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  • Voting begins

    Feb 22, 2024

    By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] BESSEMER - Tuesday is Election Day in Michigan as voters statewide will head to the polls to cast a ballot in the Presidential Primary. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Early voting was is full swing on this past Tuesday at the Gogebic County Courthouse in Bessemer. A new Michigan law provides for nine days of early voting before all state and federal elections. The nine city and township clerks in the county worked with County Clerk Ramona...

  • GOISD debuts 'Chalkboard' podcast

    Feb 22, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] EWEN — The Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, based in Ewen, has a new way of informing the public. Its podcast, called “The Chalkboard,” is part of what Alan Tulppo calls the district’s “multifaceted means of sharing news.” As superintendent of GOISD, Tulppo explained the approach in a Feb. 16 interview with The Globe. “We, as the ISD, felt that we’re providing a lot of services and classes that we wanted to raise awareness of with parents and the public,” he said....

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 22, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Feb. 22 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110....

  • Nona Lee Rooni

    Feb 22, 2024

    RAMSAY, Mich. - Nona Lee Rooni, 83, a longtime resident of Ramsay, enjoyed living with her son and daughter-in-law, David and Stacie Rooni, and their children in Wakefield, for the past year. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield, with her loving family at her side. Nona was born on June 22, 1940, in Baltic, Houghton County, Michigan, a daughter of Douglas Paul and Martha (Raty) Mattson. On April 5, 1958, Nona was united in...

  • Terri Lynn Carlson

    Feb 22, 2024

    LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. — Terri Lynn (Behrens) Carlson, age 79, passed away peacefully in her home on the western shore of Lake Gogebic on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. Terri was born in Minneapolis and raised in the upper Midwest in a family rooted in faith and the farming culture of southern Minnesota. Terri and her husband of 55 years, Kenneth, married in 1968. Terri graduated from Valparaiso University and earned her master’s degree in social work from Washington University. Over the course of her career, she worked with Lutheran Social Service...

  • Guy Richard Jacobson

    Feb 22, 2024

    LOMBARD, Ill. - Guy Richard Jacobson, 63, of Lombard, Illinois, passed away Jan. 29, 2024. Guy was born July 19, 1960, to Diane and Richard Jacobson, formally of Ironwood, Michigan. He graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in 1978. He graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology in 1981 with a degree in electronics engineering. He worked for Zenith and the U.S. Postal Sevice. Guy married Jennifer Pomerich at Summit Lake on Mt. Evans in Colorado on 9/9/99. She survives. He is also survived...

  • Kathleen 'Kay' Kuula

    Feb 22, 2024

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Kathleen "Kay" Kuula, 86, of Ironwood, passed away on Feb. 15, 2024, just shy of her 87th birthday by three weeks while residing at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, Wisconsin. Kay was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, on March 9, 1937, to Dorothy (Stehlin) and Grant McCullough. She graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in 1955, and greatly loved music and singing, and participated in the school choir. Kay also sang in the church choir for several...

  • Linda Kay Fredrickson

    Feb 22, 2024

    HEEARTLAND, Wis. - Linda Kay (Marshall) Fredrickson, age 67, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. Born in Milwaukee to Audrey June (Chipman) Marshall on Sept. 5, 1956, Linda was raised in Montreal, and later resided in Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, California, and Virginia before returning to Wisconsin. Throughout her life, Linda always spoke fondly of her time spent in Waukegan, Illinois, and Montreal. Linda graduated from J.E. Murphy High School of Hurley, in 1974 and often reminisced about her...

  • Phase 2 of water treatment project fully grant funded

    Feb 15, 2024

    By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission continued Monday taking steps to improve the city’s utility infrastructure, approving a $11.4 million grant to fully fund Phase 2 of the ongoing water treatment plant project. City Manager Paul Anderson said the grant funds from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy amount to 100% grant. “We remain extremely thankful to EGLE for coming up with this amazing funding and opportunity for us,” said Anderson. Phase 2 will add water...

  • Ironwood Carnegie Library new restroom project continues

    Feb 15, 2024

    By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library is in the middle of renovations, adding a main floor restroom, according to Library Director Lynne Wiercinski. "We are working on staying open as long as we can during construction. We have had to close for a couple days when it wouldn't be safe for patrons to be in the library while they were working," said Wiercinski. She said the project is running well, and the restroom is something that the library officials had been wanting to do for many years. The funds...

  • Midwest Telefest draws hundreds to Big Powderhorn

    Feb 15, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Several hundred people gathered last weekend for the 34th annual Midwest Telefest at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort in Ironwood Township. The three-day event normally takes place at the Porcupine Mountains Ski Area in Ontonagon, but it was moved this year due to inadequate snow at that site, which relies only on Mother Nature. Race Director Peter Werts of Madison, Wisconsin, said he expects the event to return to Ontonagon next year....

  • Muriel Bernice Rostollan

    Feb 15, 2024

    AUBURN, Mich. - Muriel Bernice Rostollan passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, after a short stay at Auburn Fields Assisted Living and Memory Care, Auburn, Michigan. She had just turned 99 years old and had recently celebrated 78 years of marriage with the love of her life, Walter E. Rostollan, who became 100 years old last July. We know she is now in heaven with her Lord and Savior, waiting for his arrival. Muriel Johnson was born in Oulu, Wisconsin, on Jan. 18, 1925, the daughter of Estrid...

  • Jerome William Johnston

    Feb 15, 2024

    LAONA, Wis. - Jerome William Johnston, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Laona. Jerome was born on April 16, 1940, the son of Howard and Germaine (Corcoran) Johnston. Jerome graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood, Michigan, with the class of 1959. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and proudly served for 11 years. After his stint in the service, Jerome worked with his father running a carpentry business out of their McLeod Avenue shop. He leaves behind his ch...

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 15, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Feb. 15 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EST; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EST; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EST; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EST. Ironwood St....

  • Cat show

    Feb 8, 2024

    By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Cat Clowder, a gathering of sno-cats and similar vehicles built to move through and on deep snow, celebrated it's 10th year gathering at Powderhorn this past weekend. More than 30 vehicles made the trip up to Big Powderhorn Resort for the celebration of all things sno-cat. Big Powderhorn general manager Bruce Noren said the clowder is a highly anticipated event each year, as it draws people from across the country. "We had some come...

  • With lack of snow, region turns to ORVing

    Feb 8, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] A lack of snow has inspired officials in the tri-county area to allow ORV riding in February. The unusual action has been inspired by fewer than 3 feet of snow during this season — a measly allotment that has allowed trail bases to melt in the face of extended warm spells. Iron and Ontonagon counties have issued formal statements in the past week. “We’re doing the same here,” said Jerry Nezworski, president and trail boss of the Gogebic Range Snowmobile Authority. “Unfortunately, there’s no...

  • Annual La Rosa dinner declared 'very good success'

    Feb 8, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - From the moment the public arrived at the annual La Rosa spaghetti dinner this past weekend at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, they encountered enticing aromas, welcoming signs and friendly faces. The major fundraiser took place Saturday and Sunday, bringing dozens of volunteers and hundreds of hungry folks together. "It was a very good success," said Alison Schlag later. "It was a beautiful day. We were very happy with the...

  • Community Calendar

    Feb 8, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Feb. 8 Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 906-932-4325. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Klassic Kruisers Car Club, 6:30 p.m., Kimball Community Center. Ironwood Lodge 389 of F.&A...

  • Mary Jean Kusz

    Feb 8, 2024

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Mary Jean Kusz, "Molly," 93, of Ironwood, passed away on Jan. 22, 2024, at Aspirus Hospital in Ironwood with her family at her side. Mary was born on Nov. 29, 1930, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Laura and Harold Garvey. She graduated from St. Ambrose High School in Ironwood and attended the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Mary married Walter Kusz at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in July 1952. They spent just shy of 70 years together. She worked as a bookkeeper and...

  • Jean Barbacovi

    Feb 8, 2024

    HURLEY, Wis. - Jean (Pancheri) Barbacovi, 94, of Hurley, formerly a longtime resident of Bessemer, Michigan, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, while residing at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. Jean was born on June 19, 1929, in Norway, Michigan, to Emanuel and Josephine (Stevens) Pancheri, and attended school in Norway through high school. After her graduation, the family moved to Bessemer and Jean attended nursing...

  • Bonnie Thayer

    Feb 8, 2024

    WINCHENDON, Mass. - Bonnie Thayer, a beacon of warmth and wisdom, departed from our world on Feb. 3, 2024. Born on March 28, 1945, in Ironwood, Michigan, Bonnie's life was a testament to strength, resilience, and boundless love. She graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in 1963. She then received her associate degree from Gogebic Community College in 1965 and her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University in 1967. She dedicated her life to education, guiding countless...

  • Barbara Jean Maki

    Feb 8, 2024

    IRONWOOD, Mich. – Barbara Jean Maki, 80, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at her home. Barbara was born on Sept. 28, 1943, in Ironwood, the daughter of the late Conrad and Edith (Berg) Swanson. She attended Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood and graduated in 1961. Barbara had a vivid personality, best described as a blend of wit, stubbornness, humor and care. Among her noteworthy traits were her brilliant cooking skills and a knack for...

  • Jasmine Viola Ramsey

    Feb 8, 2024

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Jasmine Viola Ramsey, 6, of Ironwood, went to her Heavenly home on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family. Jasmine was born on July 13, 2017, to Billy Ramsey and Samantha Baumann in Ironwood. Jasmine had autism but she was capable of showing love. She loved to give her mommy hugs and kisses and her sissy, Savannah. She enjoyed going to kindergarten. Jazzy loved playing with her sissy, she liked playing in water and out in the snow. She also liked to play...

  • Roger Boe Smith

    Feb 8, 2024

    BESSEMER, Mich. - Roger Boe Smith, 76, of Bessemer, passed away on Jan. 21, 2024. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, on Oct. 5, 1947, to Arnold and Floyce Smith. Roger joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1966 and proudly served in Vietnam, where, despite being wounded and contracting malaria, he safely returned home to Michigan. After returning home, he reconnected with his high school sweetheart, Marcia, and together, they embarked on a long and happy life, being married for the next 49 years. He...

  • County officials reach stalemate on fair proposal

    Feb 1, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — A written proposal regarding how to manage a streamlined version of the 2024 Gogebic County Fair met with a dead end at last week’s meeting of the county Board of Commissioners. The county board requested the proposal of its Fair Board because of five buildings that were lost at the Ironwood fairgrounds due to a Sept. 26, 2023, fire and prior demolition. Fair Board member Linda Nelson presented the proposal, which included reduced fair times, confined locations of events, a list of repairs...

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