on classic... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 12, 2014

Wakefield City Council to hold tire collection event on Sept. 17

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council authorized a tire collection event for Sept. 17 at its meeting Monday evening. The event is aimed to address the blight and safety issues scrap tires create on... 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 Ryan Jarvi    News    August 8, 2014

Gogebic County Fairgrounds still accessible for eastbound U.S. 2 traffic

IRONWOOD - Eastbound traffic on U.S. 2 will still have access to the Gogebic County Fair set to begin next week, regardless of the ongoing U.S. 2 reconstruction. Several traffic barricades equipped... 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

 
 Obituaries    August 6, 2014

Gary R. Corsi

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. - Gary R. Corsi, 78, of Watersmeet, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. He was born on Oct. 9, 1935, in Watersmeet. He attended Watersme... Full story

 

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