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 Calendar    July 24, 2014

Community calendar

Thursday, July 24 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. “Bubble-ology,” 10:30 a.m., Mercer (Wis.) Public Library.... Full story

 Obituaries    July 23, 2014

Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald

ONTONAGON — Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald, 94, of Ontonagon, died peacefully at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. She was born in Ontonagon on July 10, 1920, the daughter of Theron and Sue (Moran)... Full story

 Sports    July 18, 2014

Citizens State Bank claims top spot at hospital foundation golf tournament

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON - The ninth annual Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Foundation golf outing raised about $4,700. Jim Jessup, foundation president, told a full roster of... Full story

 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Robert 'Bob' Malnar

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Robert “Bob” Malnar, 62, of Ewen, passed away July 13, 2014, in Green Bay. He was born April 28, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., to James P. and Grace M. Malnar.  Bob was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country honorably in... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Wet weather dominates June

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range saw a bit of everything when it came to weather during the month of June, but wet weather dominated much of the forecast throughout the Upper Peninsula. Ironwood saw 5.52... Full story

 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Rose M. Hill

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Rose M. Hill, 77, a former resident of Arbor Green Senior Living Community and White Pine, passed away Monday evening July 7, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in...

 Obituaries    July 3, 2014

Florence Haarala

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. - Florence Haarala, 96, died Monday, June 30, 2014, in Ironwood. She had been under the care of loving and compassionate caregivers, first at Maple Manor in Ontonagon and since... Full story

 Obituaries    July 1, 2014

Lloyd L. Buccanero

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Lloyd L. Buccanero, 86, of Ontonagon, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Aspirus Long Term Care Unit. Lloyd was born on Nov. 19, 1927, to Jesse (McKie) and Louis Buccanero in Iron Belt, Wis. He was a veteran of World War I... Full story

 News    June 21, 2014

Ontonagon County students plant pinwheel gardens

First grade students in Ontonagon County recently participated in the "Pinwheels for Prevention" campaign by planting pinwheel gardens at the Ontonagon Area School and Ewen-Trout Creek School. The... Full story

 Obituaries    June 18, 2014

Harry Joseph 'Joe' Albright III

EWEN, Mich. - Harry Joseph "Joe" Albright III passed away in his home at Ewen on Jan. 19, 2014. Joe was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Ontonagon, to Mary (Moll) and Harry Albright Jr., of Bruce Crossing. Joe g... Full story

 Obituaries    June 18, 2014

Robert J. 'Bob' Paquin

HURLEY, Wis. - Robert J. "Bob" Paquin, 84, of Ironwood Township, Mich., prominent retired Ironwood businessman and civic leader, died peacefully Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Reha... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    June 13, 2014

Barbecue event benefits local cancer patients

ONTONAGON - The eighth annual Barbecue Cook-off for Life added more than $6,000 to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. On Wednesday, members of the cook-off staff presented a check for $6,390 to... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 7, 2014

Goodbye Sleight; hello Wright

IRONWOOD - Friday marked the end of the school year at Ironwood, and faculty, staff and administration are right in the middle of moving everything into one building. At the end of April, the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education voted... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    June 2, 2014

Barbecue cook-off heats up Ontonagon

ONTONAGON - Six teams competed for Barbecue honors at the eighth annual Barbecue for Life Saturday in Ontonagon. The proceeds of the dinner are donated to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. Tom... Full story

 News    June 2, 2014

High school girls visit GCC construction trades class

BESSEMER - Twenty-four sophomore and junior girls visited Gogebic Community Colllege and Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District's building trades class project home in Bessemer on May 22 as... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    May 29, 2014

Emergency responders plan around construction

IRONWOOD - With construction along U.S. 2 diverting traffic on a detour through downtown, local emergency responders are coordinating with road construction crews and other agencies to insure... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    May 27, 2014

Camp 911 teaches students rescue procedures

ONTONAGON - Fifth grade students from the Ontonagon and Ewen Trout Creek Schools Thursday learned about the many safety and protective programs available to them in the county. It was the ninth... Full story

 Obituaries    May 21, 2014

Francis 'Fritz' Earl Zimmer

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Francis "Fritz" Earl Zimmer, 93, of Ontonagon, passed away May 19, 2014, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. He was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Ontonagon, son of the late... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    May 17, 2014

Open heart, open arms

BESSEMER - Mark and Jane Bale have three children of their own, but have been foster parents to 45 kids over the years. The month of May was first declared Foster Care Awareness month in 1988, but... Full story

 Opinion    May 16, 2014

E-TC district needs state, federal PILT payments

To the Editor: Ewen-Trout Creek School Superintendent Loren Vannest stated in an April 30 Daily Globe article that the loss of federal aid is a serious problem. He’s right. Business manager Tammy Gibson said it is as if we are getting punished for... Full story

 Opinion    May 15, 2014

Time for us to come together to reason

To the Editor: Before I went into education and became a teacher, I served as an assistant city manager in Texas. Politics in Texas is as rough and tumble as they say it is; yet, at the end of the day, factions would talk and accomplish something.... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    May 14, 2014

Deal almost done

LONGUEIL, Quebec — Canadian exploration company Highland Copper Company announced Tuesday it had completed the interim closing of all the rights, title and interest of Copper Range Company, regarding the White Pine copper project. It was announced... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    May 14, 2014

Rangewide job, career Fair set for Saturday

Individuals and students searching for employment, a career change or information on future career choices will benefit by attending the Rangewide Job/Career Fair set for Saturday. Velda Sclafani, community development coordinator of the Gogebic Onto... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    May 7, 2014

Area drug forum aims to inform, combat growing problems

IRONWOOD - Representatives from area organizations and law enforcement agencies came together for a forum on drug abuse in the area, hosted by the Gogebic and Ontonagon Human Services Coordinating... Full story


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