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Raymond L. Fleming

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Raymond L. Fleming, 86, of Bruce Crossing, passed away on Nov. 22, 2016, in Ironwood. Ray was born on April 17, 1930, in Ewen, to the late Harry and Rena (Taylor) Fleming and was a g... Full story


Lucille Helen Puuri

WHITE PINE, Mich. - Lucille Helen Puuri, age 87, passed away on November 21, 2016. She was born on October 10, 1929 in Ahmeek. She was baptized in Apostolic Lutheran Church in Calumet. She attended... Full story


Johanson resigns from Ontonagon school board

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — Bruce Johanson, Vice Chairman of the Ontonagon Area Board of Education, handed a letter to Board President Dean Juntunen, Monday and left the regular scheduled meeting. In the letter, Johanson said...


Clayton A. 'AJ' Aijala

HURLEY, Wis. - Clayton A. "AJ" Aijala, 84, of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2016, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, surrounded by his loving... Full story


LeRoy A. 'Heikki' Heikkila

ASHLAND, Wis. - LeRoy A. "Heikki" Heikkila, 83, of Kimball, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 15, 2016, at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland, with his loving family by his side. He was born May 13, 1933,... Full story


Eino F. Piilola

HURLEY, Wis. - Eino F. Piilola, 83, longtime resident of Ironwood Township, Mich., died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. He was... Full story


White Pine Power protest rejected

By JAN TUCKER WHITE PINE — The Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Agency for Energy have rejected a protest by the White Pine Power Company about the elimination of the System Support Resolution for the power plant...


Chester H. Turula

RAMSAY, Mich. - Chester H. Turula, 85, a lifelong resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, 2016, at his home. Chester was born on March 14, 1931, in Wakefield, a son... Full story


Judith Lee Beling

WORCESTER, Mass. - Judith Lee Beling, 60, formerly of White Pine, Mich., passed away Thursday afternoon Oct. 13, 2016, from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. Judy was born on Aug. 10, 1956, in Fair... Full story


Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 20 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland;... Full story


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 19 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. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11... Full story


David S. Barto

MARQUETTE, Mich. - David S. Barto, 83, of Marquette, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 17, 2016, at U.P. Health System-Marquette with his loving wife and family at his side. David was born on... Full story


Stanley J. 'Honey' Traczyk

HURLEY, Wis. - Stanley J. "Honey" Traczyk, 88, of Hurley, died at home on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Born on May 8, 1928, in Hurley, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Renaiwicz) Traczyk. He was... Full story


Lawrence J. Levra

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Lawrence J. Levra, 82, of Hurley, Wis., died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Ironwood.   Lawrence was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Iron Belt, Wis., son of the late John and Minnie (Rosetti) L... Full story


Virginia S. (Norman) Lindrus

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Virginia S. (Norman) Lindrus, 80, a resident of Ontonagon, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at home. She was born on Oct. 2, 1935, in Pelkie, the eldest daughter of... Full story


Minetha 'Midge' Ruohonen

Minetha 'Midge' Ruohonen HANCOCK - Minetha "Midge" Ruohonen, 91, a former resident of Oskar and Arbor Green, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 27, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Faci... Full story


Joseph Charles Knaack

ELKO, Nev. - Joseph Charles Knaack, 50, of Elko, formerly of Ramsay, Mich., passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2016, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Joe was born on Sept. 14, 1... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    October 1, 2016

A survivor's journey

WHITE PINE - For Jane Dickow, it was a positive attitude and a surprising "God Wink" that got her through her experience with breast cancer. When Dickow had her regular mammogram 10 years ago, the...


George Thomas Manderson Sr.

WHITE PINE, Mich. — George Thomas Manderson Sr., age 84, of White Pine, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 25, 2016, at War Memorial Hospital. George was born on Feb. 21, 1932, in Detroit to the late George and Elizabeth (Nimmo Allan) Manderson. Aft... Full story


Ontonagon County Board opposes White Pine Electric closure

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board Tuesday joined the growing chorus of those objecting to the decision of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to cancel the services of the White Pine Electric...


Roland 'Rocky' Antoine Jr.

WHITE PINE, Mich. - Roland "Rocky" Antoine Jr., 60, of White Pine, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 16, 2016, surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness. Rocky was born on May 30, 1956, in Wake... Full story


Public sounds off on junk ordinance

By Jan Tucker ONTONAGON - A public hearing on a proposed junk ordinance drew a larger than usual crowd at the Ontonagon Village Council meeting Monday night. The ordinance would... Full story

 By Tom Stankard    News    August 29, 2016

Hundreds gather to enjoy music festival

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - The strum of guitar strings and stomps of bass drums rang through the Porkies this weekend as hundreds sat on blankets, in fold-up chairs or beneath tents to listen to a number...


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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