Articles from the March 30, 2023 edition
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Carston Hayes Nault
IRONWOOD, Mich. -- Our sweet baby boy, Carston Hayes Nault, a.k.a. Bubbs-A-Boo, Mr. Mr., and Tank, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. He was a sweet, loving boy with enough "chunk" to go... Full story
Joyce Elizabeth Game
POWERS, Mich. - Joyce Elizabeth Game, 84, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility, in Powers, Michigan. Pinecrest and UP Health Systems Homecare and Hospice teams... Full story
Daniel D. Nault
HORICON, Wis. - Daniel D. Nault, age 73, of Horicon, formerly of Ironwood, Michigan, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023, at the Aurora Medical Center-Summit with his family by his side. Daniel was... Full story
Paul Matthew Puuri
WHITE PINE, Mich. - Paul Matthew Puuri, age 95, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023, at his home in White Pine. Paul was born in Detroit, on Jan. 9, 1928. He was baptized at Apostolic Lutheran... Full story
Charlotte Joan Johnson
BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — Charlotte Joan Johnson, 80, of Bruce Crossing, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2023. Charlotte was born in Wakefield, daughter of Harvey and Bertha Elliott. She graduated from Wakefield High School. She married Edward... Full story
John L. Gorrilla
PRESQUE ISLE, Wis. - John Lawrence "Larry" Gorrilla, of Presque Isle, died suddenly on Monday, March 20, 2023, during a single person skiing accident at Winter Park Ski Resort, Winter Park, Colorado.... Full story
ASHLAND, Wis. - Richard Barringer passed away March 18, 2023, peacefully in his sleep while on his annual Arizona winter retreat with his wife, Rita. Born Dec. 5, 1940, in Wakefield, Michigan, to... Full story
Ralph T. Clement
ASHLAND, Wis. - Ralph T. Clement, age 83, of Ashland, passed away with loving family by his side, Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center. Ralph was born April 6, 1939, in... Full story
Waino Eric Aukee
ZEELAND, Mich. - Waino Eric Aukee, age 91, passed away on March 21, 2023, in Zeeland, after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. His life was full of joy, curiosity, love for family,... Full story
Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 30 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Mercer Health... Full story
President McNulty resigns from GCC
IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Community College board of trustees accepted a letter of resignation from president George McNulty at their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 22. McNulty will be leaving his position June 30, and the board approved the...
Wisconsin voters head to polls Tuesday
Tuesday is Election Day in Wisconsin. A race for an open seat on the state Supreme Court will appear on ballots statewide, but there are local contests and ballot initiatives across the state, including here in Iron County. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8...
Bessemer seeks solution to growing deer population
BESSEMER — Increasing numbers of deer within city limits have led members of the Bessemer City Council to vote unanimously to request a state permit for an archery hunt. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many deer,” said Councilwoman Linda...
Spring skiers should note that their days are numbered with more and more snow melting as temperatures continue to rise. The last day for skiing at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort will be Saturday in...
Wakefield votes to apply for campground expansion grant
WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield City Council voted on Monday evening to submit an application for state grant funding that would help finance an expansion of the Eddy Park Campground. City Manager Robert Brown shared the news by phone on...