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Articles from the November 6, 2019 edition

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  • Irene Maki

    Nov 6, 2019

    SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. - Irene Maki, 87, of Scotch Plains, N. J., formerly of Hurley, Wis., passed away in her sleep on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. Irene was born in Cigánd, Hungary, Aug. 29, 1932. Immigrating to the United States in 1956, she learned how to speak English and built a career in the field of nursing for more than 30 years, specializing as a private family nurse. Moving into the 1990s and early stages of her "Up North" retirement, Irene was the owner of the Eagles Nest Motel, formerly... Full story

  • Mike Kopnick

    Nov 6, 2019

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Mike Kopnick, 55, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at home, surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. Mike was born on Oct. 9, 1964, in Waukegan, Ill. He attended Medical Lake High School in Medical Lake, Wash., and graduated in 1983. On May 23, 2003, Mike was united in marriage to Melissa K. Welch in Bessemer. He was the service manager at Red's Auto Service in Ironwood. Mike is survived by his beloved wife, Melissa; a son, Michael J.... Full story

  • Community calendar

    Nov 6, 2019

    Wednesday, Nov. 6 Survivors of Suicide, 3 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 906-932-5718. Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. 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 Church, Ironwood. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club, 12:15 p.m., Elk and Hound Restaurant, Ironwood. Iron County Veterans Service Officer, 1-3 p.m., Mercer, Wis., Town H... Full story

  • Bessemer elects city council, approves proposals

    Kim E. Strom|Nov 6, 2019

    BESSEMER - Four city council members sought re-election in Tuesday's general election along with one new candidate and a last-minute write-in candidate - all running for one of five seats on the council. The top five vote getters were incumbents Terry Kryshak with 231 votes, Mayor Adam Zak with 222 votes, Louis Miskovich, 208, and Linda Nelson garnered 164 votes. Newcomer Bill McDonald received a total of 102 votes. There were 66 write-in votes. Jim Prezkop had launched a write-in candidate,...

  • Wakefield voters elect council, pass ballot measures

    Richard Jenkins|Nov 6, 2019

    WAKEFIELD - There will be some new faces on the Wakefield City Council following Tuesday's election. A total of six candidates ran for the five council seats, with incumbent councilman Dale White receiving the most votes with 270. Scott Heikkila - who city clerk Susan Ahonen told the Daily Globe had chosen not to seek election - took second with 236 votes. Incumbents James S. Anderson, Amy Tarro and Kay Witta round out the council with 211 votes, 199 votes and 182 votes, respectively. Current ma...

  • No change on Ironwood City Commission

    Tom LaVenture|Nov 6, 2019

    IRONWOOD — The composition of the Ironwood City Commission will remain the same for the next two years, according to unofficial voting totals Tuesday night. There were nine candidates in all vying for the five open seats on the city commission. All five incumbents were running along with four challengers in Tuesday’s election. Mayor Annette Burchell received the most votes with 447 to win a third term. The remaining four incumbent commissioners were also reelected with Kim Corcoran receiving 430 votes, followed by Joseph Cayer with 404, Ric...