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 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

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 11, 2014

Family Fun Shoot aims at safety

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Children and parents were invited out to the range for an annual Superior Range Family Fun Shoot event on Sunday afternoon. Members of the Superior Range Shooter's Club hosted the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Cause to 'believe in'

BESSEMER - Names of loved ones were written on paper bags that lined the track at Massie Field Friday afternoon. On the infield grass were tents, a dunk tank and a big, pink logging truck all set up... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Paavo: Running with science

HURLEY - As of Friday afternoon, 588 people had signed up to take part in today's 46th Paavo Nurmi Marathon. During registration at the Hurley K-12 School, race officials said there were 48 teams sign... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 8, 2014

Gogebic County Fairgrounds still accessible for eastbound U.S. 2 traffic

IRONWOOD - Eastbound traffic on U.S. 2 will still have access to the Gogebic County Fair set to begin next week, regardless of the ongoing U.S. 2 reconstruction. Several traffic barricades equipped... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 7, 2014

North Country Welding may be featured on television show

BESSEMER - Two local welders may get a shot at being on national T.V. Employees of Lucky Dog Films, a television and video production company, are eyeing up Skeeter Winkowski and Jake Armata, of... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

After 11.8 percent of Gogebic County’s 13,481 registered voters submitted ballots at the polls Tuesday, the results are in. Michigan voters approved the ballot’s Proposal 1, which looks to remove... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 6, 2014

Bessemer prioritizes repairs for deep freeze damages

BESSEMER - Bessemer city officials are in the process of applying for grant money provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to fund repairs to damaged infrastructure resulting from thi... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 2, 2014

Couple shares courthouse wedding

BESSEMER - With vows exchanged underwater or near volcanoes, and reception parties with hundreds of guests and price tags for thousands of dollars, the norm for weddings seems to be shifting toward... Full story

 
 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

 

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