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 Calendar    March 4, 2015 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 4 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public Library. 715-476-2366. Ironwood Economic Development Corporation, 10 a.m., Memorial... 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

 
 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. area74.org. 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

 
 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

 
 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

 
 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 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

 
 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

 
 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

 
 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

 
 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

 
 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 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

 
 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 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

 
 Obituaries    September 24, 2014

Armida (Meta) Ellen Maki

MARQUETTE , Mich. - Armida (Meta) Ellen Maki, 90, of Bruce Crossing residing at Aspirus Long Term Care, passed away at the Marquette General Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. She was born March... 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 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 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

 

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