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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 19, 2014

Ironwood students learn dangers of meth

IRONWOOD - Students in Ted Sim's history and social studies classes listened to presentations by fellow students on the harmful effects of methamphetamines throughout the day on Thursday at Luther L.... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 15, 2014

Gogebic commissioners urged to support more road funding

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board couldn’t decide whether to support House or Senate transportation legislation on Wednesday, but commissioners agreed there somehow should be an increase in funding for roads. Gogebic County Road Commission... Full story

 News    December 13, 2014

Enthusiasts prepare for annual Christmas Bird Count

BESSEMER - Christmas is coming and so is the annual Gogebic Range Christmas Bird Count. This year's bird survey from Wakefield to Iron County, Wis., is set for next Saturday, Dec. 20, according to org... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 11, 2014

Gogebic County Board backs support letter for casino

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on a 5-1 vote approved a letter of "strong" support Wednesday for plans to develop a convention center-casino at Indianhead Mountain in... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    December 9, 2014

Ironwood Township discusses Carnegie Library funding letter

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees discussed a letter sent to local residents regarding fundraising for the Ironwood Carnegie Library during a meeting Monday. Trustee Kevin... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    December 5, 2014

Lady Samsons win 7th straight

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons survived dead legs and 33 turnovers to down the University of Wisconsin-Superior JV team 73-67 Thursday night. GCC picked up a win the night befor... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 3, 2014

GIANT nabs 5 in Norrie drug bust

IRONWOOD - A Tuesday morning raid of a residence in Ironwood's Norrie Location led to five people being taken away in handcuffs in a bust involving heroin and other drugs. The Gogebic-Iron Area... Full story

 Obituaries    December 3, 2014

Eleanore Helvi Hyvonen Martinson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Eleanore Helvi Hyvonen Martinson, 94, of Wakefield, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1920, to Hugo William and Marie Sivia (Siren) Hyvonen, two Finnish... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    December 1, 2014

Lady Samsons sweep at Lindquist Classic

By PAT KRAUSE IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College built a big lead and then withstood a Hibbing second half rally to carve out a 72-53 victory in their second win at the 22nd Annual Lindquist Classic on Sunday afternoon.... 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 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 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 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 Alissa Pietila    News    November 10, 2014

Parent liaisons aim to connect parents with support

The Gogebic-Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative recently hired two new parent liaisons to serve communities in both counties. Laurie Celeski, of Ironwood, will serve families in Gogebic County and Donna Powelson, of White Pine, will cover Ontonagon... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    November 7, 2014

Ironwood Township looks to coming road repairs

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - After a millage renewal request was approved by Ironwood Township residents Tuesday, town officials are preparing to start road construction projects. In 2010, the Ironwood Townshi... Full story

 By Alissa Pietila    News    November 4, 2014

Bessemer citizens decry Eagle Waste rewards program

BESSEMER–– Hot topics at Monday's Bessemer City council meeting included the Eagle Waste rewards program and the possible purchase of an excavator for the city. About 20 residents were in attendan... Full story

 By Sheena Trepanier    News    November 3, 2014

Homemakers raise money for Iron County 4-H

KIMBALL, Wis. - The Kimball Homemakers held a craft show Saturday, at the Kimball Community Center to raise money for the Iron County 4-H. According to Mary Smith, Kimball Homemaker, the craft show...

 News    November 3, 2014

Margaret A. Koszloski

DEPERE, Wis. - Margaret A. Koszloski, 92, of DePere, and a former longtime Jessieville Location, Ironwood, Mich., resident, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Angel's Touch Assisted Living Center in... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    November 1, 2014

Massive Gogebic County culvert replacement project under way

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Lake Road near Upper Powers Road is closed to traffic as the Maki Creek culvert replacement project has begun. It is the last of 10 culvert replacement projects throughout the... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 30, 2014

Ironwood switches insurance companies

IRONWOOD — A switch in health care providers shouldn’t result in much change as far as city employee contributions are concerned, the Ironwood City Commission learned Monday. City finance director Paul Linn said Blue Cross-Blue Shield, the... Full story

 Opinion    October 28, 2014

Vote no on tax and spend policies

Dear Editor, Residents in the city of Ironwood and Ironwood Township are being asked to increase property taxes by supporting road millage requests. A recent article in the Daily Globe reported our local roads are in poor condition and in need of... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 27, 2014

Lady Samsons fall in Region volleyball tourney

IRONWOOD – North Dakota State College of Science was crowned champion of the NJCAA Division II East Region 13 volleyball tournament held at the Gogebic Community College Lindquist Center this... Full story


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