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 By Richard Jenkins    News    November 25, 2020 

Gogebic County tops 20 COVID deaths

HANCOCK — More than 20 people in Gogebic County have died related to the coronavirus pandemic, the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department reported Monday, as local health officials continue to work to limit the spread of the virus. There have... Full story

 

MECCA trails to hold virtual Winterfest

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] MERCER, Wis. — Officials with MECCA Trails have announced they will host their first Winterfest fundraising event in collaboration with the Gogebic Range Health Foundation from Dec. 18 to Feb. 21, 2021....

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, Nov. 24 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

All Bessemer students now online

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — Bessemer Area Schools has announced that all K-12 students will be learning remotely until Nov. 30 as a result of the order issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Sund... Full story

 

GRTA recognizes volunteers, supporters

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BESSEMER - Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Gogebic Range Trail Authority still wanted to recognize its supporters and volunteers for their...

 

William Clifford Kompsie

KIMBALL, Wis. - William "Bill" Kompsie, 76, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, from complications of diabetes. Bill was born in Ironwood, Michigan, on May... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Nov. 19 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland Lake Gogebic Senior Center,... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Nov. 18 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Marenisco Town Hall, 9:15-9:30 a.m;... Full story

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    November 18, 2020

Marenisco supervisor issues fond farewell to township

MARENISCO - The Marenisco Township Board of Trustees addressed a list of agenda items at its Monday evening meeting, but the biggest news was that it was the final occasion for Supervisor Richard...

 

State orders high schools to return to remote learning

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - Monday's return to in-person learning in several local school districts will be short-lived for some students as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, Nov. 17 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Pioneer Park Apartments tenants only,... Full story

 

Challenges continue with ambulance service

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] Four years after helping prevent the loss of quality ambulance services in Gogebic County, a special committee continues to explore ways to address increasing costs, cross-border regulations and rural... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Nov. 14 Weight Watcher’s meeting, 7 a.m., Westly United Methodist Church, Ironwood Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis... Full story

 

Wakefield man arrested for Bessemer break-ins

BESSEMER — A Wakefield man is in custody after being accused of being involved in a home invasion and several car break-ins in the city of Bessemer last week. Troopers from the Michigan State Police’s Wakefield Post were dispatched to the scene...

 

GOCAA to continue managing grant

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved an administrative agreement with the Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency to manage a Michigan Community Development Block... Full story

 

Gogebic County canvassing results determine write-in win

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER - A declared write-in candidate won a trustee seat in Bessemer Township following the Gogebic County Board of Canvassing certification of the ge...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Nov. 12 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

WUPHD to prioritize case investigations

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HANCOCK — As the number of regional COVID-19 cases continues to jump, the Western Upper Peninsula Heath Department announced Monday that it has begun prioritizing its case investigations and not...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Nov. 11 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible... Full story

 

WUPHD reports first Keweenaw County COVID death

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HANCOCK — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department reported Keweenaw County had its first COVID-19 death last week, meaning every county in the region has now lost someone related to the ongoing...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, Nov. 10 Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis Court, weather permitting. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

Ironwood reaffirms decision to continue remote learning

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD — The same day the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District announced its six member districts were extending their period of remote learning in response to rising COVID-19 numbers in... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to [email protected] For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Nov. 7 Weight Watcher’s meeting, 7 a.m., Westly United Methodist Church, Ironwood Community Pickleball, 9-noon, Patterson Tennis... Full story

 

Wakefield Township meeting features changing of guard

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP- A light agenda at a Wednesday evening meeting of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees allowed newly-elected members to show... Full story

 

EDC puts focus on goals

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Economic Development Corporation will be looking to update goals over the next few months, according to discussion at their virtual meeting on Wednesday. The meeting started...

 

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