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Articles from the August 30, 2017 edition

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County board debates Wishbones property

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Some members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors are sick of the lack of development at the former Wishbones restaurant property in...

 

GCC board hears food bank presentation

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College board meeting kicked off with a presentation by Dayle Jackson, director of student outreach and engagement....

 

Blight clean-up order approved

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission Monday ordered the removal of blight at 122 Luxmore St. after a public hearing was conducted. New owners took over the parcel in April, but there has been little change in the status of the blight there, acc...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 30 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood/Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story

 

Patrick James O'Neill

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Pat O'Neill, 80, of Ironwood, passed away on July 30, 2017. In one of his poems, he wrote "death sometimes stumbles with its clown-like shilly-shally." He "stumbled" with a brain... Full story

 

William Joseph Born

OSHKOSH, Wis. - William Joseph Born, 90, of Oshkosh, formerly of Ontonagon and White Pine, Mich., died peacefully on Aug. 7, 2017, with family by his side. Bill was born July 12, 1927, in Ontonagon,... Full story

 

James 'Jim' Estola

BLAINE, Minn. - James "Jim" Estola, of Blaine, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on Aug. 22, 2017, after a short illness. He was born Oct. 5, 1963, son of Reino and Doris Estola. He... Full story

 

Kenneth R. Nelson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Kenneth R. Nelson, 75, of Ironwood, died peacefully early Friday morning, Aug. 18, 2017, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Ken was born Dec. 26, 1941, in Bessemer... Full story

 

Florence June (nee Remes) Piet

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Florence June (nee Remes) Piet, 87, of Zion and formerly of Ironwood, Mich., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan. She was born June 17, 1930, in Ironwood. Florence retired from Fanstel... Full story