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 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

 
 Obituaries    March 12, 2014

Erland W. Ollikainen

DULUTH, Minn. — Erland W. Ollikainen, 63, of Ramsay, Mich., died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Duluth. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 15, at 11 a.m., at Sharon Lutheran Church in Bessemer, Mich. The family will receive friends... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 3, 2014

Theresa L. Pecotte Cummings

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Theresa L. Pecotte Cummings, 72, formerly of Hurley, Wis., died peacefully Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 26, 2014

Helen V. Maki

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Helen V. Maki, 94, of East Vaughn Street, Ironwood, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Ironwood. She was born Aug. 22, 1919, in Negaunee, daughter of the late Richard and Aini (Aho) Ma... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 22, 2014

Winter storm blankets Range

IRONWOOD - Storm Seneca packed a wallop on the Gogebic Range that was still being felt Friday evening, as blowing and drifting snow continued to make driving hazardous. The Gogebic Range was hit with... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 17, 2014

Frigid weather prompts toasty memories

To the Editor: During the so-called “polar vortex” of December, and the continuing brutality of the current season, I am reminded of an old friend of mine, a member of one of the nations within our nation. He once told me that his people never... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 17, 2014

James Robert Hocking

WAKEFIELD, Mich. – James Robert Hocking, 77, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 15, 2014, at his home. Jim was born on Oct. 7, 1936, in Wakefield, the son of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 15, 2014

Donald C. Brown

HURLEY, Wis. - Donald C. Brown, 93, formerly of Ironwood Township, Mich., died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley. He was born Feb. 4, 1921, in Ramsay, Mich., son of the late... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 24, 2014

How did 'one-party system' come to exist?

To the Editor: It was a long time ago that former Ironwood Township clerk George Hakala stopped by my Section 12 home. After declining a cup of coffee, he got into his reason for stopping by. “Donald, your dad and two of your uncles have, at one... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 22, 2014

John D. Kleimola

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - John D. Kleimola, 53, son of Donald and Frances Kleimola, entered eternal life on Jan. 17, 2014, in Ann Arbor. He was born on July 12, 1960, in Detroit, graduated from Luther L.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 4, 2014

Daniel 'Danny' Baird

DETROIT, Mich. — Daniel “Danny” Baird, 54, born Nov. 1, 1954, in Detroit, passed away Dec. 23, 2013. Danny was the son of Charles and Mary Jean (Bracket) Baird. He married Lorraine “Lorri” Kleimola on Oct. 4, 1986. He was employed as a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 3, 2014

Mary Langa

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Mary Langa, 99, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 1, 2014. She was born on Jan. 23, 1914, in Anvil, the daughter of Victor and Cilia (Broler)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 26, 2013

Connie Sandquist

RAMSAY, Mich. - Connie Sandquist, 86, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. She was born in Wakefield on Aug. 27, 1927, the daughter of Mildred and James Delmet. Connie grew up in Wakefield... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 21, 2013

'Doers of word' desperately needed

To the Editor: “What has God ever done for me?,” my brother-in-law Karl asked of me. At the time of his question, I was not aware of a very appropriate Bible passage: “Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren. Every good endowment and every... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 19, 2013

Rose Marie Bray

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Rose Marie Bray, 93, of Vaughn Street, Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Ironwood. She was born March 3, 1920, in Ironwood, daughter of the late... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 18, 2013

Mary Jennie Bravatto

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Mary Jennie Bravatto, 92, of Bessemer, passed away Thursday, Nov.14, 2013, in Ironwood. She was born in Bessemer on Jan. 3, 1921, daughter of the late Massimo and Mamie (Borgo) Matti... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 6, 2013

Melvin D. Rooni

RAMSAY, Mich. - Melvin D. Rooni, 81, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, after a brief illness. He was born on May 24, 1932,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Caroline Julia (Negri) Thomasini

MERRIWEATHER, Mich. — Caroline Julia (Negri) Thomasini, 94, of Merriweather, formerly of Bessemer, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving famil... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 12, 2013

Robert J. Scholar

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Robert J. Scholar, 82, Marion, died at 2:14 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born April 29, 1931, in Ramsay, Mich., to... Full story

 

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