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 News    March 23, 2019 

GOISD head Mayle to retire, Tulppo tapped as replacement

By RICHARD JENKINS EWEN — The board of education for the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District voted Wednesday to promote Alan Tulppo to replace Bruce Mayle as GOISD superintendent once he retires. Mayle has...


GOISD seeks state waiver for earlier start date

By RICHARD JENKINS EWEN — The districts that make up the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District may be starting classes earlier next year as GOISD officials applied this week for a state waiver to begin classes...


Cathy Perttula

WOODRUFF, Wis. - Cathy Perttula, 77, of Trout Creek, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at the Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, after a short bout... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 2, 2019

Aili's game-winner gives Bessemer first district title since 2004

By JASON JUNO EWEN - A big reason why Bessemer's drought of district tournaments dates back to 2004 is because of Ewen-Trout Creek. It was no different for this group of Bessemer seniors. "Freshman year we lost to Ewen.... Full story


Snow, snow, snow!

By JAN TUCKER and RICHARD JENKINS The snow started in the late hours of Saturday and by the time it stopped over 13 inches blanketed the Gogebic Range. Then came the winds....


Ontonagon Area Schools on verge of making days up

By JAN TUCKER ONTONAGON — If the stormy winter weather does not calm down now, Ontonagon students will be going to school in the summer. Ontonagon Area School District Superintendent Jim Bobula told the Ontonagon School Board...


Bernard "Bernie" James Henderson

ASHLAND, Wis. — Bernard “Bernie” James Henderson, 76 of Ashland, passed away on Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland with his wife and children by his side. He was a 1961 graduate of Ewen (Mich.) High School. He met his... Full story


Robert John Linn

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Robert John Linn, 92, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Bob was born on Jan. 3, 1927, in... Full story


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...


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