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Richard A. 'Dick' Soetebier

HURLEY, Wis. — Richard A. “Dick” Soetebier, 85, of Ironwood, Mich., and Hurley, died suddenly at his home on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Richard was born July 11, 1931, the son of Elsa and Alfred Soetebier of Hurley. The entire Soetebier family... Full story


Finance committee renews audit contract

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The firm of Makela, Pollack & Ahonen will continue to audit Iron County after the county board of supervisors’ finance committee approved a three-year contract extension with the firm...


Iron County to retain outside counsel for Saxon Harbor rebuild

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Iron County is in the process of retaining the Milwaukee-based law firm von Briesen and Roper to help the county navigate the federal assistance process for the rebuilding of Saxon Harbor....


Rosemary Anderson

HURLEY, Wis. - Rosemary Anderson, 91, lifelong Saxon resident, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2017, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. The former Rosemary... Full story


Nancy L. Ruby

WAUSAU, Wis. - Nancy L. Ruby, 76, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after complications from a stroke. She was born Aug. 8, 1940, in... Full story


Iron County reroutes Saxon Harbor road, awaits Army Corps' decision

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - While the plan to rebuild Saxon Harbor following its destruction in the rain and flooding during the July 11 storm continues to take shape -...


Saxon-Gurney Fire Department serves up roast beef at annual dinner

By RICHARD JENKINS SAXON - Roast beef and mashed potatoes were on the menu at the Saxon Community Center Sunday as the Saxon-Gurney held its annual Roast Beef Dinner. The d...


Ballots set for Iron County spring elections

With the seemingly never-ending Presidential election cycle in the rear-view mirror, Iron County voters will again head to the polls in February and April for a number of races. There are no local races on the Feb. 21 ballot, however three...


Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Nancy Rae (Sobolewski) Nemacheck, 63, passed away peacefully at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, on Dec. 26, 2016, after fighting a courageous battle against breast cancer and pulmonar... Full story


Iron County to receive $326,453 in grants for Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — Iron County will be getting some additional help in paying for the cost of rebuilding Saxon Harbor after it was destroyed during flooding in the July 11 storm. Iron County Forestry and Parks A...


Fannie I. Wehmas

SAXON, Wis. - Fannie I. Wehmas, 90, of Saxon, passed away at her home on Jan. 6, 2017. She was born Oct. 28, 1926, in a log cabin in Kimball, the daughter of the late Gust and Olga (Lehtola) Salli.... 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 Few people, if any, can remember a storm...


Kenneth D. Vuorenmaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Kenneth D. Vuorenmaa, 79, of Ironwood, died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 11, 1937, in Ironwood, the son of the late Eric and... Full story


Board votes to set Saxon Harbor to pre-storm state

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors saved the best for last Tuesday night, voting 14 to 1 to restore Saxon Harbor to the state it was in prior to the flooding during the July 11 storm that...


Mud Creek snowmobile bridge out until February

IRONWOOD - The July 11 storm is affecting winter tourism on the Gogebic Range. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed snowmobile Trail 160 because of damage from the...


Rick pleads guilty to Bear Trap murder

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY - Donald Rick admitted Thursday to murdering Lisa Waldros in the fire that destroyed the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon. Rick, 44, who was living in Saxon at...


Broadband committee urges residents to complete state survey

By RICHARD JENKINS Broadband advocates in Iron County are encouraging residents to fill out a survey from the Wisconsin State Broadband Office designed to determine where areas of need are in the state. “If the people...


County board discusses Saxon Harbor design options

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors discussed possible options for the design of Saxon Harbor, but took no formal action Tuesday on the direction the rebuilding effort would take. The...


Forum discusses development plan, Saxon Harbor survey

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - Saxon Harbor and it's place in Iron County's future was the topic of discussion at the Hurley Senior Center Monday night as the Iron County...


Eva E. Silvonen

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Eva E. Silvonen, 94, of South Carey, Hurley, Wis., died peacefully Thursday evening, Dec. 1, 2016, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, with her loving family by her side. The former Eva... Full story


Janet M. Robinson

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Janet M. Robinson, 83, of Hurley, Wis., died peacefully Saturday evening, Nov. 19, 2016, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. The former Janet Sunie was born Jan. 17, 1933, in Oma, Wis., daughter of the late Toivo and... Full story


Carli pleads not guilty to Bear Trap fire coverup

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY - A Saxon, Wis., woman entered a not guilty plea Monday to aiding a felon by being a party to a crime in connection with the March 12 Bear Trap Inn fi...


Iron County to rebid Saxon Harbor engineering work

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY — An oversight of a little-known rule in federal procurement regulations means Iron County has to rebid the engineering contract for the rebuilding of Saxon Harbor. In August, the county...


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