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Articles from the June 9, 2015 edition

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  • Camp 911 kicks off at IPSD headquarters

    Ralph Ansami|Jun 9, 2015

    IRONWOOD - The first day of Camp 911 kicked off Monday at the Ironwood Public Safety Department, with 41 youngsters participating. The camp, for children aged 8 to 12, is designed to teach youngsters about fire and bicycle safety, drug prevention and first aid, among other safety topics. "This is the first time we've done this. We planned for 50 kids, but 41 is a good turnout," said IPSD Director Andrew DiGiorgio. Xcel Energy officials were to address the children today about safety with... Full story

  • Ironwood resident offers budget-saving advice

    Jun 9, 2015

    IRONWOOD — Approval of the 2015-16 city budget on Monday was preceded by advice from a city resident at a public hearing as to how costs can be reduced. John Rudberg, of 218 N. Lowell St., suggested the city “decommission” parts of neighborhoods to eliminate sewer and water costs. He said in sparsely populated neighborhoods, residents could be relocated, basically ending the need for city services. Rudberg said it might cost the city money upfront, but would save Ironwood money in long haul. He noted the infrastructure of the city was desig... Full story

  • Mary Elizabeth (Dembroski, Swanson) Applekamp

    Jun 9, 2015

    BERGLAND, Mich. - Mary Elizabeth (Dembroski, Swanson) Applekamp, 77, passed away Thursday evening, June 4, 2015, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. Mary was born June 8, 1937, in Paulding, to Cecelia and Kasmier Dembroski, and later adopted by Mildred and Lewis Swanson, of Paulding. On June 18, 1955, she married Earl W. Applekamp, after graduating from Ewen-Trout Creek High School, and they resided in Topaz. They were blessed with "five little peppers," as she would say: Earl (Sheila),... Full story

  • Evelyn R. Lewinski

    Jun 9, 2015

    IRONWOOD, Mich. — A Mass of Christian Burial for Evelyn R. Lewinski, 94, of Ironwood, who died March 2, 2015, will be celebrated Friday, June 12, at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation in the St. Joseph Family Room at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, with the Rev. Robb Jurkovich, celebrant. Rite of Committal and interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood. Luncheon will be served in the parish hall immediately upon return from the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lewinski F... Full story

  • Elaine L. Sippola

    Jun 9, 2015

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Elaine L. Sippola, 86, a longtime Bessemer Township resident, died on Dec. 22, 2014, in Wakefield. A celebration of her life will be held at Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home in Bessemer on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 10 a.m. Elaine’s family will receive friends and relatives from 9 a.m. to the time of the service. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery following the service. Arrangements are coordinated by Range Funeral Service and Crematory and Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home in Bessemer. Memorials may be sent to the Gogebic Med... Full story

  • 'Way We Worked' was a wonderful experience

    Jun 9, 2015

    To the Editor: My husband, Rick, and I literally stumbled on a great event — “The Way We Worked: The Gogebic Range” — by accident on Friday, May 29, by finding a newspaper supplement at the Washburn Historical Museum. Taking it back to our camp in Pence, my husband read, with much interest, about all the wonderful events and exhibits the entire Range had in conjunction with the Smithsonian exhibit of “The Way We Worked.” We were fortunate enough to be able to visit five different sites on the program; Washburn’s Historical Museum and the gentl... Full story

  • Theater Dinner

    Jun 9, 2015

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  • Community Calendar

    Jun 9, 2015

    Tuesday, June 9 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Wakefield Public Library, 10 a.m., “Loopy over Lupines” story time library, info call 229-5236, Wakefield. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Ironwood Carnegie Library, 3 p.m., Rubber band art with words Grades 4 and older, Ironwood Carnegie Library, Ironwood. Bessemer American Legion Post 27, 5 p.m., American Legion, Bes... Full story