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  • Honor Flight Meal

    May 23, 2024

  • David Daniel DeVowe

    May 16, 2024

    BUFFALO, Minn. - David Daniel DeVowe, 61, of Buffalo, Minnesota, the son of Jon David and Leona A. (Kananen) DeVowe, formerly of Bergland, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, after a long illness with cancer. David is survived by his father, Jon David; his stepmother, Ann; three sisters, Debra (Wally) Rankin, Lori (Mark) Niemi and Cathy (Larry) Moses; and several children, grandchildren, uncles, aunts, nephews, a niece and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Leona, on... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    May 16, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EDT; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EDT; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St. Vin... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    May 9, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 9 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110.... Full story

  • Bette L. Rigoni

    Apr 25, 2024

    EWEN, Mich. - Bette L. (Toomey) Rigoni, 79, of Ewen, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, with her loving family at her side. Bette was born on Oct. 14, 1944, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of William and Yaga (Smolich) Toomey. She attended Bergland High School and graduated in 1962. Bette continued her education at Gogebic Community College. For many years, she was a dedicated licensed practical nurse. On Oct. 6, 1962, Bette was united in marriage to... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 18, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 18 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EDT; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EDT; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Alfred 'Fritz' Applekamp

    Apr 4, 2024

    BERGLAND, Mich. — Alfred Walter “Fritz” Applekamp of Bergland, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at the age of 72. Fritz was born in Ontonagon, on April 22, 1951, to William and Anita Applekamp. Fritz is survived by his son, Bryan Applekamp; grandson, Bryce Applekamp; brother, David (Luanne) Applekamp; and sister, Karla (Tim) Linna. Fritz attended Bergland High School and graduated in 1969, before beginning his career at White Pine Copper Mine. During Fritz’s time at the mine, he worked as a general laborer, then moved undergr... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 21, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 21 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EDT; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EDT; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. Ironwood St....

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 14, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 14 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110.... Full story

  • Carnegie Library, Ironwood Theatre earn 'community centers' grants

    Mar 7, 2024

    By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] Three community hubs in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties were recipients of Michigan Community Centers grant funds announced last week by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, and are now planning for the future in which they can use these funds. Local recipients included the Ironwood Carnegie Library, the Historic Ironwood Theatre, and the Lake Gogebic Senior Citizens Club in Bergland. The Michigan Community Centers grant funds of $64...

  • Ronald Keith Yesney

    Mar 7, 2024

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Ronald Keith Yesney, 93, of Harrison, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. He was born Sept. 9, 1930, to Samuel and Agnes (Peterson) Yesney in Wakefield. He was the second oldest of four children. Ronald's youth was spent in Verona. He and his siblings lived in a charming home directly across the street from the Verona School, which he attended. His father Samuel worked at the Plymouth Mine and his mother Agnes was a... Full story

  • Terri Lynn Carlson

    Feb 22, 2024

    LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. — Terri Lynn (Behrens) Carlson, age 79, passed away peacefully in her home on the western shore of Lake Gogebic on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. Terri was born in Minneapolis and raised in the upper Midwest in a family rooted in faith and the farming culture of southern Minnesota. Terri and her husband of 55 years, Kenneth, married in 1968. Terri graduated from Valparaiso University and earned her master’s degree in social work from Washington University. Over the course of her career, she worked with Lutheran Social Service and... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 15, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Feb. 15 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EST; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EST; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EST; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 8, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Feb. 8 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Klassic Kruisers Car Club, 6:30 p.m., Kimball Community Center. Ironwood Lodge 389 of F.&A... Full story

  • Many snowmobile trails still remain closed

    Jan 18, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The combined three counties of Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon feature nearly 600 miles of snowmobile trails. Winding through forests and towns and over bridges and lakes, they represent white gold in the winter season, drawing thousands of tourists from other states who relish the frosty, fluffy stuff made possible mostly by those three magic words: lake effect conditions. Not so much this year. After warm spells delayed the opening of trails straight...

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 18, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 18 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EST; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EST; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EST; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 11, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 11 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 21, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Dec. 21 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EST; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EST; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EST; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 14, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Dec. 14 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 16, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Nov. 16 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EST; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EST; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EST; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 9, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Nov. 9 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110....

  • Final resting place

    Larry Holcombe|Nov 9, 2023

    HONOLULU - U.S. Navy Ensign William M. Finnegan, a Bessemer native who died in the attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, was finally laid to rest on Sept. 7 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. He was among the 429 sailors aboard the USS Oklahoma who were killed that day, but also among the 388 of those who were left unaccounted for, according to a release from the Bureau of Navy Personnel. The remains of the 388 unidentified personnel were first interred as... Full story

  • John Verville

    Oct 26, 2023

    GREEN BAY, Wis.. - John Keith Verville, 56, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully at Aurora Hospital after a lengthy illness on Oct. 8, 2023, with his family by his side. John was born in White Pine, Michigan, on Dec. 5, 1966, to Keith and Mary "Dolly" Verville. He graduated from White Pine High School in 1985. Throughout his college years, John and his friends formed a band called Main Street, where he was the drummer. They played almost every weekend and had quite the local following. John alwa... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 12, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Oct. 12 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood 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. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110.... Full story

  • David Trzecinski

    Oct 12, 2023

    WATERSMEET, Mich. — David Trzecinski, 79, of Watersmeet passed away at his home on Oct. 4, 2023. He was born on April 7, 1944, in Bergland, to the late Henry and Olive (Brownell) Trzecinski. David married Ruth Augustine on July 7, 1966. Together they had three children. David worked at the White Pine Copper mine for over 30 years. His last task there being the dismantling of the mine. David enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Trzecinski; children, Shella (John) Morgan, Tammy Smith and D... Full story

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