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Articles from the February 16, 2022 edition

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  • Ironwood Public Safety presents annual report

    Feb 16, 2022

    By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Public Safety Department presented its annual report to the Ironwood City Commission at their regular meeting on Monday. Department director Andrew DiGiorgio identified three partnerships between the public safety department and other organizations in the last year that stood out to him, with the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department, Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action and the Gogebic County office of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The public...

  • Riley, Makela appointed to Wakefield library board

    Feb 16, 2022

    By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council filled two vacancies on the library board during its regular council meeting on Monday night. Alicia D. Riley was selected by Mayor Dale White to fill a full-term vacancy on the library board. The council approved the nomination unanimously. Riley’s term will end on Jan. 31, 2027. “I’m so thankful for the different libraries I have had access to through my life,” Riley said in her letter of interest. “My children and I have greatly benefited from the...

  • Theatre

    Feb 16, 2022

  • Katherine A. 'Mama' Dabb

    Feb 16, 2022

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Katherine A. "Mama" Dabb, 61, of Ironwood passed away on Feb. 3, 2022, at her home in Ironwood. She was born on June 29, 1960, in Ironwood, the daughter of William O. and Elizabeth (DeMario) Ketola. She attended Central Grade School and graduated at Luther L. Wright High School in 1978. She then attended Gogebic Community College and obtained a degree as an LPN. She worked at Gogebic Medical Care, Josephson's and Hautamaki's nursing homes, Ironwood Plastics, and as a nurse for... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 16, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Feb. 16 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Marenisco Town Hall, 9:15-9:30 a.m; Watersmeet Food Pantry, 10-10:30 a.m.; Bruce Crossing, Stannard Township ballpark, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic... Full story