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 Opinion    August 22, 2014

Sometimes parents know best

Dear Editor: The Father’s Word will change lives. Scripture says, now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen... Full story

 Obituaries    August 16, 2014

Marie Colberg

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Marie Colberg, 92, of Wakefield, formerly a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. She was born on July 28, 1922, in Margie, Minn., the seventh of 10 children to the late Clarence and Loretta (Hall) Ham... Full story

 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Steve J. 'Sonny' Miskovich

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Steve J. "Sonny" Miskovich, 73, of Wakefield, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Marquette. Steve was born in Wakefield to the late Steve and Mary (Grivicich) Miskovich on June 9,... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 14, 2014

Ramsay gets 'taste of traditional Americana circus'

RAMSAY - You know the old familiar aromas: that fried-food scent of heaven, roasted peanuts, the sugary sweetness wafting in from the creation of cotton candy, something reminiscent of farm life, and... Full story

 News    July 9, 2014

Ramsay 4th of July celebration key event in small community

RAMSAY - Despite about an hour downpour, the 4th of July festivities in Ramsay went off without a hitch on Saturday night. The community event began with a parade on July 4 and continued into July 5... Full story

 By Brandon Veale    Sports    July 8, 2014

Penokee Range falls on opening day of district tourney

SOUTH RANGE – The first day of the District 11 Major (age 11-12) division Little League tournament was full of big: Big players, big hits and big plays. Both Houghton Country entries advanced in the... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 7, 2014

Ramsay celebrates 4th of July with community events

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township-Ramsay Fourth of July Committee hosted a day for the community to gather for live music, food and beverages, and the chance to enjoy more fireworks on Saturday. Though... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 3, 2014

Area soldier meets Obama at Normandy Beach ceremony

NORMANDY, France - A 1994 graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer had the honor of meeting President Barack Obama at the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Beach invasion on June 6. Army... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 1, 2014

4 locals win at Bessemer's Hometown Run

BESSEMER - In the Bessemer Hometown Run held on Saturday, the top overall male runners were Andy Warren, of Ironwood, in the 10K division and Sam Dean, of Ironwood, in the two mile run. Hannah... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 16, 2014

Riders compete in Spring Valley Ranch horse show

IRONWOOD - Local horse enthusiasts competed in the Spring Valley Ranch Horsemen's Club Horse Show over the weekend. This year marked the fifth annual event, which was held at the Gogebic County... Full story

 News    June 12, 2014

Horse shows planned at Gogebic fairgrounds

IRONWOOD - The Spring Valley Ranch Horsemen's Club will host two all-day horse shows Saturday and Sunday at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds in Ironwood. Competition begins at 8 a.m. both days. Classes... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 11, 2014

Bessemer Township looks to revamp area recreation

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - A handful of people came to an informal open house at the township hall in Ramsay on Tuesday to provide their input on how the Bessemer Township Board should spend money on... Full story

 Obituaries    June 7, 2014

Charles H. "Chuck" Behrendt

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Charles H. "Chuck" Behrendt, 92, of Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 5, 2014, in his apartment. He was born April 17, 1922, in Ironwood, son of... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    May 5, 2014

Weapons recovered

WAKEFIELD - Members of the Michigan State Police Dive Team recovered three stolen firearms from Plymouth Mine Lake Sunday. The firearms were recovered, stemming from a joint investigation by the MSP W... Full story

 Obituaries    May 3, 2014

Edwin 'Fast Eddie' Laurin

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. - Edwin "Fast Eddie" Laurin, 76, of Ramsay, Mich., died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Eagle River. He was born June 30, 1937, in Nadeau, Mich., son of the late William... Full story

 Opinion    May 1, 2014

Thoughts outnumber spoken words

To the Editor: More than likely, you have asked someone, or they of you, “A penny for your thoughts?” Trite as those words are, they stand on their own as being the greatest inducement to dialogue. Unless brain-dead, thoughts vastly outnumber... Full story

 Obituaries    April 28, 2014

Odessa Lorraine Carlson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Odessa Lorraine Carlson, 91, of Summit Drive, Bessemer Township, died Friday, April 25, 2014 in Ironwood. For the past three years Odessa was a resident of the Gogebic Medical Care... Full story

 Obituaries    April 12, 2014

Cordelia E. 'Corky' Johnson

RAMSAY, Mich. — Cordelia E. “Corky” Johnson, 84, a lifelong resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, April 10, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Oct. 12, 1929, in Bessemer Township, the daughter of... Full story

 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

Frank Paul Jurasin

RAMSAY, Mich. - Frank Paul Jurasin, 78, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 24, 1935, in Bessem... Full story

 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Robert F. Youngberg Sr.

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - Robert F. Youngberg Sr., 80, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Robert was born in Winegar, Wis., to the late Doris and George Youngberg. He attended Luther L. Wright High... Full story

 Opinion    April 8, 2014

Bessemer needs to upgrade schools

To the Editor: The citizens of Bessemer, Ramsay and Bessemer Township are asked to vote on May 6 for a revised bond allowing the Bessemer Area School District to make necessary upgrades. These upgrades will allow our schools to become more energy... Full story

 Obituaries    March 29, 2014

Margaret Marie 'Peggy' Smith

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Margaret Marie “Peggy” Smith, 74, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, March 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 23, 1939, in Wakefield, the daughter of... Full story

 Opinion    March 24, 2014

Hitchhiking in 1980s brought adventure

To the Editor: To me, it was a no-brainer in the early 1980s to opt for hitchhiking. My 1970 vehicle was good for only 12 miles to the gallon, highway mileage. Previous bus rides to and from Detroit, with all their stops, had been done to more than... Full story

 Obituaries    March 13, 2014

Erland William 'Ollie' Ollikainen

DULUTH, Minn. - Erland William "Ollie" Ollikainen, 63, of Ramsay, Mich., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at St. Mary Medical Center, Duluth. He was bo... Full story


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