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 By Ian Minielly    News    August 19, 2017 

Library to hold end of summer celebration

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library is hosting a dual event on Monday to celebrate the end of the summer reading program and solar eclipse. Lynne Wiercinski, librarian, said Monday's event will...

 

Bike riders take inaugural tour across UP

IRONWOOD - Eleven cyclists took off from Ironwood Thursday morning on what they called the inaugural Upper Peninsula Iron Belle Trail Ride, with a goal of arriving in St. Ignace on Saturday. The...

 

City commission discusses extension of First Fridays

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - There's support to extend Ironwood's First Friday downtown promotional effort beyond September. On Monday, the city commission discussed the...

 

Peters talks northern issues

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited Ironwood Wednesday during his motorcycle trip around the state. During the visit he stopped by the Daily Globe...

 

Bessemer school board holds first meeting with new principal

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer School Board met on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. The meeting lasted over two hours and nothing was settled. Nothing was settled because...

 

Observation deck completed at Gurney waterfall

GURNEY, Wis. - With the construction of a new boardwalk and viewing platform, visitors are once again able to easily take in the Lower Potato River Falls. The previous platform and cliff supporting...

 

Mercer Lions Club holds duck race for fundraiser

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - Bob and Ellen Downing, chairman and chairman's helper for the Mercer Lions Club, reported a great crowd showed up for the duck race on Aug....

 

Board approves Sunset baseball field repairs

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Those playing on the Sunset Park Baseball Field will have an easier time fielding grounders next season as the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved repairing the infield...

 

Corn Roast raises funds for fire department

\By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SPRINGSTEAD - The Sherman Town Hall's parking lot was full Saturday as the Sherman-Springstead Fire Department held its annual Corn Roast fundraiser....

 

SteakOut held in support of Gogebic Miners football

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com LAKE GOGEBIC - Saturday afternoon, on a bright and sunny day, supporters of the three-headed hydra that is the Gogebic Miners football team gathered...

 

Dredging re-opens Oman's Creek

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Dredging once again took place this week at Little Girl's Point as workers attempt to keep Oman's Creek open and unblocked by sediment. The Department of Natural Resources has...

 

Fire department holds annual drill

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdilyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield was a safe place to be Thursday for emergency response. Mike Yon, Wakefield Volunteer Fire...

 

Frustration expressed with former Wishbones parcel

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Hurley City Council members expressed frustration on Tuesday that nearly four years after a fire destroyed the Wishbones restaurant on Silver...

 

Lorenson selected to lead Rural Community College Alliance

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is a leader in the rural community college ranks nationwide, according to school President Jim Lorenson. Lorenson was...

 

GCC hosts broadband discussion

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson hosted Tom Stephenson, from Connect Michigan, for a Tuesday discussion on how to bring broadban...

 

Meeting called for storm repair update

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Gogebic County Road Commission has scheduled a public meeting to update area residents on the upcoming Little Girl’s Point construction projects to repair much of the...

 

Bessemer council to seek mediation

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Charly Loper, city manager, brought forth a recommendation under new business that the council seek the assistance of a professional mediator....

 

U.S. 51 construction underway

MERCER, Wis. - A construction project to repave a portion of U.S. 51 in southern Iron County is underway, with workers preparing the site Monday. The project will resurface a section of highway...

 

GCC hosts Junior Open ski camp

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - They arrived in Ironwood Friday evening with the dream of a golden future. The Junior Open Camp for kids aged 14-19 at Gogebic Community...

 

2017 Iron County Fair welcomes new arrival

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - The Luoma family of Saxon knew a cow named Sara was ready to give birth this month. They had no idea the blessed event would come at the Iron...

 

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