Articles from the March 9, 2023 edition
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Muk UP brings out youth, adults to ski fundraiser
By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - Skis were flying last Saturday at the third annual Muk UP, which is a fundraiser for Team Z, an area ski-racing team for kids from age 5...
Vander Spoel retiring from GCC Ski Area Management program
IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees approved the retirement request from Jim Vander Spoel, director of Ski Area Management, at their regular meeting on Feb. 28. Vander Spoel began his career in 1979 as the first supervisor...
Gogebic Fair to include new entertainment
By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Fair will offer a new, rotating feature during each of the four event days scheduled from Aug. 10-13. The Fair Board voted on Monday evening to approve an idea proposed by board...
Luther L. Wright pep band bolstered by alumni members
By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Luther L. Wright K-12 School pep band performed at last week’s Ironwood vs. Wakefield-Marenisco varsity basketball game, inviting alumni to join them and play alongside as they revved up the...
Audrey Catherine Jurmu
MILLERSVILLE, Md. - Audrey Catherine Jurmu (nee Maki), 87, of Millersville, Maryland, passed away on Feb. 24, 2023. Audrey was born on July 20, 1935, in Bessemer, Michigan, to the late Ilmo and Hilda... Full story
Charlene June Vargovich
IRONWOOD, Mich. - Charlene June Vargovich, 72, of Ironwood, earned her heavenly wings and is now free to paint the heavens above. Charlene passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, at Aspirus... Full story
Daniel 'Yayou' Lyle Lannet
BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. - Daniel "Yayou" Lyle Lannet, 63, of Bruce Crossing, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 3, 2023. He was born on Aug. 22, 1959, to Jorma and Irene Lannet in Wakefield. He... Full story
Daniel Ralph Swett
WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Daniel Ralph Swett, 65, of Wakefield, has gone home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, after a battle with liver cancer. Danny was born on Nov. 27, 1957, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, to the late Ralph Ray... Full story
IRONWOOD, Mich. - Lorraine (nee Grzesiak) Luczak of Ironwood, 94, was surrounded by her loved ones when she left for her eternal life on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Lorraine was born Jan. 18, 1929, in... Full story
Debra Lee Jones
WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Debra Lee (nee Dalbeck) Jones, 49, of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly on March 1, 2023. Debbie was born, Nov. 16, 1973, at Divine Infant Hospital in Wakefield, a daughter of Dalbert and Sandra (Emig) Dalbeck. She graduated... Full story
Brian John Oberg
WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Brian John Oberg, 81, of Wakefield, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. Brian was born on May 26, 1941, in Wakefield, a son of Paul Julius and Bernice Evely... Full story
Donna Marie Nasi
HURLEY, Wis. - Donna Marie Nasi, 93, of Hurley, died at her home with her loving family beside her on March 3, 2023. She was born Jan. 29, 1930, in Hayward, the daughter of Lester and Kathryn... Full story
REEDSBURG, Wis. - Clarence Puranen, age 90, formerly of Reedsburg, living in Fitchburg under the care of his daughter Chris and son-in-law Tim, entered his heavenly home Feb. 13, 2023. Clarence was... Full story
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