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Articles from the August 31, 2017 edition

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Madden recognized by Boy Scouts

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - Patrick Madden has been a Boy Scout since 1958, earning the rank of Eagle Scout when John F. Kennedy was the president. Wednesday he received...


Organizations fund planting of 750 trees

By IAN MINIELLY IRONWOOD — The Daily Globe reached out to Deborah McCullough, Michigan State researcher, regarding the benefits of urban trees, after the DTE Energy Foundation and ReLeaf Michigan announced a $70, 110...


Township standoff defendant not competent to stand trial

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township man involved in a May standoff with police has been deemed not competent to stand trial and remanded to a psychiatric facility. Gogebic County Circuit Judge...


Community calendar

Thursday, Aug. 31 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Ano...


Larry Willard Hansen

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Larry Willard Hansen, 82, passed away on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. He was born June 17, 1935, in Kenton, to Violet (Jo) and Walter... 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