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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 31, 2014 

Michigan Harvest Gathering campaign collects 6,000 pounds of food in Ironwood

WAKEFIELD - Three food pantries in Ironwood, Bessemer and Watersmeet, were given thousands of pounds of food during a recent food drive by the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post. The drive was Oct.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 30, 2014

Hurley students learn about healthy choices

HURLEY - Elementary students at the Hurley K-12 School showed their support of healthy choices, presented what they believe responsibility is and even silly-stringed their principal. Throughout this... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 29, 2014

Township looks to fill planning commission seat

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board discussed an open position on the planning commission Monday. Commission member Frank Genisot is leaving his position, effective Jan. 1. The board will... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 27, 2014

Italian night supports Iron County Memorial Building restoration

HURLEY - Local residents dined on Italian food on Sunday afternoon in support of the on-going restoration project at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. According to committee members... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 25, 2014

Putting on a good face

IRONWOOD - Asked about the upcoming Halloween tour at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood student Angelina Jarvela said, "This is not your grandma's haunted house." On Oct. 30-31, area youth in... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 24, 2014

Public ideas for reclamation topic of Iron County Mining Impact meeting

HURLEY - More questions were raised than ideas presented during a reclamation-themed meeting of the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Thursday. About 20 people attended. The overall purpose was to... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 23, 2014

Ironwood Township residents ponder road millage

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 10 residents attended a special Ironwood Township Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday to hear a presentation about a proposed road millage. Randy Scott, an engineer with... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 21, 2014

Ironwood board approves playground equipment installation

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education approved spending $21,000 on new playground equipment and installing old playground equipment during a meeting Monday. According to superintende... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 20, 2014

Zion Lutheran Women's Club hosts salad luncheon, fall festival

IRONWOOD - For more than 30 years, the Zion Lutheran Women's Club has hosted a salad luncheon and fall festival in October. Saturday, the tradition continued with more than 40 people who attended... Full story

 
 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    October 17, 2014

Hurley School seniors clean up Saxon Harbor park

SAXON, Wis. - Thirty-five Hurley K-12 School seniors helped clean up the Saxon Harbor park Thursday as part of a service learning project. It is a graduation requirement for the students, and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 10, 2014

Hurley students art projects displayed in Human Services building in Madison

HURLEY - Fifteen Hurley students had art pieces displayed at the Wisconsin Department of Human Resources building in Madison from Aug. 10 through Oct. 3. According to art teacher Terry Davis, the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    Community    October 8, 2014

Hurley youth wins at Wisconsin 4-H Horse Expo

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Hurley eighth grader Dayne Stuhr competed at the 2014 Wisconsin State 4-H Horse Expo, facing other 4-H horse members from across the state. The expo was Sept. 11-14 at the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 7, 2014

Waterfalls offer addition to fall color viewing

MERCER, Wis. - With fall weather sticking around before the snow flurries stay, people are encouraged to visit waterfalls across Iron County. The idea to promote the 11 waterfalls in the county came... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 6, 2014

Saxon, Gurney celebrate fall

SAXON, Wis. - More than 50 people spent Saturday night participating in a live auction as part of a the annual Fall Harvest Fundraiser for the Saxon-Gurney Community Presbyterian Church. Attendees... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 2, 2014

Hurley streets receive new trees

HURLEY - Around 20 volunteers from different local organizations and agencies braved cold, rainy weather to help plant trees across the city of Hurley on Tuesday. The planting is part of a Wisconsin... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 1, 2014

Supervisors focus on economic growth for Iron County

HURLEY - Economic development was the main topic during Tuesday's Iron County Board of Supervisors meeting. On Thursday, members of the board are invited to attend a workshop sponsored by the Iron... Full story

 
 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 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 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

 

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