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 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 28, 2014 

Ironwood breaks record for November snowfall

IRONWOOD - Lake Superior continued to blanket the Gogebic Range on Thanksgiving, as the new November snowfall record grew. The 9.6 inches of lake-effect snow that fell through 7 a.m. Thursday brought... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 28, 2014 

Hurley PTO to light Spirit Tree

HURLEY - With Christmas soon upon us, the Hurley PTO decided to use a classic holiday tradition in a new way. Instead of lighting a tree just for the holidays, the PTO is lighting a "Spirit Tree" in c... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 28, 2014 

Food pantries grateful for donations

Though food and other donations often increase throughout the holiday season, many people still go to bed hungry. According to the Food Bank Council of Michigan, "One in seven people in the United... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 26, 2014

Hundreds feast on early Thanksgiving meal in Bessemer

BESSEMER - Hundreds of elementary students and their parents celebrated Thanksgiving a little early Tuesday with a Thanksgiving feast at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer. It was the first... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 26, 2014

MSP asks for safety on highways

The Michigan State Police are preparing for an extra safe Thanksgiving holiday this year. From Nov. 26 though 30, the MSP is conducting their largest Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 26, 2014

Students design food drive creations

BESSEMER - Students at A.D. Johnston High School gathered for a contest to end a can drive held at the school recently. The school's Key Club organized the event this year, the "fourth year for Key... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 26, 2014

GCC Board Meeting discusses pool, more

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College board met on Tuesday to discuss the options for the Lindquist Center pool, as well as focus groups and a meeting of the Upper Peninsula college and university... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 25, 2014

Mobile food pantry serves Iron County

HURLEY - Over the last 13 months, Iron County residents have been able to receive free supplemental food through Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, of Duluth, Minn., and the Iron County... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 25, 2014

Bessemer Area School Board discusses safety grant

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Area School District Board of Education held it's November meeting on Monday night, which included a presentation about the first grade class, as well as discussion on the... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    November 25, 2014

Wakefield Fire Department purchases new equipment

WAKEFIELD - It was business as usual Monday night at the city council meeting in Wakefield. A few quick agenda items and an update from the Wakefield Fire Department filled the relatively short... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    November 24, 2014

Christmas bazaar draws crowds, offers hearty meal

MERCER, Wis. - Turkey dinners, raffles and crafts! The women of the Mercer Lioness Club hosted their annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday at the community center in Mercer. The club has been hosting this... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    November 24, 2014

Surprise Santa visit excites kids at Hurley craft fair

HURLEY-There was a lot of family fun at the Hurley Booster Club craft fair Saturday at the Hurley K-12 School. On top of all the vendors and craft tables there was also some great entertainment by... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 22, 2014

Range honor band performs at theatre

IRONWOOD - "We hear a lot about what's going wrong in the world. This is about what's going right," guest conductor Pamela Bustos said Friday in welcoming people to a musical honors concert at the... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 21, 2014

Community gathers to discuss future of GCC pool

IRONWOOD - The Barracuda Swim Team held a community meeting in Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center conference room Thursday to discuss ideas surrounding concerns about the pool. Amy Lagalo, r... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 20, 2014

'O Tannenbaum'

IRONWOOD - Local residents braved chilly winds and snowy conditions to kick off the holidays on Wednesday night, with a tree lighting at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood. The event was the start of... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 19, 2014

Ironwood's snowfall sets another single-day record

IRONWOOD - Another 110-year snow record fell Tuesday morning in Ironwood before the sun finally popped out. A total of 15.2 inches of snow was recorded for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday at the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 19, 2014

20th annual Jack Frost Festival honors Marvin Tassava Sr.

IRONWOOD - To mark the 20th anniversary of the Jack Frost Festival, the planning committee decided to honor Santa in a special way. This year's theme is "Santa's Memories" in honor of the late Marvin... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 18, 2014

Mercer serves early Thanksgiving feast

MERCER, Wis. - More than 30 residents braved cold temperatures and snowy conditions to dine on an early Thanksgiving meal at the Mercer School on Monday. For the last five years, a Thanksgiving meal... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 18, 2014

Lake-effect snow warning remains through noon today

IRONWOOD - A winter advisory warning for lake-effect snow that could total from 12 to 18 inches remained in effect for the Gogebic Range today through noon. Wakefield and Bessemer schools closed... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 17, 2014

Holiday builders

IRONWOOD - Instead of bricks, cement and wood, area children used graham crackers, licorice and frosting to create structures fit for a gingerbread man, during the annual gingerbread house workshop... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 17, 2014

'Playful' puppeteers 'dazzle' Ironwood Theatre audience

By ALISSA PIETILA apietila@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The "Dazzling and Playful" Puppeteers final showing of "Marionettes and Live Actors" drew a good size crowd at Theatre North at 2 p.m. on... Full story

 

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