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 News    March 24, 2017 

W-M paints pianos for charity

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The sky is the limit when people come together for each other. The "Sing For Hope" charity seeks to place decorated pianos in public schools...

 

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Friday, March 24 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Ironwood Carnegie Library Board, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem...

 

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Thursday, March 23 Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township;...

 

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Wednesday, March 22 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood....

 

Residents roll for Special Olympics fundraising event

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Sixty-seven competitors from Gogebic and Ontonagon counties descended on Larry's Lucky Strikes Tuesday to bowl and raise money for Special Olymp...

 

Ironwood votes to join Miners football co-op

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Barring any unforeseen derailments, Ironwood students will be taking the field as members of the Gogebic Miners this fall after the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday to...

 

Illinois man nabbed in Mercer on fugitive escape warrant

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - An Illinois resident waived extradition to that state in Iron County Court Monday afternoon to face charges of being a sexually violent person...

 

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Tuesday, March 21 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative,...

 

Powderhorn goes out Hawaiian style

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Despite the snow and cold weather, Big Powderhorn Mountain held a tropical themed Hawaii Weekend on Saturday. The annual event was...

 

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Monday, March 20 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran...

 

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Saturday, March 18 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, March 19 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,...

 

Joseph Eugene Doleshal

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Joseph Eugene Doleshal, 66, a long-time resident of Watersmeet, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, March 15, 2017, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born on April...

 

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Thursday, March 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White...

 

Shirley Mae (Mallgren) Ahola

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Shirley M. Ahola, 97, a long-time resident of Wakefield, Mich., passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, March 14, 2017, surrounded by loved ones at Twin Ports Health Services...

 

Ironwood sweeps GCC Quiz Bowl

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College played host to 24 teams from 12 high schools Tuesday for a Quiz Bowl competition, with Ironwood coming away with two...

 

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Wednesday, March 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meetin...

 

Imogene (Keskey) Gregory

CAMARILLO, Calif. - Imogene (Keskey) Gregory, 108, passed away on March 4, 2017, in Camarillo, where she had resided since 1980. Imogene was born on Jan. 21, 1909, in Kadoka, S.D., the daughter of Fra...

 

Suicide prevention groups join to spread message

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Mental Health Facility in Wakefield hosted the Range Suicide Prevention Council on Friday. The groups discussed the combining of the Gogebic-Ontonagon Suicide Prevention...

 

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Tuesday, March 14 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Tiny Tot Story Hour, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the...

 

William 'Bill' Pallin

IRONWOOD, Mich. - William "Bill" Pallin, 81, a prominent long-time Ironwood and Wakefield businessman, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, March 11, 2017, at his home. Bill was born on Nov. 4,...

 

Donald D. Veda

RAMSAY, Mich. - Donald D. Veda, 86, a long-time resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2017. Don was born on Dec. 28, 1930, in Wakefield, a son of John and Helen...

 

Community calendar

Monday, March 13 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal,...

 

Eugene R. Maki

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Eugene R. Maki, 92, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Friday morning, March 10, 2017, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Eugene was born on June...

 

Local Girl Scouts part of a larger international mission

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com More than 100 years ago, Juliette Gordon "Daisy" Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts, organized the first troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Ga. The...

 

Community calendar

Saturday, March 11 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, March 12 Story Time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library....

 

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