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 Calendar    August 20, 2014 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 20 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11... Full story

 Obituaries    August 16, 2014

Marie Colberg

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Marie Colberg, 92, of Wakefield, formerly a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. She was born on July 28, 1922, in Margie, Minn., the seventh of 10 children to the late Clarence and Loretta (Hall) Ham... 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

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 31, 2014

Wakefield-Marenisco in line for federal aid for 2004 consolidation

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield-Marenisco School Board authorized a ballot proposal to renew the 1 mill building site sinking fund Monday. The proposal will appear on the November ballot. The board heard federal Impact Aid money not paid to the district... Full story

 Obituaries    July 29, 2014

Shirley Lee Roland

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Shirley Lee Roland, 78, of Wakefield, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was born on March 22, 1936, in Wakefield, a daughter of Ivan and Katherine (Morrison) Maki. Shirley is survived by three sons, Rodney, Gary and Randy;... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 28, 2014

International German band performs for Marenisco Heritage Days

MARENISCO - The Fire Brigade Band of Kropp, Germany, held a concert Saturday evening as part of the fourth annual Marenisco "Milltown" Heritage Days. The band played various styles of music, ranging... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 21, 2014

Brothers go back-to-back at Milakovich

IRONWOOD — Beware the Langdon Brothers, Zach and Cody. They tore up the Gogebic Country Club and their 100 team opposition in a way seldom seen at Milakovich Memorial Tournament. In 2013, they won the championship flight at the Milakovich in a... Full story

 Obituaries    July 7, 2014

Sharon Gail Obremski

MADISON, Wis. - Sharon Gail Obremski, 71, of Ironwood, Mich., formerly of Marenisco, Mich., passed away June 26, 2014, in Madison. She was born in Wakefield, Mich., on Jan. 6, 1943, a daughter of... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 5, 2014

'Perfect' weather to circle Sunday Lake

WAKEFIELD - Callie Fischer, 18, of Green Bay, Wis., and Dave Hebert, 21, of Iron River, Mich., were the overall female and male winners, respectively, in the 37th Annual Sunday Lake Run/Walk on... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 3, 2014

Wakefield Variety Show attracts large crowd

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield Historical Society hosted its Hometown Variety Show that drew a crowd of around 100 people to the Wakefield-Marenisco High School music room-auditorium on Wednesday. Denise... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 1, 2014

W-M School Board approves 2014-15 budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco School Board approved the 2014-15 budget at its meeting Monday evening. "The projected fund balance for June 30, 2015, is $72,237," said business manager Tina Treva... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 1, 2014

Busy night for IASB

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education adopted a projected budget for the 2014-2015 school year during a meeting Monday evening. The estimated fund balance for the year is $512,158. A... Full story

 Obituaries    June 24, 2014

Geraldine M. 'Gerry' Gossen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Geraldine M. "Gerry" Gossen, 88, a longtime Gogebic County resident, passed away Saturday morning, June 21, 2014, at her son's home. She was born on Dec. 10, 1925, in Ironwood, a... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 21, 2014

Consolidation removed from August ballot

By RYAN JARVI BESSEMER - After a four-hour Gogebic County Court hearing Friday on the Aug. 5 consolidation question between Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco school... Full story

 Opinion    June 20, 2014

Administrators fail to discuss 'elephant'

To the Editor: Bessemer Principal Daniel Vander Velden’s June 13 letter to the editor regarding the condition of our schools fails to discuss the elephant in the room. That is, the state’s education dashboard,, has a detailed... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    June 18, 2014

Mackey MVP as Michigan boys best Wisconsin

IRONWOOD - The all-stars came to Ironwood Tuesday night, but the one who shined the brightest had the shortest distance to travel. Ironwood's Adam Mackey was named Most Valuable Player as Northern... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 16, 2014

Field ornithologist bands hummingbirds for research

MARENISCO - Field ornithologist Allen Chartier, of Detroit, banded several hummingbirds at a local residence in Marenisco Saturday morning. "It's a project I've been doing with hummingbirds since... Full story

 News    June 11, 2014

Artists to demonstrate, exhibit in Presque Isle

PRESQUE ISLE, Wis. - The Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce will host artists' demonstrations Wednesday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Presque Isle Library and Community Center. The event... Full story

 Obituaries    June 11, 2014

Jane T. Zuidmulder

MARENISCO, Mich. - Jane T. Zuidmulder, 73, of Marenisco, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, June 9, 2014. She was born on Sept. 5, 1940, in Eagle River, Wis., a daughter of Sam and Dorothy... Full story

 Opinion    June 11, 2014

Time for voters to decide consolidation issue

To the Editor: The article “School boards look to delay consolidation vote” in the June 4 Daily Globe has me wondering when (or if) the school boards of the Bessemer Area School District and Wakefield-Marenisco School District are going to allow... Full story

 News    June 10, 2014

Library group holds book signing, vintage-style tea party

MARENSICO - The Friends of the Marenisco library held a book signing featuring former resident Barbara Bolton at the Marenisco Township Hall Sunday afternoon. Bolton signed copies of her first novel,... Full story

 Opinion    June 10, 2014

Superintendent not sharing all facts

To the Editor: Just because it doesn’t come from the Bessemer superintendent’s office doesn’t mean its propaganda. Superintendent Dave Radovich has been stating from the beginning that Bessemer student count has not been going down, but... Full story

 Obituaries    June 7, 2014

Jennie Marcelon

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Jennie Marcelon, 58, of Ironwood, passed away Thursday morning, June 5, 2014, at her home. Jennie was born on Sept. 30, 1955, in Ironwood, the daughter of Leo John and Irene Eva... Full story


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