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 Calendar    September 22, 2014 

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Monday, Sept. 22 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Medicaid and Trusts: Paul Sturgul, 10:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 11, 2014

Winds whip up waves on lake

On a hot, muggy Tuesday afternoon, Eagle Bluff Golf Club groundskeeper Jeff Tenlen was aerating the greens, a process in which dime-sized holes are poked into the surfaces. It was 77 degrees in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 10, 2014

Roberta Marie (Johnson) Daniels

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Roberta Marie (Johnson) Daniels, 79, of Bruce Crossing passed on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. She has joined our father, her loving husband of 49 years, Edward George Daniels, who preceded her in death in 2006. Her sons call this her... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 8, 2014

Richard Dale Shafer

GREENLAND, Mich. - Richard Dale Shafer, 75, of Greenland passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2014. Dick was born in Greenland to Joseph and Lillian Shafer on Aug. 6, 1939. He... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 8, 2014

Charles 'Charley' Lancioni

SILVER CITY, Mich. - Charles "Charley" Lancioni, 64, of Silver City passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 6, 2014, surrounded by friends and family after a very brave eight-month battle with cancer.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 6, 2014

Leslie R. Raisanen

BERGLAND, Mich. — Leslie R. Raisanen, 82, of Bergland, passed away at his home on Sept. 1, 2014. He was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Palmer, to Karl and Hilja (Hyvvonen) Raisanen. He graduated from Negaunee High School in 1951. In 1959, he began working... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 3, 2014

Wet holiday weekend fills waterways

Labor Day weekend of 2014 will be remembered as one of wetness and lightning across the Gogebic Range. A Sunday night lightning storm that extended into Monday morning caused area streams to rise and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 3, 2014

Teresa G. Meyers

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Teresa G. Meyers, 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Ontonagon on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Teresa was born in Hancock on April 11, 1928, to... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 2, 2014

Creative floats highlight Ontonagon Labor Festival parade

ONTONAGON - Beautiful weather, large crowds, music, floats and some surprises highlighted the 57th annual Ontonagon Labor Festival parade Sunday in Ontonagon. The parade featured a special... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 30, 2014

Labor Day offers years of memories

When you have been involved with an organization as long as I have with the Ontonagon Labor Festival, you have many memories. For more than 50 years, with many chairmen and groups, the annual event... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 28, 2014

Highland Copper president to be parade marshal

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon Labor Festival officials learned Highland Copper president Dave Fennell will be the parade marshal at the Festival Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. The Ontonagon County Economic... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Micheal Lee 'Mike' Hillier

BERGLAND, Mich. - Micheal Lee "Mike" Hillier, 70, of Bergland, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1943, in Wauwatosa, Wis., the son of Walter and Myrtle (Bigger) Hillier.... Full story

 
 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 25, 2014

Marty's Goldenaires Drum & Bugle Corps holds annual picnic

BESSEMER - Marty's Goldenaires Drum and Bugle Corps held its annual fundraising picnic at Bluff Valley Park Saturday. "The corps started in 1950," said assistant musical director Dustin Pitrone, "And... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 23, 2014

Ontonagon County leads state in unemployment

Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County, the jobless rate fell from... Full story

 
 News    August 23, 2014

Marty's Goldenaires wins first place at drum corps competition

MENOMINEE — Marty’s Goldenaires Senior Drum and Bugle Corps won first place at a friendly competition with four other corps at a festival in Menominee. Marty’s Goldenaires marched and performed in the Waterfront Festival on Aug. 10 and won... 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

 

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