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 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    June 27, 2016 

New Beginnings hosts color run around Sunday Lake

WAKEFIELD - New Beginnings had a good crowd for its Color Run/Walk/Roll on Saturday morning at Sunday Lake in Wakefield. This was the eighth annual run/walk fundraiser for New Beginnings, but the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 27, 2016 

Interstate Falls ceremony celebrates purchase of property

KIMBALL, Wis - Area residents, officials and supporters of the Northwoods Land Trust gathered in Kimball Saturday for a ceremony marking the town's acceptance of land bordering Interstate Falls. The...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

Aspirus breaks ground on Ontonagon ER expansion

ONTONAGON - Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital held a ceremony Tuesday to mark breaking ground on a new "state-of-the-art" expansion of the hospital's emergency department, part of a larger hospital...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

AG Schimel seeks input on how to help Northwoods communities

IRONWOOD — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped by the Daily Globe’s office Wednesday during a swing through the Northwoods to visit local politicians and law enforcement officers and discuss ways the Wisconsin Department of Justice...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Lake Superior claims Saxon Harbor beach

HURLEY - With beach-going weather arriving across the Gogebic Range, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Department is warning residents Lake Superior has removed a considerable amount of sand from...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Ironwood bank teller pleads guilty to embezzlement charge

BESSEMER — An Ironwood bank teller pleaded guilty to attempting to embezzle money Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Karen Melanie Sell, 53, of Ironwood entered a guilty plea to one count of attempted embezzlement by an agent or trustee of...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 21, 2016

Hurley board approves athletic track repair

HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 Board of Education approved spending money on repairs to the school’s athletic track Monday in an effort to prevent more costly repairs down the road. “It’s time. It’s time to do something,” said district...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 20, 2016

Iron County receives coastal management grant

HURLEY — Iron County has received a $25,000 costal management grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Intergovernmental Relations, which will enable the county to continue its effort to develop its trail system. The mo...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2016

Local, state officials celebrate future Hurley grocery store

HURLEY - A crowd of around 50 people gathered in the parking lot of the former Hurley Super One on Tenth Avenue Friday for a ceremony in recognition of the city of Hurley receiving a grant that will...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2016

Ironwood man gets 4 months jail in larceny case

BESSEMER — An Ironwood man received the potential for a second chance in Gogebic County Circuit Court when he was sentenced on a larceny charge Thursday. Ira Asher Wilson-Johnson, 19, pleaded guilty to the five-year felony, larceny from a motor veh...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 17, 2016

Solid waste board approves '16-'17 budget

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority board approved the a budget for the upcoming fiscal year Thursday. The authority is projected to have $1,006,399 in revenue for the fiscal year beginning July 1. While the numbers could...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 16, 2016

Kimball, Northwoods Land Trust to dedicate Interstate Falls property

KIMBALL, Wis - The Northwoods Land Trust and town of Kimball are holding a ceremony June 25 to mark the protection of public access to Interstate Falls, The Northwoods Land Trust purchased property...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 15, 2016

Durant gets six months in pot theft case

BESSEMER - A Bessemer man was sentenced to jail time for breaking and entering with intent to steal Tuesday in Gogebic County's Circuit Court. Cody Lyle Durant, 23, was sentenced to six months in jail...

 
 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    June 13, 2016

Mercer rolls out 10th Lupine Junefest

MERCER, Wis. - Mercer held its 10th annual Lupine Junefest on Saturday. Around the area the sun was shining, and the lupine was out in full bloom for the event. Many bicyclists showed-up to...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 11, 2016

Copper Peak infrastructure upgrades continue

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - An inspection of the integrity of Copper Peak's launch structure began Monday, the latest in a series of work projects on the site over the last few weeks. The work is the latest...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 8, 2016

Iron County officials file election papers

HURLEY — With the passage of the June 1 filing deadline for candidates running in August’s partisan primary, it appears several county incumbents will be running for re-election unopposed — although a number of candidates have filed to run for...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 7, 2016

Supporters work to establish area Boys and Girls Club

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The effort to launch a Boys and Girls Club of America chapter in the area continues as a group of residents met Monday at the Ironwood Public Safety Department to discuss moving forward....

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 6, 2016

Bessemer graduates ready for next step

BESSEMER - Bessemer's Class of 2016 members are now alumni after the district celebrated its commencement ceremony Sunday at A.D. Johnston High School. The ceremony featured performances of "Pomp and...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 6, 2016

GRRRR raises funds for area trails

IRONWOOD - With dark storm clouds looming, bike riders from across the area took part in the seventh annual Go Ride R Range Ride Sunday. Organizers estimate 87 riders participated in the event, which...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 3, 2016

Iron County students study loon nests

MERCER, Wis. - Mercer eighth graders got the opportunity to visit three floating loon nest platforms Thursday as part of an Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department project. The students can...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 2, 2016

Hurley 3rd graders plant Silver Street flowers

HURLEY - Hurley's Silver Street looks a bit nicer after the area master gardeners and Hurley third graders planted flowers in the planting barrels along the street Wednesday. The annual event has...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 2, 2016

Weekend rain doesn't dampen ATV rally turnout

HURLEY — Motorized trail enthusiasts were in Iron County Memorial Day weekend to participate in the county’s 31st annual ATV/UTV weekend rally. While there wasn’t an official count, Hurley Chamber of Commerce marketing and events coordinator...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 2, 2016

Ontonagon, Ewen-Trout Creek students partipiate in Camp 911

ONTONAGON - Fifth grade students from Ontonagon and Ewen-Trout Creek schools, along with most of the law enforcement and emergency services representatives were at 911 Camp in Ontonagon Wednesday....

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 1, 2016

Iron County 4-H readies for summer events

HURLEY - With the arrival of June, Iron County Youth Development Agent Neil Klemme is gearing up for a summer of 4-H activities. One of the primary events is the annual summer camp for Iron County's...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 1, 2016

Air Choice One launches Minneapolis flights today

HURLEY — Among the items reported on by committee chairs during Tuesday’s Iron County Board of Supervisors meeting was Supervisor Paul Mullard’s announcement Air Choice One would begin flights to Minneapolis today. Mullard, who represents the...

 

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