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 News    March 24, 2017 

Township planning commission sets gravel pit hearing

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Planning Commission set the date for a public hearing regarding the renewal for gravel pit permits at its March 16 meeting. The annual hearing, a standard...

 

Community calendar

Friday, March 24 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Ironwood Carnegie Library Board, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem...

 

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...

 

Steve Emery Skoviera

OTTUMWA, Iowa - Steve Emery Skoviera, 91, a native of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully with his loving family by his side at 8:33 a.m. March 17, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Ottumwa. He was...

 

Thomas Dean 'Smily' Wiemeri

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Thomas Dean “Smily” Wiemeri, 73, born in Ironwood, was received into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. He was the generous father of Ruth (Mike) Kalin, Gloria (John) Sterns and Jean Sliwinski; brother of Ron...

 

Blaze destroys Ironwood house

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Firefighting efforts at 401 N. Hemlock St. in Ironwood continued into Wednesday afternoon after a spectacular blaze that produced thick smoke was...

 

Community calendar

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;...

 

Body found in Ironwood house

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The body of a person who had been dead for perhaps years was found Monday afternoon in a house that’s being considered for demolition in Ironwood. The Ironwood Public Safety Department...

 

Community calendar

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....

 

Residents roll for Special Olympics fundraising event

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Sixty-seven competitors from Gogebic and Ontonagon counties descended on Larry's Lucky Strikes Tuesday to bowl and raise money for Special Olymp...

 

Rev. Norman E. Kangas

WOLF LAKE, Minn. - Rev. Norman E. Kangas, 83, a longtime resident and pastor in Ironwood, Mich., and Kimball, Wis., peacefully entered the presence of the Lord on Sunday evening, Feb. 26, 2017, at...

 

William L. "Bill" Vaughan

HURLEY, Wis. - William L. "Bill" Vaughan, 72, of Hurley, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home. He was born April 8, 1944, in Palatine, Ill., the son of the late Anna (Mecklenberg)...

 

Ironwood votes to join Miners football co-op

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Barring any unforeseen derailments, Ironwood students will be taking the field as members of the Gogebic Miners this fall after the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday to...

 

Community calendar

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,...

 

End of season brings new beginnings for Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As the season draws to a close at the Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail, plans are already being made for next year's trails. The trail hosted a sl...

 

Community calendar

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...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    March 18, 2017

Ironwood man finishes race despite suffering heart attack

IRONWOOD - Last Saturday, Gary Engstrom of Ironwood finished the Calumet Great Bear Chase cross country ski race naked and prone, registering a fourth place finish in his age bracket. That's pretty...

 

Community calendar

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,...

 

Ironwood well-field grant application moves ahead

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The $2 million the city of Ironwood will seek in a grant to replace booster pumps at the city well-field would be used for the first phase of a project there, according to city manager Scott...

 

Community calendar

Friday, March 17 Mercer Cribbage, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer Senior Center. Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resources Center, Bessemer. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics...

 

James Michael Bonacci

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — James Michael Bonacci, 59, of Henderson, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. He was born Aug. 1, 1957, in Ottawa, Ill., son of the late Robert James Bonacci and Sallyanne (Anderson) Bonacci. Jim...

 

Fast Corporation on board with Hiawatha restoration

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - "It's worth saving," said Mike Wiedl, from Fast Corporation, in response to Pete Sturgul's question on the state of the Hiawatha statue. For Stu...

 

Ironwood public hearing today on $2 million grant application

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A special Ironwood City Commission meeting today at 6 p.m. will include a public hearing on a plan to seek Michigan Community Development Block Grant funding for the booster pump replacement...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 16 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, children, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland; 10:20-10:35 a.m. EST, Porcupine Mountain Senior Center, White...

 

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