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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 30, 2014 

New computer system goes live at Aspirus Grand View

IRONWOOD - Since Sunday, Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, along with Aspirus Ontonagon and Aspirus Keweenaw, joined the Epic system, making medical records easier to share amongst hospitals,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 29, 2014

Bessemer Pumpkin Fest draws large crowd

By CORTNEY OFSTAD cofstad@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Beautiful weather graced the 36th annual Pumpkin Fest in Bessemer on Saturday, with sunshine, cloudless skies and temperatures in the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 29, 2014

'Hurley Pride' signs raise pride in community

HURLEY - Members of the Hurley K-12 School and Hurley community got artistic over the weekend, sharing their pride for the school district and the people that support it. Throughout the community, and... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 29, 2014

Phillips celebrates life

ONTONAGON - Dorothy Phillips' desire to go hunting during her two days off from teaching at the Ontonagon High School in 1984 probably saved her life. Phillips was helping out a friend, the late Gladys Chamberlain, who needed medical work at... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 27, 2014

Hurley K-12 students partner to create non-motorized trail

HURLEY - Students at the Hurley K-12 School are collaborating on a variety of subjects, from wood shop to art to science, to help create a community-based environment. Amy Nosal, AmeriCorps Vista... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 26, 2014

Mercer School District receives $50,000 grant

MERCER, Wis. - September has been a month to remember for the Mercer School District. On Sept. 16, the district received its state report cards, and finished well, not only at the local level, but acr... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 25, 2014

Iron County Mining Impact Committee accepting reclamation ideas

HURLEY - Reclamation, the 2015 budget and a project update from Gogebic Taconite were discussed by the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Wednesday. Committee chair Leslie Kolesar, of Saxon, said... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 25, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary supports 'Skates for Kids' program

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Rotary Club Wednesday presented the Ontonagon Amateur Hockey Association a check for the "Skates for Kids" program at the recreation facility. Jason Clinesmith, president of... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 19, 2014

Ironwood students settle into K-12 setting at Luther L. Wright

IRONWOOD - With nearly three weeks of school under their belts, students at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood are feeling comfortable with their surroundings. It marks the first time LLW is a K-12... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 16, 2014

New trooper at Wakefield State Police post

WAKEFIELD - After more than 10 years as a trooper at a Michigan State Police post in Hart, trooper John Kelly made a change, traveling nearly 400 miles north to Wakefield. On Aug. 30, Kelly became a... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 11, 2014

Hurley Education Foundation receives $35,000 from Midland

HURLEY - Hurley football fans were surprised during a game Friday against Lake Linden-Hubbell. It wasn't the score that sent them cheering, but a check presentation to the Hurley Education Foundation... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 9, 2014

Rocket launches Ironwood students into literacy challenge

IRONWOOD - Students at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood participated in a "Lift Off to Literacy" event Monday, which also marked International Literacy Day. Elementary, middle and high school... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 8, 2014

'Man Therapy' aims to give men safe place to vent

HURLEY - Suicide is something that has touched the lives of nearly every person. They know someone who has lost a loved one to suicide, or have had someone they love take their own life. It's a... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    News    September 5, 2014

Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thu... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 3, 2014

Luther L. Wright opens school year with K-12 students

IRONWOOD - The first day of school provides a unique set of challenges for students. New teachers, classmates and lockers can make the day seem daunting. For students in the Ironwood Area School... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 2, 2014

Festivale Italiano successful despite rain

HURLEY - After a rainy start, Festivale Italiano went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon in downtown Hurley, with more than 1,000 people attending the annual event. Rain caused the event to be... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 2, 2014

Creative floats highlight Ontonagon Labor Festival parade

ONTONAGON - Beautiful weather, large crowds, music, floats and some surprises highlighted the 57th annual Ontonagon Labor Festival parade Sunday in Ontonagon. The parade featured a special... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 30, 2014

Labor Day offers years of memories

When you have been involved with an organization as long as I have with the Ontonagon Labor Festival, you have many memories. For more than 50 years, with many chairmen and groups, the annual event... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 29, 2014

Inter-agency partnership benefits domestic violence victims

HURLEY - Since 2005, numerous agencies across Iron County have come together to respond to cases of domestic and sexual violence. The Iron County Coordinated Community Response Team is a partnership... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 28, 2014

Festivale Italiano to entice taste buds, draw crowds

HURLEY - Grab a fork and prepare to dine on authentic Italian cuisine during the annual Festivale Italiano in downtown Hurley on Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Dorrene O'Donnell, executive director... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 28, 2014

Highland Copper president to be parade marshal

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon Labor Festival officials learned Highland Copper president Dave Fennell will be the parade marshal at the Festival Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. The Ontonagon County Economic... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    August 23, 2014

Ontonagon County leads state in unemployment

Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County, the jobless rate fell from... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 22, 2014

Fancy Nancy Tea delights young readers

IRONWOOD - Young girls, and a few boys, dressed in their best finery on Thursday afternoon to attend the fifth annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party, hosted by the Ironwood Carnegie Library. The event was in t... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 21, 2014

Johnson tours Mercer business, mine site

MERCER, Wis. - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, toured Action Floor Systems in Mercer Wednesday, the proposed iron mine site near Upson and visited the Hurley K-12 School. Johnson, kicked off the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 20, 2014

Airport park grand opening sees rain

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 40 people came out on a drizzly Tuesday evening to celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park in Ironwood Township. The event allowed local residents to view... Full story

 

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