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 News    July 28, 2017 

Ontonagon families file suit against state

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — Two Ontonagon families filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan claiming that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services violates the second amendment in...

 

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Thursday, July 27 Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, good weather, Hurley High School tennis courts, bad weather: Ironwood Memorial Building. Cuddlebugs Story Time for Babies and Toddlers, 9:30 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Gogebic County Veterans Servic... Full story

 

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Wednesday, July 26 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area7... Full story

 

6 charged in Ironwood drug case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Six defendants are facing charges in connection with a weekend Ironwood methamphetamine bust. Jeffrey Elton Schmiege, 47, of Ironwood, is charged with five felonies and a high court...

 

Construction on Ironwood dog park to begin

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission authorized work to begin on the construction of a dog park at its meeting Monday evening. Community Development...

 

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Tuesday, July 25 Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, good weather, Hurley High School tennis courts, bad weather: Ironwood Memorial Building. North Country Trail Hike, 9 a.m., Copper Falls State Park, Mellen, Wis. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer,... Full story

 

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Monday, July 24 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Building Your World Program, 11 a.m., Library at Depot Park. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics... Full story

 

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Saturday, July 22 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 9 a.m. to noon, Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, July 23 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,... Full story

 

IPSD officers handle dead dog complaints

IRONWOOD — An original complaint about a dog being killed by other dogs at an Ironwood residence has expanded into an investigation involving the Department of Human Services. The Ironwood Public Safety Department received a Friday complaint from...

 

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Thursday, July 20 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine; 11-11:45 a.m. EST, Holy... Full story

 

Arvo G. Vuorenmaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Arvo G. Vuorenmaa, 94, of North Star Road, Ironwood Township, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, in Ironwood. He was born Aug. 24, 1922, at home on the family farm in Ironwood... Full story

 

Sharon Marie Juopperi-Dasko

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. — Sharon Marie Juopperi-Dasko, 59, of Iron Mountain, entered God’s loving arms on July 15, 2017, after a long illness. She was born in Ontonagon on April 11, 1958, first born daughter to Roger and Laurie Lou (Beck) Juopperi.... Full story

 

Broadband committee, UW Extension hold Internet Fair

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - There was an Internet Fair held at the Mercer Community Center on Tuesday afternoon. The event was put on by the Gogebic/Iron County...

 

Pope denies motion to step down from township embezzlement cases

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Gogebic County Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope will continue to preside over criminal charges and a civil case filed against former Ironwood Township Treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso. On Tuesday...

 

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Wednesday, July 19 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Blood Pressure... Full story

 

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Tuesday, July 18 Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, good weather, Hurley High School tennis courts; bad weather, Ironwood Memorial Building. Hurley Senior Center Association, 9 a.m., Hurley Senior Center. Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30... Full story

 

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Monday, July 17 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution for seniors, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility,... Full story

 

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Saturday, July 15 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 9 a.m. to noon, Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, July 16 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,... Full story

 

Health department offers HIV testing at no charge

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is offering rapid HIV testing. HIV tests are still anonymous and now only take 20 minutes after the finger prick is complete, which allows people...

 

Holiday robbery suspect ruled competent

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — An outside expert has found the suspect accused of robbing the Holiday Gas Station in Ironwood in December fit to stand trial. Gogebic County Prosecutor Nick Jacobs told the Daily Globe the...

 

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Thursday, July 13 Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, good weather, Hurley High School tennis courts, bad weather: Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township;... Full story

 

Council approves final contract for utility project

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council awarded a $1,134,153 contract to Ross Peterson Construction Tuesday for this summer’s utility project. Jamey Francis, of the public works committee, said the city had...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, July 12 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 11, 2017

Koski remembered one year after flood

MONTREAL, Wis. - One year after 12 inches of rain in four hours destroyed Saxon Harbor, the Montreal man who lost his life in the storm is being remembered. City of Montreal Mayor Todd Haeger on...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 11, 2017

More charges brought in Gogebic jail escape case

BESSEMER — Two more charges have been brought against Daniel Ferguson, stemming from his multi-day escape from the Gogebic County Jail. Ferguson, 26, was arraigned Friday on two felony counts of breaking and entering a building with intent to...

 

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