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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 an...

  • 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....

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Sandra Susan Hamlin

    Jan 4, 2024

    HURLEY, Wis. - Known and loved by many as "Sue," "Susie," and "Susie-Q," Sandra Susan Hamlin went home to be forever with Jesus on Friday, Dec. 22, 2023. Sue was born on April 2, 1944, to Bonita and William Nemacheck. She graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School in Detroit, in 1962, and had a brief career with Michigan Bell where she met the love of her life, Roy Hamlin. Roy and Sue were married on Nov. 23, 1968, and enjoyed a beautiful life together. They fulfilled their dream of moving...

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 4, 2024

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

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 7, 2023

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

  • Carol Cleone Chiapuzio

    Nov 30, 2023

    BESSEMER, Mich. — Carol Cleone Chiapuzio, 84, of Bessemer, lost her battle with Parkinson's on Nov. 21, 2023. Carol was born on Nov. 30, 1938, in Covington, a daughter of Glen and Hilma Thiede. She graduated from Luther. L. Wright High School in Ironwood with the class of 1957. On April 30, 1960, Carol was united in marriage to the love of her life, James, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Ramsay, by the Rev. Louis C. Cappo. Together they were blessed with four children. James preceded...

  • Wakefield planners receive updates on several projects

    Nov 22, 2023

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — According to the latest report from Wakefield City Manager Robert Brown Jr., the city’s master plan is now set for adoption by spring 2024. In a meeting of the Wakefield Planning Commission last week, members received a draft of the plan prepared by the Western U.P. Planning and Development Region in Hancock. “Once the commission has reviewed the draft and made corrections, a final draft will be presented to the Wakefield City Council,” said Brown in a Nov. 17 email. “At that...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 22, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, Nov. 22 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, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club, noon, Sharon’s Coffee Company, Hurley. Iron County Veterans Service Officer, 1-3 p.m., Mercer, Wis., Town Hall. 715-561-2190. Overeaters Anonymous,...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 9, 2023

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

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 19, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Oct. 19 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....

  • David W. Paynter

    Oct 12, 2023

    BESSEMER, Mich. - David W. Paynter, 80, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. Dave was born on Feb. 14, 1943, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Vivian (Kelto) and Walter Paynter. He moved to Bessemer as an infant. Dave attended school in Bessemer and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in 1962. He worked at Indianhead Ski Resort before the hill was first opened. He learned to operate heavy equipment during the hill construction. Dave...

  • Gene L. LaCosse

    Oct 12, 2023

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Gene L. LaCosse, 85, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Gene was born on Oct. 28, 1937, in Negaunee, to Eugene and Sylvia (Saari) LaCosse. He attended school within the Champion School District. Gene was united in marriage to Karen J. Sampson on Feb. 20, 1987. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959. Following his honorable discharge, Gene graduated from Northern Michigan...

  • Daniel James Oberst

    Oct 5, 2023

    WAUSAU, Wis. - Daniel James Oberst, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at the Benedictine Rehab Facility in Wausau, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Daniel was born on Jan. 2, 1951, in Bessemer, Michigan, to Ernest and Betty J. (Hansen) Oberst. His birth certificate actually said he was born on the "Side of the road on U.S. 2, Bessemer, Mich." - which was always a running joke in our family. Daniel was a graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer with the class...

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 5, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Oct. 5 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....

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 21, 2023

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

  • John Edward Bonovetz Jr.

    Sep 14, 2023

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — John Edward Bonovetz Jr., 78, of Green Bay, formerly of Bessemer, Michigan, left this world to be with his Lord and Savior, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Green Bay, after a long courageous battle with COPD. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m., preceded by visitation at 9 a.m., at Cornerstone Church, N10344 Mill St., in Ramsay, Michigan, with the Rev. Todd Winkler and the Rev. Roy Speck officiating. A lunch will be served at the church immediately following the memorial....

  • MDNR closes Trail 2 between Ramsay, Wakefield

    Sep 7, 2023

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — A failure to create a connecting route between Ramsay and Wakefield has resulted in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources closing that part of Trail 2 for the 2023-24 snowmobile season. The decision was sent late Tuesday to Wakefield City Manager Robert Brown Jr. and Wakefield Township Supervisor Mandy Lake. It followed a Tuesday email from Brown to Ron Yesney, U.P. trails coordinator for MDNR, in which Brown said Wakefield officials do not want to repeat last year’s temporary rerou...

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 7, 2023

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

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 24, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 24 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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