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  • Danny B tournament back on the diamond

    Aug 31, 2021

    By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] GILE - There was some rain, but not enough to stop a successful 11th annual Danny B Jack and Jill softball tournament this past weekend in Gile. Nathan Fechter, tournament managing director, said it would be a couple of weeks to know how much the tournament raised in support of the Range Suicide Prevention Council this year. It will take some time for all the team and sponsorship money, along with silent auction and raffle funds, to come in before a...

  • Ontonagon plans for Labor Day Festival

    Aug 31, 2021

    ONTONAGON — The 65th annual Labor Day Festival returns in full this year with parades, the Maxwell Street sale, music and a race. The festival will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with most of the activity on River Street. The festival opens Friday with a community picnic at 5 p.m. at Marina Park featuring free hot dogs, pop and chips. There will be a display of rescue vehicles, Michigan State Police and Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office vehicles, and the Aspirus helicopter if weather permits. Maxwell Street opens with a bang at 10 a.m...

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 31, 2021

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, Aug. 31 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson Courts, Ironwood. If rain: Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. 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, Ironwood. 906-932-4325. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics... Full story