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Village of Ontonagon discusses grant, broadband services

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Village Council Monday heard from Village Manager Joe Erickson that in the waning days of the Snyder Administration, the state approved a...

 By P.J. Glisson    News    December 22, 2018

Art education grant helps Watersmeet kids to build wigwam

By P.J. GLISSON WATERSMEET - People walking into the lobby of the Watersmeet K-12 School are greeted by a life-sized wigwam made of paper. The project made by middle and high...


Evangeline D. 'Babe' Smith

EWEN, Mich. — Evangeline D. “Babe” Smith, 94, of Ewen, went to be with her Lord Dec. 11, 2018. Babe was born Jan. 29, 1924, to Harry and Dora (Havel) Monfils. She married Herman Fanslau on Aug. 3, 1946, in Two Rivers, Wis. They moved Topaz,... Full story


Claudettes deliver holiday cheer

By P.J. GLISSON IRONWOOD - Excited patrons of the Historic Ironwood Theatre packed the house for Saturday night's annual Claudette Christmas show, during which they were...


Ex-wrestler spreads message of inspiration to area students

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD - Marc Mero went from having a dream as a kid to living it, then losing it all. At 55, he's living a new dream. The motivational speaker addressed...


Area schools prepare holiday concerts

One of the highlights for any school music program is the annual holiday concert. Whatever the name - Christmas program, holiday performance or winter concert - it's a great time to make music as...


Robert E. Besonen

EWEN, Mich. - Robert E. Besonen, 89, of Ewen, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, with his loving wife at his side. Robert was born on Dec. 28, 1928, in Duncan Township to Alex and Tynne (Laturi)... Full story


Tristan McIntosh wows crowd despite illness

By P.J. GLISSON IRONWOOD - Following her Saturday night performance at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, singer Tristan McIntosh described her experience on Twitter as "the most...

 By Jan Tucker    News    November 3, 2018

Ontonagon County seats contested

Several Ontonagon County townships, the village of Ontonagon, school boards and county board feature races Tuesday. The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners has a write-in race for commissioners of the fifth and fourth districts. Gray Webber...


HIT Idol returns with 7th season

By LARRY HOLCOMBE IRONWOOD - While the Historic Ironwood Theatre's seventh annual HIT Idol performances will be another melding of top local, young talent and a...


Edith Eskola Franzén and Richard Sheaff Franzén

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Edith Eskola Franzén was born on Feb. 13, 1930, near Bruce Crossing, Mich., the daughter of Finnish immigrant parents August Eskola and Liisa Kalijarvi Eskola. When she was 5... Full story


Richard Bruce Huhtala

MILWAUKEE — Richard Bruce Huhtala, 66, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away Tuesday evening Sept. 11, 2018, at a Milwaukee hospital. Rick was born May 26, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., the son of Arne and Jane (McCorry) Huhtala. Rick graduated from Ewen... Full story


Bernard Garrett Hurley

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Bernard Garrett Hurley, 93, a summer resident of Lake Gogebic, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2018. Bernard was born on Dec. 19, 1924, in Fulda, Minn., a son of Daniel and Emma... Full story


Thomas H. Dishneau

BERGLAND, Mich. - Thomas H. Dishneau, 83, of Bergland, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at home in Bergland. Tom was born on Dec. 19, 1934, in Nadeau, Michigan, son of the late Howard and Margaret... Full story


Students head back to class

By JEAN NORDINE EWEN - Kids across the region headed back to class Tuesday. The halls were a bustling at the Ewen-Trout Creek school on the opening day of the 2018-19...


Wakefield-Marenisco takes high road on prison closing

By P.J. GLISSON WAKEFIELD - When the Michigan Department of Corrections announced last week it will close Ojibway Correctional Facility by Dec. 1, it provoked ongoing protest...


Radovich hired as Ewen-TC superintendent

By JEAN NORDINE EWEN — After Ewen-Trout Creek School District Principal-Superintendent Alan Tulppo accepted the position of general education director with the Gogebic- Ontonagon Intermediate School District, E-TC...


Kurt Talsma

IRON RIVER, Mich. - Kurt Talsma, 52, slipped peacefully into his Savior's arms July 27, 2018, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital, Iron River. Kurt was born March 12, 1966, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the... Full story


Community calendar

Friday, July 20 Festival Ironwood; live music, kids’ activity day, photo booth, pie social, farmers market, bean bag toss tournament, pool tournament, Depot Park, Ironwood. Coffee With A Cop, Contrast Coffee, 8 a.m. GOISD Special Education... Full story


Reino Emil Alanen

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Reino Emil Alanen, 90, passed away Monday, July 16, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. He was born to Emil and Rosa (Tienhaara) Alanen on May 3, 1928, on a farm... Full story


Community calendar

Thursday, July 19 Festival Ironwood; live music, art reception, dart tournament; Depot Park, Ironwood. Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Gogebic Community... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 9, 2018

Little Girl's Point, other beaches reopen

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Residents can once again cool off at Little Girl's Point and several other area beaches and parks, after the Western Upper Peninsula...


Don Johnson, Jr.

FOX CROSSING, Wis. - Don Johnson Jr., 91, of Fox Crossing, formerly of Bruce Crossing, Mich., passed away peacefully on March 21, 2018 at home with his family by his side after a brief illness. Don... Full story


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