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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 17, 2014

Consolidation informational meetings planned for April 29, May 8

BERGLAND — The Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District is hosting two informational meetings dealing with possible consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco School districts. The... Full story

 News    April 16, 2014

Women celebrate friendship, quilting

WHITE PINE - Seventy-seven women celebrated their friendships at the seventh annual Friendship Tea recently at the White Pine Community Methodist Church. A total of $716 collected at this year's tea... Full story

 Opinion    March 27, 2014

School consolidation a smart route

To the Editor: I’m a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. I support consolidation of our schools. Our population is declining. The source for this information is from the Daily Globe’s 2013 Community Resource Guide. On page 6, census... Full story

 News    March 21, 2014

Five MDNR employees honored for rescue efforts

ROSCOMMON - Five Michigan Department of Natural Resources employes have been honored "for going above and beyond the call of duty" to rescue two snowmobilers in a late January blizzard in the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 10, 2014

Virtual training benefits Wakefield MSP

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Troopers from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post participated in virtual training Friday at the Wakefield Township Hall. The training used a program called Virtra, operated... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    March 1, 2014

Rotary club plans 2014 ice-out contest

ONTONAGON — Ice is still forming on the Ontonagon River, but the Ontonagon Rotary Club is looking forward to spring. The Ontonagon Rotary Wednesday unveiled plans for Ice-Out 2014 and 50-50 tickets are available for those who wish to guess what... Full story

 News    February 22, 2014

St. Paul's Lutheran works to support community

MASS CITY - St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Mass City is working year-round to reach out to the world and better local communities. The small church has a group of dedicated quilters who meet each... Full story

 Opinion    February 19, 2014

Why should farmer pay for wolf damage?

To the Editor: I find it interesting that the state government spent in excess of $200,000 to protect a farmer’s cattle from wolves. According to a January 2014 Associated Press news article, said it made the estimate based on documents... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 7, 2014

Blank shots fired in school during mock disaster drill

IRONWOOD — Blank shots were fired in the Luther L. Wright School on Friday as the Ironwood Area School District held a mock shooting drill during a teachers’ in-service day. All students were out... Full story

 News    February 4, 2014

Urbis honored as annual Aspirus Community Champion

WHITE PINE - Mike Urbis of Ewen was named Aspirus Community Champion at the annual Aspirus employee recognition dinner Friday at the Konteka in White Pine. Urbis, along with Jim Jessup, perform... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 30, 2014

MDNR releases more details of Porkies rescue of snowmobilers

SILVER CITY - More details have been released concerning the dramatic Monday afternoon rescue of two snowmobilers in blizzard conditions near the Porcupine Mountains. Michigan State Police earlier... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    January 24, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary Club re-elects Burgess president

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Probate Judge Janis Burgess was re-elected president of the Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club. Burgess begins her second term on July 1. Serving with her and also re-electe... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    January 22, 2014

Ontonagon board resolves revolving loan fund lawsuit

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County Board Tuesday settled a long standing lawsuit aimed at a Revolving Loan recipient who was in default. Spencer Ward had obtained a $117,000 loan from the Revolving... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    January 20, 2014

Ontonagon library saying goodbye

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Township Library is looking for a new librarian. After more than seven years Eric Smith informed the Library Bard that he has accepted a position with the Mason County... Full story

 Community    January 14, 2014

Animal shelter encourages adoption with special rates

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Animal Protection is encouraging adoption of its available animals by offering special fees for black or black and white animals in January. "Many of our cats are solid... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    January 9, 2014

Ontonagon County Board reviews budget from EDC

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County EconomicDevelopment Corporation with just $30 in the bank is looking to the Ontonagon County Board to assist in keeping the unit in operation. Wednesday, the EDC held... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    December 28, 2013

Group seeks support for proposed campground

MASS CITY — Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment is garnering support for an equestrian campground at the Simar Landing Strip in Mass City. In a letter requesting support from local groups and state officials, Cathy... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 18, 2013

Career less traveled

IRONWOOD - High school girls learned more about "non-traditional" career options during career day at Gogebic Community College, Tuesday. Sophomores and juniors from Bessemer, Ironwood and... Full story

 Obituaries    December 17, 2013

Edward Floyd Greeno

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Edward Floyd Greeno, 90, of Ewen, died on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Long Term Care in Ontonagon. Ed was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Ewen, the son of Floyd and Bernice (Taylor) Greeno.... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    December 9, 2013

Hometown Christmas Parade draws crowd despite chilly weather

ONTONAGON - The temperature was just eight above zero at the 13th annual Hometown Christmas Parade in Ontonagon Sunday. The parade featured veterans with the combined colors, floats from the Stein... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    November 29, 2013

Thanksgiving meal serves Ewen community

EWEN - An estimated 65 people of all ages were fed at the second annual Southern Ontonagon County Thanksgiving dinner at the Cloverland Senior Center in Ewen early Thursday afternoon. The meal was... Full story

 By Katie Perttunen    News    November 18, 2013

Petition to recall Bessemer school board member circulated

BESSEMER — A petition to oust Bessemer School Board member Bill McDonald has made a lot of progress since wording for it was approved in October, Sheri Graham said Friday. More than 270 Bessemer and Bessemer Township voters need to sign the... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    November 16, 2013

St. Vincent de Paul eyes new approach to helping needy

ONTONAGON — The St. Vincent de Paul Society in Ontonagon has assisted more than 400 families in the past year to the tune of $30,000. Helen Hoefferle, of the St. Vincent de Paul Society board, told Ontonagon Rotarians that the National St. Vincent... Full story


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