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 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 14, 2015

Rolandos' love endures

BESSEMER - Dennis and Delores Rolando have been together for 56 years. That's long enough that they sometimes finish each other's thoughts. That doesn't mean they aren't still capable of surprising... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 13, 2015

Jean Joyce McKenzie

REDDING, Calif. — Jean McKenzie passed away peacefully at Sierra Oaks Senior Living on Feb. 10, 2015. Jean was born in Escanaba, Mich., to Dan and Delma Gunderman, and moved as an infant to Marenisco, Mich., where she became a lifelong resident unt... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 11, 2015

Edward Irving Hocking Sr.

RAMSAY, Mich. – Edward Irving Hocking Sr., 76, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away suddenly Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.  Ed was born on March 9, 1938, in Wakefield, a son of William and Lena... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 27, 2015

Robert A. 'Bob' Mezzano

MELLEN, Wis. - Robert A. "Bob" Mezzano, 90, of Hurley and formerly of Pence, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Mellen. He was born June 14, 1924, in Montreal, son of the late Anton and Marjorie (James)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 12, 2015

Roger A. Radowski

RAMSAY, Mich. - Roger A. Radowski, 66, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away suddenly Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. He was born on Aug. 6, 1948, in Wakefield, the son of Joseph W. and Catherine... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 9, 2015

Victor Eugene Hanson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Victor Eugene Hanson, 86, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, after a brief illness. Victor was born on March 31, 1928, in Wakefield, a son of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 9, 2015

Gustave Aaro 'Otto' Nurmi

WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Gustave "Otto" Nurmi, 91, passed away in Wauwatosa on Christmas evening 2014. Born June 6, 1923, in Nestoria, Mich., a small U.P. railway village, to his father, John Nurmi, a... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 2, 2015

Tingstad steps down from bench after 32-year career

BESSEMER - Andy Tingstad has seen many changes in both the court system and the community in his 32 years as District Judge for Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties. He retired effective Thursday at noon. T... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 2, 2014

Delores May 'Tookie' Zwick

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Delores May "Tookie" Zwick, 72, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Delores was born on Feb. 18, 1942, in Merriweather, a daughter of Frank Oliver and... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    December 1, 2014

Craft fair draws vendors, shoppers to White Pine

By ALISSA PIETILA apietila@yourdailyglobe.com WHITE PINE — Crafters and shoppers filled many areas of the Konteka Black Bear Resort on Saturday for a craft fair. Vendors Annette Trail and Theresa Miller said that turnout was pretty good, and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 26, 2014

Jeffrey Phillup Marczak

BERGLAND, Mich. - Jeffrey Phillup Marczak, Bergland, Michigan, left this earth with his loving wife by his side on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Jeff was born on April 26, 1949, in Wakefield, to Frank P. and... Full story

 
 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

 

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