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 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 18, 2014

Lake-effect snow warning remains through noon today

IRONWOOD - A winter advisory warning for lake-effect snow that could total from 12 to 18 inches remained in effect for the Gogebic Range today through noon. Wakefield and Bessemer schools closed... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 17, 2014

William H. Strelcheck

WAUSAU, Wis. — William H. Strelcheck, age 85, of Bessemer, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Wausau. He was born June 28, 1929, in Bessemer, son of the late Peter and Mabel (Bloomquist) Strelcheck. Bill attended Bessemer schools, graduating from... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 10, 2014

Parent liaisons aim to connect parents with support

The Gogebic-Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative recently hired two new parent liaisons to serve communities in both counties. Laurie Celeski, of Ironwood, will serve families in Gogebic County and Donna Powelson, of White Pine, will cover Ontonagon... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 7, 2014

James A. Olson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Jim "Eaglebeak" Olson, 75, passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 4, 2014, at his home in Wakefield. Jim was born on Jan. 6, 1939, in Bergland, a son of Edward Walker and Dorie Loretta... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 29, 2014

George Thomas 'Tom' Goyins

BESSEMER, Mich. — George Thomas “Tom” Goyins, 72, of Fairview Apartments, Bessemer, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in his home, following a lengthy illness. Tom was born April 4, 1942, in Ironwood, son of the late George and Amelia... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 25, 2014

Ernest Isaac Koski

CENTERLINE, Mich. — Ernest Isaac Koski, 65, of Centerline, died suddenly at his home on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Ontonagon on Feb. 21, 1949, the son of Eino and Mabel (Nyquist) Koski, of White Pine. “Ernie,” or “Isaac” as friends and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 18, 2014

Arthur Bryce Gribble

ELY, Nev. — Blessed are children whose parents exemplify the love and character traits which benefit all mankind. Even more blessed are those children whose siblings reflect and intensify these qualities. Such a brother and child of God was Arthur... 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

Eugene P. 'Gene' Wallenius

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Eugene P. "Gene" Wallenius, 88, of Ironwood, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.. He was born March 21, 1926, in... 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

 
 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

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Mining Memorial Heritage Day planned for Sept. 20 in Ironwood

IRONWOOD - Saturday, Sept. 20, has officially been proclaimed Mining Memorial Heritage Day in Ironwood. City commissioners on Monday adopted a resolution designating the special day. The commission le... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 6, 2014

Leslie R. Raisanen

BERGLAND, Mich. — Leslie R. Raisanen, 82, of Bergland, passed away at his home on Sept. 1, 2014. He was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Palmer, to Karl and Hilja (Hyvvonen) Raisanen. He graduated from Negaunee High School in 1951. In 1959, he began working... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 2, 2014

Creative floats highlight Ontonagon Labor Festival parade

ONTONAGON - Beautiful weather, large crowds, music, floats and some surprises highlighted the 57th annual Ontonagon Labor Festival parade Sunday in Ontonagon. The parade featured a special... Full story

 
 News    August 26, 2014

White Pine power plant, refinery sold

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com WHITE PINE - Prairie Plant Systems, owners of SubTerra in White Pine, said it has completed its purchase of the Traxys Power Group Inc., which includes the White... 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 Jan Tucker    News    July 28, 2014

Warrior Walk turns out 96 participants

WHITE PINE - Ninety-six people registered for the Chris' Warrior Walk during Warrior Weekend in White Pine Saturday. The walk honors the late Warrior graduate and athlete Chris Marshand who died in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 24, 2014

Louis D. 'Louie' Kurta

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Louis D. "Louie" Kurta, 67, of Ironwood, died peacefully Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with his family by... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 24, 2014

Impact committee eyes reclamation of G-Tac mine site

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee discussed possible reclamation efforts at its meeting on Wednesday that would follow the mine being proposed by Gogebic Taconite near Upson, Wis. Joe... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 23, 2014

Warrior Weekend to include reunions

WHITE PINE - The red and white sweaters, cheerleading outfits and basketball uniforms will come out of mothballs this weekend for the annual White Pine Warrior Weekend. Warrior Weekend is always the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 23, 2014

Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald

ONTONAGON — Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald, 94, of Ontonagon, died peacefully at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. She was born in Ontonagon on July 10, 1920, the daughter of Theron and Sue (Moran)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2014

Toivo Savonen

Toivo Savonen, 86, passed away July 9, 2014. Toivo was born in Ironwood, Mich., to the late Onnie and Ida Savonen. He grew up on a small farm and helped with chores, working with his grandpa. After... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 10, 2014

James E. Moon Sr.

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - James E. Moon Sr., 74, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Jim was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Ironwood, to the late... Full story

 
 News    July 9, 2014

Ramsay 4th of July celebration key event in small community

RAMSAY - Despite about an hour downpour, the 4th of July festivities in Ramsay went off without a hitch on Saturday night. The community event began with a parade on July 4 and continued into July 5... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Rose M. Hill

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Rose M. Hill, 77, a former resident of Arbor Green Senior Living Community and White Pine, passed away Monday evening July 7, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in...

 

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