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  1. GCC Foundation honors three distinguished alumniRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Globe

    ... to this region in 1981, where he served as city attorney to Bessemer and township attorney for Wakefield and Marenisco townships. "We returned here because of family," said Massie, who will retire at the end of this year. "It's a good place to raise ...

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  2. Rural ambulance costs high, rising in Gogebic CountyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Globe

    ... call, said Jim Lorenson, chair of the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital board. Beacon has an ambulance stationed in Marenisco , operated by volunteers, in addition to the rigs operated in the Hurley- Ironwood area. Studies show it costs about four times ...

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  3. A survivor's journeyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Globe

    "I'm retired," she kidded in a recent interview with The Globe, "but I bought myself a job." For five years now, she and her husband, Bill, have owned the Old Dutch Bar in Marenisco .

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  4. Flood watch on in Gogebic CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Globe

    Gogebic County Emergency Government Coordinator Jim Loeper told the county board of supervisors Wednesday there were high water issues throughout the county, including possible flooding of the Presque Isle River in the Marenisco area. While Loeper said the greatest threat of flooding may have passed, as people left the 5 p.m. county board meeting it was pouring heavily outside the courthouse in Bessemer , where side streets that are under construction had flooded.

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  5. Company holding Marenisco job fair Saturday, explores expanding to areaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 6 | Daily Globe

    Marenisco - Waupaca Foundry, a company subsidiary based in Waupaca, Wis., held a job fair Friday that continues today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marenisco Town Hall, with the possibility of locating a plant on the Gogebic Range. According to Donna Kenney, of Marenisco Township, the company approached the township about a job fair two to three weeks ago.

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  6. MDOC requests lawsuit dismissalRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Daily Globe

    A judge's decision on a lawsuit filed by Marenisco Township to attempt to prevent closure of the Ojibway Correctional Facility could come as soon as a week. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a response Monday to the lawsuit on behalf of the Michigan Department of Corrections.

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  7. Veterans, family, friends enjoy fall color ORV rideRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Globe

    ... of Old M-28. He said the ultimate goal was to give riders a view of Presque Isle Valley. "There's a place north of Marenisco called 'Top of the World,'" he said, adding a valley view is possible from there. He also planned to show riders Marenisco ...

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  8. 100 years ago today, Bessemer soldier died on first day of warRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Globe

    ... lot. The other two area World War I Doughboys were Fritz Frederickson, of Wakefield , and Jack Toomey, from Marenisco , an uncle of Obradovich. Frederickson survived the battle, but ironically died of influenza on a ship after coming home from the ...

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  9. Wakefield supports OCF for UP prisoner housingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Daily Globe

    Wakefield - The Wakefield city council voted Monday in favor of a resolution supporting the continued operation of Marenisco 's Ojibway Correctional Facility as "a housing unit for Upper Peninsula prison inmates." The unanimous vote for Resolution No.

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  10. WUPTA shares passion for western UP trailsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | Daily Globe

    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 .

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  11. Kasey Gene OzzelloRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... Wis., a son of Woodie Ozzello and Sheila (Kahila) Ozzello, of Wakefield , Mich. He graduated from Wakefield- Marenisco High School in 2006, and shortly after Kasey joined the U.S. Marine Corps serving two tours in Iraq. He was honorably discharged ...

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  12. Community Sues To Keep Prison OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    From the Associated Press - 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.

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  13. Lawsuit Attempts to Keep Gogebic Co. Prison OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WDIO

    Marenisco Township in Gogebic County says the state didn't do an economic-impact study as required by law. But a judge on Monday rejected a request for a restraining order.

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  14. Dianda, Summers lend support to fight OCF closureRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | Daily Globe

    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 close Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco . Food was served steadily as the room quickly filled with local people willing to contribute the $10 fee for what they believe is still a fighting chance of reversing the state directive.

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  15. County board resolution opposes Ojibway closureRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Daily Globe

    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 prison is scheduled for closure Dec. 1 and many of the inmates have already been transferred to other facilities.

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  16. Wakefield City Council ponders fading population baseRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... he said in reference to the recent announcement that the state is closing Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco . "Most municipalities try to get a five- to 10-year forecast," said Blaskowski, who added, "Policies are the first step. We have to ...

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  17. MDOC documents explain reasons for Ojibway closureRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | Daily Globe

    Former State Representative and current Upper Peninsula Senate candidate Ed McBroom has released documents he received following his demand for answers from the Michigan Department of Corrections regarding the planned Dec. 1 closure of the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco .

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  18. Wakefield's Split Rock Trails offer something for everyoneRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... trail crew, and Engel also gave a thumbs up to Christopher Tweiten, who teaches social studies at the Wakefield- Marenisco K-12 School. "He's really been terrific," Engel said of Tweiten, who even brought some high school students to help on the ...

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  19. Residents rally against closing Ojibway facilityRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Globe

    Ironwood - More than 200 concerned citizens rallied in Ironwood Friday night in the parking lot across from Cloverland Cinemas to protest the Dec. 1 closing of the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco . Since the Aug. 14 announcement by the Michigan Department of Corrections, many people in the western U.P. have been trying to find a way to ward off the closure and save 200 local jobs. 2 comments

  20. Wakefield-Marenisco takes high road on prison closingRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... that their own vice president, Micki Sorensen, provided the idea, based on a recent successful bike-a-thon in Marenisco . Board members voted to allow use of the track, and Dalbec said "as much as they would like to" offer school funds toward the ...

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