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Warming temperatures bring early close to area ski hills

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com As warm temperatures continue, melting snow is causing an early end to the season for skiers and snowboarders. The forecast calls for continued warm...

 

Public sounds off on road commission garage

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdaily BESMMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission heard the public speak on Wednesday about the Gogebic County Road Commission's plans for a new maintenance garage....

 

Despite late start, ski hills work to save season

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com While mild temperatures in November and early December meant that ski hills across the Gogebic Range pushed back their opening days, the recent snowfalls and cold weather means that all have at least...

 

First area ski hill opening

By KELSEY HANSEN news@yourdailyglobe.com UPSON, Wis. - The lack of snow and above average temps have made it a bit challenging for area ski hills to get up and going this year. Of late, favorable...

 

Superior Snowshoe walks scheduled

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Weekly Superior Snowshoe hikes will begin in January. Sam Davey, of Ironwood, said the group walks every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and goes to...

 

Robert J. "Bubba" Tregembo

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Robert J. “Bubba” Tregembo, 71, of Ironwood, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, with his family by his side. He was born March 30, 1944, in Ironwood, son of Wilfred and Rosella...

 

Bennetts to retire from Ski Patrol

IRONWOOD - After 50 years of being a member of the National Ski Patrol, Roger "Pat" Bennetts has decided this would be his final season actively patrolling the area's ski hills. "It's been a great 50...

 

Burchell wins two races at Blackjack

Ironwood's Robert Burchell won the slalom and giant slalom at Monday's Theron Peterson Memorial high school ski event at Blackjack Ski Resort. Teammate Isaac Aukee took second in the slalom and...

 

Blackjack, Indianhead ski resorts merge; casino mulled

By ALISSA PIETILA apietila@yourdailyglobe.com During the summer, Indianhead Mountain Resort, near Wakefield, and Blackjack Ski Area, near Bessemer, were brought under one new owner, Art Dumke. At the start of this year’s winter season, Big Snow...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in...

 

Indianhead Mountain opens with record snow

WAKEFIELD — Indianhead Mountain opened to skiing on Friday, after record snowfall has fallen this year. “We’ve been fortunate to get all this natural snow and cold weather so we can also make...

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 7, 2014

Bessemer City Council supports Indianhead hotel, casino

BESSEMER - Bessemer's City Council voiced its support for the proposed hotel resort and casino on top of Indianhead Mountain in Wakefield Township, citing potential job creation associated with the...

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    October 3, 2014

Indianhead Mountain Resort considers hotel, casino expansion

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Plans for a new 140-bed hotel and adjoining casino are in the works for the top of the Indianhead Mountain Ski Resort in Wakefield Township. Barry Bolich, manager of Indianhead...

 

Indianhead, Blackjack plan merger

Two of Big Snow Country’s ski hills plan to merge. Blackjack LLC, owner of Blackjack Mountain Resort, near Bessemer, has executed an agreement to acquire the assets of the “Grand Daddy” of Gogebic Range ski hills, Indianhead Mountain, near...

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 10, 2014

Local role models honored at GCC

IRONWOOD - Four local high school seniors and one organization were honored during the 2014 Children's Trust Fund banquet at Gogebic Community College Wednesday evening. CTF was established in 1982...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 10, 2014

Pallin hosts meet-and-greet after finishing third in snocross points

IRONWOOD - Kyle Pallin's infectious smile was on display almost the entire night at his Meet and Greet at the packed Maplewood Steakhouse on Wednesday night. And he had reason to smile. In his third...

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 28, 2014

Winter tourism starts to wind down

With many residents thinking spring, local winter attractions are wrapping up in preparation for warmer weather. Frigid weather dominated the ski season, leading to a drop in numbers at local ski...

 

Richard A. 'Dick/Grumpy' Cottier

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Richard A. "Dick/Grumpy" Cottier, 86, of Ironwood, retired co-owner and operator of Angelo's Pizza in Ironwood, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Aspirus Grand View...

 
 By Pat Schutte    Sports    December 7, 2013

Pallin soars to top-five finish at Blackjack

BESSEMER - With a big chill blanketing the Upper Peninsula's famous Big Snow Country, Tucker Hibbert remained undefeated on the AMSOIL Championship Snocross tour – overcoming a back row start (due...

 

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