Articles from the August 18, 2018 edition
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Bessemer man convicted on 3 counts in child abuse case
BESSEMER - Matthew James LaPlant, 37, of Bessemer, will learn his fate at his sentencing next month after a jury found him guilty of three felonies in his child abuse trial in Gogebic County Circuit C...
Dianda calls on Snyder to halt Ojibway closure
State Rep. Scott Dianda said he has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking that the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco remain open. The state this week said it would close Ojibway on Dec. 1. On Friday Dianda, D-Calumet, sent a letter to...
Zaleski wins Homemaker of the Year award at annual county fair
IRONWOOD - Marlene Zaleski of Bessemer was named the Homemaker of the Year at the Gogebic County Fair last weekend. Zaleski entered 98 exhibits in baking, canning, flowers, sewing, knitting, garden...
Charles Edward Yost
LAKE TOMAHAWK, Wis. - Charles Edward Yost of Lake Tomahawk passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Aug. 13, 2018. Charles was born on Jan. 21, 1940, in Chicago, Ill., to Edwin G. Yost... Full story
Saturday, Aug. 18 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Marty’s Goldenaires Drum and Bugle Corps Town Picnic, noon, Bluff Valley Park, Bessemer. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School... Full story