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Wednesday, Jan. 18 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Kimball Homemakers Holiday...

 

Larry Baldovin

HURLEY, Wis. - Larry Baldovin, 64, of Hurley, Wisconsin, succumbed to lung cancer at his home surrounded by family on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Larry was born on Sept. 30, 1952, in Ironwood, Michigan,...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 17 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,...

 

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Monday, Jan. 16 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...

 

Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck, 63, passed away peacefully at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, on Dec. 26, 2016, after fighting a courageous battle against breast cancer and pulmonar...

 

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Saturday, Jan. 14 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, Jan. 15 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem ...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 14, 2017

County board approves UP panel appointments

BESSEMER — Three appointments to Upper Peninsula agencies were approved at Wednesday’s reorganizational meeting of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners. Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, who stepped down as chairman of the county board earlier in...

 

Iron County to receive $326,453 in grants for Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County will be getting some additional help in paying for the cost of rebuilding Saxon Harbor after it was destroyed during flooding in the July 11 storm. Iron County Forestry and Parks A...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 12 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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 Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Ano...

 

James 'Jim' Dorrington Van Doren Jr.

TAMPA, Fla. - James "Jim" Dorrington Van Doren Jr., LMSW, 65, died on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, from complications following open heart surgery. He was born on April 22, 1951, in Oak Park, Ill., to...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 11 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....

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 10 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Wakefield...

 

Fannie I. Wehmas

SAXON, Wis. - Fannie I. Wehmas, 90, of Saxon, passed away at her home on Jan. 6, 2017. She was born Oct. 28, 1926, in a log cabin in Kimball, the daughter of the late Gust and Olga (Lehtola) Salli....

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 9 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival board meeting, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,...

 

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Saturday, Jan. 7 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Theatre North, 2-5 p.m., Auditions for Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None,” Lake Road, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m.,...

 

Bessemer council approves Steiger land purchase

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The efforts to develop a non-motorized trail through Gogebic County took a step forward Tuesday night as the Bessemer City Council approved using city funds to purchase a portion of...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 4 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Public Library. 715-476-2366. Ironwood Community Blood Drive, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Memorial Building. For...

 

Illinois man killed in Oma snowmobile crash

OMA, Wis. — The search for a missing snowmobiler over the weekend ended with discovery of his body Saturday morning in Oma. The Iron County Sheriff’s Department received reports of a missing snowmobiler Friday night, according to a press...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 3 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Ironwood...

 

July storm top story of 2016

Editor's note: The Daily Globe is counting down the top stories of 2016. This is the top story of the year. By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Few people, if any, can remember a storm...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 31 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood....

 

Chamber hosts vintage snowmobile parade Friday

HURLEY - The Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Vintage Snowmobile parade Friday evening. Sleds will line up at the Depot in downtown Ironwood around 5:30 p.m. The parade starts at 6...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 28 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., Mercer, Wis., Public Library....

 

Icy conditions lead to hazardous travel Monday

Icy conditions prevailed over the weekend on area roadways and sidewalks. Highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s since Friday aided a bit of melting and refreezing that seemed to Zamboni many surfaces. High winds and a third of an inch of...

 

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