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 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

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    November 22, 2014 

Christmas 'good time' to reach out to those in need

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Saint Nicholas Project met Wednesday to set in motion its next month of activities to help the elderly and those in need have a brighter Christmas. Committee members agreed that with the state of the economy in the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 14, 2014

Santa's Headquarters under way already

IRONWOOD - Volunteers are gearing up for the ninth annual Santa's Headquarters. Since 2006, a committee of local residents volunteers to help provide gifts for area children during Christmas. This... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 13, 2014

November time to thank those fostering, adopting

Dear Editor, November is National Adoption Month. More than 3,000 children in the state of Michigan are in foster care waiting for permanent, loving families. Each year approximately 14,000 children are in foster care and approximately 3,000 of these... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 12, 2014

Mabel Elizabeth Zielinski

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Mabel Elizabeth Zielinski, born on Nov. 13, 1919, to Charles "Harry" and Lillian (Johns) Grigg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Mabel graduated from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 12, 2014

Sylvia Jezuit

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Sylvia Jezuit, 89, of Ontonagon (formerly of Ewen), passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Long Term Care Unit. She was born on Oct. 29, 1925, in Ramsay, to Thomas and Helen (Sallman) Anderson.... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 10, 2014

Parent liaisons aim to connect parents with support

The Gogebic-Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative recently hired two new parent liaisons to serve communities in both counties. Laurie Celeski, of Ironwood, will serve families in Gogebic County and Donna Powelson, of White Pine, will cover Ontonagon... Full story

 
 News    November 10, 2014

7 winners named at HIT Idol

IRONWOOD - Seven winners were named at the fourth annual HIT Idol competition at the Historic Ironwood Theatre Saturday night. With more than 700 people in the audience, 49 youth and young adults... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 7, 2014

Trojans take district title with win over Speedgirls

BESSEMER - The Crystal Falls Forest Park volleyball team captured the MHSAA Class D District 127 title, downing Bessemer 25-9, 25-11 and 25-11 at the House of Noise on Thursday night. The Lady... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 5, 2014

Helen Hoefferle

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Helen Hoefferle, beloved mother of seven, wife of George Hoefferle (deceased), sister to eight, and daughter of Frank Sr. and Mary Domitrovich (deceased) died at her home in Ontonagon early Sunday morning on Nov. 2, 2014, after... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 28, 2014

Jennie E. Hill

HANCOCK, Mich. — Jennie E. Hill, 98, a former resident of Ontonagon, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 24, 2014, at Portage Pointe in Hancock, where she had been a resident for the past four months. Prior to residing at Portage Pointe, Jennie had be... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 25, 2014

Ernest Isaac Koski

CENTERLINE, Mich. — Ernest Isaac Koski, 65, of Centerline, died suddenly at his home on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Ontonagon on Feb. 21, 1949, the son of Eino and Mabel (Nyquist) Koski, of White Pine. “Ernie,” or “Isaac” as friends and... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 25, 2014

Helen Sophie Wakevainen

MARENISCO, Mich. — Helen Sophie Wakevainen, 83, a longtime resident of Marenisco, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. She was born on June 10, 1931, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of Donald Theodore and Elsie (Ruha) Wakevainen. Helen graduated... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    October 23, 2014

Ewen man arrested in robbery

EWEN - Michigan State Police said a 21-year-old Ewen man was arrested after trying to rob a Ewen homeowner at gunpoint. Clint Alan Paulick, 21, was arraigned in Ontonagon County District Court... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 21, 2014

Sally Pentti

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Sally Pentti, 97, of Trout Creek, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital’s Long-Term Care Unit. She was a member of the New Evangelical Lutheran Church of Trout Creek and worked for the U.S. Forest... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 20, 2014

GOISD schools continue downward enrollment trend

Of the six schools within the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, just one has seen an increase in this year's enrollment from last year. Excluding the few students who are counted as... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI and KELSEY HANSEN    News    October 14, 2014

Wakefield council trims budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council terminated several contracts during its meeting Monday in order to help in the purchase of Father Daniel Hall as the new city hall building. The Western U.P.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 9, 2014

Ironwood in line for second coldest year dating to 1901

After experiencing the coldest year on record in 2014, Ironwood residents are now in line for the second most frigid 12-month period since 1901. That's the word from Kevin Crupi, of the National Weath... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 9, 2014

Evelyn M. Plutchak

MASS CITY, Mich. — Mrs. Evelyn M. Plutchak, 92, of Mass City, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2014. Evelyn was active, when able, with many community organizations and with her church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ontonagon. Su... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 7, 2014

Seniors view fall colors from the seat of an ORV

ONTONAGON COUNTY - Senior citizens recently enjoyed the fall colors in Ontonagon County from the seat of an off-road vehicle during the seventh annual Senior Fall Color Tour. According to a release... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 6, 2014

Gogebic drops Ontonagon in first try at 8-man

ONTONAGON – In their second encounter of the year, Gogebic and Ontonagon hooked up in an 8-man football game with the Miners coming out on top 45-20 on a windy, rainy Saturday afternoon. “They got the job done a little better than we did,”... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 30, 2014

New computer system goes live at Aspirus Grand View

IRONWOOD - Since Sunday, Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, along with Aspirus Ontonagon and Aspirus Keweenaw, joined the Epic system, making medical records easier to share amongst hospitals,... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 29, 2014

Phillips celebrates life

ONTONAGON - Dorothy Phillips' desire to go hunting during her two days off from teaching at the Ontonagon High School in 1984 probably saved her life. Phillips was helping out a friend, the late Gladys Chamberlain, who needed medical work at... Full story

 

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