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Articles from the December 30, 2017 edition

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Embezzlement charges selected top story of 2017

Editor’s note: The Daily Globe is counting down the top five local stories of 2017. Ironwood Township’s financial irregularities and the criminal charges against former township treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso was selected as the biggest story of...

 

Snowshoers going strong

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Superior Snowshoe Walking group has released its 2018 schedule. It is the seventh year for the snowshoe walks and while Sam Davey said they used to have 100-plus come out for each walk,...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 30, 2017

Nasty weather forecast through New Year's Day

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Now comes the real nasty stuff. After a week of sub-zero temperatures across the Gogebic Range, a winter weather advisory was in effect for Iron County, Wis., and the Ironwood area through Sunday. The...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 30, 2017

Vintage Snowmobiles

BOB HAWKINSON, of Mellen, Wis., attempts to start his vintage red Rupp snowmobile at the Ironwood Depot Park Friday night. Snowmobilers kicked off today's vintage races at the Gogebic County...

 

Hugh Parmelee Drury

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Hugh Parmelee Drury, 87, of Ironwood, died Dec.17, 2017, quietly in his home, surrounded by loved ones. Hugh was born in Iron Mountain on Oct.19, 1930. He graduated from John D.... Full story

 

Veronica B. Skolasinski

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Veronica B. Skolasinski, 99, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Friday morning, Dec. 29, 2017. Veronica was born on Dec. 20, 1918, in Ironwood, a daughter of... Full story

 

David Allan Ahonen

KETCHIKAN, Alaska - David Allan Ahonen, 72, of Ketchikan and Hurley, Wis., died Dec. 27, 2017, in Ketchikan, of complications from pneumonia. He was born Aug. 17, 1945, in Duluth, Minn., to Gustaf A.... Full story

 

Community calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Dec. 30 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Community Night Meal Free Supper, 5-6... Full story

 

Christmas Concert

Isaac Boehnlein directs the band at the Wakefield-Marenisco School Christmas concert on Dec. 20.... Full story

 

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