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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 17, 2014

Consolidation informational meetings planned for April 29, May 8

BERGLAND — The Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District is hosting two informational meetings dealing with possible consolidation of the Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco School districts. The... Full story

 Calendar    April 17, 2014

Community calendar

Thursday, April 17 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EDT, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EDT, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 16, 2014 

Hurley Council members appointed to committees

HURLEY – Hurley City Mayor Joseph Pinardi took his oath of office and appointed council members to serve on various committees at the city council meeting Tuesday. Joanne Bruneau was elected to... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 15, 2014

Wakefield council hears updates on spillway gate

By MIRANDA ANDERSON WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council discussed updates on the spillway gate project at Sunday Lake during its meeting Monday evening. "Because of extreme... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 10, 2014

Local role models honored at GCC

IRONWOOD - Four local high school seniors and one organization were honored during the 2014 Children's Trust Fund banquet at Gogebic Community College Wednesday evening. CTF was established in 1982... Full story

 Obituaries    April 7, 2014

Stephanie Miheve Bria

OKEMOS, Mich. - Stephanie Miheve Bria, our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on April 2, 2014. The only daughter of Joseph and Ann Miheve, she was born in a blizzard on Jan.... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 5, 2014

April snow showers bring May drifts

IRONWOOD - The early spring storm that blasted the Gogebic Range with more than a foot of snow beginning Thursday evening lingered on into early this morning. Ironwood received 9.5 inches for the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 4, 2014

'America and Me' essay contest names local winners

BESSEMER - Three Bessemer eighth grade students were named local winners of the 45th annual America and Me Essay Contest. English teacher Diana Mickelson surprised her students by announcing the... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 4, 2014

Cancer research important in UP

BESSEMER - Local residents kicked off the 2014 Relay for Life Thursday night. For more than 20 years, people have participated in Relay for Life in Gogebic County, walking to help raise money for canc... Full story

 Opinion    March 31, 2014

Concerns about courthouse raises

To the Editor: I am writing in response to the March 27 article that reported on the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners action to increase the salary of elected and appointed County officials by $750. The increase amounts to $.50 per hour when... Full story

 Opinion    March 31, 2014

Poll run by Republicans

To the Editor: Regarding your headline and news story in the Saturday, March 22, edition: “Poll: 81 percent of Iron County supports mine.” Really? A poll done by a partisan Republican strategy group? Seeing as the Republicans in the Wisconsin... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 28, 2014

Winter tourism starts to wind down

With many residents thinking spring, local winter attractions are wrapping up in preparation for warmer weather. Frigid weather dominated the ski season, leading to a drop in numbers at local ski... Full story

 Opinion    March 27, 2014

School consolidation a smart route

To the Editor: I’m a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. I support consolidation of our schools. Our population is declining. The source for this information is from the Daily Globe’s 2013 Community Resource Guide. On page 6, census... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 26, 2014

Radovich delivers update on bond referendum

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council heard an update on the proposed bond referendum. Tuesday, from Dave Radovich, superintendent of the Bessemer Area School District. Radovich spoke about the... Full story

 Opinion    March 22, 2014

Vote in new Iron County Board members

To the Editor: Our Iron County Board overwhelmingly approves committee recommendations with little discussion of the full board. While it makes meetings quick and easy, some necessary questions are not being handled properly. The board admits to not... Full story

 Obituaries    March 22, 2014

Lucia Maria Patritto

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Lucia Maria Patritto, 56, died unexpectedly on March 18, 2014. Daughter of the late Felix John and Ermalinda Rose (Cornolo) Patritto, she was born Sept. 11, 1957, at Divine... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 14, 2014

Ironwood captures varsity Quiz Bowl

IRONWOOD - Sixteen high schools, including 26 teams, competed in the annual Spring High School Quiz Bowl Invitational Tournament at Gogebic Community College Thursday. Schools were Bessemer,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 8, 2014

Jamie A. Peite

DULUTH, Minn. - Jamie A. Peite, 43, of East Ridge Street, Ironwood, Mich., died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. He was born Oct. 3,... Full story

 News    March 6, 2014

Good Samaritan Counseling Centers release annual report

IRONWOOD - Good Samaritan Counseling Centers of the Western UP have released their annual report to the public, according to a press release. In 2013, they provided 1589 hours of counseling, and 672... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 28, 2014

G-TAC wraps up bulk sampling project

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee heard a presentation from Gogebic Taconite president Bill Williams Thursday regarding activities at the proposed iron mine site near Upson. During... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 28, 2014

Minnesota mining benefits outlined to Iron committee

HURLEY - Minnesota mining is becoming a model for potential mining in Wisconsin, including its economic impacts. On Thursday, the Iron County Mining Impact Committee listened to a presentation from Ja... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 27, 2014

Samsons stay perfect at home, head to North Dakota

IRONWOOD - A lot of people are going to Florida and Arizona this time of year. The Samsons are going to North Dakota and are thrilled about it. The Gogebic Community College Samsons beat Dakota County... Full story


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