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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

 
 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

 
 News    August 15, 2014

Bowling tournament raises money for Ontonagon Cancer Association

ONTONAGON - For nine years, the Ontonagon Lake Trout Classic has raised funds for worthy groups in the area. For the past several years, the annual bowling tournament, led by Larry and Diane Greig,... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 12, 2014

Ontonagon house leveled by early morning explosion

ONTONAGON - The cause of an early Monday morning fire and explosion in Ontonagon remains under investigation, according to the Ontonagon County Sheriff's Department and Michigan State Police. A fire m... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Opinion    August 2, 2014

Requiem for cursive

To write or not to write; to print or not to print, that is a very big question recently. Many schools no longer teach children to write in cursive, but are teaching instead to print. That program has been ongoing for several years and each year... Full story

 
 By Dennis Grall    Sports    August 2, 2014

Welcome to the club

HANCOCK - Three former professional athletes who hail from the Upper Peninsula are among 10 new inductees into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Feldhausen of Iron Mountain spent three... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 1, 2014

Talsma named Homemaker of Year at Ontonagon fair

GREENLAND — Valerie Talsma was named Homemaker of the Year at the Ontonagon County Fair last weekend. Talsma entered the most quality items in the fair to receive the honor. Jenna Jolliff was named Junior Homemaker. Best of Show winners in various... Full story

 
 News    July 30, 2014

State legislators discuss UP issues

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Michigan state legislators visited Gogebic Community College in Ironwood on Tuesday to discuss a number of issues including mining, western Upper... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 23, 2014

Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald

ONTONAGON — Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald, 94, of Ontonagon, died peacefully at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. She was born in Ontonagon on July 10, 1920, the daughter of Theron and Sue (Moran)... 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

 
 Sports    July 18, 2014

Citizens State Bank claims top spot at hospital foundation golf tournament

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The ninth annual Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Foundation golf outing raised about $4,700. Jim Jessup, foundation president, told a full roster of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Robert 'Bob' Malnar

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Robert “Bob” Malnar, 62, of Ewen, passed away July 13, 2014, in Green Bay. He was born April 28, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., to James P. and Grace M. Malnar.  Bob was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country honorably in... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 15, 2014

Wakefield City Council proclaims July 3 'John Siira Day'

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council approved a proclamation to name July 3 as "John Siira Day" and rename the renovated pavilion as the "John Siira Pavilion." The proclamation was presented to form... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Wet weather dominates June

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range saw a bit of everything when it came to weather during the month of June, but wet weather dominated much of the forecast throughout the Upper Peninsula. Ironwood saw 5.52... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Rose M. Hill

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Rose M. Hill, 77, a former resident of Arbor Green Senior Living Community and White Pine, passed away Monday evening July 7, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in...

 
 Obituaries    July 3, 2014

Florence Haarala

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. - Florence Haarala, 96, died Monday, June 30, 2014, in Ironwood. She had been under the care of loving and compassionate caregivers, first at Maple Manor in Ontonagon and since... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 1, 2014

Lloyd L. Buccanero

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Lloyd L. Buccanero, 86, of Ontonagon, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Aspirus Long Term Care Unit. Lloyd was born on Nov. 19, 1927, to Jesse (McKie) and Louis Buccanero in Iron Belt, Wis. He was a veteran of World War I... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 26, 2014

M. Elaine Tyree

GLADSTONE, Mich. - Mae Elaine Tyree, 87, of Ontonagon, passed away early Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Gladstone. Elaine was born in Highland Park to Lloyd and Elsie (Broemer)... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 24, 2014

Bessemer school approves budget

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Area Schools Board of Education approved its budget for next year, which officials say is moving the district's finances in the right direction. "Property taxes came in higher... Full story

 
 By Dennis Grall    Sports    June 23, 2014

North boys, girls take U.P. All-Star Classic

ST. IGNACE - Doug Ingalls learned how to play point guard during an all-state basketball career at Gladstone High School. He honed his craft during a four-year stint at Northern Michigan University.... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Opinion    June 21, 2014

Living on Tucker Time

All the activities this week were done on “Tucker Time.” Tucker Time means don’t look at your watch, if we say dinner at 6, it means anywhere from 6 to 8! It has been a wonderful week at our house. All the children, grandchildren and... Full story

 
 News    June 21, 2014

Ontonagon County students plant pinwheel gardens

First grade students in Ontonagon County recently participated in the "Pinwheels for Prevention" campaign by planting pinwheel gardens at the Ontonagon Area School and Ewen-Trout Creek School. The... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2014

Mayme Irene Nurmi

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Mayme Irene Nurmi, 91, of Bruce Crossing, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014, in Ontonagon at the Aspirus Long Term Care Unit. Mayme was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Paynesville, to the late Robert and Hilda (Alapert)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 18, 2014

Harry Joseph 'Joe' Albright III

EWEN, Mich. - Harry Joseph "Joe" Albright III passed away in his home at Ewen on Jan. 19, 2014. Joe was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Ontonagon, to Mary (Moll) and Harry Albright Jr., of Bruce Crossing. Joe g... Full story

 

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