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 Calendar    September 3, 2014 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 3 Ironwood Economic  Development Corporation, 10 a.m., conference room one, Memorial Building, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency quarterly food commodity distribution for registered families, noon-2:30 p.m. EDT,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 3, 2014 

Lucy Montonati

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Lucy Montonati, 95, of Bessemer Township, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sept. 1, 2014. She was born in Wakefield on Jan. 17, 1919, to John B. and Loui... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 2, 2014

Chaz Michael Havenor

MARENISCO, Mich. - Chaz Michael Havenor, 21, of Marenisco, formerly of Iron River and Marquette, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Chaz was born on Nov. 28, 1992, in Ironwood, the son of LeeRoy... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 30, 2014

Dorothy Casey

DULUTH, Minn. - The Lord called Dorothy Casey home on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. She was a resident of KeenAgers in Wakefield, Mich. Dorothy was the eldest of four children born to Frank and Inez Nicol.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Marie M. Erickson

ASHLAND, Wis. - Marie M. Erickson, 97, of Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. Marie was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Ironwood, daughter of the late John and... Full story

 
 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 26, 2014

Robin William's passing highlights mental illness

Dear Editor, I want to put my two cents in in regards to our dear Robin Williams. I feel like I lost a friend, one who made me laugh, yet showed his serious side. I want to ask that no one uses the term “commit suicide” anymore. This term... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 25, 2014

Paul Michael Harvey

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Paul Michael Harvey, 67, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Paul was born on April 6, 1947, in Waukegan, Ill., a son of Maitland and... Full story

 
 News    August 23, 2014

Marty's Goldenaires wins first place at drum corps competition

MENOMINEE — Marty’s Goldenaires Senior Drum and Bugle Corps won first place at a friendly competition with four other corps at a festival in Menominee. Marty’s Goldenaires marched and performed in the Waterfront Festival on Aug. 10 and won... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 23, 2014

Adele L. Melchiori

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Adele L. Melchiori, 82, of Ironwood, died peacefully Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. The former Adele Hulburd... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 22, 2014

Gayl P. Mattson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Gayl P. Mattson, 73, of Ironwood, died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in her home, with her loving family by her side. The former Gayl Waterman was born Oct. 4, 1940, in... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    August 21, 2014

Routheaux takes over Ironwood girls basketball team

The Routheaux family will continue its tradition of producing head basketball coaches. Deke Routheaux was the head coach at Gogebic Community College for many years and his son, Tim, was hired Monday night by the Ironwood Board of Education as the ne... 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

 

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