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Articles from the July 5, 2022 edition

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  • Wakefield's annual picnic fills Eddy Park

    P.J. Glisson|Jul 5, 2022

    WAKEFIELD - Despite the threat of thunderstorms, a community picnic in honor of July 4 went off without a hitch on Sunday, drawing a large crowd of people who enjoyed the entirety of Eddy Park. There was plenty of delicious picnic fare, as well as organized activities ranging from kiddy fun to bingo to live music by several bands or musicians. The Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department also offered a display. In the John Siira pavilion, Dave and Bobbi Sue Daignault of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, and...

  • Ramsay celebrates July 4 with music, fireworks

    P.J. Glisson|Jul 5, 2022

    RAMSAY - It could be said that the crowd at Ramsay's Independence Day celebration was so full of energy that no pyrotechnics show was even needed. However, the actual fireworks - aptly named "Rumble Over the River" - also were awesome. Saturday's festivities, which started at 6 p.m. and lasted the rest of the evening, attracted hundreds of friendly folks - several with cowboy hats adorned with U.S. flags - who gathered along the entire length of Main Street. Behind the Bessemer Township Fire...

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 5, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, July 5 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson Courts, Ironwood. Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 906-932-4325. Alcoholics...