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  • 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.... 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

  • Many snowmobile trails still remain closed

    Jan 18, 2024

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The combined three counties of Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon feature nearly 600 miles of snowmobile trails. Winding through forests and towns and over bridges and lakes, they represent white gold in the winter season, drawing thousands of tourists from other states who relish the frosty, fluffy stuff made possible mostly by those three magic words: lake effect conditions. Not so much this year. After warm spells delayed the opening of trails straight...

  • 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

  • Community Calendar

    Jan 11, 2024

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Jan. 11 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

  • Alice Carol Winifred Cox

    Jan 11, 2024

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Alice Carol Winifred Cox, age 88, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on the evening of Jan. 1, 2024. She was the only child of Vernon J. Car and Agnes C. Uddenberg. Alice was born in Mikado, Alcona County, Michigan, on Jan. 5, 1935. Alice had been cared for over the last three years by her son, Bruce Cox, and for the past year has been visited and cared for by her former daughter-in-law, Patricia Nelson-Sherman. In accordance with Alice's wishes there will be a Christian... Full story

  • Robert James DeVowe

    Dec 28, 2023

    TROUT CREEK, Mich. - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Robert James DeVowe, who went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 16, 2023, due to natural causes. Bob, born on Nov. 1, 1968, in Ishpeming, was a cherished son, brother, and friend, whose memory will forever remain in our hearts. Bob is survived by his loving parents, Alice and Eugene DeVowe; and his sisters, Pamela Elverum (Ian), Cheryl DeVowe (Jeffrey Gross), and Renee Baker. Though Bob did not have children... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 21, 2023

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

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 14, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Dec. 14 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

  • Highland official predicts 15 years for Copperwood

    Nov 22, 2023

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The interim CEO of Highland Copper Company presented an optimistic outlook last week for the Copperwood Project now advancing in Wakefield Township. Barry O’Shea said that, while a feasibility study predicted a mine life of 11 years, he believes that inferred tonnage may extend the timing to 15 years. Mine construction is expected to start in 2024. O’Shea was speaking in a Nov. 15 virtual session with Copperwood Site Manager Mike Foley. “It’s really only using a portion of...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 16, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Nov. 16 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

  • Duane Roy Johnson

    Nov 9, 2023

    FAITHORN, Mich. - Duane Roy Johnson, age 76, of Faithorn, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at his home in Faithorn in Menominee County. He was born on July 8, 1947, in Wakefield the son of the late Roy and Marie (Delich) Johnson. Duane graduated from Bessemer High School in 1965 and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. After the service, Duane worked for a candy factory in Milwaukee, then moved home to work for White Pine Mine and then Hibbing Taconite. After that, he welded... Full story

  • 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....

  • Clifford Dean Markuson

    Nov 2, 2023

    MARENISCO, Mich. - Clifford Dean Markuson died Sept. 10, 2023, at the VA in Salem, Virginia. Cliff was born June 6, 1939, in Dunham, to Clifford "Ole" and Jennie (Hill) Markuson. Cliff graduated from Marenisco High School in 1957. He worked for Kimberly Clark for a little over a year before joining the U.S. Navy for four years, before getting out as an E5 radioman. Upon discharge, Cliff worked at Kimberly Clark for a short while again before working at American Motors Kenosha for three years.... Full story

  • John Verville

    Oct 26, 2023

    GREEN BAY, Wis.. - John Keith Verville, 56, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully at Aurora Hospital after a lengthy illness on Oct. 8, 2023, with his family by his side. John was born in White Pine, Michigan, on Dec. 5, 1966, to Keith and Mary "Dolly" Verville. He graduated from White Pine High School in 1985. Throughout his college years, John and his friends formed a band called Main Street, where he was the drummer. They played almost every weekend and had quite the local following. John alwa... Full story

  • Bessemer supports Highland, welcomes clerk-treasurer Lake

    Oct 12, 2023

    By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council voted on Monday evening to approve a resolution supporting efforts of Highland Copper Company to construct and operate a mine in Wakefield Township. Mayor Adam Zak announced that the resolution was prepared in response to the Canadian company’s direct request from Bessemer and surrounding communities. “They were able to get fully permitted for the mine in Wakefield,” said Zak, who added that the company compiled much of the needed funding by selling shares of...

  • Community Calendar

    Oct 12, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Oct. 12 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

  • Gerald 'Mergy' Alessandroni

    Oct 12, 2023

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Gerald "Mergy" Alessandroni, 72, formerly of Ironwood, Michigan, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Oct. 4, 2023, in Green Bay, after battling ALS and Cancer. Gerald was born Oct. 31, 1950, to parents Gildo and Beatrice "Pinky" (Eliason) Alessandroni in Ironwood, Michigan. He attended Saint Ambrose and Luther L. Wright schools. Gerald joined the army in 1967 and was honorably discharged in 1970. He married Connie J. Allen of Ramsey, Michigan, on August 4,... Full story

  • David Trzecinski

    Oct 12, 2023

    WATERSMEET, Mich. — David Trzecinski, 79, of Watersmeet passed away at his home on Oct. 4, 2023. He was born on April 7, 1944, in Bergland, to the late Henry and Olive (Brownell) Trzecinski. David married Ruth Augustine on July 7, 1966. Together they had three children. David worked at the White Pine Copper mine for over 30 years. His last task there being the dismantling of the mine. David enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Trzecinski; children, Shella (John) Morgan, Tammy Smith and... Full story

  • Donald Traczyk

    Aug 31, 2023

    HURLEY, Wis. - Donald Traczyk, 86, of Hurley, passed away on Aug. 24, 2023, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital after a three-year battle with three types of cancer. Don was born on Oct. 26, 1936, to Joseph and Mary (Renaiwicz) Traczyk of Hurley, and graduated from J.E. Murphy School in Hurley in 1956. Shortly after school, on May 16, 1959, he married LaVerne Hakala of Hurley. Early in their marriage they lived in Kenosha, where Don worked at American Brass. They moved back to the Hurley and Ironwood... Full story

  • Mining officials visit White Pine

    Aug 24, 2023

    WHITE PINE — Highland Copper Company and Kinterra Capital Corp. officials visited the site of a planned White Pine North mining project on Aug. 17. The visit was “a significant step forward” in developing the copper mining project, according a release from Highland, adding officials are working to obtain the required state permits. Site preparation is expected to begin in 2025. Construction of the mine is planned to begin in 2026, with an anticipated start of production in 2029, said the release. “The visit was an opportunity for...

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 17, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 17 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-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... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 10, 2023

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, Aug. 10 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. Ironwood Lodge 389 of F.&A.M., 7:30 p.m., Gogebic Masonic Temple. Government... Full story

  • Edward 'Ed' James Jenkins

    Aug 3, 2023

    IRONWOOD, Mich. - Edward "Ed" James Jenkins, 67, of Ironwood, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023. He was born on March 14, 1956, to Edward F. and Loretta (Cayer) Jenkins in Marquette. He was employed by Ropes Gold Mine in Ishpeming and retired from the White Pine Mine. Ed was an outdoorsman who liked spending time at camp, going fishing or hunting. His favorite passion was taking his Harley rides and fixing up his '51 Chevy truck. He is survived by his children, Sarah, Crystal, Edward,... Full story

  • June L. Wienandt

    Jul 27, 2023

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. - June L. Wienandt, 95, of Wakefield, died on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. She entered the nursing home on May 5, 2023. She had been in failing health for several weeks and was under hospice care in the facility for the last 2-3 days prior to her death. June was born on June 12, 1928, in Sidnaw, Michigan. She was the seventh of nine children born to John and Emma Serrahn. John was a local dairy farmer in the Ontonagon area. June... Full story

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