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Articles from the January 19, 2023 edition

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Fun on the go in the snow

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] MERCER, Wis. - Mercer was abuzz with activity Saturday as snowmobile enthusiasts from all over paid a visit to town to enjoy the 16th annual Winter Blast...


Drug offenders appear in Gogebic County Circuit Court

BESSEMER — A 41-year-old women was sentenced Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for her involvement with the delivery of methamphetamine which occurred on July 11, 2022, in Bessemer Township according to Nicholas Jacobs, Gogebic County...


Hurley School Board weighs in on CESA purchase

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley School Board unanimously approved a resolution by the CESA 12 Board of Control to purchase a building as a new home for CESA’s operations in Ashland. District Administrator Kevin...


Bessemer DDA moves closer to seeking outside advice

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Despite not always agreeing on the finer details, members of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority are moving forward with a plan to seek outside advice on how to improve the city’s...


Donald Kleimola

BRIGHTON, Mich. - Donald Kleimola, 87, of Brighton, formerly of Ironwood and Ramsay, entered into eternity with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 8, 2023. He was son of Jacob Kleimola and Helga (Toolanen)... Full story


Vera Jean Rentmeester

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — Vera Jean (nee Kananen) Rentmeester, 65, of Bruce Crossing, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium. Vera was born on Feb. 27, 1957, in Ontonagon, a daughter of Fred E. and Esther... Full story


Nancy Ann Vaara

HURLEY, Wis. — Nancy Ann Vaara, 83, of Bessemer, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. Nancy was born on April 13, 1939, in Ironwood, Michigan, to the late Raniero “Spun” and... Full story


Elvie Vivian Strand

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Elvie Vivian Strand, 94, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at Sky View Nursing Center in Hurley, Wisconsin, surrounded by her loving daughters. Elvie... Full story


Susan L. Pittsley

BARAGA, Mich. - Susan L. Pittsley, age 71, of Baraga, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Susan was born in Phelps, Wisconsin, on July 21, 1951, the... Full story


Margaret 'Peg' Lackman

BESSEMER, Mich. - Margaret "Peg" Kathryn Lackman, 91, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, in Hurley, Wisconsin. Margaret was born Oct. 23, 1931, in Kalamazoo, daughter of Lyscom Dexter... Full story


Mary Jane (Popko) Begalle

IRONWOOD, Mich. - On Jan. 1, 2023, at the age of 88, Mary Jane (Popko) Begalle took her final journey home to be with her Heavenly Father. Mary Jane was born in Ironwood, on Feb. 21, 1934, to Thomas a... Full story


Charlotte Elizabeth May Morzenti

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Charlotte Elizabeth May Morzenti, age 84, of Hurley, Wisconsin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. She was born May 27, 1938, in Ironwood, the... Full story


Susan Elise Anderson

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Susan Elise Anderson, daughter of Kimberly Kurta Martin and the late Daniel Todd Anderson and stepdaughter of David A. Martin Jr., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 14,... Full story


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 19 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436.... Full story


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