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 Calendar    August 20, 2014 

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Wednesday, Aug. 20 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. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 16, 2014

John L. Geroux

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - John L. Geroux, 89, Wakefield, passed away July 7, 2014, at the Health and Rehabilitation Center, Ashland, Wis. His daughters, Jerry and Joan, were with him shortly before his... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 16, 2014

Marie Colberg

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Marie Colberg, 92, of Wakefield, formerly a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. She was born on July 28, 1922, in Margie, Minn., the seventh of 10 children to the late Clarence and Loretta (Hall) Ham... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 15, 2014

Backpack project provides supplies for students

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Students in need of school supplies in the Ironwood and Hurley school districts will get a little help from a local business and the Hurley Area Lioness through its Lori Lorendo... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Ethel Juneveve Vizanko

PORTAGE, Wis. - Ethel Juneveve Vizanko, 91, of Ironwood Township, Mich., passed away on Aug. 12, 2014, at Tivoli Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born on May 28, 1923, in Wakefield, Mich., the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Wilbert E. 'Wibby' Haanpaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Wilbert E. “Wibby” Haanpaa, 92, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ironwood on his 92nd birthday. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Ironwood, son of the late Erick and Fannie (Rajala) Haanpaa. He had resided in... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 12, 2014

Wakefield City Council to hold tire collection event on Sept. 17

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council authorized a tire collection event for Sept. 17 at its meeting Monday evening. The event is aimed to address the blight and safety issues scrap tires create on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2014

Margaret Alma (Sedlock) Mayer Mascotti

ROSWELL, Ga. - Margaret Alma (Sedlock) Mayer Mascotti, 99, of Roswell, formerly a longtime resident of Bessemer, Mich., passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Margaret was born on July 16,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 11, 2014

Family Fun Shoot aims at safety

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Children and parents were invited out to the range for an annual Superior Range Family Fun Shoot event on Sunday afternoon. Members of the Superior Range Shooter's Club hosted the... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 11, 2014

Relay for Life wraps ups with pancakes

BESSEMER - Gogebic County's Relay for Life wrapped up Saturday morning with a fundraising pancake breakfast at the Bessemer VFW. With a menu of pancakes, French toast, eggs, baked goods, orange juice... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 11, 2014

D. Joanne Bailey

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. – D. Joanne Bailey, 84, a longtime resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at her home. Joanne was born on Nov. 25, 1929, in Dexter, a daughter of Thomas... Full story

 
 News    August 9, 2014

Iron County Fair draws more than 5,000

SAXON, Wis. - Attendance at the 2014 Iron County Fair lsat weekend topped 5,000. According to fair officials, 5,138 wrist bands were issued throughout the weekend, with children 5 and under getting... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2014

Delores Catherine George

DULUTH, Minn. — Delores Catherine George, 72, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Essentia Health in Duluth on Aug. 6, 2014. Delores was born Sept. 30, 1941, in Wakefield, Mich., the daughter of Ina and Delore Baker. Delores was joined in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2014

Rita Jean (Supercynski) Ravenna

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Rita Jean (Supercynski) Ravenna was truly one of God's most amazing creations. She was blessed with so much: intelligence, creativity, athleticism, beauty, courage, strength and com... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Jean P. Maki

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Jean P. Maki, 75, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Marshfield, Wis., following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Earl and Pauline (Armata) Carlson. On June... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

After 11.8 percent of Gogebic County’s 13,481 registered voters submitted ballots at the polls Tuesday, the results are in. Michigan voters approved the ballot’s Proposal 1, which looks to remove... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 6, 2014

'Weird animals' focus of vacation bible school

WAKEFIELD - "Weird animals" is the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School at All Saints Lutheran Church in Wakefield. The annual event has become a "staple" within the church, according to VBS... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 4, 2014

U.S. Senator Stabenow holds meet-and-greet

IRONWOOD - U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow held a meet and greet at the Ironwood Memorial Building Sunday afternoon. Stabenow, a Democrat, is not up for reelection in Michigan until 2018, but decided to... Full story

 
 News    August 2, 2014

Michigan heads to polls Tuesday for primary elections

Tuesday’s primary election presents Gogebic County voters with a few key decisions that will impact how the November general election plays out, as well as a proposal that addresses the state’s personal property tax. The statewide measure, Propos... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 2, 2014

Couple shares courthouse wedding

BESSEMER - With vows exchanged underwater or near volcanoes, and reception parties with hundreds of guests and price tags for thousands of dollars, the norm for weddings seems to be shifting toward... Full story

 
 By Dennis Grall    Sports    August 2, 2014

Welcome to the club

HANCOCK - Three former professional athletes who hail from the Upper Peninsula are among 10 new inductees into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Feldhausen of Iron Mountain spent three... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 31, 2014

Lynn (Salaj) Mezzano

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Lynn (Salaj) Mezzano, 58, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Aurora Healthcare in Green Bay after a long battle with cancer. Lynn was born March 4, 1956 in Wakefield, Mich., to Le... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 31, 2014

Wakefield-Marenisco in line for federal aid for 2004 consolidation

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield-Marenisco School Board authorized a ballot proposal to renew the 1 mill building site sinking fund Monday. The proposal will appear on the November ballot. The board heard federal Impact Aid money not paid to the district... Full story

 

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