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 News    April 29, 2017 

Local police educate kids on prom safety

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - "More teens are killed between prom night and graduation night than any other time of the year," said Gogebic County Sheriff's Department...

 
 News    April 29, 2017 

Meyers speaks in Hurley with concerned citizens

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - State Rep. Beth Meyers, Bayfield, of the 74th Assembly District, stopped at the Iron County Courthouse in Hurley Friday morning, where a friendly...

 

Xcel Energy crews complete repairs of power lines

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com GURNEY, Wis. - Xcel Energy crews were struggling Thursday morning to repair downed lines from the ice storm that began Tuesday night throughout the Gogebic...

 

Iron County seniors complete 332-mile walking challenge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A group of area seniors gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday for the final day of the Iron County Aging Unit's Stroll for a Goal wal...

 

Ice storm knocks out power, closes schools

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com An ice and snow storm swept through parts of northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula Tuesday evening, causing scattered power outages through...

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    April 26, 2017

Miners lose to Red Devils in first-ever softball game

IRONWOOD – Anticipation was in the air as a large-sized crowd gathered to watch the Gogebic Miners and Ironwood square off in a softball game on Tuesday. Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco were...

 

Iron Belle spruced up on sunny Earth Day

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Volunteers from both Ironwood and Bessemer united for a Saturday clean-up event on the Iron Belle Trail as part of the worldwide Earth Day...

 

Little Finland marks Finnish centennial with history talk

KIMBALL, Wis. - A crowd gathered at Little Finland Sunday to hear Ernie Korpela's presentation on Finnish history, just one of the events Little Finland is holding to mark the centennial celebration...

 

Students clean up Gogebic Range for Earth Day

WAKEFIELD - Students across the Gogebic Range, including in Ironwood and Wakefield-Marenisco, wanted to get out and make a difference in their community for Earth Day on Friday. While Earth Day is...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 22, 2017

GCC students pull semi truck in fundraiser precursor

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College students and staff used a somewhat unconventional way to move one of the college's semi trucks Friday, pulling it with a rope, tug-of-war-style, in preparation...

 

Solid waste authority scales back recycling program

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority is restricting what can be recycled in its dumpsters available for residents of member...

 

Township board approves mandated sewer rate hike

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Sewer rates in Ironwood Township are increasing at the end of May, after the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved a mandated rate increase Monday as part of the completion...

 

GOCAA provides community with meals in Bessemer

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - There is a hidden location - similar to a restaurant but not a restaurant, - in Bessemer providing healthy chow to seniors citizens and others...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 18, 2017

Coleman makes case regarding city attorney

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council came together in council's chamber Monday to discuss regular city business with a condensed agenda. The council...

 

Ontonagon robotics team travels to St. Louis

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The fledging Ontonagon Area High School Robotics team has qualified to compete in the World Robotics competition in St. Louis Missouri. Team coaches and...

 

Bunny brings smiles to kids, residents at annual Easter Egg Hunt

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Gogebic Medical Care Facility held its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday. The facility's residents spent time filling and hiding the...

 

Golfing weather in Ironwood

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Gary Mariani, golf course manager at the Gogebic Country Club in Ironwood said they opened the course April 8. The early melting and lack of...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 15, 2017

Aspirus completes Ontonagon Hospital expansion project

ONTONAGON - More than 200 people turned out to celebrate the $2.8 million expansion project at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Thursday. The state-of-the-art 8,210-square-foot expansion and in-patient...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 15, 2017

Kids come together at Carnegie

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Carnegie Library in Ironwood hosts a Pokemon Club every second and fourth Thursday at 4 p.m. Mac Byrne donates his time to work with the kid...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 14, 2017

NMU representatives explain UP broadband expansion plans

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Two weeks ago, Northern Michigan University in Marquette announced it had received a $6.5 million grant to provide educational broadband services...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 14, 2017

Range Oldtimers Softball League gears up, discusses possibility of co-ed play

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Like a scene straight out of a Mario Puzo book, the skippers of the Range Oldtimers Softball League circled around three square tables...

 

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