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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 28, 2014 

Festivale Italiano to entice taste buds, draw crowds

HURLEY - Grab a fork and prepare to dine on authentic Italian cuisine during the annual Festivale Italiano in downtown Hurley on Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Dorrene O'Donnell, executive director... Full story

 
 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 27 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. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., all welcome, Mercer (Wis.) Public... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 25, 2014

Little Finland holds annual membership potluck Sunday

HURLEY - Little Finland held its annual potluck Sunday afternoon. "This is our membership picnic," president Sonja Luoma said, "We've had this at least every year since 1980." Average attendance is about 40 people. "Our membership is large, about... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 25, 2014

Lempi E. Niemi

HURLEY, Wis. - Lempi E. Niemi, 96, of West Harding Road, Bessemer Township, Mich., died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Hurley. Lempi was born Feb. 3, 1918, in Ironwood Township, Mich., daughter of the late... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 25, 2014

Paul Michael Harvey

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Paul Michael Harvey, 67, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Paul was born on April 6, 1947, in Waukegan, Ill., a son of Maitland and... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 
 News    August 23, 2014

Marty's Goldenaires wins first place at drum corps competition

MENOMINEE — Marty’s Goldenaires Senior Drum and Bugle Corps won first place at a friendly competition with four other corps at a festival in Menominee. Marty’s Goldenaires marched and performed in the Waterfront Festival on Aug. 10 and won... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 23, 2014

Midgets jump on Shell Lake in season opener

SHELL LAKE, Wis. — Hurley gave Shell Lake a rude welcome to the 2014 football season, shelling the Lakers 52-0 Friday night. Three Midgets – Nick Fink, Devin Czerneski and Adam Hendricks - had... Full story

 
 News    August 22, 2014

Hitchcock recovering from surgery at hospital Reed

HURLEY - Daniel Hitchcock, of Hurley, is recovering well after going through surgery on his left lung as a result of pneumonia last week. Hitchcock, a 3-4 specialist, has been serving in Afghanistan... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    August 21, 2014

Routheaux takes over Ironwood girls basketball team

The Routheaux family will continue its tradition of producing head basketball coaches. Deke Routheaux was the head coach at Gogebic Community College for many years and his son, Tim, was hired Monday night by the Ironwood Board of Education as the ne... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 21, 2014

Johnson tours Mercer business, mine site

MERCER, Wis. - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, toured Action Floor Systems in Mercer Wednesday, the proposed iron mine site near Upson and visited the Hurley K-12 School. Johnson, kicked off the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 21, 2014

Drive-in theater raises money for Hurley's 2015 Last Blast

HURLEY - Dozens of people attended a drive-in theater style fundraising event at the Hurley K-12 School Wednesday evening held by the 2015 Last Blast Committee. Hurley students graduating in 2015 and... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 15, 2014

Tax delinquent properties action eyed

HURLEY - Enough is enough. The Iron County Finance Committee took steps Thursday to prevent tax delinquent properties from showing up year after year. There are around 13 properties in Iron County... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 15, 2014

Backpack project provides supplies for students

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Students in need of school supplies in the Ironwood and Hurley school districts will get a little help from a local business and the Hurley Area Lioness through its Lori Lorendo... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 14, 2014

Community rallies around Colassaco-DeRosso

HURLEY - Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., with one person dying every four minutes as a result. The symptoms are silent, sudden and leave devastating effects on those who... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Wilbert E. 'Wibby' Haanpaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Wilbert E. “Wibby” Haanpaa, 92, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ironwood on his 92nd birthday. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Ironwood, son of the late Erick and Fannie (Rajala) Haanpaa. He had resided in... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 13, 2014

Bewley vs. Deutch, Meyers vs. Francis will headline local November ballot

Party battles came to a head during the primary election across Wisconsin on Tuesday. Votes during the election were cast along party lines, and in Iron County, more people voted on the Democratic... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 11, 2014

Schneiders score 4th Paavo sweep

HURLEY - No man or woman has won as many Paavo Nurmi Marathons after Ben Schneider, 30, of Minneapolis picked up his ninth straight win at Saturday morning's 46th annual race. He celebrated by running... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 9, 2014

Colors brighten 5K run in Hurley

HURLEY - The "Show Your Colors" 5-kilometer fun run starting and ending at the Hurley K-12 School Friday raised money for the volleyball team. A total of 115 runners ran around the school track and... Full story

 
 News    August 9, 2014

Iron County Fair draws more than 5,000

SAXON, Wis. - Attendance at the 2014 Iron County Fair lsat weekend topped 5,000. According to fair officials, 5,138 wrist bands were issued throughout the weekend, with children 5 and under getting... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 9, 2014

Paavo: Running with science

HURLEY - As of Friday afternoon, 588 people had signed up to take part in today's 46th Paavo Nurmi Marathon. During registration at the Hurley K-12 School, race officials said there were 48 teams sign... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 8, 2014

Schneiders seek fourth sweep at 46th Paavo

HURLEY - Ben Schneider is coming off a top-50 overall finish at April's Boston Marathon. His wife, Candice, is nearly fully healthy after winning last year's Paavo Nurmi Marathon with a nagging injur... Full story

 

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