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Laverne J. 'Pete' Bailey

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Laverne J. "Pete" Bailey, 86, a long-time resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 26, 2016. Laverne was born on Nov. 28, 1929, in Dexter, son of the late Geo... Full story

 

Johnson raises funds, awareness for HOPE

WAKEFIELD - A crowd gathered at the beach at Eddy Park in Wakefield on Friday afternoon to celebrate Ardie Johnson's 72nd birthday. For the event, Ardie decided to swim across Sunday Lake as a way to...

 

Michelle M. Vinoski

DULUTH, Minn. - Michelle M. Vinoski, 49, of Superior, Wis., formerly of Ironwood, Mich., passed away peacefully after a brief illness, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, at Essentia Health St. Mary's... Full story

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 26, 2016

Wakefield wins Youth Challenge at Gogebic fair

IRONWOOD - Sunny skies welcomed the beginning of the Gogebic County Fair Thursday. During the afternoon, children and the young in heart rode carnival rides and played games in the midway. While the...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 25 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township;... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 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., Mercer, Wis., Public Library.... Full story

 

William M. McDonald

IRONWOOD, Mich. - William M. McDonald, 92, of Ironwood, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, surrounded by his loving... Full story

 

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Monday, Aug. 22 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church,... Full story

 

Steven J. Leiphart

DULUTH, Minn. - Steven J. Leiphart, 79, of Ironwood, Mich., went peacefully home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center... Full story

 

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Saturday, Aug. 20 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m., Marenisco Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org.... Full story

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 18, 2016

Western Gateway Trail hits road block in Bessemer

BESSEMER — As work on the second phase of the Western Gateway Trail progresses from Ironwood to Moore Street in Bessemer, the authority governing the trail found out Wednesday the later phases of the project may have hit a road block. In Bessemer,...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 18 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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 Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Public Library. 715-476-2366. Iron County Benefit Specialist, 10:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Citizens meal site,... Full story

 

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., 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, 9-11:30... Full story

 

Margaret 'Peggy' (Kinnunen) Berg

RAMSAY, Mich. - Margaret "Peggy" (Kinnunen) Berg, 70, of Ramsay, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Margaret was born on July 10, 1946, in Wakefield, a daughter of Raymond Edward and Louise Eda... Full story

 

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Monday, Aug. 15 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... Full story

 

Fuychsia Felicity Jewell

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Just six days after coming into this world, Fuychsia Felicity Jewell went to be with the Angels while being held in her parents loving arms at Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee. During that short time, she touched many lives and... Full story

 

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Thursday, Aug. 11 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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 Township. 906-667-1110. Red Hat... Full story

 

Gregory John Miheve

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Gregory John Miheve, 74, of Fort Walton Beach, died Aug. 9, 2016, with his family by his side at Baptist Hospital, Pensacola. Gregory was born March 5, 1942, in Bremerton, Wash., to... Full story

 

Victoria 'Honey' Marie Ritmiller

FOREST HILL, Md. - Victoria Marie Ritmiller, 76, of Bel Air, passed away on July 15, 2015, at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill. "Honey," as she was known to family and friends, was born in... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 10 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

 

City of Wakefield denied funds from FEMA

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council heard Monday night of the city’s continuing efforts with the Gogebic County Emergency Management Team to apply for funding to mitigate the costs corresponding to the severe storm on July 11-12. The city was...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 9 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Alcoholics...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 8 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival Inc. Board, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

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Saturday, Aug. 6 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, Aug. 7 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem L... Full story

 

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