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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 18, 2014

Wakefield looks to move into new city hall

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield City Council members entered into a lease agreement Wednesday with the Diocese of Marquette for Father Daniel Hall, located on Maria Lane, which the city plans to use as its new... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 16, 2014

New trooper at Wakefield State Police post

WAKEFIELD - After more than 10 years as a trooper at a Michigan State Police post in Hart, trooper John Kelly made a change, traveling nearly 400 miles north to Wakefield. On Aug. 30, Kelly became a... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 16, 2014

Bessemer moves forward with Deep Freeze grants

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is moving forward with the process of securing state-provided grants of more than $615,000 to help with repairs to damaged infrastructure from last winter's Deep Freeze... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 15, 2014

Gogebic County Community Mental Health to receive clean title of property

WAKEFIELD - Gogebic County Community Mental Health Authority is set to receive the rights and clean title to property in Wakefield it has used and occupied since 1995, following its final, Oct. 1 paym... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 13, 2014

Roberta L. (Morrison) Shelby

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. — Roberta L. (Morrison) Shelby, 59, of Bergland and Iron Mountain, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 9, 1955, the daughter of Ronald and Joan (Nystrom) Morrison. Roberta... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 12, 2014

Carole Lee Leonard

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Carole Lee Leonard, 81, of Surprise and formerly of Wakefield, Mich., passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Carole "Dolly" Randall was born Oct. 4, 1932, the youngest of five... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    September 12, 2014

Devils dominate Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Although Bessemer continued to show improvement, the young and inexperienced Speedgirls were no match for the seasoned and talented Ironwood team. The Red Devils showed they will be the rig... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 12, 2014

Midgettes, Mazurek win at Hurley

HURLEY - Hurley found out this week that it was hosting a cross country meet. On Thursday, the girls won the team title by a single point over Washburn, 40-41. The trails in Oulu, Wis., were too wet... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Carole Lee Leonard

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Carole Lee Leonard, 81, of Surprise and formerly of Wakefield, Mich., passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Carole “Dolly” Randall was born Oct. 4, 1932, the youngest of five children, to the late James and Mabel Randall,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 10, 2014

KARS program offers car seat education

WAKEFIELD - Parents of young children had the chance Tuesday to have their children's car seats thoroughly examined by members of local law enforcement and other certified child passenger safety... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 8, 2014

Walk, craft-vendors day raise money for Rainbow Connection

WAKEFIELD - More than 100 people participated in a walking event at Sunday Lake in Wakefield, with proceeds benefitting Rainbow Connection, an organization helping children and their families who... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    September 5, 2014

Panthers drop Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Ewen-Trout Creek picked up a road Porcupine Mountain Conference victory over a young Bessemer team Thursday, 3-1. The Panthers won 25-15, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21. "It was a lot of passion by... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 5, 2014

Victoria 'Vicki' Niemi

ASHLAND, Wis. — Victoria “Vicki” Niemi, 69, of Ashland, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at the Golden Living Center Court Manor in Ashland. She was born July 17, 1945, in Wakefield, Mich., the daughter of Arthur and Antoinette (Biagoli)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 4, 2014

Liviya Raye Traczyk

BESSEMER, Mich. — Liviya Raye Traczyk, became an Angel in God’s great kingdom on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. She will be sadly missed by her loving parents, Joshua and Lisette; her sister, Rhiya; her brother, Easton; her grandparents, Ray and Patti Co... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 3, 2014

Lucy Montonati

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Lucy Montonati, 95, of Bessemer Township, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sept. 1, 2014. She was born in Wakefield on Jan. 17, 1919, to John B. and Loui... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 2, 2014

Chaz Michael Havenor

MARENISCO, Mich. - Chaz Michael Havenor, 21, of Marenisco, formerly of Iron River and Marquette, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Chaz was born on Nov. 28, 1992, in Ironwood, the son of LeeRoy... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 30, 2014

Dorothy Casey

DULUTH, Minn. - The Lord called Dorothy Casey home on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. She was a resident of KeenAgers in Wakefield, Mich. Dorothy was the eldest of four children born to Frank and Inez Nicol.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Marie M. Erickson

ASHLAND, Wis. - Marie M. Erickson, 97, of Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. Marie was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Ironwood, daughter of the late John and... Full story

 
 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 26, 2014

Robin William's passing highlights mental illness

Dear Editor, I want to put my two cents in in regards to our dear Robin Williams. I feel like I lost a friend, one who made me laugh, yet showed his serious side. I want to ask that no one uses the term “commit suicide” anymore. This term... 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

 

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