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  • Marenisco cleanup goes well with new rules

    Jun 20, 2024

    By PAMELA JANSSON [email protected] MARENISCO TOWNSHIP — Members of the Marenisco Board of Trustees are pleased with how the public cooperated with new, stricter rules relating to a spring cleanup that occurred on June 15-16. “That went very smoothly,” said township supervisor Bruce Mahler on Tuesday. “We had nobody show up who didn’t have a voucher.” The township changed its terms this year in relation to the cleanup, requiring that residents register in advance at the town hall and acquire a voucher. Mahler said that this year’s...

  • Like, wow! Area museums hop with activity

    Jun 20, 2024

    By DAMIIAN LANG [email protected] GOGEBIC RANGE - In case you did not already know it, area museums have a lot going on this summer. In the past week, The Globe visited just two area museums in Erwin Township and in Marenisco Township. But the tri-county area has 11 total museums listed here, and each of them make a unique mark on regional heritage. These houses of history are filled with a great variety of interest, fascination and intrigue, and offer unique opportunities for family outin...

  • District pairings announced for next year

    Jun 20, 2024

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] IRONWOOD --- The Ironwood boys basketball team will be staying home in the district tournament, while the girls basketball and volleyball teams ended up with as tough a draw as anybody in the Upper Peninsula. The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced the district pairings and sites this month. The Red Devils move up to Division 3 for all three sports in the 2024-25 school year thanks to a bump in enrollment. The boys basketball team is the host of the D-3 District 65 tournament. It last host...

  • Community Calendar

    Jun 13, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, June 13 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....

  • Michael W. Antoine

    Jun 13, 2024

    WHITE PINE, Mich. – Michael W. Antoine, 65, of White Pine, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 7, 2024. Michael was born on Oct. 5, 1958, in Wakefield, a son of Elaine (Powell) and Roland Antoine Sr. He grew up in Ramsay. In 1972, his family moved to White Pine, and he attended White Pine High School and graduated in 1977. Mike continued his education at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, and at Michigan Technological University in Houghton. Mike was an Elder t...

  • Ironwood mayor throws hat to state's 110th District

    Jun 6, 2024

    By PAMELA JANSSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - Mayor Kim Corcoran of Ironwood said Monday that she will campaign for the fall election for the 110th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. Corcoran is already registered as a Democrat in the contest that also includes incumbent Greg Markkanen (R-Hancock), who began the role in Jan. 1, 2019 after first being elected at the end of 2018. The 110th District includes Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties. In...

  • Theodore 'Theo' Joseph Fabbri

    Jun 6, 2024

    ASHLAND, Wis. - Theodore "Theo" Joseph Fabbri was born on May 28, 2024, at 10:05 p.m., at Tamarack Health in Ashland. Shortly after a healthy and successful birth, Theodore began to have complications breathing and was transported to the NICU in Duluth, Minnesota. After battling for his life over the following days and nights, Theodore passed away peacefully in his parents arms and was called back home to God on May 31, at 12:47 p.m. Theodore leaves behind his loving parents, Dominic and...

  • Gogebic softball team wins 1st district title

    Jun 6, 2024

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] NORWAY --- The Gogebic Miners softball team, made up of players from Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco, isn’t all that old, starting play back in 2017. The district drought at both schools in basketball dates back longer than that. The Bessemer girls last won one on the hardwood in 2006 and it was 2004 for Wakefield-Marenisco. The Miners softball team jumped for joy as coach Kassi Huotari brought them the softball district championship trophy, the softball program’s first, after they beat North Dic...

  • Community Calendar

    Jun 6, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, June 6 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....

  • Wakefield honors Memorial Day at Lakeside Cemetery

    May 30, 2024

    By PAMELA JANSSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - A Memorial Day service in Wakefield drew a crowd of people to Lakeside Cemetery. The service began with a presentation of colors by a combined Honor Guard from VFW Post 9084 and American Legion Post 11, both in Wakefield. VFW Commander and Emcee Ryan Geesey led the Pledge of Allegiance, and American Legion Chaplain Michael Salli provided the invocation. Commander Mike Franklin, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.), told his audience that many people...

  • Wakefield-Marenisco graduates 18 students

    May 30, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Spirits were high at a May 24 commencement ceremony at the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School. Eighteen students graduated from high school that night after hearing several speeches as part of the traditional program. "First, take a deep breath, relax, and allow yourself to truly soak in this achievement," said Superintendent Jason Gustafson in his welcome. Gustafson told students that they may question their purpose and preparation and how they c...

  • Marenisco Township honors fallen on Memorial Day

    May 30, 2024

    By PAMELA JANSSON [email protected] MARENISCO TOWNSHIP - A balmy day provided the basis for a Memorial Day service at the Marenisco Township Cemetery. Acting as emcee, John Zorich began the program by leading the public in "The Pledge of Allegiance." He is the commander of American Legion Post 523. Zorich also thanked attendees, adding, "I believe I speak for all veterans in saying it means so much to us." "More than 1 million men and women have been lost since the American...

  • Community Calendar

    May 30, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 30 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. Al...

  • Mahler to retire as Marenisco Township supervisor

    May 23, 2024

    By PAMELA JANSSON [email protected] MARENISCO TOWNSHIP — After nearly four years as Marenisco Township’s supervisor, Bruce Mahler has announced that he plans to retire as of the November election. “It’s time for me to do other things,” said Mahler, who also served as the township’s police chief for 17 prior years. Mahler also owns 5 Sons Brewing in Marenisco. “I’m not going anywhere,” he told The Globe on Tuesday. But he added that his pending retirement will give him more freedom. “Now, if I decide to go on a golf trip for a mon...

  • Wakefield-Marenisco School approves new reading curriculum

    May 23, 2024

    WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education approved a new elementary school reading curriculum on May 20. “The elementary teachers have spent a great deal of time reviewing potential curriculum for students in grades K-6,” said Superintendent Jason Gustafson. “They have chosen ‘Into Reading’ as what they would like to go with.” The curriculum is a blend of online and print and encompasses writing, as well as phonics. Gustafson obtained a grant for $33,286 to help cover the cost of the curriculum. The board also learned th...

  • Community Calendar

    May 23, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 23 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....

  • Area D-3 athletes advance to UP Finals

    May 23, 2024

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] LAKE LINDEN --- The Bessemer Speedboys 4x100 relay team already broke its school record this season and it got an unexpected one here Monday - the best time ever at Lake Linden's Werner Field (45.79 seconds). Bessemer continued their strong performance in the event at Monday's MHSAA Division 3 regional track-and-field meet where the top four finishers in the individual events and the top two relay teams qualified for the U.P. Finals, set for June 1 in...

  • Community Calendar

    May 16, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, Bergland, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, 9:25-9:40 a.m. EDT; White Pine, Carp Lake Township Hall, 10-10:15 a.m. EDT; Ontonagon, Holy Family Catholic Church, 11-11:30 a.m. EDT; Mass City Resource Center, 12:30-1 p.m. EDT. Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St. Vin...

  • Trudgeon breaks 100 dash record, Speedboys win Bracket

    May 16, 2024

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] BESSEMER --- Bessemer’s Tommy Trudgeon put his name in one record book Thursday and he’s hoping to rewrite a couple more before his senior season is finished. His time of 11.60 seconds was the fastest 100-meter dash in the history of Bessemer’s Marcy Bracket Invitational. “It was on my radar,” Trudgeon said. “I still got the school record to beat.” The old record was 11.62 seconds, set by South Shore-Washburn’s Brett Bulovsky in 2014. “It’s awesome, I am so happy for him,” Bessemer coach Valerie Aijala...

  • Community Calendar

    May 9, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 9 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....

  • Speedboys second at Ashland

    May 9, 2024

    ASHLAND, Wis. — The Bessemer boys finished runner-up to host Ashland at the 13-team Welker Invitational Monday. Ashland also won the girls event with Ironwood third and Mercer fourth. It was much cooler at the meet, which was held not far from Lake Superior, than it was in the Ironwood area Monday. The Bessemer boys took first in several events — Tommy Trudgeon in the 200 dash, Alvin Holst-Larsen in the high jump and Neal Rand in the discus. Ironwood’s Talon Hughes was fastest in the 100 hurdles. The Speedgirls’ Emily Johnston placed first i...

  • Millage renewal for 'Little Blue Bus' to be on Aug. 6 ballot

    May 2, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted April 24 to approve a request to place a millage renewal proposal for Gogebic County Transit on the Aug. 6 county ballot. “This is the millage rate that has been in effect from 1985 through 2024 and represents a renewal of that millage rather than an increase,” said James D. Oliver, director of county transit, in an April 11 letter to commissioners. The 4-year millage noted is for one-third mill or 33 and one-third cents per $1,00...

  • Community Calendar

    May 2, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, May 2 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....

  • Gremlins sweep Ironwood's soggy Kraemer

    May 2, 2024

    By JASON JUNO [email protected] IRONWOOD --- The winter’s snow was long gone, a rare feat for Ironwood’s annual Kraemer Invitational track-and-field meet. Also wishing for good weather for the late April meet at Longyear Field may have been asking a bit much, though. The off-and-on rain may not have been pleasant to compete in, but at least they got the oft-canceled meet completed. “That was a tough one,” E-TC coach Brad Besonen said. “But the kids did fantastic.” He was impressed with the times the Panthers ‘ runners ended up with...

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 25, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 25 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....

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