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Articles from the April 21, 2022 edition

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  • Iron County Board elects chair, vice chair, committee

    Apr 21, 2022

    By ZACHARY MARANO [email protected] HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors held a restructuring meeting at the Iron County Courthouse in the wake of the April 5 elections on Tuesday. The composition of the board remained largely unchanged from their previous meeting in March, as the only contested position with two or more named candidates on the ballot was Iron County supervisor for district 12 and that race was ultimately won by incumbent candidate Opal Roberts. The position of county supervisor for district 6 was on the b...

  • Film brings mental health awareness to students and community

    Apr 21, 2022

    By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD - Area junior/high school students took a field trip to the Historical Ironwood Theatre on Tuesday morning for a screening and discussion on the film " Coming Up for Air; It All Happens in a Moment." The film "focuses on the struggles and the uncertainty that family and friends of a person experiencing mental health issues go through," according to a press release from Gogebic County Community Mental Health. "It really isn't focused on suicide,...

  • Helen Mary Novascone

    Apr 21, 2022

    ST. PAUL Minn. — Helen Mary Novascone, 91, of Eagan, Minnesota and formerly Bessemer, Michigan passed away with her family by her side on Monday, April 4, 2022, at United Hospital in St. Paul. Helen Mary Novascone was born on Aug. 10, 1930, to parents Lozo Lunich and Francis Malovrh Lunich in Wakefield, Michigan. Helen was employed at the Dandee Bakery in Bessemer and Big Powerderhorn Lodging and later became a homemaker. She lived most of her life in Bessemer, moving to Eagan to live with her daughter and son-in-law for her last two years o... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 21, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 21 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Memorial Building, Ironwood. Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EDT; White Pine Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EDT; Mass City... Full story