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 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 21, 2014

Brothers go back-to-back at Milakovich

IRONWOOD — Beware the Langdon Brothers, Zach and Cody. They tore up the Gogebic Country Club and their 100 team opposition in a way seldom seen at Milakovich Memorial Tournament. In 2013, they won the championship flight at the Milakovich in a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Brian K. Lindquist

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Brian K. Lindquist, 58, of Sunnyside Ave., Ironwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at home. He was born Jan. 22, 1956, in Ironwood, son of Kenneth and the late Mae... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Kenneth Roy Zwick

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Kenneth Roy Zwick, 48, a lifelong resident of Thomaston, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. Ken was born on July 6,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 17, 2014

Bessemer Blast 50/50 winner claims $28,338 prize

BESSEMER - The big jackpot of $28,338 from the 2014 Bessemer Blast 50/50 raffle has finally been claimed by a Wisconsin woman. Gwen Arbuckle, of Odanah, Wis., a supervisor at the Moccasin Trail... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Robert 'Bob' Malnar

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Robert “Bob” Malnar, 62, of Ewen, passed away July 13, 2014, in Green Bay. He was born April 28, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., to James P. and Grace M. Malnar.  Bob was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country honorably in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Steve J. 'Sonny' Miskovich

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Steve J. "Sonny" Miskovich, 73, of Wakefield, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Marquette. Steve was born in Wakefield to the late Steve and Mary (Grivicich) Miskovich on June 9,... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 16, 2014

Penokee wins district tournament

IRONWOOD - Penokee Range became the champions of the Michigan District 11 Little League in ages 9-10 with a 14-4 title game victory over Keweenaw at the John Krznarich Field on Tuesday. The team is... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 15, 2014

Wakefield City Council proclaims July 3 'John Siira Day'

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council approved a proclamation to name July 3 as "John Siira Day" and rename the renovated pavilion as the "John Siira Pavilion." The proclamation was presented to form... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 15, 2014

Daryl Dean Huber

HURLEY, Wis. - Daryl Dean Huber passed away on July 12, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Rehab in Hurley, where he was receiving loving care. He was 90 years old. Daryl, born on the family farm in Will... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 14, 2014

Carl John Curry Sr.

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Carl John Curry Sr., 33, of Wakefield, passed away tragically Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from injuries sustained in a moped accident. Carl was born on July 29, 1980, in Flint. He was... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 14, 2014

Penokee Range dominates Keweenaw

IRONWOOD - Madison Huotari pitched a no-hitter and Penokee Range used a powerful hitting attack to blitz Keweenaw 12-1 in five innings in the Michigan District 11 Little League ages 9-10 softball... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 12, 2014

Festival Ironwood hopes to attract the crowds

IRONWOOD - The major event of the year for the city of Ironwood is coming back once again, and it's bringing a few new attractions with it. Festival Ironwood will run from July 16-20, and chief... Full story

 
 News    July 9, 2014

Ramsay 4th of July celebration key event in small community

RAMSAY - Despite about an hour downpour, the 4th of July festivities in Ramsay went off without a hitch on Saturday night. The community event began with a parade on July 4 and continued into July 5... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Donovan J. Laessig

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Donovan J. Laessig, 79, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home. Don was born on Oct. 1, 1934, in Stratford, Wis., a son of Reuben and Florence...

 
 Obituaries    July 7, 2014

Sharon Gail Obremski

MADISON, Wis. - Sharon Gail Obremski, 71, of Ironwood, Mich., formerly of Marenisco, Mich., passed away June 26, 2014, in Madison. She was born in Wakefield, Mich., on Jan. 6, 1943, a daughter of... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 5, 2014

'Perfect' weather to circle Sunday Lake

WAKEFIELD - Callie Fischer, 18, of Green Bay, Wis., and Dave Hebert, 21, of Iron River, Mich., were the overall female and male winners, respectively, in the 37th Annual Sunday Lake Run/Walk on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 5, 2014

Bernard Einar Skud

OAK HARBOR, Wash. - Bernard Einar Skud, 87, died at his home in Oak Harbor on April 16, 2014. Bernie was the son of Ferdinand and Elma (Hendrickson) Skud, born Jan. 31, 1927, in Ironwood. He attended... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 3, 2014

Wakefield Variety Show attracts large crowd

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield Historical Society hosted its Hometown Variety Show that drew a crowd of around 100 people to the Wakefield-Marenisco High School music room-auditorium on Wednesday. Denise... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 3, 2014

Edna E. Brown

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Edna E. Brown, 89, of Ironwood Township, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was born May 30, 1925, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Eric and Fannie (Rajala) Haanpaa.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 2, 2014

Vera Josephine (Niemi) Jansson

LINDEN, Mich. - Vera Josephine (Niemi) Jansson, 91, formerly of Bessemer, died in peace Monday, May 12, 2014, surrounded by family, at the Argentine Care Center in Linden. The 11th of 14 children,... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    July 1, 2014

W-M School Board approves 2014-15 budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco School Board approved the 2014-15 budget at its meeting Monday evening. "The projected fund balance for June 30, 2015, is $72,237," said business manager Tina Treva... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 1, 2014

Busy night for IASB

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education adopted a projected budget for the 2014-2015 school year during a meeting Monday evening. The estimated fund balance for the year is $512,158. A... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    July 1, 2014

4 locals win at Bessemer's Hometown Run

BESSEMER - In the Bessemer Hometown Run held on Saturday, the top overall male runners were Andy Warren, of Ironwood, in the 10K division and Sam Dean, of Ironwood, in the two mile run. Hannah... Full story

 

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