Thursday Jul 3
Wakefield Variety Show attracts large crowd
The Wakefield Historical Society hosted its Hometown Variety Show that drew a crowd of around 100 people to the Wakefield- Marenisco High School music room-auditorium on Wednesday.
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Mon Jun 30, 2014
51 children bring 'madness' to HIT
Theatre-goers took a trip down the rabbit hole with 51 local children during performances of "Alice in Wonderland" Saturday at the Historic Ironwood Theatre.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Man sentenced for series of break-ins
Anthony Michael Adams was sentenced by Honorable Judge Gotham to 12 to 30 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Michigan State Police help find lost mother and child
Michigan State Police, assisted by the Department of Natural Resources and the Coast Guard, helped find a mother and child who were reported missing in Porcupine Mountain State Park.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Wakefield City Council urges residents to eliminate personal property tax
The Wakefield City Council adopted a "resolution supporting local community stabilization and personal property tax without raising taxes" at its meeting Monday evening.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
One dead in moped/car collision
One man is dead after an crash involving a moped and a passenger car in Gogebic County.
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.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
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.