Articles from the October 19, 2023 edition

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Officials cancel 2024 Gogebic County Fair

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted last week to cancel the 2024 Gogebic County Fair - 10 months in advance. The action followed a Sept....


Iron County Board to run with vacancy until spring

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] MERCER, Wis. — The recent death of John Sendra of Mercer has resulted in an empty seat on the Iron County Board of Supervisors, but it is not expected to be filled until an election next spring. Sendra died...


Friends of Carnegie Library offer book sale

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Friends of the Ironwood Carnegie Library held its semi-annual book sale this past weekend, drawing people to come and pick up books to read through the cold winter months. Friends President Car...


Bessemer hopes to hire city manager with regional ties

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — At a special meeting on Monday evening, members of the Bessemer City Council voted to offer the position of city manager to Ian Lewis, a U.P. candidate with a history in Ironwood. The motion...


Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Oct. 19 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St....


Rev. Thomas E. Holcombe

OMAHA, Neb. - Rev. Thomas E. Holcombe, 90, of Omaha, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023, at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha. Thomas Earl was born June 26, 1933, to Earl and Violet (Solomonson) Holcombe at... Full story


Margaret Christina (Pedrin) Norris

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Margaret Christina (Pedrin) Norris, 74, passed away in Clinton Township, Michigan, on Sept. 15, 2023. Margaret was born on Dec. 25, 1948, in Dafter, Michigan, to Floyd and... Full story


Alice Ann Johnson

EWEN, Mich. — Alice Ann Johnson, 82, of Ewen, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. She was an excellent and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. Alice was born on July 16, 1941, in Stannard Township, a daughter... Full story


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