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 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

 
 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 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 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 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

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 19, 2014

Office space contentious point for school board

IRONWOOD - The location of offices inside Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood were a focal point of discussion that split the board during an Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education meeting Monday... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 16, 2014

Airport Recreation Park celebrates grand opening

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Ironwood Township will celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park on Tuesday. The event runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the pavilion at the park. According to... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 15, 2014

Tax delinquent properties action eyed

HURLEY - Enough is enough. The Iron County Finance Committee took steps Thursday to prevent tax delinquent properties from showing up year after year. There are around 13 properties in Iron County... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 14, 2014

Community rallies around Colassaco-DeRosso

HURLEY - Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., with one person dying every four minutes as a result. The symptoms are silent, sudden and leave devastating effects on those who... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 13, 2014

Bewley vs. Deutch, Meyers vs. Francis will headline local November ballot

Party battles came to a head during the primary election across Wisconsin on Tuesday. Votes during the election were cast along party lines, and in Iron County, more people voted on the Democratic... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 12, 2014

Township plans Airport Park open house

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees was busy Monday, discussing the final details of two events taking place in a few weeks. The township is hosting an open house to celebrate... Full story

 

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