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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

 

Johanson resigns from Ontonagon school board

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com 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 jantuck@jamadots.com 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 jantuck@jamadots.com 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 jantuck@jamadots.com 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...

 

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