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Tuesday, Aug. 21 Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley. 715-392-7808.... Full story

 

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Monday, Aug. 20 Gogebic County Health and Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem... Full story

 

Bessemer man convicted on 3 counts in child abuse case

BESSEMER - Matthew James LaPlant, 37, of Bessemer, will learn his fate at his sentencing next month after a jury found him guilty of three felonies in his child abuse trial in Gogebic County Circuit C...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    August 18, 2018

Dianda calls on Snyder to halt Ojibway closure

State Rep. Scott Dianda said he has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking that the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco remain open. The state this week said it would close Ojibway on Dec. 1. On Friday Dianda, D-Calumet, sent a letter to...

 

Zaleski wins Homemaker of the Year award at annual county fair

IRONWOOD - Marlene Zaleski of Bessemer was named the Homemaker of the Year at the Gogebic County Fair last weekend. Zaleski entered 98 exhibits in baking, canning, flowers, sewing, knitting, garden...

 

Defendant takes stand in Gogebic child abuse case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Matthew James LaPlant, 37, of Bessemer, took the stand Thursday to defend himself during his child abuse trial in Gogebic County Circuit...

 

Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill softball tourney returns at Gile

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com GILE, Wis. - The eighth annual Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill Softball tournament is slated for Aug. 25-26 at Gotta's field in Gile. The...

 

Casperson says he didn't know of decision to close Ojibway

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — State Sen. Tom Casperson said he was not informed ahead of time by the Michigan Department of Corrections of its decision to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco before the...

 

Child at center of abuse case testifies

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Jurors heard from the alleged victim Wednesday in the trial of a Bessemer man accused of child abuse as the prosecution wrapped up its case...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 16 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland;... Full story

 

Ojibway prison to close Dec. 1

MARENISCO - The Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco Township will close Dec. 1, the Michigan Department of Corrections said Tuesday. The facility has 203 employees and is one of the biggest emp...

 

Prosecution claims dog cage used as punishment in child abuse case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Allegations of being locked in a dog cage, being physically beaten and made to taste soiled underwear were the focus of testimony as the...

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Nature Hike with Ecologist David Mladenoff, 9-11:30 a.m., Frog Lake and Pines State Natural Area, Wisconsin 47, south of Manitowish crossroads. Awkward Stage Drama... Full story

 

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Tuesday, Aug. 14 GOISD Special Education actiivity, Kayaking Sunday Lake, 8 a.m., meet at L.L. Wright High School. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200.... Full story

 

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Monday, Aug. 13 Men’s Bible study, 8 a.m., Bessemer Housing Community, community room, 906-667-0469. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Iron County... Full story

 

Little Finland holds potluck

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL - News of the good life on the Penokee Iron Range brought Finnish immigrants here as early as 1887. By 1900, native born Finns were the largest...

 

Man arraigned in high-speed chase

BESSEMER — The Marenisco man who led officers on a high-speed chase on a motorcycle was arraigned in Gogebic County Court Friday. John Wesley Gunderman Jr., 52, is charged with operating while intoxicated, attempted fleeing and eluding, reckless...

 

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Saturday, Aug. 11 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Harding Club Summer Picnic, 1 p.m., clubhouse, Harding Road west of Johnson Road, Bessemer Township. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School... Full story

 

Gogebic County Fair kicks off

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The rides were lit up, the food stands were open and the fairgrounds were filled with visitors Thursday as the Gogebic County Fair kicked off...

 

Mary Ellen (Kulick) Carmichael

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Mary Ellen (Kulick) Carmichael, 78, of Ironwood Township, died at home Monday, June 4 after a long battle with heart disease. Mary was born in Michigamme, Mich., and was dau... Full story

 

Michigan voters set new turnout record for August primary

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com An estimated 2 million Michiganders cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, a new record for a Michigan August primary. Gogebic County saw 25.6 percent of voters participate in the election, while 30...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 9 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco... Full story

 

Vintage exhibit on display at Gogebic County Fair

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Upon entering the Exhibition Building at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, fair-goers will be treated to a vintage display of 1800s farm...

 

Byrns takes seat on county board

IRONWOOD - Jim Byrns defeated Paul Grbavcich 131-107 in Tuesday's primary for the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat. The two Ironwood men were both running as Democrats. Since no R...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 8 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

 

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