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 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2018 

Taste of Northwoods raises money for Mercer students

MERCER, Wis. - Some of the best culinary talents in the region put their skills to the test Sunday at the Taste of the Northwoods fundraiser at the Mercer Community Center. The event, in its fifth...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2018 

Ironwood bands perform spring concert

IRONWOOD - Proud parents got a chance to see their children's musical talent Sunday afternoon, as the Historic Ironwood Theatre played host to the Ironwood Area Schools' spring concert. District band...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 12, 2018

GCC marks 84th graduation

IRONWOOD - With the hard part completed over the past months and years, Friday was the payoff for the graduates taking part in Gogebic Community College's 84th annual commencement ceremony. Following...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 12, 2018

Pope orders almost $1.4 million restitution in township embezzlement case

BESSEMER — Just under $1.4 million — that’s the amount former Ironwood Township Treasurer Jyl Renee Olson-DeRosso is ordered to pay in restitution as part of her criminal case on embezzlement and forgery charges. After listening to arguments...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 11, 2018

Ironwood enters superintendent contract talks

IRONWOOD — While the details still need to be hammered out and the paperwork still needs to be signed, it appears the Ironwood Area Schools is concluding its superintendent search. A little more than a week after narrowing the field of candidates...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 9, 2018

Vendors display wares at Cabin Fever Craft Show

IRONWOOD - While vendor turnout may have been down a little from past years, people seemed to leave the Pat O'Donnell Civic Center happy Saturday for the annual Cabin Fever Craft Show. "It was a good...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 9, 2018

Pruning class helps tree owners prepare for spring

IRONWOOD — With the growing season approaching, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Gogebic County Conservation District and Range Master Gardeners held a tree pruning workshop at Gogebic Community College Saturday. Darrin Kimbler, a horticultur...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 4, 2018

Mullard wins Hurley mayor race by 1 vote

HURLEY - If there was ever a question whether an individual's vote mattered, Hurley's mayoral race Tuesday was a powerful argument in favor of the power of voting as Paul Mullard defeated incumbent...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 4, 2018

Guenard wins Montreal mayoral race

MONTREAL — The city of Montreal has a new mayor, after Erik Guenard toppled incumbent Todd Haeger in Tuesday’s election. Guenard received 144 votes to Haeger’s 65. Haeger was elected mayor two years ago. In the city’s two uncontested city...

 

Third fire victim found at scene

IRONWOOD — Another body has been found in the aftermath of Wednesday's fire in downtown Ironwood, bringing the total number of fatalities to three. The body was the second recovered Thursday,...

 

Big Powderhorn rings in new year

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Even though the cold temperatures kept most people from staying outside too long, it failed to dampen the mood at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort Sunday as the ski hill hosted its...

 

Embezzlement charges selected top story of 2017

Editor’s note: The Daily Globe is counting down the top five local stories of 2017. Ironwood Township’s financial irregularities and the criminal charges against former township treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso was selected as the biggest story of...

 

Panthers persevere through Drummond's grind-it-out style

EWEN - Pass. Pass. Pass. Reset. Pass. Pass. Pass. And then maybe after 45 seconds, the Drummond Lumberjacks would put up a shot. On and on the methodical pace went, as the Ewen-Trout Creek Panthers...

 

DOVE receives Christmas donations

IRONWOOD - Representatives from Villa Maria Heath and Rehabilitation Center visited DOVE Inc. Thursday morning to drop off collected donations to the domestic violence shelter. "The donations are an...

 

Bessemer death identified as Minnesota woman

BESSEMER — On Wednesday the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department released the identify of a woman who was found dead in Bessemer last week. Quinn Erin Archer, 31, of Detroit Lakes, was found Dec. 11 in a house on the 1600 block of South Hadley...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 21, 2017

Nousiainen named to Ontonagon County Board

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County Board has a new commissioner. On Tuesday, the county board selected Robert Nousiainen, of Bruce Crossing, to represent district 3, including Rockland, Stannard and...

 

Iron County joins statewide legal effort against opioid makers

HURLEY — Iron County is joining other Wisconsin counties in filing lawsuits against the manufactures of opioid medications, after the Iron County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to that effect Tuesday. The lawsuit is part of the...

 

Families flock to LLW for gingerbread building event

IRONWOOD - The line was out the cafeteria door Saturday at Luther L. Wright K-12 School Saturday for the annual gingerbread house building workshop, and the rush didn't really slow down until the...

 

Iron County board to vote on budget, tax increase

HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve the county’s budget for the 2018 fiscal year Tuesday, which — unless the board changes the figures — will include a millage increase. The expected rate will be .0056 mill,...

 

Ironwood native finds outlet for fitness passion

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Ironwood native Nik Patrick has a passion and job that fit well together - crossfit training and working at Titletown Crossfit in Green Bay, where he is director of operations and...

 

Morning fire destroys Ironwood house

IRONWOOD - A fire early Friday morning has left an Ironwood house a total loss. The Ironwood Public Safety Department responded to a 1:50 a.m. report of a structure fire at 321 Alfred Wright Blvd....

 

Motion hearing set for Aging Unit lawsuit

HURLEY - Lawyers representing the Aging Unit of Iron County and its former director are expected to be in court Monday for a motion hearing in a lawsuit regarding a dispute about the benefits the director is owed. A motion for summary judgement in...

 

Dredging re-opens Oman's Creek

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Dredging once again took place this week at Little Girl's Point as workers attempt to keep Oman's Creek open and unblocked by sediment. The Department of Natural Resources has...

 

No broadband grant for Iron County

HURLEY — It appears Iron County will have to wait to implement its latest broadband internet project after the county failed to be awarded a state grant in the latest round of funding. Last week, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission awarded $1.5...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 15, 2017

Lumberjack shows 'Channel the Flannel'

IRONWOOD - Wood chips and sawdust were flying Friday outside Jacquart Fabric Products' Stormy Kromer facility as lumberjacks competed in various races as part of a "Channel the Flannel" Summer Bash. L...

 

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