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  • Ground breaks for new Ramsay Post Office

    Jun 20, 2024

    By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] RAMSAY - Construction is now underway in Ramsay toward a new U.S. Post Office. That was the word Tuesday from Josh Barrett of Lang Contractors in Flushing, Mich. "We're the prime contractor for the Post Office for the whole state of Michigan," he said. "And Florida." Ground was broken for the project on June 13. In relation to the base, Barrett said, "We've got everything dug out for the footings and stem walls," adding that stem walls are foundation walls...

  • 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... Full story

  • Now open: local parks offer variety of fun

    Jun 6, 2024

    By DAMIIAN LANG [email protected] GOGEBIC RANGE - Something for everyone awaits visitors to the area's many local parks, which are now all open in the tri-county region of Gogebic and Ontonagon counties in Michigan and Iron County in Wisconsin. In addition to playground equipment and an abundance of campgrounds, each park also offers its own unique twist on fun. For instance, Black River Harbor, Little Girl's Point, the Ontonagon Township Park, the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State...

  • 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.... Full story

  • Honor Flight Meal

    May 23, 2024

  • 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.... Full story

  • 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.... Full story

  • Nancy 'Sue' Hoeft

    May 9, 2024

    BESSEMER, Mich. - A memorial service remembering Nancy "Sue" Hoeft, 86, of Bessemer, who died on Jan. 7, 2024, will be held on Monday, May 20, at 10 a.m., preceded by visitation at 9 a.m., at the Cornerstone Church, N10344 Mill St., in Ramsay, with the Rev. Todd Winkler and the Rev. Roy Speck officiating. A luncheon will be served at the fellowship hall immediately following the service. A committal service and interment will take place at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Bessemer. Jerald Rocco, owner... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 18, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 18 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. 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. Ironwood St.... Full story

  • Calendar

    Apr 4, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, April 4 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.... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 21, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 21 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. 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. Ironwood St....

  • Ironwood man donates hundreds of model war planes

    Mar 7, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - Robert Sertic of Ironwood is 88 and still going strong, but he's already left a legacy in relation to a decades-long hobby. Sertic recently donated 270 model planes to Michigan Technological University. "They have an Air Force ROTC program," said Sertic in explaining the school's interest. He added that his daughter, Sue Pertile, also of Ironwood, put an ad out regarding the planes and MTU happened to answer it. "My daughter and her husband...

  • Lucille Ann Zazeski

    Mar 7, 2024

    RAMSAY, Mich. - Lucille Ann (nee Miskovich) Zazeski, 76, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 4, 2024, with her loving family at her side. Lucille was born on March 25, 1947, in Wakefield of the late Steve and Mary Miskovich, as the eighth of 13 children. On June 14, 1969, Lucille was united in marriage with David Zazeski of Wakefield, in Wakefield. Lucille was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Lucille went on to have three boys which she took pride in raising and celebrating all holidays... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 7, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, March 7 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.... Full story

  • Wakefield council moves to renew volleyball courts

    Feb 29, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — Following a recommendation by the city’s new Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to authorize the city manager to develop and release a Request for Proposal for preliminary costs of two regulation sand volleyball courts in Eddy Park. Funds received by the city from the American Rescue Plan Act are expected to cover the expense. In a related agenda report, City Manager Robert Brown Jr. said that a regulation volleyball court is 52 feet, 6 inc...

  • 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.... Full story

  • 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... Full story

  • 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... Full story

  • John 'Jack' Alfred Engberg

    Feb 8, 2024

    WAUSAU, Wis. - John "Jack" Alfred Engberg, 81, of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Jack was born May 27, 1942, in Ramsay, Michigan, the son of Willard and Ethel (Mooney) Engberg. Jack was married to the love of his life, Bonnie Kay Peterson, on Oct. 26, 1964. She preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2014. Jack was a devoted husband and father. He made many great friends in his journey through life. His humor and kindness will live on... Full story

  • Betty Jane Kahila

    Feb 1, 2024

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Betty Jane Kahila, 94, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital in Ironwood. Betty was born on Sept. 8, 1929, in Ramsay, a daughter of William and Loretta Mae (Armstrong) Kloppenburg. She attended Wakefield Schools. On July 14, 1945, Betty was united in marriage to Elmer William Kahila in Ironwood. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2005. She was a very active member of the All Saints Lutheran Church in Wakefield and a supporting member of the Ladies A... Full story

  • Joyce Virginia Seeke

    Jan 25, 2024

    BESSEMER, Mich. - Joyce Virginia Seeke, 94, of Bessemer, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024. Joyce was born on July 27, 1929, in Wakefield, a daughter of Weitta and Senia (Hendrickson) Mars. Joyce grew up in Ramsay and was always proud to be from there. She attended Ramsay School and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, in 1947. On Dec. 3, 1949, Joyce married Willard John Seeke. They had 72 wonderful years together in marriage. Joyce worked in the X-ray... Full story

  • Jim Carpenedo

    Jan 18, 2024

    BESSEMER, Mich. — Jim Carpenedo, 70, of Bessemer, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. Jim was born in 1953, to Chuck and Betty (Certano) Carpenedo and raised in southern California until the age of 12. The family moved back to Chuck and Betty's hometown of Bessemer in 1965. Jim immediately loved his new home and ever afterwards he said, "I wouldn't want to live anywhere else." Jim attended the Ramsay School and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School, Gogebic Junior College and... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 18, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 18 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.... Full story

  • Frederick Philip Hedberg

    Jan 11, 2024

    ESCANABA, Mich. - Frederick Philip Hedberg, of Escanaba, went home in the arms of Jesus on Dec. 31, 2023, at age 89, with family by his side. Fred was born to (Swedish) Frederick R. Hedberg and (Finnish) Signe W. Hedberg on March 6, 1934, in Woodstock, Illinois. Fred is survived by his devoted wife, Sheila H. Hedberg (Rice). His three children include, Erick Hedberg, Ellen Frank and Rachel Stone. He is further survived by eight grandchildren, Rebecca Eagle, Breck Frank, Eryk (Abby) Hartmann,... Full story

  • Michael Gordon Sanders

    Jan 11, 2024

    BESSEMER, Mich. - Michael "Mike" Sanders, of Bessemer, passed away on Jan. 2, 2024, at the age of 53. Mike was born Dec. 17, 1970, the son of Niles and Ingeborg "Inga" Sanders. He attended Ramsay School and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in 1988. Mike grew up in Bessemer, raised on the family campground, Alpine Campground and worked there most of his life. He also worked for Powderhorn Ski Resort, Rose Wreath and Indianhead Mountain. As a child, Mike played youth hockey with the... Full story

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