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 News    April 22, 2019 

Wheelers get grant for special bike to carry others

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Superior Health Foundation announced this past week a grant of $4,995 to the Gogebic Range Health Foundation. The Gogebic Range Health...

 

Community calendar

Monday, April 22 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Beginner Finnish language class, 3:30 p.m., Little Finland, Kimball. Advanced...

 

Frances B. (Elias) Holm

HURLEY, Wis. - Frances B. (Elias) Holm, 83, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, with her family by her side at the Villa Marie Health & Rehabilitation Center in...

 

Superior Riders starts season May 15

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — With the snow melting, outdoor enthusiasts on the Gogebic Range are putting away their skis and getting out their summer toys. Those fans of road biking can join the Superior Riders, which s...

 

Bessemer students spend spring break traveling abroad

BESSEMER - Seventeen Bessemer high school students recently spent their spring break touring Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. The entourage also included two recent graduates, eight parents,...

 

Community calendar

Saturday, April 20 Easter Egg Hunt, 10-11 a.m., Mercer Public School. 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....

 

Dorothy I. (Ahonen) Silkworth Kuula

KETTERING, Ohio - Dorothy I. (Ahonen) Silkworth Kuula, age 88, of Bessemer, Mich., passed away on April, 9, 2019 in Kettering. Dorothy was born on Sept. 5, 1930 in Kimball, Wis. to Gustaf Adolph...

 

Deanna H. Kumpula

SHAWANO, Wis. - Deanna H. Kumpula, 80, of Shawano, passed away on April 17, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 28, 1938 in Ishpeming, Mich., the daughter of the late...

 

Community calendar

Thursday, April 18 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Patterson courts or Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:45-10 a.m. EDT; White Pine Porcupine...

 

Iron County students tour timber companies

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley and Mercer students in Iron County's Woods and Waters program had a chance to see some of the commercial uses of the trees in the...

 

Bessemer board of education pushes pending millage

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — More than a dozen local citizens gathered Tuesday evening at A.D. Johnston Junior andHigh School in Bessemer for an informational session on a continuing millage proposed by the Bessemer Area...

 

Kids hear of online dangers

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Elementary students at Luther L. Wright K-12 School gathered in the gymnasium on Monday to hear a special agent with the Department of Homeland...

 

Bessemer council passes second marijuana ordinance

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Bessemer city council voted Monday evening to pass an ordinance to prohibit zoning in relation to the enterprise of recreational marijuana. The unanimous vote followed the second reading of...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, April 17 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, Bruce Crossing Stannard Township ballpark, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT; Watersmeet Food Pantry,...

 

Julienne Victoire Marie Vuckovic

TREVOR, Wis. - Julienne Victoire Marie (Bire) Vuckovic of Ironwood, Mich., passed away on April 13, 2019 in Trevor. Julienne was born on Oct. 21, 1923 to Julien and Madeleine Bire in Lesson...

 

Ramsay Post Office remains closed

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - The U.S. Post Office in Ramsay has been locked for more than five weeks, since regional postal authorities in Grand Rapids posted a notice of closure...

 

Community calendar

Tuesday, April 16 Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley....

 

Bessemer VFW holds annual Easter egg hunt

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Kids waited for the countdown before scrambling to load their baskets with eggs during Bessemer's annual Easter egg hunt held at the VFW on...

 

Community calendar

Monday, April 15 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, GOCAA, 100 S. Mill St., Bessemer, from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.;...

 

Dean A. Maki

BESSEMER, Mich. - Dean A. Maki, 82, of 400 E. Mary St., in Bessemer, passed away peacefully Friday, April 12, 2019, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, after a courageous battle with congestive heart...

 

Anna M. Slade

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Anna M. Slade, 77, of Bessemer and Escanaba, passed away in Ironwood on April 12, 2019. Anna was born in Detroit to Elvie M. (Salo) Borns and Arnold Tapio. She grew up in Erwin...

 

Community calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, April 13 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous,...

 

Robert John "Bob" Juntunen

TAMPA, Florida — Robert John “Bob” Juntunen, 79, of Hernando, and formerly of Bessemer, Mich., passed away on March 25, 2019 due to complications following open heart surgery. Robert was born on March 8, 1940 and raised in Bessemer. He was the...

 

GOCAA makes delivery changes for food distribution

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency has made changes to its monthly delivery of groceries through its Commodity Supplemental Food...

 

Bessemer DDA gets mini-marketing grant from WUPPDR

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Members of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority learned Thursday that they received an $8,000 grant from the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region. City manager Charly...

 

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