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Articles from the November 20, 2019 edition


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  • Wakefield-Marenisco board votes to create fab lab

    Nov 20, 2019

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - The Board of Education for the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School had a busy Monday meeting agenda that included three presentations in the school's life skills room. Don Sidlowski promoted a school-based fab lab, Russ Maki recalled the school's 1960 football state championship, and student Alex Sheehan offered his senior project. Based on a slide show pitch from Sidlowski, of Three Lakes, Wis., the board later voted to approve a contract for him...

  • Ironwood Carnegie Library holds Alzheimer's presentation

    Nov 20, 2019

    KIM E. STROM [email protected] IRONWOOD - One of the key things to remember when considering the difference between the warning signs of Alzheimer's and normal, age-related memory problems, is what is normal for the person. "Cognitive problems can vary from person to person," said Sundi Tayor with the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The third in a series of four main programs, Taylor gave a presentation on the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's at the Ironwood...

  • Juveniles charged after high-speed chase

    Nov 20, 2019

    By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER — Three youths face charges after stealing a pickup truck in Ashland and leading law enforcement on a high speed chase that ended in Marenisco on Saturday morning. A 14-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy, allegedly stole a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado from a private owner in the city of Ashland Wisconsin at about 7:40 a.m., according to a news release from Ashland Police Department on Tuesday. The vehicle was reportedly unlocked with the keys left inside at the time of t...

  • Community calendar

    Nov 20, 2019

    Wednesday, Nov. 20 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bruce Crossing Stannard Township ballpark, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT; Watersmeet Food Pantry, 10-10: 30 a.m.; Marenisco Town Hall, 9-9:15 a.m. Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Daily Globe 100th Birthday Open House, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Recovery Walk ‘n Talk, 10 a.m. to nooon, Iron Belle Trailhead, Hurley. Talk with a recovery coach. Call 715-660-0073. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran C... Full story

  • Jean Dorothy (Pallin) Valle

    Nov 20, 2019

    HURLEY, Wis. - Jean Dorothy (Pallin) Valle passed away during the early hours of Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, with her son, Michael, by her side. Jean graduated from St. Ambrose High School. She was employed as a bookkeeper at Gogebic Auto for many years. She was a working member of the Northwoods Natural Foods Co-op. Jean was an active volunteer for DOVE bingo and a Eucharistic minister for her parish. She served on the funeral pall committee and was a member of the Salem Quilters organization and... Full story

  • Richard J. 'Rich' Steinke

    Nov 20, 2019

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Richard J. "Rich" Steinke, 46, of Ironwood, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 15, 2019, at his home. He was born on Nov. 13, 1973, in Milwaukee, Wis. Richard graduated from Deep Creek High School in Chesapeake, Va., in 1991. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He attended a trade school during his high school year for woodworking, which he enjoyed. Following graduation, he moved to Milwaukee and resided there until April 2011 when he moved here to be by his parents.... Full story

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