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 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 26, 2014 

GCC Board Meeting discusses pool, more

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College board met on Tuesday to discuss the options for the Lindquist Center pool, as well as focus groups and a meeting of the Upper Peninsula college and university... Full story

 News    November 26, 2014 

'Claudettes Christmas Card' ready for Ironwood stage

IRONWOOD - Snow or no snow there's singing and dancing going on at rehearsals for "A Claudettes Christmas Card" to begin Dec. 4 at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. The Christmas show is a... Full story

 Calendar    November 26, 2014 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 26 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 Libr... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 22, 2014

Range honor band performs at theatre

IRONWOOD - "We hear a lot about what's going wrong in the world. This is about what's going right," guest conductor Pamela Bustos said Friday in welcoming people to a musical honors concert at the... Full story

 Obituaries    November 22, 2014

Joan Recla

HURLEY, Wis. - Joan Recla, 77, of Ironwood, Mich., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley. The former Joan Lynch was born Nov. 24, 1936, in Ironwood, daughter of the late... Full story

 Obituaries    November 22, 2014

William A. 'Bill' Isaacson

COLUMBIA, Mo. - William A. "Bill" Isaacson, 50, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at his home of natural causes. Bill was born Jan. 26, 1964, in Chardon, Ohio, to Dewey and Mary Lou (nee... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 21, 2014

Hurley girl bags 2 bucks on opener of U.P. hunt

WATERSMEET - Following two severe winters, with a third one in the making, deer of either sex are scarce in the western Upper Peninsula. Some hunters consider it a success if they even see a deer,... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 21, 2014

Community gathers to discuss future of GCC pool

IRONWOOD - The Barracuda Swim Team held a community meeting in Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center conference room Thursday to discuss ideas surrounding concerns about the pool. Amy Lagalo, r... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 20, 2014

'O Tannenbaum'

IRONWOOD - Local residents braved chilly winds and snowy conditions to kick off the holidays on Wednesday night, with a tree lighting at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood. The event was the start of... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 19, 2014

Ironwood's snowfall sets another single-day record

IRONWOOD - Another 110-year snow record fell Tuesday morning in Ironwood before the sun finally popped out. A total of 15.2 inches of snow was recorded for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday at the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 19, 2014

20th annual Jack Frost Festival honors Marvin Tassava Sr.

IRONWOOD - To mark the 20th anniversary of the Jack Frost Festival, the planning committee decided to honor Santa in a special way. This year's theme is "Santa's Memories" in honor of the late Marvin... Full story

 Obituaries    November 19, 2014

Betty Lou Kaczmarek

RAMSAY, Mich. - Betty Lou Kaczmarek, 72, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Betty was born on July 18, 1942, in Wakefield, the daughter of William John and... Full story

 Obituaries    November 19, 2014

John P. Trojahn

MESA, Ariz. - John P Trojahn, 95, of Mesa, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Mesa, with his wife Helen (formerly Helen Kero of Saxon, Wis.) and family by his side. John was born in... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 18, 2014

Lake-effect snow warning remains through noon today

IRONWOOD - A winter advisory warning for lake-effect snow that could total from 12 to 18 inches remained in effect for the Gogebic Range today through noon. Wakefield and Bessemer schools closed... Full story

 Opinion    November 18, 2014

Search for peace creates struggle for veterans

Dear Editor, Listen to the wind in the willows. Listen to the murmur of voices long gone, but not forgotten. Way back in the summer of 1962, while in basic training for the U.S. Army, I made the mistake of firing “expert” with an M-1 rifle. The w... Full story

 Obituaries    November 18, 2014

Grace E. Nelson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Grace E. Nelson, 90, surrounded by the family she treasured, passed away on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Grace was born on Dec. 18,... Full story

 Obituaries    November 18, 2014

Ronald W. Brown

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Ronald W. Brown, 82, of Ironwood Township, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Ironwood. He was born on Oct. 15, 1932, in Ironwood. Ronald attended Ironwood area schools, graduating from... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 17, 2014

Holiday builders

IRONWOOD - Instead of bricks, cement and wood, area children used graham crackers, licorice and frosting to create structures fit for a gingerbread man, during the annual gingerbread house workshop... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 17, 2014

'Playful' puppeteers 'dazzle' Ironwood Theatre audience

By ALISSA PIETILA IRONWOOD - The "Dazzling and Playful" Puppeteers final showing of "Marionettes and Live Actors" drew a good size crowd at Theatre North at 2 p.m. on... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 15, 2014

Ironwood's four-day total tops 37 inches

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood snow total since Monday climbed to 37.7 inches on Friday. The 7 a.m. Friday 24-hour reading was 7.2 inches at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant off Cloverland Drive.... Full story

 Obituaries    November 15, 2014

Doris Marie Ericson Krell

STILLWATER, Minn. - Just before midnight on Nov. 9, 2014, the earthly life of Doris Marie Ericson Krell came to an end in Stillwater, Minnesota. Our mother Doris had just celebrated her 95th birthday... Full story

 Opinion    November 15, 2014

Michigan Harvest Campaign gives thanks

Dear Editor: Thank you to the Michigan State Police from Wakefield barracks, Super One and the National Honor Society students from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer for their donations and support during the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 14, 2014

Puppet show to take place Saturday, Sunday

IRONWOOD - The Dazzling and Playful Puppeteers, under the direction of Gemma Lamb, will perform "Marionettes and Live Actors" this weekend at Theatre North. The shows will feature both puppets and... Full story


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