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 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

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    November 17, 2014

Wakefield VFW craft fair filled with holiday treats

By KELSEY HANSEN news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The VFW Auxiliary Post 9084 held its annual fall craft fair Saturday in Wakefield. Participation was up this year with 43 vendor tables and spaces... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 15, 2014

Hurley school honors Veterans

HURLEY - Veterans, students and community members gathered to celebrate a belated Veterans Day on Friday morning at the Hurley K-12 School. After the Hurley VFW Post 1580 presented the colors, led by... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 15, 2014

Ironwood's four-day total tops 37 inches

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood snow total since Monday climbed to 37.7 inches on Friday. The 7 a.m. Friday 24-hour reading was 7.2 inches at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant off Cloverland Drive.... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 14, 2014

Puppet show to take place Saturday, Sunday

IRONWOOD - The Dazzling and Playful Puppeteers, under the direction of Gemma Lamb, will perform "Marionettes and Live Actors" this weekend at Theatre North. The shows will feature both puppets and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 14, 2014

Santa's Headquarters under way already

IRONWOOD - Volunteers are gearing up for the ninth annual Santa's Headquarters. Since 2006, a committee of local residents volunteers to help provide gifts for area children during Christmas. This... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 13, 2014

Snowfall here draws widespread interest

HURLEY - There was quite a bit of interest across the country in the Gogebic Range's snowstorm that ended early Wednesday morning, then later rekindled. Up to two feet of snow fell across the Gogebic... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 13, 2014

Luther L. Wright honors veterans

IRONWOOD — Students, faculty, staff and area residents attended the annual Veterans Day program at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood on Wednesday. The program, originally scheduled for Tuesday,... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    November 11, 2014

Wakefield council discusses Father Daniel Hall renovations

WAKEFIELD - Despite snowy conditions, a large amount of people attended Monday's Wakefield City Council meeting. The main topic of the evening was discussion on the Father Daniel Hall renovation updat... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 10, 2014

Homemade goods big draw at craft fair at Memorial Building

HURLEY - Local residents braved cold temperatures to browse hundreds of homemade items during the second annual winter craft fair at the Iron County Memorial Building on Saturday. According to event organizer Kathy Koski, the Iron County Memorial... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    November 10, 2014

Second half dooms Lady Samsons

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons lost their chance to start the young season at 3-1 when a comfortable half-time lead slipped away and they fell to Madison College 69-67 on... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 10, 2014

Saxon man loses truck in ravine while avoiding deer

CEDAR,Wis. - A 74-year-old Saxon man lost control of his vehicle on Friday at 4:39 p.m., and the vehicle ended up at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine off of Harbor Drive near Frontier Bar and Campground in Cedar, near Gurney, according to an Iron... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 8, 2014

HIT Idol show tonight features 2011 finalist

IRONWOOD - Naima Adedapo, a top 11 "American Idol" finalist, arrived in Ironwood Friday for a brief performance that night and a longer one today at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. Forty-five area... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    November 8, 2014

Lady Samsons withstand Stormers

IRONWOOD - No basketball team is a polished product a week after Halloween. The Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons held on to beat Milwaukee Area Technical College 64-59 Friday night in the Tri... Full story

 

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