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 By Ian Minielly    News    December 9, 2017

Students hear anti-bullying message

IRONWOOD - Mariah Moore, 20-time martial arts world champion with another 19 national championships, visited Gogebic Community College Friday to talk to 7-12 grade area students about bullying. She...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    October 16, 2017

Little Finland hosts Fall Harvest dance

KIMBALL, Wis. - The parking area was packed, but the dancers were slow to take the floor at Little Finland's Fall Harvest dance Sunday afternoon. Priscilla Stephani and Ginger Benninghoff, two...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    October 16, 2017

Bessemer City Council to hold hearing on ATV trail group

BESSEMER — The Bessemer city council will hold a public hearing on the special use request by the Gogebic Range Trail Authority this evening at 5:30 at city hall. The GRTA is requesting approval as sponsors for off-road vehicle use of the trail. It...

 
 By IAN MINIELLY    News    August 26, 2017

Harness racing brings fast action to Gogebic County Fair

IRONWOOD - Harness racing packed the grandstand Friday afternoon at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds for six, fast-paced races. Chris Frenzel, out of Marshfield, Wis., brought five horses to the fair...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    August 19, 2017

Library to hold end of summer celebration

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library is hosting a dual event on Monday to celebrate the end of the summer reading program and solar eclipse. Lynne Wiercinski, librarian, said Monday's event will...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    August 5, 2017

Groundbreaking ceremony planned for Mercer VFW

MERCER — VFW Post 9536 in Mercer is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 12 at 1:30 p.m. The general public is invited and the post has invited town dignitaries and business owners to join them, rain or shine. A covered pavilion is being staged...

 
 By IAN MINIELLY    News    July 15, 2017

Festival Ironwood to celebrate 25 years

IRONWOOD - Festival Ironwood opens Wednesday at Depot Park and surrounding locations in downtown Ironwood. Co-chairs Will Corcoran and Keith Johnson visited the Globe Thursday to discuss the event and...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    July 8, 2017

Bessemer Fourth of July goes off without a hitch

BESSEMER — Linda Nelson said the Fourth of July events in Bessemer went off very well. The weather did not result in any cancellations or delays, even though they had to move one event inside, planned as a contingency. Nelson said the 50-50 sales w...

 
 By IAN MINIELLY    News    July 5, 2017

Bessemer Blast concludes with parade, fireworks

BESSEMER - A low flying plane made three passes at tree-top level, right down Sophie Street, initiating the start of Bessemer's Fourth of July parade Tuesday evening. It was all a prelude to the Besse...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    May 27, 2017

Fire consumes Ironwood home Friday morning

IRONWOOD - There is not much left to see. Fire consumed an Ironwood home at 23 Brogan St. in the vicinity of South Range Road early Friday morning. The fire was reported at 3:50 a.m., and by the time...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    May 13, 2017

Gogebic Community College holds 83rd commencement

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College president Jim Lorenson, in his welcoming remarks before introducing John Lupino, chairperson, for the 83rd commencement in GCC history, said to the assembled...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    May 13, 2017

Gogebic Miner Football Club to include Ironwood

RAMSAY — A fundraising event begun to help defray the costs of shuttling Watersmeet football players to Wakefield-Marenisco over a decade ago has shed another skin and taken on new life. The first change was the initial birth, to help support the...

 
 By IAN MINIELLY    News    May 6, 2017

Boxes among us: Lions collect eyeglasses

HURLEY - The Hurley Lions Club, with 40 to 50 members, is active in providing eyeglasses to the second and third world. To do this, the club maintains an old mailbox it painted purple and stationed...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 18, 2017

Coleman makes case regarding city attorney

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council came together in council's chamber Monday to discuss regular city business with a condensed agenda. The council...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 15, 2017

Kids come together at Carnegie

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Carnegie Library in Ironwood hosts a Pokemon Club every second and fourth Thursday at 4 p.m. Mac Byrne donates his time to work with the kid...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 14, 2017

Range Oldtimers Softball League gears up, discusses possibility of co-ed play

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Like a scene straight out of a Mario Puzo book, the skippers of the Range Oldtimers Softball League circled around three square tables...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 13, 2017

Planning Commission helps city with blight, discusses marijuana

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission came together Wednesday evening and took care of business and the commission and audience turned around and...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 12, 2017

Bessemer board makes presentation on May 2 school bond proposal

BESSEMER - Proponents of a May 2 bond issue gathered in the A.D. Johnston High School multi-purpose room in Bessemer Tuesday evening to discuss the bond and project. No one spoke in opposition. Beth...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 10, 2017

Bessemer man follows advice to healthy living

BESSEMER — Louis Miskovich’s grandpa said Louis should be a barber, not only because the city of Bessemer needed a barber after the last one retired, but also because Miskovich has the gift for gab. Miskovich listened closely and set to becoming...

 
 By IAN MINIELLY    News    April 7, 2017

Packers stop by

The Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour passed through the area Wednesday, somewhat in secret, as team officials kept their local schedule close to the vest. The team left Ashland, Wis., Thursday morning...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 4, 2017

Bessemer City Council members continue to battle over old issues

BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council moved through many items on the agenda Tuesday, but those results were overshadowed twice by heated discussions about which city officials are truly looking out for the city. The most contentious of the two was...

 
 By ian Minielly    News    April 1, 2017

Dianda discusses issues with residents

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, visited Contrast Coffee in downtown Ironwood Friday afternoon to give local residents a chance to share...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    March 18, 2017

Ironwood man finishes race despite suffering heart attack

IRONWOOD - Last Saturday, Gary Engstrom of Ironwood finished the Calumet Great Bear Chase cross country ski race naked and prone, registering a fourth place finish in his age bracket. That's pretty...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    March 4, 2017

BOLDly skiing at ABR

IRONWOOD - Skiers and guides from the Blind Outdoor Leisure Development group cross country skied at ABR on Friday and are expected to stay in the area and ski over the weekend. BOLD is sponsored by...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    March 4, 2017

Iron County's aging unit stays independent

HURLEY — The Aging Unit of Iron County Board of Directors discussed a resolution regarding its status on Friday. Would it cease to exist as a nonprofit and become a county entity as it was under the false impression it was mandated to do, or would...

 

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