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Conditions improve at Western UP beaches

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HANCOCK — It’s been almost two weeks since heavy rains caused flooding across parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula; and beaches across the western U.P. are starting to reopen after...

 

Elizabeth Mae Marks DeFrancisco

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Elizabeth Mae Marks DeFrancisco, 97, of Ontonagon, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit. She was born Nov. 11, 1920 to the late Edward and Roslena White in Big Bay. Elizabeth... Full story

 

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Thursday, June 28 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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... Full story

 

Wakefield City Council hears from victims of recent storms

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - At Monday's Wakefield city council meeting, victims of recent storms struggled to control their anger and frustration at dealing with flooded...

 

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Wednesday, June 27 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. Tanka Tanka Skunk Cuddlebugs Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers, 9:30 a.m.... Full story

 

Tarro will represent Wakefield city council on Ojibway committee

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield city council voted Monday to appoint mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro as a representative to attend meetings of a regional committee that will work to keep Marenisco’s Ojibway...

 

Community calendar

Monday, June 25 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Mobile Food Pantry, noon-1:30 p.m., Iron County Recycling-Iron...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2018

Sunday Lake, other area beaches closed due to E.coli

WAKEFIELD - The beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further notice because of potentially high levels of E.coli bacteria. "Please be aware that the Beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further...

 

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Saturday, June 23 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Community Night Meal Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church,... Full story

 

Irene Rosemarie Groesbeck

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Irene Rosemarie Groesbeck, age 92, a resident of Wakefield, and formerly of Bessemer and Warren, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield.... Full story

 

Community calendar

Thursday, June 21 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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... Full story

 

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Wednesday, June 20 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood/Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story

 

Tim Borseth

DES MOINES, Iowa – Tim Borseth, 48, of Truro, formerly of Bergland, Mich., passed away Saturday evening, June 16, 2018, in Des Moines. Tim was born on Aug. 5, 1969, in Wakefield, Mich., a son of Tho... Full story

 

Wakefield-Marenisco bids fond farewell to superintendent

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - As the outgoing superintendent of the Wakefield-Marenisco School District, Catherine Shamion attended her final board of education meeting on...

 

Helen K. Pachmayer

MUSKEGON, Mich. - Helen K. Pachmayer, 99, of Muskegon, formerly of Ironwood, passed away at the Harbor Hospice Poppen Residence in Muskegon on Saturday, June 9, 2018. The former Helen Matejovich was... Full story

 

Zany kids' musician visits Bessemer Public Library

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - In a highly communal performance at the Bessemer Public Library Saturday, children's musician Danna Banana treated the crowd to a series of high-ener...

 

Community calendar

Monday, June 18 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sounds of Nature Program, 1 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Ages 6 and... Full story

 

Copperwood mine feasibility study 'positive'

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Those interested in seeing mining return to the western Upper Peninsula got good news Friday as Highland Copper released the feasibility study for its Copperwood Project. Highland...

 

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Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, June 16 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Bessemer Library Summer Reading Kick-off, 1-4 p... Full story

 

Bessemer Women's Club offers Flag Day fun with social

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Women's Club celebrated its 26th Flag Day social Thursday with a beautiful day and enough treats to fill a bakery. The location was in...

 

Laverne Francis Brown

FRISCO, Texas — Laverne Francis Brown, 95, of Frisco, passed away on June 2, 2018. She was born on Aug. 13, 1922, in Wakefield, Mich., to Mary Elizabeth (Pezzetti) and Mose Giansante. On Oct. 8,... Full story

 

Community calendar

Thursday, June 14 Bringing VA Benefits Home Event, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Red Cliff Community Health Center. Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30... Full story

 

Wakefield City Council passes 2018-19 fiscal year budget

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — After a public hearing Monday, the Wakefield City Council unanimously passed its 2018-2019 fiscal budget, which totals nearly $5 million. The brief hearing specifically allowed commentary on a...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, June 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. Gogebic-Ontonagon County Remonumentation Peer Review, 9 a.m. Conference Room,... Full story

 

Roberta Jean Pavlovich

APPLETON, Wis. - Roberta Jean Pavlovich, 60, of Appleton, formerly of Wakefield, Mich., died Sunday, June 10, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends at ThedaClark Regional Medical Center, Neenah,...

 

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