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Saturday, Aug. 19 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Gogebic-Iron Marine Corps League Picnic, noon, 102 Lakeshore Drive, Wakefield. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

Peters talks northern issues

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited Ironwood Wednesday during his motorcycle trip around the state. During the visit he stopped by the Daily Globe...

 

Man who concocted work excuse scheme sentenced in Iron County

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A 36-year-old former Montreal, Wis., resident was sentenced in Iron County Court Wednesday morning for failure to update information as a sex offender and being a party to the crime of identity...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 17 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White Pine; 11-11:45 a.m. EST, Holy... Full story

 

Observation deck completed at Gurney waterfall

GURNEY, Wis. - With the construction of a new boardwalk and viewing platform, visitors are once again able to easily take in the Lower Potato River Falls. The previous platform and cliff supporting...

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 16 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open... Full story

 

Mary Kinney-Kangas

STILLWATER, Minn. - Mary Kinney-Kangas, 87, long-time Hurley, Wis., resident, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at a Minnesota assisted living facility. Born Dec. 20, 1929, Mary Alice was born... Full story

 

Community calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 15 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. ASDC Summer Drama Club Camp Orientation Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sleight School Auditorium. 906-932-0203 to pre-register. Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m.,... Full story

 

Iron County U.S. 51 construction expands

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be expanding its construction on U.S. 51 in Iron County this week. Beginning Wednesday, work will begin on the highway between Weber Road and County C. American Asphalt is...

 

Community calendar

Monday, Aug. 14 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9 a.m.-noon, 100 Mill St., Bessemer. 906-667-0283. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National... Full story

 

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Saturday, Aug. 12 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, Aug. 13 National Finnish American Festival Inc. Picnic, noon,... Full story

 

No broadband grant for Iron County

HURLEY — It appears Iron County will have to wait to implement its latest broadband internet project after the county failed to be awarded a state grant in the latest round of funding. Last week, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission awarded $1.5...

 

Iron 4-H program raises $7,125 with pie auction

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - It was another successful year for the Iron County 4-H's annual pie auction Sunday at the Iron County Fair. While the final numbers are...

 

MDNR funds for Copper Peak discussed with county board

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Wednesday heard a presentation on how Copper Peak might qualify for Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Funds. Bob Jacquart, chairman of the...

 

Frustration expressed with former Wishbones parcel

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Hurley City Council members expressed frustration on Tuesday that nearly four years after a fire destroyed the Wishbones restaurant on Silver...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 10 Friends of the Carnegie Library, 9:30 a.m., 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; 2:45-3:15... Full story

 

GCC hosts broadband discussion

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson hosted Tom Stephenson, from Connect Michigan, for a Tuesday discussion on how to bring broadban...

 

Hurley youth sentenced for sex with minor girls

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — An 18-year-old Hurley resident will spend 20 days in the Iron County Jail before heading off to attend Northern Michigan University in Marquette this fall. Joshua Richard Quello was sentenced on...

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 9 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

 

U.S. 51 construction underway

MERCER, Wis. - A construction project to repave a portion of U.S. 51 in southern Iron County is underway, with workers preparing the site Monday. The project will resurface a section of highway...

 

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Tuesday, Aug. 8 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Tiny Tot Story Hour, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the... Full story

 

Elsie M. Sipponen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Elsie M. Sipponen, 97, of Ironwood Township, died peacefully Saturday afternoon, Aug. 5, 2017, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with... Full story

 

2017 Iron County Fair welcomes new arrival

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - The Luoma family of Saxon knew a cow named Sara was ready to give birth this month. They had no idea the blessed event would come at the Iron...

 

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Monday, Aug. 7 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Carnegie Libaray at the Depot Park, 11 a.m., Depot Park, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Pat O’... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 5, 2017

Winners chosen early as fair opens Friday

SAXON, Wis. - The poultry and rabbits were active with a cool north breeze drifting through their weekend home at the Iron County Fair in Saxon on Friday. Two geese were cackling in their cage, greeti...

 

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