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 Opinion    October 25, 2014 

Helen Sophie Wakevainen

MARENISCO, Mich. — Helen Sophie Wakevainen, 83, a longtime resident of Marenisco, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. She was born on June 10, 1931, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of Donald Theodore and Elsie (Ruha) Wakevainen. Helen graduated... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 25, 2014 

Putting on a good face

IRONWOOD - Asked about the upcoming Halloween tour at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood student Angelina Jarvela said, "This is not your grandma's haunted house." On Oct. 30-31, area youth in... Full story

 
 Calendar    October 25, 2014 

Community calendar

Saturday, Oct. 25 Friends of the Ironwood Carnegie LIbrary, 10 a.m., library, Ironwood. Story Time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library, Wakefield. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    October 23, 2014

Ewen man arrested in robbery

EWEN - Michigan State Police said a 21-year-old Ewen man was arrested after trying to rob a Ewen homeowner at gunpoint. Clint Alan Paulick, 21, was arraigned in Ontonagon County District Court... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 21, 2014

Mario John Ravanelli

APPLETON, Wis. - Mario John Ravanelli, 89, of Appleton, formerly of Sanders Road, Ramsay, Mich., passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Willow Lane Assisted Living in Appleton, after a short stay. His... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI    News    October 20, 2014

GOISD schools continue downward enrollment trend

Of the six schools within the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, just one has seen an increase in this year's enrollment from last year. Excluding the few students who are counted as... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 18, 2014

Beautification of Ironwood takes a hit

To the Editor: The other day I was shaking my head in dismay when I read an article in the Daily Globe about the destruction of one of the women’s bathrooms at Depot Park in Ironwood. After all the hard work that has been put into beautifying and i... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 17, 2014

Joki wins, Midgettes finish 2 points out of first

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Three Indianhead Conference cross country meets and the results never wavered. The Washburn girls, Drummond boys, Ironwood's Jared Joki and Washburn's Ketzel Levens finished... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 16, 2014

John Stanley Johnson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - John Stanley Johnson, 82, of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home. He was born on Nov. 24, 1931, in Bessemer Township, a son of Stanley and... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 15, 2014

Wakefield ponders Sunday Lake spillway

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council decided Monday the Sunday Lake spillway may need more extensive repairs than originally thought. Employees from the city's department of public works lowered... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 15, 2014

Mike Orlich

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Mike Orlich, 98, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. He was born on Nov. 5, 1915, in Chisholm, Minn., a son of Rade and Milosava... Full story

 
 By RYAN JARVI and KELSEY HANSEN    News    October 14, 2014

Wakefield council trims budget

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council terminated several contracts during its meeting Monday in order to help in the purchase of Father Daniel Hall as the new city hall building. The Western U.P.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 13, 2014

Sharon Lutheran celebrates 125 years

BESSEMER - The pews were full Sunday morning at Sharon Lutheran Church in Bessemer as the congregation celebrated 125 years of existence with a service and a catered brunch, and also officially... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 10, 2014

GCC honors three on special night

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College Foundation honored three individuals and one organization for their contributions to the college and commitment to the community at its 19th annual "Celebration... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 10, 2014

Devils down Cardinals for second place in conference

IRONWOOD - In defeating Wakefield-Marenisco 25-13, 25-20, 18-25 and 25-21, Ironwood upped its record to an impressive 15-4 and clinched second place in the Indianhead East Division with a 4-1 record o... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 8, 2014

Wakefield Township sets new millage rate, discusses Indianhead hotel, casino

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Due to a decrease in taxable property value Wakefield Township residents will get a slight tax break for 2014's tax year. The Wakefield Township Board approved a new millage rate... Full story

 
 Sports    October 8, 2014

Ironwood beats South Shore

IRONWOOD — Ironwood’s volleyball team avenged an early season loss to South Shore with a 3-1 win over the visiting Cardinals Tuesday evening. The Red Devils won 25-16, 19-25, 25-23, 15-21. Emily DiGiorgio led the Red Devil attack with 24... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 7, 2014

Bessemer City Council supports Indianhead hotel, casino

BESSEMER - Bessemer's City Council voiced its support for the proposed hotel resort and casino on top of Indianhead Mountain in Wakefield Township, citing potential job creation associated with the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 7, 2014

Lou Ellen Selves

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Lou Ellen Selves, 67, a native of Iron Belt, Wis., died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. She was born March 8, 1947, in Iron Belt, daughter of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 7, 2014

Sharon L. Salonen

BERGLAND, Mich. – Sharon L. Salonen, 74, of Bergland, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband and family by her side. Sharon was born on March 4, 1940, in Reed... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 7, 2014

John A. Krone

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John A. Krone, 83, a lifelong resident of Ironwood, passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. He was born on Jan. 13, 1931, in Ironwood, a son of Gust and Wilhelmina "Minnie" Krone. John... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 6, 2014

GCC Foundation to hold 19th recognition banquet Thursday

IRONWOOD — Three more individuals and a local organization will be honored Thursday for their commitment to Gogebic Community College and the community at the 19th annual “Celebration of Achievements” banquet, hosted by the GCC Foundation.... Full story

 
 By Special to the Globe    News    October 6, 2014

Veterans Run for the Colors ORV Ride

Nearly 80 people took part in the first Veterans "Run for the Colors" ORV Ride, from the Wakefield American Legion to the west end of the Ottawa National Forest on Sept. 27. The ride was a cooperative effort between the Upper Peninsula ORV Trail... Full story

 

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