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 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. area74.org. 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

 
 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

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 9, 2014

Bessemer Township to receive new 2015 Ford truck

RAMSAY — The Bessemer Township board met on Monday night to discuss new business including garbage concerns, health insurance and tax collection. Communications and reports were put on file and... Full story

 
 News    December 9, 2014

'Home for the Holidays' adoption event coming to Ontonagon

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Animal Protection (OCAP) will hold a "Home for the Holidays" adoption event and open house at the shelter on Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 9, 2014

JoAnn Sliger

BIG BAY, Mich. — JoAnn Sliger, 67, of Big Bay, passed away Friday Dec. 5, 2014, at the Mather Nursing Center while in the loving care of her family and UP Home Health and Hospice. JoAnn was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Ontonagon, to Melvin B. & Viola E. (... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 4, 2014

Performers deserve praise for exciting HIT Idol show

To the Editor, To all of you who saw the Ironwood Theatre’s Idol competition Nov. 7-8, I’m sure you would agree with me that it was a wonderful, awesome, unbelievable production. To see this show that 70 devoted volunteers put on and the 45 youth... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 1, 2014

Craft fair draws vendors, shoppers to White Pine

By ALISSA PIETILA apietila@yourdailyglobe.com WHITE PINE — Crafters and shoppers filled many areas of the Konteka Black Bear Resort on Saturday for a craft fair. Vendors Annette Trail and Theresa Miller said that turnout was pretty good, and... Full story

 
 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

 

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