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Dorothy Pauline Kempainen

EWEN, Mich. - Dorothy Pauline Kempainen, 97, of Ewen and Bessemer, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Dorothy was born on March 19, 1923, in Henribourg, Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Joseph... Full story


Bishop calls for new service times for 5 parishes with same priest

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] ONTONAGON — The Most Rev. John Doerfler, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette, in a letter to the five Catholic churches of Ontonagon County, informed parishioners of a change in some Masses in Rockland...


George E. Wolfe

EWEN, Mich. - George E. Wolfe, 83, of Ewen, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at his home. George was born July 14, 1937, on South Baltimore Road of Bruce Crossing, to James Edward and Ingrid Elizabe...


Raymond George Volaski Jr.

DULUTH, Minn. - Raymond George Volaski Jr., 73, of Ironwood, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 12, 2020. Ray was born on April 30, 1947, in Ontonagon, Michigan, son of Raymond and Aileen... Full story


Judith Carolyn Berg

MADISON, Wis. - Judith Carolyn Berg passed away on Aug. 13, 2020 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. She was born on Dec. 4, 1943 to Arthur Larson and Aili Pikkumaki in Bruce... Full story


Rachel E. Besonen

EWEN, Mich. — Rachel E. Besonen, 88, of Ewen, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, while spending the summer in her beloved home in Ewen. Rachel was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Tilden Township to John and Hilma (Honkala) Juntila. She married Robert... Full story


E-TC discusses funding at meeting

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] EWEN — The Ewen-Trout Creek School Board agreed to send a letter to the Ontonagon County Board requesting that the school district receive 33% of a payment in lieu of taxes (PILT) that the county receives each...


Lola Jaakkola

FENTON, Mich. — Lola Jaakkola, age 89, formerly of Bruce Crossing, passed away on July 22, 2020, in Fenton. Her Legacy — Lola was born on April 11, 1931, in Marquette, to Lawrence and Carmen (Comstock) Ewing. Lola married Francis (Bill)... Full story


JoAnn Lane

WHITE PINE, Mich. - JoAnn Lane, 66, of White Pine, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020. JoAnn was born on Oct. 2, 1953, at Divine Infant Hospital in Wakefield, a daughter of Eino Matt and June... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 4, 2020

Potential cuts threaten future of education

IRONWOOD — Local education officials warn that the Western Upper Peninsula could face disastrous consequences if nothing is done to prevent the state from slashing the amount districts receive in per-pupil funding. Officials told the Daily Globe...


Terrance K. 'Terry' Lindholm

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - Terrance K. "Terry" Lindholm, also known as the Jolly Green Giant or Mr. Green Jeans, 79, of Kingsford, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical... Full story


New equipment expands Ironwood internet access

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - There's now another option for internet in the Ironwood area as Northern Michigan University installed equipment for its Educational Access... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 18, 2020

Local schools work on graduation plans

With the remainder of the school year now canceled in both Michigan and Wisconsin due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, area seniors and their families await information on what the new plan for their graduation ceremonies will be. Although many...


Local school officials to meet to make plan for end of 2019-20

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] EWEN — Friday is the deadline for school districts to submit to the state how they plan to educate students who will be without face-to-face education for the rest of the school year because of the COVID-19...


Churches take congregations to creative levels

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] Fears of COVID-19, a strain of coronavirus that has resulted in new national and state precautions, have changed the nature of American society, resulting in a...


Alfred 'Willie' William Johnson

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Alfred "Willie" William Johnson, 88, passed away on March 16, 2020, at U.P. Health Portage Hospital. Willie was born June 29, 1931, in Laurium, the son of the late Ralph and Aleda... Full story


Jeanne Marie Hicks

EWEN, Mich. — Jeanne Marie Hicks, 93, passed away on March 15, 2020, at her home in Ewen. Jeanne was born in Chicago to Eugene and Donna Potter on July 27, 1926. She married Frank Hicks on Oct. 26, 1946, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ewen,... Full story


Michael L. Piazza

WAUSAU, Wis. — Michael L. Piazza, 68, of Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin died on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Mike was born on Aug. 22, 1951 in Ironwood, Michigan, the son of Efro and... Full story


Community Calendar

Thursday, March 5 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency quarterly food commodity distribution for registered families, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Bessemer V.F.W. Post 3673, 605 W. Lead St., Bessemer; 10-11 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments,... Full story


Community calendar

Wednesday, March 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... Full story


Anthony C. Meranda

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — Anthony C. Meranda, of Bruce Crossing, passed on Feb. 8, 2020, at the age of 64. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Jan. 18, 1956, in Brighton on Clark Lake in lower Michigan near Ann Arbor. He went to school in Howell and... Full story


Anthony C. Merenda

EWEN, Mich. — Anthony C. Merenda of Ewen, Michigan passed on Feb. 8, 2020 at the age of 64. He was born in Toledo Ohio in 1956 on Jan. 18, raised in Brighton on Clark Lake in lower Michigan, near Ann Arbor. He went to school in Howell and went to... Full story


Maryjean 'Jean' Dove

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Maryjean “Jean” Dove, 73, of Ewen, passed away on Feb. 3 at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. Jean was born in Ontonagon to George and Headwig Korich on Feb. 24, 1946. She graduated from cosmetology school at Marquette. She worked... Full story


Robert 'Bob' Dante Micheletti Sr.

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Robert "Bob" Dante Micheletti Sr. of Green Bay, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at the age of 72. Bob was born on Jan. 18, 1948, in Seattle, to Michigan natives Ferdinand... Full story


Ewen-Trout Creek staff to get fab lab presentation

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] EWEN — Work on a fabrication laboratory at the Ewen-Trout Creek School District is moving fast as the ETC board heard at their regular January meeting. Superintendent Dave Radovich reported thatDon Sidlowski of...


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