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 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 18, 2014

Grease fire quickly spreads through Freddie's in Hurley

HURLEY - For the second time in less than a year, a Hurley nightspot was struck by a major fire on Friday evening. A grease fire started at Freddie's Old-Time Saloon on Silver Street, causing heavy sm... Full story

 
 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    October 16, 2014

Hurley council must decide how to spend $600,000 grant

HURLEY - The Hurley City Council finds itself in the enviable position of having a $600,000 grant to spend. At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, the council discussed the money with Jeff... Full story

 
 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    October 15, 2014

Two Ironwood buildings saved from wrecking ball

IRONWOOD - Two structures that faced demolition in the city of Ironwood may be saved. The Ironwood City Commission on Monday granted Garron Stenstrom another 35-day extension to work on structures... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 13, 2014

Book sale benefits library

IRONWOOD - Friends of the Library proved Saturday that despite increased Internet use, reading books is as popular as ever. Good numbers of readers turned out for a used book sale in the auditorium... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 9, 2014

Ironwood in line for second coldest year dating to 1901

After experiencing the coldest year on record in 2014, Ironwood residents are now in line for the second most frigid 12-month period since 1901. That's the word from Kevin Crupi, of the National Weath... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 3, 2014

Bicycling Bodewes family completes another adventure

HAZELHURST, Wis. - Family vacations for the Joe and Molly Bodewes family of Hazelhurst, Wis., are never boring. In 2011, the family paddled 1,600 miles around Lake Superior in 72 days, finishing at... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 2, 2014

Farmers Almanac predicts another harsh winter ahead

After the most brutal winter in the past 110 years in Ironwood, Gogebic Range residents wouldn't mind a reprieve from the bitter cold for the next five months. The Farmers Almanac isn't predicting any... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 23, 2014

August continued cool weather pattern

IRONWOOD - Cool and wet best describes August in Ironwood, adding to a year of below average temperatures. In fact, Kevin Crupi, of the National Weather Service office in Marquette, said the first... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 20, 2014

Kloth to be sentenced on 2 mine fracas charges

HURLEY - A Weston, Wis., woman on Friday entered no contest pleas to two charges in connection with a heated confrontation with Gogebic-Taconite employees at the site of a proposed iron mine. Katie... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 19, 2014

Fall color could linger

Look for a later fall color show than normal on the Gogebic Range. Because of the ample rainfall that has included around 5 inches already in September in Ironwood, the colors may stick around at... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 16, 2014

Oman's Creek boat landing may reopen on Wednesday

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said it hopes the Oman's Creek boat landing at Little Girl's Point will be reopened to Lake Superior boaters by Wednesday.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 15, 2014

City cleans up in sunshine

IRONWOOD - Vehicles were lined up about 12 deep along Ayer Street Saturday morning as sunshine greeted Ironwood's annual fall clean-up day. City residents got rid of trash of all sorts in the... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 15, 2014

Keweenaw Land honored for 20 years of forest certification

IRONWOOD - Keweenaw Land Association was recognized Friday afternoon for being a leader in forest management certification. In fact, Keweenaw was the first publicly-traded company in the country to be... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Lake Superior shoreline cleaned up of debris after gales of September

The clean-up from the gales on Lake Superior continued Thursday morning at Saxon Harbor and Little Girl's Point. The Tuesday and Wednesday storm resulted in north winds of up to around 50 mph washing... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Mining Memorial Heritage Day planned for Sept. 20 in Ironwood

IRONWOOD - Saturday, Sept. 20, has officially been proclaimed Mining Memorial Heritage Day in Ironwood. City commissioners on Monday adopted a resolution designating the special day. The commission le... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 11, 2014

Hurley fire extinguished

HURLEY - A Wednesday fire destroyed an unattached garage and damaged the vinyl on the side of a house at 104 Germania St. in Hurley. Hurley Fire Chief Darrell Petrusha said the garage was fully... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 11, 2014

Winds whip up waves on lake

On a hot, muggy Tuesday afternoon, Eagle Bluff Golf Club groundskeeper Jeff Tenlen was aerating the greens, a process in which dime-sized holes are poked into the surfaces. It was 77 degrees in... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 5, 2014

Kenny's Studio demolition bid comes in high

IRONWOOD - The city of Ironwood has received only one bid to demolish the former Kenny's Studio building at 227 E. Aurora St., next to the Carnegie Library. The city commission will meet Monday at... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 3, 2014

Wet holiday weekend fills waterways

Labor Day weekend of 2014 will be remembered as one of wetness and lightning across the Gogebic Range. A Sunday night lightning storm that extended into Monday morning caused area streams to rise and... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 26, 2014

Commission approves scaled down deer hunt

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission decided Monday to again conduct a city deer hunt, but it will be scaled down from previous years. In approving a 2014 archery hunt, city commissioners rejected a... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 19, 2014

Levin: Afghanistan effort not a failure

IRONWOOD - As Carl Levin prepares to leave office after spending the past 36 years as a U.S. senator, he wants Americans to know the effort in Afghanistan has not been a failure. While he said polls... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 16, 2014

Potato River, Bond Falls listed in online top 10

Two of the area's numerous waterfalls have been identified by CNN.com as in the top 10 in America. The secluded Potato River Falls, in Gurney, Wis., and Bond Falls, in Paulding, are among the best in... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 15, 2014

Ideal weather greets opening of fair here

IRONWOOD - Cool, precipitation-free weather greeted Gogebic County Fairgoers on opening day Thursday as entries continued to be accepted in all departments. In front of the grandstand, area high... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 7, 2014

Detour will continue after project paving

IRONWOOD - The present detour set-up will remain the same when half of U.S. 2 is paved this summer during the reconstruction project. When the infrastructure work is completed, including placement... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 2, 2014

Iron fair opens three-day run in Saxon with ideal weather

SAXON, Wis. - Nicholas Walesewicz was keeping a close watch on his rabbits as the 84th Iron County Fair opened Friday at Saxon. Ideal weather greeted fair-goers as the crowd grew around 6 p.m., while... Full story

 

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