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 Obituaries    March 5, 2015 

Thomas P. Dooley

GREENFIELD Wis. — Thomas Patrick Dooley, 80, was born to eternal life on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 52 years of Mary (née Tibaldo); loving father of Vanessa (Gary) Koppenhaver, Michael (Tonya) and Corbin (Dawn) Dooley;... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 5, 2015 

Nimrods' season ended by Forest Park

WATERSMEET - Watersmeet and freshman Bethany Baldwin started with a 9-2 lead and an upset in mind. But Crystal Falls Forest Park didn't panic. The Trojans never do. Forest Park had the lead by the... Full story

 Calendar    March 5, 2015 

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 5 Ojibway Correctional Facility Community Liaison Committee, 9 a.m., Ojibway Correctional Facility, Marenisco. 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.... Full story

 Sports    March 3, 2015

Cardinals start tourney with win over Panthers

WATERSMEET - Wakefield-Marenisco started what it hopes is a long postseason run with a 64-37 victory over Ewen-Trout Creek in the MHSAA Class D District 127 tournament. The Cardinals' lead ballooned... Full story

 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Barney T. Salmi

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Barney T. Salmi, 96, of Sunset Road, Ironwood Township, a proud Finn, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. He was born March 12, 1918, in... Full story

 Obituaries    March 3, 2015

Roy E. Bekkala

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Roy E. Bekkala, age 76, of 201 West Gogebic Street, Ironwood, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Wakefield. He was born February 1, 1939, in Wolverine, son of the late Raymond and... Full story

 Calendar    February 25, 2015

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 25 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

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 25, 2015

Red Devils finish with big win at W-M

WAKEFIELD - After a sluggish first seven minutes, the Ironwood Red Devils played with a sense of urgency and blitzed Wakefield-Marenisco 69-35 in the final Indianhead Conference game for both teams... Full story

 Sports    February 24, 2015

Cardinals win PMC title outright

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco wrapped up the Porcupine Mountain Conference title outright with a 66-31 victory over Ewen-Trout Creek Monday night. It was W-M's first PMC title since 2004. The... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    February 24, 2015

Students attend day-long Life Quest Program at GCC

IRONWOOD - Area high school students gathered in the gymnasium of Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center for a Life Quest Program on Monday. The event was not open to the general public due to a... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 21, 2015

Cardinals win share of IC East crown, down Devils

WAKEFIELD - There's a first time for everything. On Friday night on their home court, the Wakefield-Marenisco girl's basketball team became co-champions of the Indianhead Conference East Division... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 18, 2015

Tigers stonewall Cardinals

MERCER, Wis. - Hurley may be Mercer's biggest rival, but the Tigers did the Midgettes a big favor with Tuesday night's 61-52 victory over Wakefield-Marenisco. The Midgettes clinched at least a share... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 16, 2015

Wakefield fishing contest goes on despite cold weather

WAKEFIELD - Sharp winds and below-zero temperatures didn't deter the crowds at the sixth annual Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department Ice Fishing Contest. 562 people registered for the event, which... Full story

 Obituaries    February 16, 2015

Peter L. Samarziya

BESSEMER, Mich. - Peter L. Samarziya, 91, of Bessemer, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.  Pete was born on Sept. 16, 1923, in Bessemer, a son of Marko and Julia (Tirpik) Samarziya. He attended... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 14, 2015

Rolandos' love endures

BESSEMER - Dennis and Delores Rolando have been together for 56 years. That's long enough that they sometimes finish each other's thoughts. That doesn't mean they aren't still capable of surprising... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 14, 2015

Devils survive Speedboys to clinch share of East Division title

IRONWOOD - It's not often conference titles take a backseat to anything. But beating one of your biggest rivals with a wild finish in front of a pumped up crowd, that's hard to beat. Ironwood clinche... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 13, 2015

Midgettes stop Speedgirls

BESSEMER - Hurley put the finishing touch on its resume going into Saturday's seeding meeting with a 54-32 Indianhead Conference victory at Bessemer Thursday night. The Midgettes took advantage of Bes... Full story

 News    February 12, 2015

Sunday Lake fishing contest set for Saturday in Wakefield

WAKEFIELD - The ice of Sunday Lake will hopefully fill with fishermen Saturday for the sixth annual Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department fishing contest, weather permitting. The contest will run from... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2015

Edward Irving Hocking Sr.

RAMSAY, Mich. – Edward Irving Hocking Sr., 76, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away suddenly Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.  Ed was born on March 9, 1938, in Wakefield, a son of William and Lena... Full story

 Calendar    February 7, 2015

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 7 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Winter Fling, 10:30 a.m., Northland College, Ashland. Mercer Sno-Goers Chili Cook-off, 11:30 a.m., $5 per bowl with all proceeds to the club. 5070 N.... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 6, 2015

Vintage vehicles on display Saturday at Big Powderhorn

BESSEMER - Vintage snowcat enthusiasts will gather at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort Saturday as part of "Clowder in the Powder," an opportunity to display their machines and meet with other fans of... Full story

 Obituaries    February 6, 2015

Illeene Yvonne Basom

BULLHEAD CITY, Arizona - Illeene Yvonne Basom, 79, passed away January 17, 2015, in Bullhead City, Arizona. Illeene was born, September 4, 1935, in Hudson, Michigan, daughter of Ivan and Violet... Full story

 Opinion    February 6, 2015

Too many wolves in state to be classified as endangered

To the Editor: It is disheartening to have wolves relisted as endangered in Michigan. It is equally disheartening to have wolf protectionist groups agreeing among themselves that wolves could be reclassified as threatened. Endangered status implies... Full story

 News    February 4, 2015

Faulty transformer led to power outage

WAKEFIELD - A faulty transformer at Xcel Energy's Ironwood substation led to the 26-hour power outage in parts of Wakefield on Jan. 23-24, according to city manager Margot Anderson. She said Tuesday... Full story

 Obituaries    January 31, 2015

Caroline Lytwyniuk

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Caroline Lytwyniuk, 94, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Caroline was born on Oct. 30, 1920, in Wels, Austria, the daughter of Karl and Marie (Kaltenbock) Taubel. She was a member of Our Lady... Full story


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