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 Calendar    March 5, 2015 

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 5 Ojibway Correctional Facility Community Liaison Committee, 9 a.m., Ojibway Correctional Facility, Marenisco. 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.... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 4, 2015

Mining in Penokee Hills was artificially inflated

To the Editor: Gogebic Taconite closed its doors, it says because of the abundance of wetlands and fear of the EPA. Throughout the past four years other culprits blamed have been oppressive state laws and local zoning ordinances, the DNR,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Janet Marie Setterlund

KIMBALL, Wis. — Janet Marie Setterlund, 73, of Hurley passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Janet was born on Oct. 28, 1941, in Ironwood, Mich., daughter of Hjalmer and Vivian (Luoma) Setterlund. She was a longtime resident of the Iron County... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 26, 2015

County board seeks bids on new roof for annex

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday agreed to call for bids on a new roof on the annex to the courthouse. The building and grounds committee recommended seeking bids. The bid opening will be on March 23, according to... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 25, 2015

Iron County board OKs changes to G-Tac lease option

HURLEY - After two failed motions to postpone action, the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted 8-7 to approve the proposed amendments to mining company Gogebic Taconite's lease option for its... Full story

 
 Calendar    February 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 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    February 24, 2015

Students attend day-long Life Quest Program at GCC

IRONWOOD - Area high school students gathered in the gymnasium of Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center for a Life Quest Program on Monday. The event was not open to the general public due to a... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 24, 2015

G-Tac doesn't deserve lease extension

To the Editor: Since board members at the Meet the Candidates forum at the Hurley High School said they wouldn’t have signed the lease if they knew what was in it and Iron County Chairman Joe Pinardi said he was working to renegotiate the lease,... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 19, 2015

Samsons make game of it after first 10 minutes, but Lions win

HANCOCK - It was a pretty good game after the first 10 minutes. Finlandia came out of the gates on fire and then held off Gogebic Community College's comeback efforts for a 81-66 win Wednesday. The... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 17, 2015

Four pets lost in Sunday fire in Ironwood

IRONWOOD - All household belongings and four pets were lost in a 7:54 p.m. Sunday fire that lit up the neighborhood at 206 Southwest St. A wood stove located in the basement caught on fire, the... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 17, 2015

Bessemer city council hears sheriff's report; discusses land offer

BESSEMER - Gogebic County Sheriff Peter Matonich was first on the agenda for Bessemer's city council meeting on Monday night. Matonich said the sheriff's department has been adding some new services... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 16, 2015

Samsons close regular season with win

IRONWOOD --- The Samsons hope they haven't seen the last of the Lindquist Center this season. Gogebic Community College defeated Fox Valley Tech 77-65 Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Samsons finished .500 at home, 6-6. To play here again, the... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 14, 2015

Rolandos' love endures

BESSEMER - Dennis and Delores Rolando have been together for 56 years. That's long enough that they sometimes finish each other's thoughts. That doesn't mean they aren't still capable of surprising... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 13, 2015

GCC president Lorenson named to state legislative committee

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College President James Lorenson was recently named to the Michigan Community College Association Legislative Committee to a two-year position. There are 12 members on... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 10, 2015

Township board approves road repair plan

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP -- The township board of trustees approved a four year plan to improve several of the most deteriorated roads in the township at Monday's meeting. The plan would have the township... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 10, 2015

Jack A. Gustafson

KIMBALL, Wis. - Jack A. Gustafson, age 74, of Kimball, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and two sons. He was born Sept. 20, 1940, in Ironwood, Mich.,... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 9, 2015

DCTC nips Samsons as rivalry grows

IRONWOOD - The site of the tournament matchup between these two teams had already been determined, but Saturday's game was proof of how much of a rivalry this has become. Dakota County Technical College defeated Gogebic Community College 67-64... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 7, 2015

Gogebic Community College to host financial aid assistance event

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Gogebic Community College will host a college financial aid assistance event on Wednesday as part of the Michigan-wide collaborative “College Goal” program designed to improve access to financial aid. Volunteers will be in... Full story

 
 Calendar    February 7, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 7 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Winter Fling, 10:30 a.m., Northland College, Ashland. Mercer Sno-Goers Chili Cook-off, 11:30 a.m., $5 per bowl with all proceeds to the club. 5070 N.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 5, 2015

Local 4-H nearing $1 million with auctions

IRONWOOD - A million dollars is within reach for some local youth after years of hard work and dedication. The Gogebic County 4-H Market Livestock Group is within $50,000 of hitting the... Full story

 
 News    February 4, 2015

Faulty transformer led to power outage

WAKEFIELD - A faulty transformer at Xcel Energy's Ironwood substation led to the 26-hour power outage in parts of Wakefield on Jan. 23-24, according to city manager Margot Anderson. She said Tuesday... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 4, 2015

Henry R. Tiilikka

NORTHVILLE, Mich. - Henry R. Tiilika, age 88, of Northville, passed away January 31, 2015. He was born August 3, 1926 in Ironwood; son of Otto and Ellen (nee Justusson) Tiilikka. Henry proudly served... Full story

 

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