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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 2, 2014 

Festivale Italiano successful despite rain

HURLEY - After a rainy start, Festivale Italiano went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon in downtown Hurley, with more than 1,000 people attending the annual event. Rain caused the event to be... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    September 2, 2014 

Creative floats highlight Ontonagon Labor Festival parade

ONTONAGON - Beautiful weather, large crowds, music, floats and some surprises highlighted the 57th annual Ontonagon Labor Festival parade Sunday in Ontonagon. The parade featured a special... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    August 30, 2014

Midgets win 9th straight Border Bowl

IRONWOOD - For Hurley, eight was great, but nine straight Border Bowl wins over Ironwood was even better as the Midgets rolled over the Red Devils 48-6 on a soggy Longyear Field Friday night. The seri... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    August 30, 2014

Labor Day offers years of memories

When you have been involved with an organization as long as I have with the Ontonagon Labor Festival, you have many memories. For more than 50 years, with many chairmen and groups, the annual event... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 29, 2014

GCC discusses marketing the college experience

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is expecting to roll out its new logo in January, which is just one phase of its new marketing plan that officials hope will attract more people to the school of... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 28, 2014

Festivale Italiano to entice taste buds, draw crowds

HURLEY - Grab a fork and prepare to dine on authentic Italian cuisine during the annual Festivale Italiano in downtown Hurley on Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Dorrene O'Donnell, executive director... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    August 28, 2014

Highland Copper president to be parade marshal

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon Labor Festival officials learned Highland Copper president Dave Fennell will be the parade marshal at the Festival Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. The Ontonagon County Economic... Full story

 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Mentored Youth Hunting programs offered in Michigan, Wisconsin

Michigan and Wisconsin have established programs over the years to offer younger individuals the chance to hunt. According to the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources website, the Mentored... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Gogebic Community College gets strong academic quality report

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's Board of Trustees heard a positive update regarding the school's Academic Quality Improvement Program. Larry Gabka, who acts as AQIP coordinator for GCC, updated... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

4-H program teaches safe shooting techniques

IRONWOOD - A handful of kids took part in the Gogebic County 4-H Youth Shooting program, which has held weekly meetings during the summer to teach local children safe shooting techniques. Students... Full story

 News    August 26, 2014

White Pine power plant, refinery sold

By JAN TUCKER WHITE PINE - Prairie Plant Systems, owners of SubTerra in White Pine, said it has completed its purchase of the Traxys Power Group Inc., which includes the White... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Porkies music festival attracts wide array of attendees

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - The twangs of banjos and bass drum stomps were sent throughout the Porcupine Mountains this weekend and heard by hundreds of people who sat on blankets, in fold-up camping... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 25, 2014

Marty's Goldenaires Drum & Bugle Corps holds annual picnic

BESSEMER - Marty's Goldenaires Drum and Bugle Corps held its annual fundraising picnic at Bluff Valley Park Saturday. "The corps started in 1950," said assistant musical director Dustin Pitrone, "And... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 25, 2014

Little Finland holds annual membership potluck Sunday

HURLEY - Little Finland held its annual potluck Sunday afternoon. "This is our membership picnic," president Sonja Luoma said, "We've had this at least every year since 1980." Average attendance is about 40 people. "Our membership is large, about... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

Bessemer residents to receive trash, recycling containers

BESSEMER - New waste disposal services begin Sept. 2 in Bessemer and with it will come a change in pick-up days and no more blue trash bags. At its meeting Monday, the city council approved a resolution establishing the trash and recycling... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 23, 2014

Midgets jump on Shell Lake in season opener

SHELL LAKE, Wis. — Hurley gave Shell Lake a rude welcome to the 2014 football season, shelling the Lakers 52-0 Friday night. Three Midgets – Nick Fink, Devin Czerneski and Adam Hendricks - had... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 22, 2014

Fancy Nancy Tea delights young readers

IRONWOOD - Young girls, and a few boys, dressed in their best finery on Thursday afternoon to attend the fifth annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party, hosted by the Ironwood Carnegie Library. The event was in t... Full story

 News    August 22, 2014

Hitchcock recovering from surgery at hospital Reed

HURLEY - Daniel Hitchcock, of Hurley, is recovering well after going through surgery on his left lung as a result of pneumonia last week. Hitchcock, a 3-4 specialist, has been serving in Afghanistan... Full story


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