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 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 21, 2017 

Thaw breaks record high reading here

IRONWOOD — After narrowly missing a record high the day before, a new daily high temperature was set for Ironwood on Friday. For the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. on Friday, the high was a balmy 50 degrees, which broke the old mark of 48 set in 1981....

 

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Saturday, Jan. 21 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. 22 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting,... Full story

 

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Friday, Jan. 20 Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resource Center, Bessemer. 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.... Full story

 

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Thursday, Jan. 19 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 Ano... Full story

 

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...

 

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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... Full story

 

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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 ... Full story

 
 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...

 

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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... Full story

 

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...

 

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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,...

 

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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.,... Full story

 

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...

 

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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... Full story

 

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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... Full story

 

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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... Full story

 

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...

 

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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.... Full story

 

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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... Full story

 

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...

 

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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,... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 24, 2016

Ontonagon County jobless rate rises in November; Gogebic steady

Ontonagon County took a big hit in unemployment numbers in November, while Gogebic County remained practically the same as in October. The Ontonagon County rate jumped from 6.9 percent in October to 8 percent in November. While the civilian labor...

 

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Thursday, Dec. 22 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 Ano... Full story

 

Pelkola retires from Ontonagon board after 23 years

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board Tuesday paid tribute to its longest serving member John Pelkola. Pelkola, who served 23 years on the board, many of those as its chairman, was defeated in the November...

 

Ontonagon man pleads to Depot Park drug case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — An Ontonagon man pleaded guilty to two drug charges in Gogebic County Circuit Court Friday for his role in several Depot Park drug deals. Justin Michael Olexa, 22, pleaded guilty to...

 

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