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 News    March 25, 2017 

Summer airport project to proceed; future of EAS funding uncertain

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Gogebic County Board of Commissioners members on Wednesday authorized signing of a summer airport project resolution that won’t be affected by federal budget cuts. The county board...

 

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Saturday, March 25 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Regional Hospice Polar Plunge, registration 12:30 p.m., event 2 p.m., Sunday Lake, Wakefield. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church,... Full story

 

John Herbert 'Herb' Nelson

WAUSAU, Wis. - John Herbert "Herb" Nelson, 83, passed away on March 19, 2017, in Lakeview Heights at Mount View Care Center in Wausau, surrounded by his family. Herb was born on March 9, 1934, to the... Full story

 

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Thursday, March 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

 

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Wednesday, March 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

 

Mercer forum gives soapbox to candidates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The candidates in Mercer's two contested race in April's election had the opportunity to make their cases to voters Tuesday night at the M...

 

Illinois man nabbed in Mercer on fugitive escape warrant

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - An Illinois resident waived extradition to that state in Iron County Court Monday afternoon to face charges of being a sexually violent person...

 

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Tuesday, March 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

 

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Monday, March 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

 

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Saturday, March 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. area74.org. Sunday, March 19 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,... Full story

 

DNR awards area Iron Belle grants

Three area projects along Michigan's Iron Belle Trail will receive grants through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. In the third round of Iron Belle Trail funding, the DNR received 41 appl...

 

Forestry committee recommends new Saxon Harbor campground site

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - With the Federal Emergency Management Agency's approval to move the campground at Saxon Harbor, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee...

 

Ironwood sweeps GCC Quiz Bowl

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College played host to 24 teams from 12 high schools Tuesday for a Quiz Bowl competition, with Ironwood coming away with two...

 

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Wednesday, March 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meetin... Full story

 

Hurley, Purdue students learn about natural resource careers

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRON BELT - A group of students from the Hurley K-12 School and Purdue University's Forestry and Natural Resources program got a chance to go out into...

 

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Tuesday, March 14 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

 

New golf course lease agreement on Hurley City Council agenda

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A new lease agreement with the Eagle Bluff County Club will be acted on by the Hurley City Council at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. The city of Hurley owns the 18-hole golf...

 

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Monday, March 13 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 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,... Full story

 

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Saturday, March 11 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, March 12 Story Time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library.... Full story

 

Finance committee approves water testing purchase

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee approved purchasing water testing equipment Thursday necessary to complete surface tests of the Montreal River watershed that...

 

UP snowmobiling fatal-free this winter

Although the Upper Peninsula hosted thousands of snowmobilers earlier this winter when there was little snow elsewhere, there have been no fatal accidents this winter, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The MDNR’s fatality report,...

 

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Thursday, March 9 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 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics... Full story

 

Warm weather knocks out area snowmobiling

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Temperatures that reached into the 50s across the Gogebic Range on Monday, combined with strong west and southerly winds, evaporated the little snow cover...

 

Hurley student 'removed' following threats

HURLEY — A student at the Hurley K-12 School had been “removed from school pending further investigation,” after the student allegedly threatened other students, the Iron County Sheriff’s Department and Hurley Police Department announced Tues...

 

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Wednesday, March 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. Ironwood Community Blood Drive, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Ironwood Memorial... Full story

 

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