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Fire destroys hay barn in Ewen

EWEN - Local firefighters responded to a fire at a hay farm in Ewen Thursday evening. The fire was at the old Woracheck homestead on Fair Oaks Road. The farm is owned by a Wisconsin group and...

 

November election to shape local school boards

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] Among the items on the November ballot are a variety of contested and uncontested school board races in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties. Ironwood Area Schools Three names appear in the school board race,...

 

E-TC board learns about COVID-19 protocols

By JAN TUCKER [email protected] EWEN — Ewen-Trout Creek Superintendent Dave Radovich updated parents about continued protocols being taken by the school district to protect children and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Radovich said the...

 

Douglas James Scott

EWEN, Mich - Douglas James Scott, 66, passed away on Sept. 19 at his home in Ewen, Michigan. Doug, the son of Jean Scott (Simpson) and Allan Scott, was born in Detroit, on June 25, 1954. He graduated...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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)...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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