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Wakefield-Marenisco takes high road on prison closing

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - When the Michigan Department of Corrections announced last week it will close Ojibway Correctional Facility by Dec. 1, it provoked ongoing protest...

 

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Monday, Aug. 20 Gogebic County Health and 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... Full story

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    August 18, 2018

Dianda calls on Snyder to halt Ojibway closure

State Rep. Scott Dianda said he has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking that the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco remain open. The state this week said it would close Ojibway on Dec. 1. On Friday Dianda, D-Calumet, sent a letter to...

 

Casperson says he didn't know of decision to close Ojibway

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — State Sen. Tom Casperson said he was not informed ahead of time by the Michigan Department of Corrections of its decision to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco before the...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 16 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, 9:45-10 a.m. EST, Lake Gogebic Senior Center, Bergland;... Full story

 

Ojibway prison to close Dec. 1

MARENISCO - The Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco Township will close Dec. 1, the Michigan Department of Corrections said Tuesday. The facility has 203 employees and is one of the biggest emp...

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 15 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Nature Hike with Ecologist David Mladenoff, 9-11:30 a.m., Frog Lake and Pines State Natural Area, Wisconsin 47, south of Manitowish crossroads. Awkward Stage Drama... Full story

 

Township board approves road measure for ballot

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Ironwood Township voters will be asked to renew a millage used to fund road repairs in the next election, after the township board of trustees approved putting the measure on the...

 

Man arraigned in high-speed chase

BESSEMER — The Marenisco man who led officers on a high-speed chase on a motorcycle was arraigned in Gogebic County Court Friday. John Wesley Gunderman Jr., 52, is charged with operating while intoxicated, attempted fleeing and eluding, reckless...

 

Mary Ellen (Kulick) Carmichael

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Mary Ellen (Kulick) Carmichael, 78, of Ironwood Township, died at home Monday, June 4 after a long battle with heart disease. Mary was born in Michigamme, Mich., and was dau... Full story

 

Michigan voters set new turnout record for August primary

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com An estimated 2 million Michiganders cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, a new record for a Michigan August primary. Gogebic County saw 25.6 percent of voters participate in the election, while 30...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 9 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, 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... Full story

 

Byrns takes seat on county board

IRONWOOD - Jim Byrns defeated Paul Grbavcich 131-107 in Tuesday's primary for the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat. The two Ironwood men were both running as Democrats. Since no R...

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 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. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

Michigan votes today

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Gogebic County voters are casting ballots in Michigan's August primary today, setting the stage for November's general election. The ballot features a...

 

Dan Carmichael Jr.

STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Dan Carmichael Jr. passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at the age of 85. He had recently moved back to Stevens Point to be closer to his daughter, Betty. One of the things... Full story

 

Spaghetti fundraiser takes initiative closer to goal

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — A Saturday spaghetti fundraiser at the Wakefield municipal building took in about $3,000 for the local initiative called “4 the Kids.” Mayor p...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 2 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Street tennis courts, if raining, 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... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 1 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. Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story

 

Vaudeville show celebrates 90 years of HIT

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre was bustling with talent Saturday when it presented Aurora Nights: An Evening of Vaudeville in celebration of the...

 

4 Gogebic townships seek to renew millages Aug. 7

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com Voters in four townships in Gogebic County will be asked on Tuesday, Aug. 7, to renew millages to fund township operations. The Aug. 7 election is a primary election in Michigan for local, state and...

 

Local powerlifter to compete in Duluth

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - When Makayla Mahler, 2017 graduate of Wakefield/Marenisco high school, began powerlifting she "went from a 120 pound college freshman to a 160...

 

Community calendar

Thursday, July 26 Ontonagon County Fair, fairgrounds, Greenland. Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Av. tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. “Legends of the Loon”, 10 a.m., Mercer Public Library. Gogebic County Veterans Service... Full story

 

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Wednesday, July 25 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....

 

Casperson visits GCC for Ojibway closure discussion

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Michigan State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, met with 25 representatives from local municipalities and area businesses at Gogebic Community...

 

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