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 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

 
 Calendar    September 2, 2014 

Community calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 2 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Cribbage, 1 p.m., Mercer (Wis.) Public Library.... 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 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 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

 
 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 Dennis Grall    Sports    August 2, 2014

Welcome to the club

HANCOCK - Three former professional athletes who hail from the Upper Peninsula are among 10 new inductees into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Feldhausen of Iron Mountain spent three... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 1, 2014

Talsma named Homemaker of Year at Ontonagon fair

GREENLAND — Valerie Talsma was named Homemaker of the Year at the Ontonagon County Fair last weekend. Talsma entered the most quality items in the fair to receive the honor. Jenna Jolliff was named Junior Homemaker. Best of Show winners in various... Full story

 
 News    July 30, 2014

State legislators discuss UP issues

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Michigan state legislators visited Gogebic Community College in Ironwood on Tuesday to discuss a number of issues including mining, western Upper... 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 jantuck@jamadots.com 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

 

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