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 Calendar    May 26, 2015 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 26 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer (Wis.) Community Center. 715-561-2695. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 26, 2015 

Ernest E. Kariainen

BERGLAND, Mich. - Ernest E. Kariainen, 84, a longtime resident of Bergland, passed away suddenly Friday morning, May 22, 2015. He was born on May 19, 1931, in Trout Creek, a son of Charles and Nelma... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 23, 2015

Wakefield-Marenisco holds graduation

WAKEFIELD-Thirteen graduates were awarded diplomas Friday night at the Wakefield-Marenisco 2015 graduation ceremony. Superintendent Catherine Shamion said a few opening words and introduced the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 23, 2015

James F. Daniels

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - James F. Daniels, 88, of Wakefield, known as "Coach" to many in the area, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, May 20, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    May 22, 2015

Cardinals sweep PMC, first of two meets for some athletes

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco girls track and field team put on a strong performance and out-distanced the Bessemer Speedgirls 102-78 in the final Porcupine Mountain Conference track meet at Car... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2015

Hurley students paint mural on Montreal River bridge

HURLEY - The Hurley riverfront is getting more colorful as members of the Hurley High School art program, taught by Terry Davis, have started a mural on the base of the former railroad bridge that... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 21, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 21 Aging Unit of Iron County, board of director, 9 a.m., Hurley Senior Center. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center,... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 20, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public Library. 715-476-2366. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 19, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 19 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, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley. 715-392-7808.... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 18, 2015

Area sixth graders enjoy weekend at Camp Superior

LITTLE GIRLS POINT - The annual spring retreat for area wide sixth graders was held at Camp Superior this past weekend. Typically held in the middle of the week, this year the camp was held on the... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 18, 2015

Wakefield hosts first Lumberjack Festival in conjunction with 'The Way We Worked'

WAKEFIELD - The first Lumberjack Festival took place on Saturday at Eddy Park along Sunday Lake in Wakefield. As part of the events for the Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" traveling exhibit, as well as part of Wakefield's goal in drawing new... Full story

 
 Community    May 18, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, May 18 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

 
 Obituaries    May 18, 2015

Jesse David Tice

MARENISCO, Mich. – Jesse David Tice, 27, a lifelong resident of Marenisco, passed away early Saturday morning, May 16, 2015, of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Jesse was born on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 15, 2015

Helen Muhonen Martin

HURLEY, Wis. — Helen Muhonen Martin, 90, of Ironwood Township, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Hurley. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Ironwood Township, daughter of the late John and Helmi (Pasanen) Muhonen. As a young woman, Helen lived in many... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 15, 2015

Gordon D. 'Gordy' Shogren

KENOSHA, Wis. - Gordon D. "Gordy" Shogren, 75, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., formerly of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., and Bessemer, Mich., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Kenosha United Hospital, Kenosha.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 14, 2015

Gogebic County 911 surcharge increased by 30 cents per month

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday to increase a special 9-1-1 monthly surcharge by 30 cents per telephone or mobile device. The present charge is $1 per phone or device, but county voters authorized charging up... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 14, 2015

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 14 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. Red Hat Society, noon, luncheon, Tacconelli’s, RSVP 906-932-5455 or... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 13, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 13 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. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 13, 2015

Alice E. Lehto

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Alice E. Lehto, 81, of Ironwood, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015, in Ironwood. Alice was born on Jan. 17, 1934, in Wakefield, daughter of the late August and Hilda (Wuorinen)... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 12, 2015

Wakefield council looks for reduced garbage rate

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council heard updates on the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority, city blight properties and budget considerations, as well as made a final decision on a... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 12, 2015

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 12 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Wakefield Public Library, 10 a.m., Tiny Tot Story Hour, library,... Full story

 
 Calendar    May 11, 2015

Community Calendar

Monday, May 11 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival, 10 a.m., board of directors meeting, Little Finland, Kimball. 906-932-1608. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 8, 2015

MDOT highway projects in U.P. getting under way

Highway projects are gearing up in the Upper Peninsula with the warmer weather. The Michigan Department of Transportation said a mammoth three-part M-28 resurfacing project, including from near Wakefield to Bergland, will begin on Monday and run... Full story

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 7, 2015

Officials, citizens near consensus on Montreal River trail route

HURLEY - A mix of citizens and local officials gathered Wednesday near the two railroad bridges that connect Ironwood and Hurley across the Montreal River to discuss the proposed Riverside Trail that... Full story

 

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