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Observation deck completed at Gurney waterfall

GURNEY, Wis. - With the construction of a new boardwalk and viewing platform, visitors are once again able to easily take in the Lower Potato River Falls. The previous platform and cliff supporting...

 

No broadband grant for Iron County

HURLEY — It appears Iron County will have to wait to implement its latest broadband internet project after the county failed to be awarded a state grant in the latest round of funding. Last week, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission awarded $1.5...

 

Iron 4-H program raises $7,125 with pie auction

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - It was another successful year for the Iron County 4-H's annual pie auction Sunday at the Iron County Fair. While the final numbers are...

 

2017 Iron County Fair welcomes new arrival

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - The Luoma family of Saxon knew a cow named Sara was ready to give birth this month. They had no idea the blessed event would come at the Iron...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 5, 2017

Winners chosen early as fair opens Friday

SAXON, Wis. - The poultry and rabbits were active with a cool north breeze drifting through their weekend home at the Iron County Fair in Saxon on Friday. Two geese were cackling in their cage, greeti...

 

Montreal approaches county about Gile Park

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — While no formal action was taken Tuesday, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee considered a request from the city of Montreal to have the county assume control of the city’s Gile...

 

UW-Extension's grandparent survey deadline extended

HURLEY — The deadline to respond to the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension office’s grandparents survey has been extended. Residents now have until Aug. 15 to fill out the survey, which is designed to get information on the...

 

Hurley Education Foundation holds 15th annual inductee award ceremony

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley Education Foundation held its 15th annual Induction Award Ceremony on Saturday morning. The Foundation inducted five new members...

 

Croci-Steiger claim fifth Quarterback Club title

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Golf is a game of numbers. It took four playoff holes for Jack Croci and Tim Steiger to win their fifth Hurley Quarterback Club golf tournament...

 

Historian Dale Caskey kicks off Heritage Festival

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Heritage Festival got a jump start Wednesday evening when historian Dale Caskey came calling to the Iron County Historical Museum. He told the assemblage in the second floor...

 

Two charged with excavator vandalism

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Two Iron County men have been charged in connection to the vandalism of an Iron County Forestry Department excavator in June. Matthew R....

 

Arvo G. Vuorenmaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Arvo G. Vuorenmaa, 94, of North Star Road, Ironwood Township, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, in Ironwood. He was born Aug. 24, 1922, at home on the family farm in Ironwood... Full story

 

Robert 'Rob' Korhonen

PORTAGE COUNTY, Wis. — Robert “Rob” Korhonen, 48, died Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Portage County. Robert was born Nov. 6, 1968, in Milwaukee, a son of Barbara “Toni” Anderson and Robert Korhonen. On Sept. 3, 1993, he was united in marriage... Full story

 

Council approves final contract for utility project

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council awarded a $1,134,153 contract to Ross Peterson Construction Tuesday for this summer’s utility project. Jamey Francis, of the public works committee, said the city had...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 11, 2017

Koski remembered one year after flood

MONTREAL, Wis. - One year after 12 inches of rain in four hours destroyed Saxon Harbor, the Montreal man who lost his life in the storm is being remembered. City of Montreal Mayor Todd Haeger on...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 8, 2017

Ironwood begins First Friday effort

IRONWOOD - Threatening skies cleared in time for Ironwood's initial First Friday downtown promotional effort. After Friday afternoon events at Deport Park, people headed downtown for the evening...

 

Work continues on Potato River Falls viewing deck

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com GURNEY, Wis. - Iron County Forestry Department workers have been working to build a boardwalk and viewing deck so visitors can once again fully enjoy see...

 

Iron County board approves Saxon Harbor Phase 2 contract

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC, will continue its work as the engineering firm for the reconstruction of Saxon Harbor, after the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved the...

 

Patrick 'Pat' C. Dowd

MUNISING, Mich. — Patrick “Pat” C. Dowd, 53, of Munising, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his home under the loving care of his family. He was born on Jan. 14, 1964, in Port Huron, to William and Janet (Paeth) Dowd. Patrick graduated from... Full story

 

I. Elaine Esterline

HURLEY, Wis. - I. Elaine Esterline, 82, of Villa Maria in Hurley, and formerly of North Bessemer, Mich., passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Ironwood,... Full story

 

Carli found guilty of hiding evidence in Saxon murder

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - A Saxon, Wis., woman who aided her then boyfriend in attempting to hide evidence in the 2016 murder-arson at the Bear Trap Inn entered a no contest...

 

Finance committee moves forward with broadband grant

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County will try for yet another broadband expansion project, Iron County Finance Committee approved moving forward with a grant application for the state’s 2018 Broadband Expansion...

 

Department of Justice praised for Bear Trap murder probe

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — After Donald Rick was sentenced for the murder of Lisa Waldros in the March 2016 fire that destroyed the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon, Assistant Attorney General Richard Dufour met with family members...

 

Boats return to Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - While the marina at Saxon Harbor isn't expected to re-open until May 2019, following its destruction during the rain and flooding of the...

 

Fish tourney called off at Saxon Harbor

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - It would typically be the time of the year for the annual Saxon Harbor Boating Club's weekend fishing tournament on Lake Superior, with the ca...

 

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