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Matthew Allan 'Mutti' Salo

Matthew Allan 'Mutti' Salo HURLEY, Wis. - Matthew Allan "Mutti" Salo, 65, of Silver St., Hurley, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at his home. He was born June 11, 1951, in Hammond, Ind., to Matt... Full story


Forestry committee recommends new Saxon Harbor campground site

By RICHARD JENKINS HURLEY - With the Federal Emergency Management Agency's approval to move the campground at Saxon Harbor, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee...


Hurley, Purdue students learn about natural resource careers

By RICHARD JENKINS IRON BELT - A group of students from the Hurley K-12 School and Purdue University's Forestry and Natural Resources program got a chance to go out into...


Donald J. Koivisto

DULUTH, Minn. - Donald J. Koivisto, 64, of Saxon, Wis., died peacefully early Monday morning, March 6, 2017, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, with his loving family by his... Full story


William E. Ribich

IRONWOOD, Mich. - William E. Ribich, 92, of Ironwood, passed away Sunday morning, March 5, 2017, at his home. William was born on Feb. 3, 1925, in Eveleth, Minn., a son of Vincent and Lucy (Maccani)... Full story

 By Ian Minielly    News    March 4, 2017

Iron County's aging unit stays independent

HURLEY — The Aging Unit of Iron County Board of Directors discussed a resolution regarding its status on Friday. Would it cease to exist as a nonprofit and become a county entity as it was under the false impression it was mandated to do, or would...


June 14 jury trial set in Bear Trap fire case

By RALPH ANSAMI HURLEY — A jury trial has been scheduled for June 14 for a Saxon woman who’s charged with aiding a felon as a party to a crime in connection with the March 12 fire at the Bear Trap Inn that resulted in...


Woman identified in snowmobile fatality

By RALPH ANSAMI OMA, Wis. — The Saturday snowmobile crash that claimed the life of an Oconomowoc woman remained under investigation on Monday. Pamela A. Knaack, 52, was unresponsive when Iron County Sheriff’s...


Wisconsin snowmobile death toll reaches 14

By RALPH ANSAMI The winter snowmobile fatality toll in Wisconsin rose to 14 last week with two deaths on Feb. 12. That’s almost double the deaths that were recorded last winter. The latest fatalities were reported in...


Another warm weather record falls in Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD - The small parking lot at Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point was full around 4:30 p.m. Saturday as area residents basked in the warmth of a...


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


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