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 Obituaries    April 23, 2014

James John Gregory

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — James John Gregory, 87, of Ironwood, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield, with his daughter at his side. He was born on March 15, 1927, in Ironwood, son of the late Tony... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 22, 2014

Edward Mason Samson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Edward Mason Samson, 78, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Edward was born on Feb. 13, 1936, in Flint, the son of Percy Edward and Ab... Full story

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Women celebrate friendship, quilting

WHITE PINE - Seventy-seven women celebrated their friendships at the seventh annual Friendship Tea recently at the White Pine Community Methodist Church. A total of $716 collected at this year's tea... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 15, 2014

Becky Klups

IRON RIVER, Mich. — Becky Klups, formerly of Ontonagon, passed away at her home in Iron River, on March 29, 2014. She fought a short battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 1, 1967, the daughter of Sandra and the late Richard Klups. She worked at... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 12, 2014

Wayne L. Shamion

SILVER CITY, Mich. — Wayne L. Shamion, of Silver City, passed away on April 9, 2014, at Cranberry Park Memory of Clio, his home for the past year. Wayne was born in Iron River, son of the late Martin and Merle (Johnson) Shamion. He graduated from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

Frank Paul Jurasin

RAMSAY, Mich. - Frank Paul Jurasin, 78, a longtime resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 24, 1935, in Bessem... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Bryan M. 'Roundy' Pumala

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Bryan M. "Roundy" Pumala, 69, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home. Bryan was born May 30, 1944, in Bessemer Township, son of the late Matt and Helen (Rant... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 8, 2014

Robert F. Youngberg Sr.

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - Robert F. Youngberg Sr., 80, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Robert was born in Winegar, Wis., to the late Doris and George Youngberg. He attended Luther L. Wright High... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 5, 2014

Robert A. 'Red' Synkelma

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Robert A. "Red" Synkelma, 76, of Ironwood, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Red was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Bessemer Township, son of... Full story

 
 News    April 1, 2014

Ice-damaged towns face difficult choice on trees

EAST LANSING (AP) - A vicious ice storm that made Christmas week a nightmare from the Midwest to Maine shattered hundreds of trees at Michigan State University, where inch-thick layers of ice snapped... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 31, 2014

Robert (Bob) Lincoln White

WHITE PINE, Mich. - Robert (Bob) Lincoln White, 68, of White Pine, passed away on March 27, 2014, at home surrounded by family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Robert was born in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 26, 2014

Merle Lucille (Moyle) Audette

HANCOCK, Mich. - Merle Lucille (Moyle) Audette, 85, of Silver City, passed away on March 24, 2014, at Medora House, PortagePointe, Hancock, where she had been a resident for 18 months. She was born to... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 13, 2014

Erland William 'Ollie' Ollikainen

DULUTH, Minn. - Erland William "Ollie" Ollikainen, 63, of Ramsay, Mich., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at St. Mary Medical Center, Duluth. He was bo... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 12, 2014

Highland Copper buys Copperwood

WAKEFIELD - Highland Copper Company, Inc., a Canadian company that recently purchased the White Pine mine project, has acquired the Copperwood project from Orvana Resources U.S. Corp. Highland said Tu... Full story

 
 News    February 4, 2014

Urbis honored as annual Aspirus Community Champion

WHITE PINE - Mike Urbis of Ewen was named Aspirus Community Champion at the annual Aspirus employee recognition dinner Friday at the Konteka in White Pine. Urbis, along with Jim Jessup, perform... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 30, 2014

MDNR releases more details of Porkies rescue of snowmobilers

SILVER CITY - More details have been released concerning the dramatic Monday afternoon rescue of two snowmobilers in blizzard conditions near the Porcupine Mountains. Michigan State Police earlier... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 29, 2014

Donald C. Anderson

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Donald C. Anderson, 64, of 301 W. Larch St., Ironwood, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Ironwood. He was born May 3, 1949, in Hurley, Wis., son of the late Kenneth and Oddny (Hagen) Anderson. Donald... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 25, 2014

Francis R. 'Frank' Urbis

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Francis R. “Frank” Urbis, 88, of Paulding, died on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Aspirus Ontonagon Long Term Care hospital. Francis was born in Ewen on April 5, 1925, son of Andrew and Mary Urbis. He married Patricia Knapp, of... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 24, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary Club re-elects Burgess president

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Probate Judge Janis Burgess was re-elected president of the Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club. Burgess begins her second term on July 1. Serving with her and also re-electe... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 16, 2014

Russell A. Baird Jr.

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. - Russell A. Baird Jr., 71, of Lindenhurst, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at ManorCare Center in Highland Park. He was born in Cresson, Pa., on Oct. 18, 1942, the son of... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 11, 2014

Bald Mountain exploration disclosed at public hearing

IRONWOOD — Without much fanfare, the company that plans on purchasing the former White Pine mine drilled for ore samples north of Ironwood over the summer. Ross Grunwald, vice-president of exploration for the Highland Copper Company Inc., told an a... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 10, 2014

Highland Copper raises $25 million as purchase of White Pine mine nears

IRONWOOD - Highland Copper Company's plans to acquire the former White Pine mine received a $25 million jolt this week, according to the project manager. Ross Grunwald told about 30 people attending... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 4, 2014

Robert Floyd Drew

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Robert Floyd Drew, 83, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Aspirus Ontonagon Long Term Care, where he had resided for the last two years. He was born July 3, 1930, in Alston,... Full story

 
 By Jerry Edde    News    December 26, 2013

Rare duck shows up in Christmas Bird Count

I was still fiddling with the focus knob on the spotting scope when the duck flipped up and dove for the bottom of the pond. "Uh oh, that's no mallard," I thought, as I struggled to bring the edge... Full story

 
 By Michelle Thomasini    News    December 23, 2013

Friends of the Porkies celebrates winter solstice

SILVER CITY - The arrival of winter was welcomed by a celebration with dancing, music and poetry Saturday at the Porcupine Mountains Folk School near Silver City. Revelers traveled from Ontonagon,... Full story

 

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