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Clouds hamper Ironwood eclipse viewing

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Even though the overcast sky limited the ability to view Monday's solar eclipse, residents packed the Ironwood Carnegie Library's back lawn...

 

200 surrendered babies safe

LANSING — Michigan has achieved a significant milestone in the state’s efforts to keep babies safe with the 200th surrender of a newborn under the state’s Safe Delivery law. Under the law, a biological parent may legally surrender an infant no...

 

Community calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 22 Pickleball, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Breakfast For Your Brain, 10 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Community Center....

 

Ironwood to witness partial eclipse of sun

IRONWOOD — For two hours and 41 minutes Monday the Ironwood area is going to experience a partial eclipse of the sun. The solar eclipse starts at 11:49 a.m. And reaches its maximum, approximately 80 percent masked by the moon, at 1:10 p.m., ending...

 

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Monday, Aug. 21 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...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    August 19, 2017

Library to hold end of summer celebration

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library is hosting a dual event on Monday to celebrate the end of the summer reading program and solar eclipse. Lynne Wiercinski, librarian, said Monday's event will...

 

US 2 joint repairs in Ironwood begin Tuesday

IRONWOOD — Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation will begin pavement joint repairs Tuesday on about three-tenths of a mile of U.S. 2, from the Wisconsin state line to west of Tourist Park Road, in Ironwood. The work will...

 

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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....

 

Bike riders take inaugural tour across UP

IRONWOOD - Eleven cyclists took off from Ironwood Thursday morning on what they called the inaugural Upper Peninsula Iron Belle Trail Ride, with a goal of arriving in St. Ignace on Saturday. The...

 

City commission discusses extension of First Fridays

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - There's support to extend Ironwood's First Friday downtown promotional effort beyond September. On Monday, the city commission discussed the...

 

Copper Peak engineering work continues

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Several engineering firms continue to work on designing the improvements necessary for ski flying competitions to return to Copper Peak. According to Copper Peak’s August update, Duluth-based Barr Engineering and Iron...

 

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Friday, Aug. 18 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resources Center, Bessemer. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m.,...

 

Ruth Ann Bier

ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Ruth Ann Bier, 90, of St. Clair Township, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. She was born June 25, 1927, in Ironwood to the late William and Mary Pollari. She married William Bier on June 10, 1948, in Ironwood. He died Nov....

 

Shirley Ann Peterson

MADISON, Wis. — Shirley Ann Peterson passed away on Aug. 8, 2017, at Saint Mary’s Care Center in Madison. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood. Father Robb...

 

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...

 

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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...

 

James Thomas Kangas Jr.

James Thomas Kangas Jr., better known as Jimmy, was born on Jan. 30, 1974. He was the first-born child of Jim and Marie Kangas. Jimmy attended Newport Grade School and Luther L. Wright High School in...

 

City commission hears grim facts on suicide

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Pat Gallinagh had some grim statistics for the Ironwood City Commission on Monday. The suicide rate in Ontonagon County is the highest in the state and Gogebic County ranks seventh among the 83...

 

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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...

 

Roy W. Swanson

APPLETON, Wis. - Roy W. Swanson, 93, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Heartwood Homes in Appleton. He was born June 20, 1924, in Marquette, Mich., the only son of the late...

 

Scott Alan Nasi

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Scott Alan Nasi, 56, of Wakefield, died Monday evening, Aug. 14, 2017, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, Ironwood. He was born Jan. 23, 1961, in Wakefield, son of RoseMarie (Smith) Hakari and the late Donald Nasi. Surviving are his...

 

Grant to cover most of eyesore demolition costs

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Around 80 percent of the funding for five demolition projects approved Monday night by the Ironwood City Commission will come from a grant. The commission approved Snow Country Contracting for...

 

Board approves Sunset baseball field repairs

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Those playing on the Sunset Park Baseball Field will have an easier time fielding grounders next season as the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved repairing the infield...

 

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.,...

 

Ruth Ann Bier

MARYSVILLE, Mich. - Ruth Ann Bier, 90, of St. Clair Township, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Blue Water Hospice Home in Marysville. She was born June 25, 1927, in Ironwood, to the late William...

 

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