Thursday Jul 3
Area soldier meets Obama at Normandy Beach ceremony
A 1994 graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer had the honor of meeting President Barack Obama at the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Beach invasion on June 6. Army Sgt.
Record heat, tornadoes and washed out roads
Record heat , tornadoes and washed out roads top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.
Severe Flooding on the West End: June 23, 1946
A series of severe thunderstorms accompanied by torrential rains wreaked havoc on the Gogebic Range and adjacent parts of northwest Wisconsin in late June 1946.
Consolidation removed from August ballot
Bessemer - After a four-hour Gogebic County Court hearing Friday on the Aug. 5 consolidation question between Bessemer and Wakefield- Marenisco school districts, a consent judgment was approved to have it removed from the ballot.
Moped Rider Killed in Highway 2 Crash
A moped rider was killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 2 between Wakefield and Bessemer, Mich.
Wild Weather Day in the U.P.: June 16, 1939
A wild weather day was experienced across the Upper Peninsula on this date 75 years ago, all part of the wettest June on record for at least the central portion of the U.P. It started with a "Giant Hailstone Downpour" on the Gogebic Range during the early morning.