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Bessemer Public Library to hold Gingerbread House build

BESSEMER — The Bessemer Public Library will host its eighth annual Gingerbread House building and decorating event in the Bessemer City Hall’s auditorium on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The library will hold a second helping of the event on...

 

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Thursday, Dec. 5 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency quarterly food commodity distribution for registered families, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Bessemer drive through distribution; 10 to 11 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood; Mill Trace Apa...

 

Michael J. 'Crunch' Soffietti

IRON BELT, Wis. - Michael J. "Crunch" Soffietti, 61, of Iron Belt, lost his life due to complications from a long battle with multiple myeloma on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in the company of loved ones....

 

Bessemer boards discuss plans, successes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The boards, commissions, committees and councils that run the city of Bessemer gathered Tuesday night to discuss their efforts over the past year and what they hope to accomplish in 2020....

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 4 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency quarterly food commodity distribution for registered families, noon-2:30 p.m. EST, fire hall, Bruce Crossing; 2-4 p.m. EST, 429 River St., Ontonagon. 906-667-0283. Christian Men of the...

 

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Tuesday, Dec. 3 Pickleball, 10 a.m.-noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org....

 

Former Bessemer drug dealer arrested in Duluth fentanyl bust

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com DULUTH — A Chicago man who was sentenced to federal prison for dealing heroin in Bessemer in 2016 was arrested late last month in Duluth, in what authorities there say may be the biggest fentanyl...

 

Dancers raise funds for trip to Citrus Bowl halftime show

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Citrus Bowl Dancers of the Platinum Dance Studio of Bessemer are one step closer to realizing a dream after Saturday's spaghetti fundraiser....

 

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Monday, Dec. 2 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Gogebic County Fair Board, 5:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Ironwood. Overeaters...

 

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Saturday, Nov. 30 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School...

 

Black Friday sales up for area businesses

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com A general consensus of three businesses - one each in Wakefield, Bessemer and Ironwood - showed sales were up from last year's Black Friday. "It's been...

 

Local districts prepare for winter concerts

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com As the calendar turns from November to December, local school districts are busy preparing for their annual winter concerts. Districts in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties, as well as Iron County in...

 

St. Vincent De Paul cookbook aims to raise funds

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A new St. Vincent De Paul cookbook offers a glimpse of the culinary diversity of the western Upper Peninsula while raising money for a good...

 

Bessemer VFW packs house with free feast

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Over 200 people were served a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 in Bessemer. This is the third year the event has...

 

Foster children adopted into 'forever home'

BESSEMER - Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner will likely be extra special for a Caspian family after Gogebic County Judge Anna Talaska finalized the adoption of two brothers Tuesday afternoon - which hap...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 27 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. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Commun...

 
 By Kim E. Strom    News    November 26, 2019

Bessemer Township receives Fourth of July 50-50 winnings

RAMSAY - At its regular meeting of the board Monday, Bessemer Township received a check for $7,500 from the Ramsay 4th of July committee. The funds were obtained from the sale of 50/50 tickets this...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 26 Pickleball, 10 a.m.-noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Community Center....

 

Mary Halvorson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Mary Halvorson, 93, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Mary was born on May 4, 1926, in Hurley, Wis., a daughter of Rade...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 25 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Mobile Food Pantry, noon-1:30 p.m., Iron County...

 

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Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Nov. 23 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous,...

 

DIDA looks to update downtown blueprint

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Downtown Ironwood Development Authority on Thursday started the discussion of developing a downtown comprehensive plan. The First Impressions program of Michigan State University...

 

Community calendar

Thursday, Nov. 21 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:45-10 a.m. EDT; White Pine Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, 10:20-10:35 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon Holy Family...

 

Juveniles charged after high-speed chase

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Three youths face charges after stealing a pickup truck in Ashland and leading law enforcement on a high speed chase that ended in Marenisco on Saturday morning. A 14-year-old girl, a...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 20 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bruce Crossing Stannard Township ballpark, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT; Watersmeet Food Pantry, 10-10: 30 a.m.; Marenisco Town Hall, 9-9:15 a.m. Christian Men...

 

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