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Xcel Energy crews complete repairs of power lines

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com GURNEY, Wis. - Xcel Energy crews were struggling Thursday morning to repair downed lines from the ice storm that began Tuesday night throughout the Gogebic...

 

Ice storm knocks out power, closes schools

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com An ice and snow storm swept through parts of northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula Tuesday evening, causing scattered power outages through...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    April 14, 2017

Range Oldtimers Softball League gears up, discusses possibility of co-ed play

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Like a scene straight out of a Mario Puzo book, the skippers of the Range Oldtimers Softball League circled around three square tables...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 14, 2017

County board chooses Saxon Harbor engineering company

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved hiring Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC as the engineering firm for the reconstruction of Saxon Harbor Tuesday. It’s a key step to...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 13, 2017

Sentencing moved back in Iron murder-arson case

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Donald Rick sentencing hearing in the Bear Trap murder-arson case has been changed from today to June 1 at 10 a.m. Rick, 45, of Saxon, admitted to murdering Lisa Waldros of Kimball in the...

 

Sandra M. 'Sandy' Clement

SAXON, Wis. - Sandra M. "Sandy" Clement, 75, of Saxon, died peacefully Saturday, April 8, 2017, at home, following a brief illness, with her loving family by her side. The former Sandra Koski was...

 

Gregg D. 'Jocko' Giacomino

HURLEY, Wis. - Gregg D. "Jocko" Giacomino, 58, of Southgate Village, Hurley, died unexpectedly Friday, April 7, 2017, at home. He was born Aug. 4, 1958, in Ironwood, Mich., son of Virginia (Smee) and...

 

Sendra elected Mercer town chairman

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — Mercer has a new town chairman after John Sendra defeated long-time incumbent Jim Kichak in Tuesday’s town election. Sendra received 311 votes to Kichak’s 298 for the win. Tom...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 4, 2017

Iron County heads to polls today

HURLEY - Iron County voters head to the polls today in a series of state and local races. At the state level, voters will decide between incumbent Tony Evers and Lowell Holtz to see who will be the...

 

County board approves moving Saxon Harbor campground

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The rebuilt campground at Saxon Harbor will be located on elevated land east of the harbor, after the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted 10-3 Tuesday to approve the new location. Board...

 

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...

 

Forestry committee recommends new Saxon Harbor campground site

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com 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 rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com 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...

 

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)...

 
 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 ransami@yourdailyglobe.com 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 ransami@yourdailyglobe.com 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 ransami@yourdailyglobe.com 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 ransami@yourdailyglobe.com 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...

 

Finance committee renews audit contract

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com 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 rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com 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...

 

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