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Area students explore local job opportunities at GCC

By IAN MINIELLY IRONWOOD - Thomas Merton said, "You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the...


Woman sentenced for spitting on Iron deputy

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe HURLEY — An Ironwood woman was sentenced in Iron County Court recently for expelling bodily substances at police officers and resisting or obstructing an Iron County Sheriff’s Department deputy. Kristen...


Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 24 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics... Full story


GIANT gets surveillance camera donation

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team has another tool in its arsenal to combat the problem of illegal narcotics on the Gogebic Range, as Burton Industries donated four surveillance cameras...


Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 23 Cuddlebugs Story Time, 9:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, 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


Wisconsin snowmobile death toll reaches 14

By RALPH ANSAMI The winter snowmobile fatality toll in Wisconsin rose to 14 last week with two deaths on Feb. 12. That’s almost double the deaths that were recorded last winter. The latest fatalities were reported in...


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Wednesday, Feb. 22 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


John William LaChapelle Jr.

IRONWOOD, Mich. - John William LaChapelle Jr., 62, of Ironwood, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. John... Full story


Dennis A. Mosconi

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Dennis A. Mosconi, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 16, 2017, at his home in Ironwood. He was an incredibly intelligent man, loving father, amazing grandpa, and selfless friend... Full story


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Tuesday, Feb. 21 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. 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,... Full story


Iron County voters head to polls for state election Tuesday

Iron County voters will join others around the state in heading to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a single statewide race. Incumbent State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is facing a primary challenge from John Humphries and...


Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 20 Gogebic County 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 Lutheran... Full story


Richard A. 'Dick' Soetebier

HURLEY, Wis. — Richard A. “Dick” Soetebier, 85, of Ironwood, Mich., and Hurley, died suddenly at his home on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Richard was born July 11, 1931, the son of Elsa and Alfred Soetebier of Hurley. The entire Soetebier family... Full story


Hurley council hit with added $7,000 for County D project

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — With a March 30 date for letting bids not far off, the Hurley City Council decided this week to spend $7,000 more to advance the County D road extension than was previously planned. On Wednesday,...


Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 18 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, Feb. 19 Little Finland Laskiainen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,... Full story


Angeline Cunico Benetazzo

APPLETON, Wis. - Angeline Benetazzo, 95, passed away Feb. 14, 2017, at Century Oaks in Appleton. She was born March 28, 1921, in Milan, Italy, the daughter of Attilio and Luigia (Bruschi) Cunico. She... Full story


Iron County Aging Unit holds painting classes

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - The Hurley Senior Center was an art studio Thursday as the Iron County Aging Unit held its second of three painting classes. Led by local artist...


Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine;... Full story


Hurley City Council approves budget amendment for city hall renovations

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Wednesday approved budget amendments to cover the cost of renovations to the city hall building. The council amended 2016 budget categories to reflect the $15,322 cost...


Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Park Apartments, Ironwood. 906-932-4200. Little Finland Gift Shop... Full story


Hurley assemblies address bullying among females

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — The Hurley Parents-Teachers Organization is sponsoring three assemblies on Wednesday dealing with girl-against-girl bullying. PTO secretary Courtney Maslanka said the assemblies are part of the...


Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Tiny... Full story


William Nicholas Tippett

WAUSAU, Wis. - William Nicholas Tippett, 67, of Ironwood Township, Mich., died Friday evening, Feb. 10, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, with his loving family by his side. Bill was born... Full story


Donald J. Forte

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Donald J. Forte, 82, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at home. He was born Dec. 15, 1934, in Ironwood, son of the late Victor and Rita (Costa) Forte, and graduated from J.E. Murphy High School in Hurley,... Full story


Space heater believed cause of Houk Street fire

By RICHARD JENKINS IRONWOOD - A fire that started Saturday night in a Houk Street house is believed to be caused by a space heater. "The fire appears to have started from...


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