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Copper mining returning to Western UP

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WHITE PINE - Construction on a copper mine in eastern Gogebic County that could lead to over 300 direct jobs could begin as early as 2018, Highland...

 

Donald 'Don' Singleton

WAKEFIELD, Mich. – Donald "Don" Singleton, 76, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Don was... Full story

 

John Herbert 'Herb' Nelson

WAUSAU, Wis. - John Herbert "Herb" Nelson, 83, passed away on March 19, 2017, in Lakeview Heights at Mount View Care Center in Wausau, surrounded by his family. Herb was born on March 9, 1934, to the... Full story

 

Therese Yvonne Nelson

MENOMINEE, Mich. — Therese Yvonne Nelson, 54, of Menominee, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She was born on March 5, 1963, in White Pine to the late William S. and Jean (Voelker) Nelson. Therese was an accountant in the hotel... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White... Full story

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, March 15 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meetin... Full story

 

Donald D. Veda

RAMSAY, Mich. - Donald D. Veda, 86, a long-time resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2017. Don was born on Dec. 28, 1930, in Wakefield, a son of John and Helen... Full story

 

Reino L. Mattson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Reino L. Mattson, 87, of Greenbush Street, Ironwood, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at home with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 1, 1929, in Bruce... Full story

 

Marilyn Marie (nee Nordine) Bailey

WAUSAU, Wis. — Marilyn Marie (nee Nordine) Bailey, 72, of Ewen, Mich., died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, surrounded by her family. Marilyn was born on July 25, 1944, in Stambaugh, Mich., to John... Full story

 

Gogebic Forestry Commission manages land to improve yields

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission manages over 50,000 acres of land in Gogebic county. Most of that land, according to director Greg Ryskey was tax reverted land the county...

 

John William LaChapelle Jr.

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John William LaChapelle Jr., 62, of Ironwood, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. John... Full story

 

Carol A. Peterson

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Carol A. Peterson, 73, a long-time resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born on Sept. 20, 1943, in... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine;... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 15 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. Little Finland Gift Shop... Full story

 

Thomas Erickson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Thomas Erickson, 98, of Ironwood, died peacefully early Tuesday morning, Feb. 7, 2017, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood. He was born... Full story

 

Highland Copper begins test drilling in Porkies

WAKEFIELD - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued a use permit to Orvana Resources U.S. Corp., a subsidiary of Highland Copper, to conduct exploratory drilling. The drilling is on a...

 

John Leonard Marley

ONTONAGON, Mich. - John Leonard Marley, 88, of Ontonagon, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. He was born in Ontonagon on July 29, 1928, to Chauncey and Madeline Marley. John... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 25 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. Commander’s Winter U.P. Tour, noon, American Legion Post 144, White Pine, 6... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 24 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Community Center.... Full story

 

Lido J. Paoli

SOUTH RANGE, Mich. - Lido J. Paoli, 85, of South Range, and former long-time White Pine resident, died on Jan. 2, 2017 at the Omega House following a brief illness. He was born June 24, 1931, at... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 24, 2016

Ontonagon County jobless rate rises in November; Gogebic steady

Ontonagon County took a big hit in unemployment numbers in November, while Gogebic County remained practically the same as in October. The Ontonagon County rate jumped from 6.9 percent in October to 8 percent in November. While the civilian labor...

 

Wesley E. Nara

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. - Wesley E. Nara, 95, a long-time resident of Bruce Crossing, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 11, 2016. Wes was born on Dec. 1, 1921, at the family farm in Bruce Crossing, a... Full story

 

Robert Victor Leppanen

WAUSAU, Wis. - Robert Victor Leppanen, 81, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at Wausau Aspirus Hospital in Wausau surrounded by loving family at his side. Robert was... Full story

 

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

 

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