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Ontonagon board continues to move forward with land bank committee

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON – David Nykanen, brother to chairmen Carl Nykanen and the newest member of the Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners, took his seat Tuesday after being sworn in before the meeting. The board...

 

Ironwood board moves organizational meeting

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Eduction will wait until summer to have its annual organizational meeting after the board voted Monday to reschedule the date. According to Superintendent...

 

Ontonagon native to represent Navy at inauguration ceremony

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — While several Ontonagon High School students will be attending the upcoming 58th presidential inauguration ceremony, another native son will be attending too but in an official capacity. Chief Petty...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 16 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...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 14 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, Jan. 15 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem ...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 14, 2017

County board approves UP panel appointments

BESSEMER — Three appointments to Upper Peninsula agencies were approved at Wednesday’s reorganizational meeting of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners. Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, who stepped down as chairman of the county board earlier in...

 

Lake Shore Systems discusses future of Ontonagon facilities

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - Jessica Frost, CEO of Lake Shore Systems, owners of the Ontonagon shipyard, had praise Thursday for the Ontonagon facility and especially the access to w...

 

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 13 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org....

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 12 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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 Ano...

 

New trooper joins Wakefield post

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Michigan State Police's Wakefield post has added another new face, as another graduate from the state's trooper academy joins the force....

 

Township gets good news in water test

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees spent little time Monday discussing the communication from the state’s Department of Environmental Quality, likely due to the fact it...

 

Mary Aileen Kushnir

ONTONAGON, Mich. - Mary Aileen Kushnir, 82, of Cane Court, Ontonagon, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at home. She was born Oct. 17, 1934, in Green, daughter of the late Einar and Mary...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 9 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival board meeting, 10 a.m., Little Finland, Kimball, Wis. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church,...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 7 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Theatre North, 2-5 p.m., Auditions for Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None,” Lake Road, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m.,...

 

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 6 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org....

 

Nykanen elected chairman to Ontonagon County Commission Board

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON – Carl Nykanen, Ewen, was elected the new Ontonagon County Commission Board Chairman for a two year term, at the commission reorganization meeting...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 5 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. 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...

 

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 4 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mercer Area Play Group, 9:30-11 a.m., Mercer, Wis., Public Library. 715-476-2366. Ironwood Community Blood Drive, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Memorial Building. For...

 

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 3 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Ironwood...

 

July storm top story of 2016

Editor's note: The Daily Globe is counting down the top stories of 2016. This is the top story of the year. By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Few people, if any, can remember a storm...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 31 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood....

 

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 30 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org....

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 29 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...

 

Icy conditions lead to hazardous travel Monday

Icy conditions prevailed over the weekend on area roadways and sidewalks. Highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s since Friday aided a bit of melting and refreezing that seemed to Zamboni many surfaces. High winds and a third of an inch of...

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 24 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, Dec. 25 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,...

 

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