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Wednesday, March 1 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood/Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story

 

Marilyn Marie (nee Nordine) Bailey

WAUSAU, Wis. — Marilyn Marie (nee Nordine) Bailey, 72, of Ewen, Mich., died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, surrounded by her family. Marilyn was born on July 25, 1944, in Stambaugh, Mich., to John... Full story

 

Matrella, Talaska appointed to Bessemer school board

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Last month, the Bessemer school board thought they only had one board position to fill with Sheri Graham's resignation. With that in mind they p...

 

Missing man found in Porkies

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS — An Appleton, Wis. man traveling through the Porcupines Mountains was found safe Saturday morning. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by the family of Jordan Church, 30, after he failed to arrive at his...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 27 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Finnish Women’s Auxiliary, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Pot luck meal. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

Norma Louise (Scoles) Salo

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Norma Louise (Scoles) Salo, 90, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, 2017. Norma was born on Nov. 1, 1926, in Waukegan, Ill., a... Full story

 

W-M kids learn importance of dental hygiene

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Crystal Suzik, from the Great Start Collaborative, visited the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School Wednesday to discuss dental care with grade...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 23 Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township;... Full story

 

Gogebic Forestry Commission manages land to improve yields

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission manages over 50,000 acres of land in Gogebic county. Most of that land, according to director Greg Ryskey was tax reverted land the county...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 22 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

John William LaChapelle Jr.

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John William LaChapelle Jr., 62, of Ironwood, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. John... Full story

 

Bessemer-Ironwood consolidation petition circulates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Voters in the Bessemer and Ironwood area school districts may be deciding the future of their districts in August, as local residents are circulating a petition to put a proposal to consolidate the two...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 21 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative,... Full story

 

Lucy J. Golembeski

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Lucy J. Golembeski, 92, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017. Lucy was born on Aug. 17, 1924, in Trout Creek, a daughter of Alice (Catterson)... Full story

 

Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department holds 8th annual ice fishing contest

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The eight annual Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department ice fishing contest at Sunday Lake on Saturday was aided by unseasonably warm weather and...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 20 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 

Local law enforcement puts on active shooter response training

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 teachers, staff and administrators took part in an active shooter intruder response training seminar put on by...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 18 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, Feb. 19 Little Finland Laskiainen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,... Full story

 

Carol A. Peterson

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Carol A. Peterson, 73, a long-time resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born on Sept. 20, 1943, in... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine;... Full story

 

Wakefield City Council hears revitalization committee update

Velda Sclafani of the Revitalization Committee shows members of the Wakefield City Council plans for placement of the new sign at the meeting on Monday night....

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Little Finland Gift Shop... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Tiny... Full story

 

Glenn D. Harris

MARENISCO, Mich. - Glenn D. Harris, 83, of Marenisco, passed away peacefully Friday morning, Feb. 10, 2017, at his home. Glenn was born on Feb. 7, 1934, in Saginaw, a son of Harold and Mary (Bourdow)... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 13 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer... Full story

 

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