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Ironwood man gets 11 years for drug, gun charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ironwood man, who was found guilty on six drug and gun charges in December, was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison Tuesday in...

 

Gogebic Forestry Commission manages land to improve yields

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission manages over 50,000 acres of land in Gogebic county. Most of that land, according to director Greg Ryskey was tax reverted land the county...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 22 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

John William LaChapelle Jr.

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John William LaChapelle Jr., 62, of Ironwood, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. John... Full story

 

Bessemer-Ironwood consolidation petition circulates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Voters in the Bessemer and Ironwood area school districts may be deciding the future of their districts in August, as local residents are circulating a petition to put a proposal to consolidate the two...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 21 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative,... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 20 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran... Full story

 

Richard A. 'Dick' Soetebier

HURLEY, Wis. — Richard A. “Dick” Soetebier, 85, of Ironwood, Mich., and Hurley, died suddenly at his home on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Richard was born July 11, 1931, the son of Elsa and Alfred Soetebier of Hurley. The entire Soetebier family... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 18 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, Feb. 19 Little Finland Laskiainen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,... Full story

 

Bessemer Historical Society receives inquiry regarding 1940s parachutist

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Historical Society met Thursday afternoon to talk about old times. It is a new year for membership dues. The society is up to 132...

 

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 17 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resources Center, Bessemer. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m.,... Full story

 

Carol A. Peterson

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Carol A. Peterson, 73, a long-time resident of Lake Gogebic, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born on Sept. 20, 1943, in... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine;... Full story

 

Ironwood man sentenced to time served in drug case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ironwood man was sentenced to time served Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for the possession with intent to deliver marijuana, in...

 

Gogebic road limits take effect Friday

BESSEMER — The unseasonably mild winter, with more balmy temperatures predicted through the week, has resulted in the Gogebic County Board of Road Commissioners setting road weight limits effective Friday. At 9 a.m., spring weight restrictions...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Little Finland Gift Shop... Full story

 

Bessemer survey to revisit three-lane highway

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer is sending out a survey with the monthly water bills on Feb. 28 to get the pulse of the city on two topics of interest, according to City Manager Charly Loper. One topic...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Tiny... Full story

 

William Nicholas Tippett

WAUSAU, Wis. - William Nicholas Tippett, 67, of Ironwood Township, Mich., died Friday evening, Feb. 10, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, with his loving family by his side. Bill was born... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 13 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer... Full story

 

Bessemer, W-M learn about importance of not bullying

BESSEMER - A group of Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco students took a break from classes Friday to learn about an important topic, the problems associated with bullying. The day's events centered on...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 11 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Dog sledding program, 1 to 3 p.m., sponsored by Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts, Mercer Community Center. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7... Full story

 

GRWA moves forward with Bessemer water project

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY — The Gogebic Range Water Authority is moving forward with its project to replace a significant amount of water and sewer pipes in the city of Bessemer, taking several steps Thursday night to...

 

Water line breaks in Bessemer

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Department of Public Works "knew something was up for a couple of days," according to department head Neal Nelson. DPW workers...

 

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