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 Obituaries    October 23, 2014

Craig Charles Fox

WATERSMEET, Mich. — Craig Charles Fox, “Nii ode amik”, 25, Watersmeet, left on his journey to the spirit world on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. He was born on May 27, 1989, in Milwaukee to Christine McGeshick and was later adopted by Charles and Terry... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 21, 2014

Sally Pentti

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Sally Pentti, 97, of Trout Creek, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital’s Long-Term Care Unit. She was a member of the New Evangelical Lutheran Church of Trout Creek and worked for the U.S. Forest... 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

 
 Obituaries    October 16, 2014

Jack L. Bjork

WAUSAU, Wis. - Jack L. Bjork, 85, passed away Oct. 12, 2014, at North Central Health Care in Wausau He was born in Crystal Falls, Mich., on Jan. 17, 1929, to Dewey and Hildur (Larson) Bjork. At age... 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

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Lake Gogebic businesses raise funds for snowmobile trail upkeep

James Eismueller, owner of the Walleye Lodge in Bergland, has been coming snowmobiling to the Upper Peninsula for almost 30 years. Two years ago he purchased the Walleye Lodge in Bergland and when he... 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

 
 Sports    October 7, 2014

Mercer drops Watersmeet

WATERSMEET — The Mercer volleyball team defeated Watersmeet 3-0 in non-conference action Monday at Nimrod Nation. The Tigers won 25-11, 25-15, 25-15. Lexi Engler led the Mercer attack with 13 kills. Caitlyn Hiller had a strong game for the Tigers... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2014

Michael Albert Hazen

WATERSMEET, Mich. - Michael "Mike" Albert Hazen passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family and close friends on the evening of Sept. 28, 2014, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 29, 2014

Watersmeet school looks to 'STOMP Out Bullying'

WATERSMEET — One of Watersmeet Township’s school colors, gold and blue, will play an important part on Oct. 6 in raising awareness of bullying. The Nimrods will drop the gold and wear blue as part of a worldwide “Blue Shirt Day” to raise... Full story

 
 Sports    September 23, 2014

Cardinals down Lady Nimrods

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco never let Watersmeet get to double digits in a Porcupine Mountain Conference volleyball sweep, 25-7, 25-7, 25-9, Monday. "Our main goals coming off of the Mercer game... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 23, 2014

Computer age classrooms

As the screen at the front of the room lit up with "math mountain" problems displayed by the projector installed on the ceiling, a teacher calls on students to answer the addition and subtraction... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 23, 2014

Howard 'Jim' J. Madson

IRON RIVER, Mich. - Howard "Jim" J. Madson, 87, of Watersmeet, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Northstar Health System in Iron River. He was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Merrill, Wis., the son of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 13, 2014

Don Kahn

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Don Kahn, 89, of Watersmeet, Mich., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Eagle River. Don was born in Wausau on Sept. 25, 1924, and was a long-time resident of Tomahawk, where he worked as a manager at the Owens-Illinois paper mill... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Lake Superior shoreline cleaned up of debris after gales of September

The clean-up from the gales on Lake Superior continued Thursday morning at Saxon Harbor and Little Girl's Point. The Tuesday and Wednesday storm resulted in north winds of up to around 50 mph washing... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 6, 2014

Zachary Mitchell (Wabijakawe) McGeshick

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Zachary Mitchell (Wabijakawe) McGeshick, son of Peter McGeshick III, of Mole Lake, and Cheryl McGeshick, of Lac Vieux Desert, Mich., passed peacefully in Eau Claire, on Sept. 2, 2014, after a courageous battle with Duchenne Muscu... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 2, 2014

Chaz Michael Havenor

MARENISCO, Mich. - Chaz Michael Havenor, 21, of Marenisco, formerly of Iron River and Marquette, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Chaz was born on Nov. 28, 1992, in Ironwood, the son of LeeRoy... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 30, 2014

Dorothy Casey

DULUTH, Minn. - The Lord called Dorothy Casey home on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. She was a resident of KeenAgers in Wakefield, Mich. Dorothy was the eldest of four children born to Frank and Inez Nicol.... Full story

 
 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Wilbert E. 'Wibby' Haanpaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Wilbert E. “Wibby” Haanpaa, 92, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ironwood on his 92nd birthday. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Ironwood, son of the late Erick and Fannie (Rajala) Haanpaa. He had resided in... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

After 11.8 percent of Gogebic County’s 13,481 registered voters submitted ballots at the polls Tuesday, the results are in. Michigan voters approved the ballot’s Proposal 1, which looks to remove... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 6, 2014

Gary R. Corsi

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. - Gary R. Corsi, 78, of Watersmeet, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. He was born on Oct. 9, 1935, in Watersmeet. He attended Watersme... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2014

Viola 'Marge' Reichardt

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Devoted wife and mother Viola “Marge” Reichardt, 88, of Watersmeet, Mich., mercifully was granted life eternal with her Lord on Saturday July 5, 2014 in Winter Haven. Marge was born July 28, 1925 to Hilda (Matilla) and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Wet weather dominates June

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range saw a bit of everything when it came to weather during the month of June, but wet weather dominated much of the forecast throughout the Upper Peninsula. Ironwood saw 5.52... Full story

 

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