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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 31, 2014 

'Professional RVers' make stop at Black River Harbor

By RYAN JARVI rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Brock Inglehart and Leola Walker are originally from southwest Michigan near Kalamazoo, but they have an official mailing address in Box... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 31, 2014 

Gogebic CC looks for new image

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is looking to increase its appeal with a new logo and website, as well as improve its social media presence, to attract more potential students. Some of the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 28, 2014

Alumni, friends honored at Hurley school

HURLEY - Four people were honored with the Distinguished Alumni and Friends Award given by the Hurley Education Foundation during its 12th annual awards ceremony held Saturday morning in the commons... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 26, 2014

Summit focuses on aging-friendly communities

OMA, Wis. - The second annual Aging-Friendly Communities Summit was held on Friday at the Oma Town Hall and featured a number of speakers discussing a variety of topics from elder law to dementia.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 26, 2014

Timekeepers

HURLEY - The Iron County Historical Society and the Iron County Museum has taken recent measures to insure the clock at the old courthouse building keeps ticking. Members of the historical society,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 25, 2014

'Art Park' green space

IRONWOOD - Members of the Downtown Ironwood Development Authority heard a brief update about a proposed "Art Park" for an empty lot on Aurora Street Thursday morning. Ironwood Community Development... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 24, 2014

Zombies invade Ironwood as Strand demonstrates demons

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library hosted a day of zombie-related events, including zombie make-up face-painting, on Tuesday afternoon. Ironwood resident Tyler Strand used liquid latex, powders... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 24, 2014

Impact committee eyes reclamation of G-Tac mine site

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee discussed possible reclamation efforts at its meeting on Wednesday that would follow the mine being proposed by Gogebic Taconite near Upson, Wis. Joe... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 22, 2014

Bessemer looks to unload some commercial properties

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is looking to promote and advertise some of its commercially zoned property with hopes of spurring some economic development in the area. The Bessemer City Council... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 17, 2014

Hiawatha to get 50th birthday party Saturday

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Chamber of Commerce will host a historical presentation with a few speakers to commemorate the 50th birthday of the giant fiberglass statue of Native American chief Hiawatha... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 17, 2014

Bessemer Blast 50/50 winner claims $28,338 prize

BESSEMER - The big jackpot of $28,338 from the 2014 Bessemer Blast 50/50 raffle has finally been claimed by a Wisconsin woman. Gwen Arbuckle, of Odanah, Wis., a supervisor at the Moccasin Trail... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 16, 2014

Bessemer Township set to improve gravel roads

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - The Bessemer Township Board recently approved a construction project to improve four of its gravel roads at a cost of nearly $85,000. The four roads to undergo construction are... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 16, 2014

Little Finland to celebrate 50 years

HURLEY - The cultural organization Little Finland will celebrate 50 years of existence with a three-day festival beginning July 25 featuring music, dances and traditional Finnish foods. Sonja Luoma,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 14, 2014

Ramsay gets 'taste of traditional Americana circus'

RAMSAY - You know the old familiar aromas: that fried-food scent of heaven, roasted peanuts, the sugary sweetness wafting in from the creation of cotton candy, something reminiscent of farm life, and... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 12, 2014

Festival Ironwood hopes to attract the crowds

IRONWOOD - The major event of the year for the city of Ironwood is coming back once again, and it's bringing a few new attractions with it. Festival Ironwood will run from July 16-20, and chief... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 12, 2014

USPS surveys Montreal Post Office customers

MONTREAL, Wis. - The Montreal Post Office is one of 13,000 small branch offices throughout the nation that may have its hours of operation reduced under the U.S. Postal Service's "POST Plan." The plan... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 12, 2014

National Guard convoy stays night in Ironwood gymnasium

IRONWOOD - A bridging unit of the Michigan National Guard made a pit stop at Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood on Friday on its way to Camp Ripley in Minnesota. Capt. Alek Willson said the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 11, 2014

Grant may help local cities remove blighted properties

BESSEMER - Gogebic County is one of five counties in Michigan expecting grant monies from the state to help remove a few of its blighted properties. Gogebic County Treasurer Sue Pertile said she... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 10, 2014

Bessemer Planning Commission wants closer look at city property

BESSEMER - There's about 7.1 acres of city-owned property to the north and west of Steiger's Field that's raising concerns among a few Bessemer citizens. A couple residents want to purchase the land... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 8, 2014

Airport's first flight successful

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport is once again open for commercial travel after months without during a transition from one air service provider to another. The first flight... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 7, 2014

Ramsay celebrates 4th of July with community events

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township-Ramsay Fourth of July Committee hosted a day for the community to gather for live music, food and beverages, and the chance to enjoy more fireworks on Saturday. Though... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 7, 2014

Gurney centennial brings community together

GURNEY, Wis. - The little town of Gurney, Wis., celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday with a parade, games, food and other activities for all to enjoy at its community park. Penny Rowe, chair of t... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 5, 2014

Bessemer Blast ends with bang

BESSEMER — Bessemer Blast 2014 came to a close Friday night with a spectacular “Thunder on the Mountain” fireworks show that lasted about 40 minutes and attracted quite the crowd. Before the fir... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 3, 2014

Wakefield Variety Show attracts large crowd

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield Historical Society hosted its Hometown Variety Show that drew a crowd of around 100 people to the Wakefield-Marenisco High School music room-auditorium on Wednesday. Denise... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    July 3, 2014

Raccoons foil domino event

BESSEMER - People excited to see the 23rd Annual Domino Fall, a Bessemer Blast attraction that draws a crowd every year, approached the doors of the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium on Wednesday... Full story

 

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