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 News    July 7, 2015 

HIT Idol winners perform at Summerfest

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The seven winners of HIT Idol performed with American Idol finalist Naima Adedapo at Milwaukee's Summerfest Saturday, the culmination of a journey that began last November when... Full story

 Calendar    July 7, 2015 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 7 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. U.P. Regional Blood Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bloodmobile blood drive, Aspirus Grand View, IronWood. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon,... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 6, 2015

Hebert, Fischer repeat as Sunday Lake Run champs

WAKEFIELD – 258 runners and walkers got up early on the 4th of July to participate in the 38th annual Sunday Lake Run/Walk over the scenic 2.8 mile course on Saturday. For the runners, they simply circle Sunday Lake and Dave Hebert, of Iron River,... Full story

 Calendar    July 6, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, July 6, 2015 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,... Full story

 Obituaries    July 3, 2015

Barbara Ann Polkus

BESSEMER, Mich. - Barbara Ann Polkus, 82, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, July 2, 2015, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital, surrounded by the love of her immediate family. Barbara... Full story

 Calendar    July 3, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, July 3 Bessemer Blast Festivities, 3-on-3 basketball, 9 a.m.; Street Bowling, 5 p.m.; Bessemer High School Band performs, 6 p.m.; Simon Says, 6:30 p.m.; Derrick Brown Memorial Sling Shot Water Balloon Launch, 7 p.m.; Street Dance, 9 p.m.,... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 2, 2015

Michigan State Police Wakefield Post to hold open house

WAKEFIELD — Michigan State Police’s Wakefield Post is opening its doors to the community during its annual open house on Friday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the post at 100 Sunday Lake St. residents will get to interact with representatives from... Full story

 Obituaries    July 2, 2015

Martha Rosiek

BESSEMER — Martha M. Rosiek, 89, of Bessemer, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Martha was born on July 12, 1925, in Ironwood Township, daughter of William and Minnie Backman. She grew up on the... Full story

 Calendar    July 2, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 2 Bessemer Library, Summer Book Sale, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 411 S. Sophie St., Bessemer Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m.,... Full story

 Calendar    July 1, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 1 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Bessemer Library, Summer Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., 411 S. Sophie St., Bessemer Library. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer... Full story

 Obituaries    June 30, 2015

Bernice E. Valesano

DULUTH, Minn. - Bernice E. Valesano, 91, a longtime resident of Wakefield, Mich., passed away early Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. Bernice was b... Full story

 Obituaries    June 30, 2015

Ronald W. Ellsworth

DULUTH, Minn. - Ronald W. Ellsworth, 57, of Ironwood, Mich., and formerly of Wakefield, Mich., died unexpectedly Friday, June 26, 2015, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. Ron was... Full story

 Obituaries    June 29, 2015

Ann Busch

BESSEMER, Mich. - Ann Busch, 96, a lifelong resident of Bessemer Township, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, June 27, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Ann was born on July 14, 1918, in... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 27, 2015

HIT Idol winners to perform at Summerfest

BESSEMER - The seven winners of last fall's HIT Idol have been invited to perform with American Idol contestant Naima Adedapo at Summerfest in Milwaukee on July 4. According to HIT Idol producer... Full story

 Calendar    June 27, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 27 Bessemer Blast Festivities, Hometown Run-Walk & annual Tot Trot, 8:30 a.m., Bessemer City Hall. Bessemer Blast Festivities, Kids Games, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sophie St. Pocket Park, Bessemer. Bessemer Blast Festivities, Dancin’ in... Full story

 Obituaries    June 27, 2015

Carol A. Lake

MARENISCO, Mich. - Carol A. Lake, 91, a longtime resident of Marenisco, passed away Thursday morning, June 25, 2015. Carol was born on April 29, 1924, in Black River Falls, Wis., the daughter of... Full story

 Obituaries    June 27, 2015

Donald Sampson

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - Donald Sampson, 82, Wakefield, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center, Iron Mountain. He was born on March 7, 1932, in Wakefield... Full story

 Obituaries    June 27, 2015

Carrie Sailer

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Carrie Sailer, 32, of Gladstone, went to her eternal home in heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 24, 2015, after a courageous and inspiring four year battle with cancer. Carrie’s parents are George... Full story

 Calendar    June 26, 2015

Community Calendar

Friday, June 26 Ironwood Chamber of Commerce, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Morning Brew, Little Critters Baby Boutique, Ironwood. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis.... Full story

 Obituaries    June 26, 2015

Marianne K. Balduc

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Marianne K. Balduc, 85, of Ironwood, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at home, surrounded by her loving family. The former Marianne K. Skaja was born March 2, 1930, in Hurley, Wis.,... Full story

 Obituaries    June 26, 2015

Victor 'Pete' Peterson

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - Victor "Pete" Peterson, 76, retired U.S. Air Force of 20 Years, died on June 18, 2015, at his home in Jacksonville, following a long illness. He was born on April 24, 1938, to... Full story

 Obituaries    June 25, 2015

Gwendolyn Lavender (Tregembo) Gilbert

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Gwendolyn Lavender (Tregembo) Gilbert, 102, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Monday afternoon, June 22, 2015. Gwen was born on Dec. 1, 1912, in Ironwood, the daughter... Full story

 Calendar    June 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 25 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 By Kelsey Hansen    News    June 25, 2015

W-M School approves budget, accepts resignations

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education held its budget/truth-in-taxation hearing Monday night before the regular board meeting. Business Manager Tina Trevarthen and Superintendent Catherine Shamion reported on the final 2014-15... Full story

 Calendar    June 24, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 24 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. Ironwood Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m., Story Hour, Burger King Restaurant, Ironw... Full story


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