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 By Associated Press    Sports    July 6, 2015 

Best in the world

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. burst to a...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 2, 2015

Michigan State Police Wakefield Post to hold open house

WAKEFIELD — Michigan State Police’s Wakefield Post is opening its doors to the community during its annual open house on Friday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the post at 100 Sunday Lake St. residents will get to interact with representatives from...

 
 By Alan Schneider    News    June 29, 2015

Bessemer begins week of Fourth of July activities

BESSEMER - The weather was clear and warm as the Bessemer Blast 2015 festivities continued on Saturday. The morning included the annual Hometown Run/Walk and Tot Trot, and events held at the Sophie...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 29, 2015

Ironwood hosts UP Historical Conference

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Historical Society played host to the 2015 Upper Peninsula History Conference, which wrapped up Sunday. Around 150 history idividuals attended the conference - which ran...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 29, 2015

Unemployment up across most of Western UP

Unemployment rose in five of the six western Upper Peninsula counties in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Market. The civilian labor market grew in both Gogebic and Ontonagon counties with both total employment and the unemployment rate rising...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 27, 2015

Tree lighting kicks off Bessemer 4th of July festivities

BESSEMER - A small crowd gathered at the pocket park on Sophie Street in downtown Bessemer Friday for the sixth annual Tree of Honor tree lighting ceremony that kicks off the city's 4th of July...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 26, 2015

4-H Trailblazers explore great outdoors

HURLEY - A group of Iron County kids cycled along County Road C to the Gile Flowage on Thursday to explore the shoreline before continuing on to Mount Zion in Ironwood Township as part of the county...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 26, 2015

4th of July celebrations 'blast' off in Bessemer

BESSEMER - Bessemer's 4th of July celebrations are set to begin today with the city's sixth annual Tree of Honor Lighting Ceremony at 7 p.m. in the pocket park on Sophie Street. Each year the...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 24, 2015

National Weather Service to build station at Ontonagon marina

ONTONAGON — Ontonagon residents will be able to get their marine weather information close to home under an agreement signed by the Ontonagon Village Council Monday. The village agreed to lease village property at the Ontonagon marina to the...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 23, 2015

Ontonagon to add agriculture class to curriculum

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Area Board of Education heard about a new program which will be included in the Ontonagon curriculum through the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District. Superintendent-Principal Jim Bobula said an agriculture...

 
 By CRAIG REMSBURG - Marquette Mining Journal    Sports    June 22, 2015

North takes girls' U.P. All-Star victory

MARQUETTE - Points weren't easy to come by for Watersmeet's Frannie Zelinski or Ewen-Trout Creek's Molly Niemi. But they both contributed, Niemi for the North, which beat Zelinski and the South 68-62 in Saturday's U.P. All-Star Classic at Marquette...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2015

Penokee Range 4-H holds 'meat tasting' in preparation for county fair

HURLEY - Members of the Penokee Range 4-H program were at Stoffel's Country Store on Saturday to offer customers samples from a variety of dishes made with animals raised by the 4-H program. The purpo...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 20, 2015

Area farmers markets kick off soon

As the warm weather lingers and vegetables continue to grow, several area farmers markets are getting ready to begin. The Iron County Farmers Market in Hurley is held at the pavilion on U.S. 51, across from Chippewa Valley Bank from 10 a.m. to 2...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2015

Hurley students learn nutrition through gardening

HURLEY — Although the dark skies meant turnout was lower than expected, members of the Hurley K-12 Garden to Market program continued working in the garden behind the school on Wednesday with help from members of the University of Wisconsin’s Iro...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2015

Volunteers refurbish Ironwood ball field

IRONWOOD - A group of volunteers from the Ironwood Little League gathered at the John Krznarich Field in Ironwood, near Day and Vaughn streets, Saturday for some much needed maintenance. The group...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 17, 2015

Commission recommends mining ordinance approval

HURLEY — Iron County moved one step closer to having a mining ordinance on Tuesday when the Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning Committee voted to send the most recent draft of the ordinance to the County Board of Supervisors for...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 16, 2015

Iron County receives stewardship grants

HURLEY — The Iron County’s forest will soon be expanded through two Knowles-Nelson Stewardship grants from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to purchase additional land. The grants will be used for two projects, according to Iron Coun...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 15, 2015

Participants walk, run and roll to support New Beginnings

WAKEFIELD - 75 participants gathered near Sunday Lake in Wakefield Saturday morning for New Beginnings Pregnancy Support Services' annual walk, run and roll fundraiser. Organizers were pleased with the turnout that the annual event generated. "(I'm)...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 12, 2015

Iron County 4-H uses grants to offer programs throughout summer

HURLEY — With a summer schedule full of activities for the younger residents of Iron County, the 4-H program continues to seek ways to fund the various activities it offers. While Neil Klemme, the youth development agent with the University of...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 11, 2015

Erwin Township Board of Trustees names new clerk

ERWIN TOWNSHIP - The Erwin Township Board of Trustees appointed Vicky Finco as the township's new clerk at the board's Wednesday meeting, following the resignation of Prisilla Gerovac. Gerovac's...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 10, 2015

Ironwood's summer program begins

IRONWOOD - Around 10 students showed up for Ironwood Area School's summer program on Tuesday where they read books and completed online assignments in the school's library. Designed to prevent student...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 8, 2015

Wakefield man in custody following police standoff

WAKEFIELD — At around 8 p.m. on Saturday, the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a suicidal male at his Wakefield residence, according to a department news release. Officers on the scene, along with a family member, were...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 8, 2015

Grrrreat day for a bike ride

BESSEMER - The sun was out for the sixth annual Go Ride R Range Ride on Saturday. Beginning in Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park, the roughly 50 cyclists who participated biked to Rigoni's Bar and back to the park, according to organizer Jim Mildren, a...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 8, 2015

Community members meet to discuss moving beyond 'The Way We Worked'

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Ten organizers of the recent "The Way We Worked" exhibition and other interested members of the community gathered in the court room on the...

 

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