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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 17, 2014

Consolidation informational meetings planned for April 29, May 8

BERGLAND — The Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District is hosting two informational meetings dealing with possible consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco School districts. The... 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

 Opinion    April 10, 2014

Group aims for August consolidation vote

To the Editor: At the Bessemer Area School Board’s March meeting, our superintendent (who lives in Ontonagon) demanded the people circulating consolidation petitions submit their plan for consolidation in writing to the board. Nice try. Our... Full story

 Opinion    April 8, 2014

Bessemer needs to upgrade schools

To the Editor: The citizens of Bessemer, Ramsay and Bessemer Township are asked to vote on May 6 for a revised bond allowing the Bessemer Area School District to make necessary upgrades. These upgrades will allow our schools to become more energy... Full story

 Opinion    April 8, 2014

Wright wrong about Bessemer schools, students

To the Editor: The Bessemer Education Association took great offense to Kim Wright’s swipe at the reputation of Bessemer Area Schools and the community of Bessemer as a whole. The Bessemer school community excels at educating students and... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 29, 2014

Weekend looks good here, but watch out for Monday

First, the good news: There's no chance of snow or rain today or Sunday in Ironwood and the high will reach 46 degrees. Then, the bad news: There's a 90 percent chance of precipitation on Monday and... Full story

 News    March 29, 2014

Vehicles sinking in Lake Gogebic slush

MARENISCO - The Marenisco Township Police Department is warning of "increasingly dangerous" conditions on Lake Gogebic. MTPD rescue units, along with the Lake Gogebic Fire Department and Marenisco... Full story

 Opinion    March 27, 2014

School consolidation a smart route

To the Editor: I’m a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. I support consolidation of our schools. Our population is declining. The source for this information is from the Daily Globe’s 2013 Community Resource Guide. On page 6, census... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 26, 2014

Radovich delivers update on bond referendum

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council heard an update on the proposed bond referendum. Tuesday, from Dave Radovich, superintendent of the Bessemer Area School District. Radovich spoke about the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 25, 2014

Consolidation issue heats up Bessemer school board meeting

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Area School District Board of Education held a contentious meeting Monday, debating the proposed bond issue with one board member. Bill McDonald, an outspoken opponent of the... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 24, 2014

Dogs get a break from prison training program

IRONWOOD - Kratos and Oceta took a furlough from their prison training program Saturday to attend the Spring Home, Yard and Sport Show at the Patrick O'Donnell Civic Center. The dogs are two of many... Full story

 Opinion    March 21, 2014

Support school consolidation, not bond

To the Editor: I’m a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. I proudly support consolidation with the Wakefield-Marenisco School District. Consolidation means greater opportunity for all of our students. Many people want it. Bessemer’s school b... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    March 18, 2014

Wakefield-Marenisco hires head track coach

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marensico school board hired physical education teacher Lauren Korpi as head track coach for all high school and junior high students at its meeting Monday evening.... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 14, 2014

Ironwood captures varsity Quiz Bowl

IRONWOOD - Sixteen high schools, including 26 teams, competed in the annual Spring High School Quiz Bowl Invitational Tournament at Gogebic Community College Thursday. Schools were Bessemer,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 10, 2014

Donald James Bugni

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Donald James Bugni, 77, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Friday morning, March 7, 2014. He was born on May 24, 1936, in Wakefield, a son of the late James D. and... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    March 8, 2014

Trojans use size, power to ground Cardinals

EWEN - Too strong. Too physical. Too athletic. And just too darn good. That described Crystal Falls Forest Park as it captured the MHSAA Class D District 127 Tournament championship game with a 65-50 victory on Friday night. "I was very happy with... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 15, 2014

Midgets slow Speedboys

HURLEY - Hurley controlled the game and led from start to finish in defeating Bessemer 54-46 in a battle of second-place Indianhead Conference East Division teams at the Hurley K-12 School. Back on De... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    February 11, 2014

Wakefield city council hears sheriff's year end report

WAKEFIELD - Sheriff Pete Matonich presented the sheriff department's 2013 year end report at the Wakefield city council meeting Monday evening. Included in this report was a count of 43 issued... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 5, 2014

Battle of Indianhead leaders goes to Washburn

WASHBURN, Wis. - Once Washburn's high-powered offense moved into high gear, there was no stopping it. After putting up just 22 points in the first half, the Castle Guards scored 27 in the fourth... Full story

 Obituaries    January 28, 2014

Evelyn J. Graves

HUTCHINSON, Minn. - Evelyn J. Graves, 96, of Hutchinson, formerly of Marenisco, Mich., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. Evelyn J.... Full story

 Obituaries    January 28, 2014

Della Saily

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Della Saily, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep Nov. 26, 2013, in Gainesville. She was born in 1921 in Winegar (now Presque Isle), Wis., to George and Dora Steinback. The... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 25, 2014

Ironwood students to participate in annual Clarinet Cornucopia in Illinois

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood School Clarinet Choir is heading to DeKalb, Ill., Thursday to participate in the annual Clarinet Cornucopia at Northern Illinois University. For band director Steve Boyd, the... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    January 21, 2014

W-M board hears update on local consolidation

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco school board discussed updates on the proposed consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco school districts at its meeting Monday evening. Superintendent... Full story


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