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Articles from the February 16, 2017 edition

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  • Carol A. Peterson

    Feb 16, 2017

    LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Carol A. Peterson, 73, a long-time resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born on Sept. 20, 1943, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of Harold E. and Carol A. (Dahl) Lake. She attended Wakefield High School and graduated in 1961. Carol continued her education at Gogebic Community College. On Dec. 28, 1963, Carol was united in marriage to Glen A. Peterson at the First Lutheran Church in Wakefield. Carol... Full story

  • Whitmer makes campaign stop in Ironwood

    Feb 16, 2017

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer visited Ironwood Wednesday, part of a swing through the Upper Peninsula as she campaigns for governor in the 2018 election. Whitmer visited the Daily Globe, after which she attended a Gogebic County Democratic Party event. "I wanted to make sure people know I'm very concerned about the U.P., and I want to be a voice for everybody in the state," Whitmer said. "So it was important to...


    Feb 16, 2017

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 16, 2017

    Thursday, Feb. 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine; 11-11:45 a.m. EST, Holy Family Catholic Church parking lot, Ontonagon; 1:15-1:45 p.m. EST, Resource Center, Mass City; 2:15-2:45 p.m. EST, Stannard Township Ballpark, Bruce Crossing; 2:30-2:45 p.m., Watersmeet Town Hall parking lot, Watersmeet. 906-884-2106. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood... Full story

  • Hurley City Council approves budget amendment for city hall renovations

    Feb 16, 2017

    By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Wednesday approved budget amendments to cover the cost of renovations to the city hall building. The council amended 2016 budget categories to reflect the $15,322 cost of renovating the building. Mayor Joe Pinardi said that will be the total cost of the project and the money will go to three companies that have been working on the building. A key reason for the renovation is to provide more space for the police department. The former mayor’s office area has been joi...

  • Ontonagon Rotary Club holds fundraising Ice Out event

    Feb 16, 2017

    JAN TUCKER [email protected] ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Rotary Club conducts its annual Ice Out each year to celebrate when the ice leaves the Ontonagon River in its journey to Lake Superior. Each year the group selects a special project to support in the sale of ice out tickets. The Rotary announced Wednesday it will support the fund drive of the Friends of the Porkies efforts to purchase a rescue sled for the Porcupine Mountains. Sally Berman, President of the Friends group, told Rotarians Wednesday that the group asked park staff what w...

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