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 By Charity Smith    News    August 27, 2020

GCC welcomes new staff

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College board worked to welcome the new school year with the hiring of four new staff members Tuesday, filling the positions of registrar, career counselor, Nordic ski... Full story

 By Charity Smith    News    August 14, 2020

DAP completes outdoor art-science series

HURLEY - The Downtown Art Place completed its outdoor art and science classes for children on Thursday with a study of trees at Riccelli Park in Hurley. The series of classes was coordinated by Sue...

 By Charity Smith    News    July 18, 2020

GCC creates STEM retention scholarships with Xcel grant

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Community College Foundation is creating retention scholarships for students enrolled in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, from grant monies received from the Xcel Energy Foundation. “The Xcel grant offers...

 By Charity Smith    News    July 17, 2020

COVID-19 testing done in Wakefield

WAKEFIELD - COVID-19 testing was conducted by the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in conjunction with the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department at the Wakefield Post of the Michigan State... Full story

 By Charity Smith    News    May 26, 2020

Fallen warriors honored

BESSEMER - The American Legion Post 27 and VFW Post 3673 held a small ceremony in Bessemer's Hillcrest Cemetery Monday morning to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the good of their... Full story

 By Charity Smith    News    May 23, 2020

Public places flags on Bessemer graves

BESSEMER - Approximately 20 to 30 people, many of them veterans, helped place American flags on veterans' graves at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bessemer, early Friday morning. "It's an honor to be able to... Full story

 By Charity Smith    News    May 21, 2020

GCC Guatemala service learning trip rescheduled for December

IRONWOOD - The third annual Gogebic Community College service learning trip to Guatemala, originally scheduled for this week, has been tentatively rescheduled to leave on Dec. 12, as a result of the...

 By Charity Smith    News    May 5, 2020

Bessemer to reopen city hall, library in phases

BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer announced plans Friday to slowly reopen city hall and the library to the public in five phases. “We are entering into a new normal and we want to give people time to prepare and adjust,” said City Manager Charly...

 By Charity Smith    News    April 18, 2020

GCC to hold virtual commencement

IRONWOOD — In light of the coronavirus pandemic and large group gatherings being prohibited, Gogebic Community College is preparing to take its 2020 commencement ceremony online. While the ceremony for the approximately 175 graduates will take... Full story

 By Charity Smith    News    April 17, 2020

Theatre alive while dark

IRONWOOD - The stay-at-home order may have forced a prolonged intermission of events at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, but that does not mean activities have ceased there. Instead of producing shows...

 By Charity Smith    News    March 16, 2020

Churches react to coronavirus

HURLEY - Worshipers at St. Mary of the Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Hurley on Sunday refrained from shaking hands as ordered by the bishop, but instead offered each other a wave or threw up the pea...

 By Charity Smith    News    March 12, 2020

MTU, NMU cancel in-person classes in wake of coronavirus

IRONWOOD — Michigan Technological University and Northern Michigan University joined other universities across the nation Wednesday in canceling all face-to-face classes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Gogebic Community College will...


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