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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 16, 2014 

Bessemer moves forward with Deep Freeze grants

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is moving forward with the process of securing state-provided grants of more than $615,000 to help with repairs to damaged infrastructure from last winter's Deep Freeze... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 15, 2014

Gogebic County Community Mental Health to receive clean title of property

WAKEFIELD - Gogebic County Community Mental Health Authority is set to receive the rights and clean title to property in Wakefield it has used and occupied since 1995, following its final, Oct. 1 paym... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 13, 2014

Mercer reaches out

MERCER, Wis. - Around 200 people in the Mercer community and school district came together to help one of their own, Peyton Towne, a fourth-grade student who has a progressive liver disease called Byl... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 13, 2014

Hurley K-12 School opens 'Free Little Library' at front door

HURLEY - Hurley K-12 School now has two fully stocked libraries - even if one of them is only a small wooden box outside the front entrance. The box is known as a "Free Little Library," a movement cro... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 10, 2014

KARS program offers car seat education

WAKEFIELD - Parents of young children had the chance Tuesday to have their children's car seats thoroughly examined by members of local law enforcement and other certified child passenger safety... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 8, 2014

Walk, craft-vendors day raise money for Rainbow Connection

WAKEFIELD - More than 100 people participated in a walking event at Sunday Lake in Wakefield, with proceeds benefitting Rainbow Connection, an organization helping children and their families who... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 8, 2014

Airport fly-in day hopes to recruit future pilots

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Clear blue skies and temperatures in the 60s were the setting for the fly-in "Airport Day" held at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport in Ironwood Township on Saturday. Airport... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 5, 2014

Softball tournament raises money, awareness about suicide

GILE, Wis. - At 31 years old, Danny Baross, who was married with three children and an employee at the Ojibway Correctional Facility, committed suicide in 2009. There were 742 suicide deaths in... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 4, 2014

Gogebic Range Woodcarvers hold annual picnic

BESSEMER - About 20 people attended the annual picnic of the Gogebic Range Woodcarvers club Wednesday afternoon under the pavilion at Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer. Club members Dale and Phyllis... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 3, 2014

Bessemer council adds property to Bluff Valley Park

BESSEMER - Bessemer's City Council approved moving a piece of city-owned property into the Bluff Valley Park system during its meeting Tuesday. The decision was approved by a 4-1 vote, with council... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 29, 2014

GCC discusses marketing the college experience

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is expecting to roll out its new logo in January, which is just one phase of its new marketing plan that officials hope will attract more people to the school of... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Mentored Youth Hunting programs offered in Michigan, Wisconsin

Michigan and Wisconsin have established programs over the years to offer younger individuals the chance to hunt. According to the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources website, the Mentored... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Gogebic Community College gets strong academic quality report

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's Board of Trustees heard a positive update regarding the school's Academic Quality Improvement Program. Larry Gabka, who acts as AQIP coordinator for GCC, updated... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

4-H program teaches safe shooting techniques

IRONWOOD - A handful of kids took part in the Gogebic County 4-H Youth Shooting program, which has held weekly meetings during the summer to teach local children safe shooting techniques. Students... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Porkies music festival attracts wide array of attendees

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - The twangs of banjos and bass drum stomps were sent throughout the Porcupine Mountains this weekend and heard by hundreds of people who sat on blankets, in fold-up camping... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

Bessemer residents to receive trash, recycling containers

BESSEMER - New waste disposal services begin Sept. 2 in Bessemer and with it will come a change in pick-up days and no more blue trash bags. At its meeting Monday, the city council approved a resolution establishing the trash and recycling... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 21, 2014

Drive-in theater raises money for Hurley's 2015 Last Blast

HURLEY - Dozens of people attended a drive-in theater style fundraising event at the Hurley K-12 School Wednesday evening held by the 2015 Last Blast Committee. Hurley students graduating in 2015 and... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 20, 2014

Financial tech company looks to increase local presence

IRONWOOD - A San Francisco-based financial tech startup company is considering opening a branch office in the area, and held a casual job fair Tuesday in Ironwood to scout potential employees. The... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 19, 2014

City council denies snowshoe property sale

BESSEMER — Bessemer’s City Council denied selling the 7.1 acres of property near Steiger’s Field to private citizens, but did not make it an addition to nearby Bluff Valley Park as recommended by the city’s planning commission. At its... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 15, 2014

Backpack project provides supplies for students

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Students in need of school supplies in the Ironwood and Hurley school districts will get a little help from a local business and the Hurley Area Lioness through its Lori Lorendo... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 14, 2014

Planning commission: snowshoe property shouldn't be sold

BESSEMER - Bessemer's Planning Commission has recommended that city council shouldn't sell the 7.1 acres of public land near Steiger's Field to private citizens, and instead make it a part of Bluff... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 13, 2014

Bessemer Planning Commission to discuss snowshoe property

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission will discuss today the possible land sale of the public property near Steiger Field that roused some recent opposition from city residents. The original... Full story

 

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