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Katherine Karjala-Johnson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Katherine Karjala-Johnson, 97, of Ironwood passed away on Oct. 19, 2021, at Westgate Nursing Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood. She was born on Dec. 10, 1923,... Full story

 

Raymond Joseph Baker

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Raymond Joseph Baker, 71 of Wakefield passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Raymond was born June 23, 1950, to Ina and... Full story

 

Wakefield Township opts out of Indianhead water system

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday evening to refuse an offer to take over the Indianhead Mountain water system. “My thoughts are that we don’t have a water operator,” said Supervisor...

 

Wakefield council ponders further input on Iron Belle

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — As part of a continuing discussion of how to extend the Iron Belle Trail from Ramsay to Wakefield, the Wakefield City Council heard public input this week from a local landowner who concedes that...

 

Wakefield Township board learns of shooting noise complaint

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — At their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees learned from Supervisor Mandy Lake that shooting noise originating in Wakefield...

 

Dennis Novascone

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Dennis E. Novascone, 80, of Ironwood passed away on June 17, 2021, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. Dennis was born March 31, 1941, in Ironwood, the son of Emil and Kathryn... Full story

 

Marlita Joy Everson

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Marlita Joy Everson passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the age of 85. She was born on Feb. 26, 1936, to Steve and Marceil Filut in Milwaukee. She graduated from Washington High... Full story

 

Jeanne E. Giackino

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Jeanne E. Giackino, 82, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, March 24, 2021, at her home. Jeanne was born on Jan. 18, 1939, in Wakefield, the daughter of Waino... Full story

 

Ski season wraps up on Gogebic Range

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] Another year of skiing has largely come to an end as some of the local ski hills that were still open wrapped up operations this past weekend. Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s website showed the ski hi...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 19, 2021

GRWA readies for Wakefield decision

RAMSAY — As the city of Wakefield prepares for a decision on assuming control of the Indianhead Water system, the board of the current operator, Gogebic Range Water Authority, sought to learn more about the option at its virtual meeting on March...

 

Whitecap ends skiing season; three other hills still open

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] Given scarce snow all season and a current warming trend, the skiing season is now closed for Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson, Wis. "This is the last day,"...

 

First 'Muk Up' ski benefit offers sun, speed

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - The first "Muk Up" ski race event had good weather and plenty of participants and fans on Saturday at Blackjack Mountain. "I hope...

 

Theodore 'Teddy' A. Finco Sr.

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Theodore "Teddy" A. Finco Sr., 81, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, Wisconsin, with his family... Full story

 

$1.4 million grant sought for road to proposed casino

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD Township — A six-year-old dream of establishing a hotel and casino complex at the top of Indianhead Mountain in Wakefield Township is inching closer to reality as plans are now in the works to const... Full story

 

New year welcomed with torchlight parade, fireworks

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks display on Thursday at Blackjack Mountain ski resort attracted hundreds of vacationing skiers and area residents to...

 

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

 

Resorts optimistic for regional skiing

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Area ski resort managers are optimistic that more regional skiers will stay closer to home this season and help boost the struggling... Full story

 

Hurley School to end at-home learning next semester

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — A survey in which 90% of teachers say there are insurmountable challenges with combining in-school and at-home learning prompted the Hurley K-12 School Board to unanimously approve ending the... Full story

 

Wet weather makes for fun ride

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - An area ski resort looking to grow by adding off-season opportunities held its Lake Superior North Country Adventure Fest this past...

 

Jack William Netzel Sr.

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Jack William Netzel Sr., 71, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. He was born on Aug. 9, 1949, in Park Falls, Wisconsin, a son of Eugene and Ruth Mar... Full story

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    August 27, 2020

Mercer readies for school opening

MERCER, Wis. — Staff and faculty of the Mercer School District are working through in-service days to prepare for the start of fall semester on Tuesday, according to District Administrator Sheri Kopka in her report to the Board of Education on...

 

Water authority sees progress on highway crossing

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] RAMSAY — The Gogebic Range Water Authority board received some good news Thursday regarding highway construction that will require moving of water mains. The water authority engineer, Darren Pionk of... Full story

 

Hurley to decide when school will start in August

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley school board will decide the start of the school year and the fate of the fall sports season at its regular meeting in August. The unanimous decision on Monday came after school...

 

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