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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

 News    April 16, 2014

Women celebrate friendship, quilting

WHITE PINE - Seventy-seven women celebrated their friendships at the seventh annual Friendship Tea recently at the White Pine Community Methodist Church. A total of $716 collected at this year's tea... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    April 15, 2014

Holy Family Church holds annual shadow station event

ONTONAGON - Students at  the Holy Family Church in Ontonagon perform the shadow stations of the cross  each Lenten season. Behind a scrim with illuminated light, the students enact the 14 stations... Full story

 Obituaries    April 15, 2014

Becky Klups

IRON RIVER, Mich. — Becky Klups, formerly of Ontonagon, passed away at her home in Iron River, on March 29, 2014. She fought a short battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 1, 1967, the daughter of Sandra and the late Richard Klups. She worked at... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 14, 2014

Porkies ski hill finishes 'amazing' season

ONTONAGON – The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park's ski hill closed this past weekend after receiving 255 inches of snow for the season. Just as the amount of snow that fell for the season... Full story

 Obituaries    April 12, 2014

Wayne L. Shamion

SILVER CITY, Mich. — Wayne L. Shamion, of Silver City, passed away on April 9, 2014, at Cranberry Park Memory of Clio, his home for the past year. Wayne was born in Iron River, son of the late Martin and Merle (Johnson) Shamion. He graduated from... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 11, 2014

More than 70 attend Special Olympics bowling day

IRONWOOD - More than 70 people participated in the annual bowling day through Special Olympics Thursday in Ironwood. According to Barb Siira, director of the Special Olympics in Gogebic and Ontonagon... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    April 10, 2014

'Everyone a winner' in annual Meltdown

ONTONAGON - Nearly 500 pounds was lost in the annual Aspirus Ontonagon Fitness Center Meltdown which concluded with an award ceremony Wednesday. Top awards were based on percentage of loss. Team... 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

 By Jan Tucker    News    April 9, 2014

Ontonagon Library hosts Fancy Nancy tea part

ONTONAGON - Six years ago Ontonagon Township assistant librarian Laura Lahaie, read a book called "Fancy Nancy", and it gave Lahaie the idea to have a tea party for the kids. Each year, the number of... 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

 News    March 31, 2014

Sleight students learn while skiing

"Mr. Ranger! Mr. Ranger! I think I see a squirrel track!" "What's a cedar tree used for?" "My ski poles are too long!" Children have lots of important things to say when they go to the woods, and... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 28, 2014

Ontonagon's Turin named All-UP

MARQUETTE — Like her sister, Ontonagon senior Brooke Turin can now be called an All-U.P. girls basketball player. Turin was named to the Class D First Team in voting at the 39th annual Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscaster Association... 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

 Obituaries    March 26, 2014

Merle Lucille (Moyle) Audette

HANCOCK, Mich. - Merle Lucille (Moyle) Audette, 85, of Silver City, passed away on March 24, 2014, at Medora House, PortagePointe, Hancock, where she had been a resident for 18 months. She was born to... 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

 Obituaries    March 22, 2014

Jeffrey Bryan Kasieta

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Jeffrey Bryan Kasieta, 51, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully at home Friday morning, March 14, 2014, after a brave battle with a sudden illness. He was born June 10, 1962, in... Full story

 News    March 21, 2014

Five MDNR employees honored for rescue efforts

ROSCOMMON - Five Michigan Department of Natural Resources employes have been honored "for going above and beyond the call of duty" to rescue two snowmobilers in a late January blizzard in the... 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 Cortney Ofstad    News    March 18, 2014

Ironwood discusses contract renewals, pink slips

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area School Board of Education held a busy meeting Monday at Luther L. Wright School. The board discussed a variety of topics including the possibility of moving students in... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 10, 2014

Virtual training benefits Wakefield MSP

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Troopers from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post participated in virtual training Friday at the Wakefield Township Hall. The training used a program called Virtra, operated... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 3, 2014

Newspaper in Education program offers students access to newspapers across the country

IRONWOOD - The Daily Globe is celebrating its 10th year of being a part of the Newspaper in Education Program. NIE is a national program, with thousands of newspapers across the U.S. supplying papers... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    March 1, 2014

Rotary club plans 2014 ice-out contest

ONTONAGON — Ice is still forming on the Ontonagon River, but the Ontonagon Rotary Club is looking forward to spring. The Ontonagon Rotary Wednesday unveiled plans for Ice-Out 2014 and 50-50 tickets are available for those who wish to guess what... Full story

 News    February 22, 2014

St. Paul's Lutheran works to support community

MASS CITY - St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Mass City is working year-round to reach out to the world and better local communities. The small church has a group of dedicated quilters who meet each... Full story


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