Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Articles from the October 15, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 5 of 5

  • Color Peak

    Steve Newman|Oct 15, 2018

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The sun came out Saturday to help outdoor enthusiasts enjoy their visit to Copper Peak for the facility's first "Light to Night Festival." The festival ran from noon into the evening and included music, games, horse and wagon rides, food and discounted rides to the top of the ski flying hill in Ironwood Township. The parking lots were close to capacity during the afternoon, and there were lines of people waiting to get on the chairlift to go up the mountain. At the top, a...

  • Pie social draws crowd to township church

    Richard Jenkins|Oct 15, 2018

    IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The parking area next to St. John's Lutheran Church was full and cars lined a section of Airport Road in Ironwood Township Saturday as the church held its annual pie social fundraiser. "We've had a good steady rush most of the day, lots of different community members coming out and supporting us," said Cortney Ofstad, the president of the church council. The church has held pie social fundraisers for the last 35 years and the Ofstads have been involved since the beginning....

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 15, 2018

    Monday, Oct. 15 Gogebic County Health and Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Tai Chi for Health and Balance, 9 a.m., Mercer Community Center. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran... Full story

  • Arloa (Lillstrom) Barnabo

    Oct 15, 2018

    MANITOWISH WATERS, Wis. - Arloa (Lillstrom) Barnabo died peacefully at her home on Oct. 11, 2018. She was born on Father's Day, June 18, 1933, to Mauri and Hilma (Johnson) Lillstrom. Arloa graduated from Hurley High School in 1951. During her senior year, she fell head over heals in love with her best friend and soulmate, Donald W. Barnabo. They were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hurley on Aug. 10, 1957. Music played a major role in Arloa's life. She served as an organist at St. Paul'... Full story

  • Madison Bach Musicians fill theatre with joyful music

    Steve Newman|Oct 15, 2018

    IRONWOOD — A small but enthusiastic crowd enjoyed a musical performance from the Madison Bach Musicians Saturday night at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. The group is passionate about bringing the authentic sound of the Baroque musicians of the past in its fullness to the listening community. Before the concert, the group’s artistic director and harpsichordist, Trevor Stephenson, called the period of time when composers George Handel and J.S. Bach wrote, “a combination of the highest intellect and highest emotion,” and felt that contrib...