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 Calendar    February 26, 2015 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 26 Downtown Ironwood Development Authority, 8 a.m., Memorial Building, Ironwood. Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Hurley School. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m.,... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 21, 2015

The Cat's Pajamas set to perform at Ontonagon Theater

EWEN - The Ewen-Trout Creek School music program has enlisted the vocal band, The Cat's Pajamas, to perform at the Ontonagon Theater to raise money for the program. Music director Brad Besonen said... Full story

 News    February 14, 2015

Ontonagon students take part in annual Winter Recreation Day

ONTONAGON - Around 80 sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from the Ontonagon Area Schools enjoyed the 28th annual Winter Recreation Day at the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park ski area... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 14, 2015

Rolandos' love endures

BESSEMER - Dennis and Delores Rolando have been together for 56 years. That's long enough that they sometimes finish each other's thoughts. That doesn't mean they aren't still capable of surprising... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 10, 2015

Western UP chambers held Thirsty Thursday in Ironwood

IRONWOOD - Government and business leaders from all six counties that comprised the Western Upper Peninsula chambers of commerce in Gogebic, Ontonagon, Iron, Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw counties... Full story

 Obituaries    February 10, 2015

Elsie E. Ongie

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Elsie E. Ongie, 86, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Aspirus Long Term Care Facility in Ontonagon, where she had resided for several years.  She was born July 16, 1928,... Full story

 Obituaries    February 7, 2015

Betty D. Zimmer

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Betty D. Zimmer, 92, of Ontonagon, passed away on Jan. 22, 2015, at Aspirus Long Term Care Facility in Ontonagon. She was born April 9, 1922, in Ontonagon, daughter of the late James and Anna (Chenette) Zimmer. She graduated... Full story

 Calendar    February 7, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 7 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Winter Fling, 10:30 a.m., Northland College, Ashland. Mercer Sno-Goers Chili Cook-off, 11:30 a.m., $5 per bowl with all proceeds to the club. 5070 N.... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 6, 2015

Gladiators dominate Nimrods

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon had its best night of the season offensively as the Gladiators defeated shorthanded Watersmeet 62-32 Thursday. The Nimrods won the first matchup 37-35 in the season opener. But... Full story

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

Gene 'Binks' Blanksvard

ONTONAGON — Gene “Binks” Blanksvard, 72, of Greenland passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Aspirus Ontonagon Long Term Care Unit.  Gene was born in Ontonagon to William and Ellen (Jussila) Blanksvard on Sept. 5, 1942. He graduated from... Full story

 News    January 26, 2015

Ontonagon Community Service

Ontonagon High School seniors Taylor Behr, left, and Ashley Heryman show off the window display they put up at Forever Flowers in Ontonagon as part of their Senior Service Project class. Ontonagon seniors are required to find school and community... Full story

 Obituaries    January 21, 2015

Margaret A. 'Peg' Borseth

BERGLAND, Mich. - Margaret A. "Peg" Borseth, 99, a longtime resident of Bergland, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.  Margaret was born on Sept. 21, 1915, in Belleville, Wis., a daughter of Charles... Full story

 Calendar    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 19 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Pre-school story time, 1:45 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood.... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 19, 2015

Frozen Chozen has another successful year

HURLEY-It was the 22nd annual Frozen Chozen elementary basketball tournament this past weekend at the Hurley K-12 School. Local elementary basketball teams comprised of third, fourth, and fifth grader... Full story

 Opinion    January 12, 2015

GOISD School Board meets many important challenges

To the Editor: January is School Board Recognition Month — a time to salute the work of our volunteer school board members and to celebrate public education. The theme, “School Boards Lead Strong,” reflects our combined commitment to... Full story

 Obituaries    January 8, 2015

Stella Light

WICHITA, Kan. — Stella Light, 85, of Bruce Crossing, Mich., passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Wichita, Kansas. She was born February 12, 1929, in Paynesville to George and Mary (Nayback) Nurkkala. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Co-op Creamer... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 6, 2015

City council changes meeting time again

BESSEMER - The city council held its first meeting of 2015 Monday night and most of the discussion focused on changing the meeting time again. "I don't think it's been enough time to evaluate it,"... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    January 2, 2015

Tingstad steps down from bench after 32-year career

BESSEMER - Andy Tingstad has seen many changes in both the court system and the community in his 32 years as District Judge for Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties. He retired effective Thursday at noon. T... Full story

 Obituaries    December 30, 2014

Irene Edith Hokens

MATCHWOOD, Mich. — Irene Edith Hokens, 104, of Old M-28, Matchwood Township, died in peace Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital after suffering a broken hip several days earlier. She was born Aug. 26, 1910, in Matchwood, daughter of... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    December 23, 2014

Ontonagon sells building to JCR Fabricating

A building that was constructed by the Village of Ontonagon in the early 2000's as an incentive to bring business to the area has finally achieved that goal. In a special meeting Monday, the... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    December 15, 2014

Ontonagon celebrates Christmas

ONTONAGON - An attendance record was broken at the Ontonagon Theater of the Performing Arts Friday with the presentation of the "Christmas in the Snow." More than 350 people packed the theater, where the previous record was 329. This year marked the... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 12, 2014

Devils' first quarter dooms Midgets

IRONWOOD - Ironwood's 18-4 first-quarter lead quickly extinguished any upset hopes Hurley came into the rivalry game with as the Red Devils went on to win 48-21 Thursday night. The Red Devils scored... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 11, 2014

GOISD presents 'Women In' series to female students

IRONWOOD - Forty local girls learned about Women in Welding on Tuesday and Wednesday through the career and technical education program through the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District.... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 10, 2014

Nearly 1,000 students attend show at Historic Ironwood Theatre

IRONWOOD - Nearly 1,000 local children from Iron, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties attended performances of "Once Upon A Wolf" at the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Tuesday. The show was performed by the... Full story


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