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Thursday, Sept. 27 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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...

 

Julia (Kleimola) Zielinski

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Julia (Kleimola) Zielinski, 84, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 25, 2018. Julia was born on Dec. 6, 1933, in Ironwood, a daughter of Walter...

 

100 years ago today, Bessemer soldier died on first day of war

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - REQUIESCAIT IN PACE (rest in peace) is engraved in Latin on the bottom of a prominent tombstone in Bessemer's Hillcrest Cemetery, where the...

 

Veterans, family, friends enjoy fall color ORV ride

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Off-road vehicle drivers lined up in Wakefield Saturday for the 5th annual Color Ride for Veterans, which was sponsored by the Western U.P. Trail...

 

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Wednesday, Sept. 26 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood....

 

Wakefield supports OCF for UP prisoner housing

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield city council voted Monday in favor of a resolution supporting the continued operation of Marenisco's Ojibway Correctional Facility as...

 

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Monday, Sept. 24 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, 715-561-4450. Finnish Women’s Auxiliary, 10 a.m., Little Finland. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Mobile Food...

 

WUPTA shares passion for western UP trails

Editor’s Note: The following story is the second of a three-part series. Part 1, published on Friday, provided an overview of the status of an unnamed, multi-use trail connecting Wakefield to Marenisco. WAKEFIELD — The Western Upper Peninusla...

 

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Saturday, Sept. 22 Children’s Story Time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Library. Union Station Food Pantry/Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community...

 

Backwoods trail represents link between local towns

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Editor's note: The following story is the first of a three-part series. WAKEFIELD - Many people may drive by the Wakefield Fire Hall on the city's main street...

 

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Friday, Sept. 21 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/...

 

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Thursday, Sept. 20 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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...

 

Darrel Allen Stella

BESSEMER, Mich. - Darrel Allen Stella, 63, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully at his home during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. He is now with our...

 

Marenisco Township sues state over prison closure

MARENISCO (AP) — A township in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is suing to stop the closing of a prison. Marenisco Township in Gogebic County says the state didn’t do an economic-impact study as required by law. However, a judge on Monday rejected...

 

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Wednesday, Sept. 19 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Carnegie Library, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support...

 

Kasey Gene Ozzello

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Kasey Gene Ozzello, 31, of Watford City, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Kasey was born on Sept. 11, 1987, at Howard Young Medical Center in...

 

Richard Bruce Huhtala

MILWAUKEE — Richard Bruce Huhtala, 66, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away Tuesday evening Sept. 11, 2018, at a Milwaukee hospital. Rick was born May 26, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., the son of Arne and Jane (McCorry) Huhtala. Rick graduated from Ewen...

 

Gordon L. Schelde

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Gordon L. Schelde, 80, of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Sept. 15, 2018, at his home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m.,...

 

Dianda, Summers lend support to fight OCF closure

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Organizers of a Sunday spaghetti feed at the Wakefield VFW hope the event will add to legal coffers aimed at disputing a recent state decision to...

 

SOMI tournaments triumph over early Saturday storms

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Grins galore served as hallmarks of joy at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Golf and Bocce Tournaments, sponsored by Area 39 of the Special Olympics of Michigan. Bessemer hosted both tournaments, with...

 

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Monday, Sept. 17 Gogebic County Health and Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem...

 

Minnesota man arrested on Ironwood drug charges

IRONWOOD — A Minneapolis area man is facing five felonies after he was arrested in Ironwood earlier this week for allegedly bringing drugs to the area. Brandon Bible, 35, is charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, tampering with...

 

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Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Sept. 15 Union Station Food Pantry/Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Lighting workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Hi...

 

Bernard Garrett Hurley

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Bernard Garrett Hurley, 93, a summer resident of Lake Gogebic, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2018. Bernard was born on Dec. 19, 1924, in Fulda, Minn., a son of Daniel and Emma...

 

County board resolution opposes Ojibway closure

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — As the fight to keep the Ojibway prison in Marenisco from closing continues, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday passed a resolution urging the facility remain open. The...

 

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