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Joseph B. 'Jake' Kasper

GURNEY, Wis. - Joseph B. "Jake" Kasper, 55, of Gurney, died peacefully Wednesday morning, Sept. 14, 2016, in his home, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous, 14-month battle with... Full story

 

Senior broadband summit planned

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - In an effort to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of broadband service in Iron County, particularly the resources offered to senior residents,...

 

Finance committee approves Saxon Harbor bridges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee Thursday approved the purchase of two temporary bridges to span the washed-out section of County A over Oronto Creek at Saxon Harbor,...

 

Iron County seeks input on Saxon Harbor rebuild

HURLEY — Iron County is distributing surveys in an effort to gather public input on the Saxon Harbor rebuilding process. The survey, which is available both online and in paper copies, is open to anyone who uses Saxon Harbor, and are not limited...

 

Thunderstorms continue wet summer in Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com A summer of violent thunderstorms continued into September as Tuesday brought more rain to the Gogebic Range. The official weather station for the National... Full story

 

Coleman named planners for Saxon Harbor rebuild

HURLEY — A team of companies led by Coleman Engineering will be responsible for developing the plans to rebuild Saxon Harbor after the Iron County Board of Supervisors awarded the company the development contract Tuesday. The decision comes based...

 

Walker visits Saxon Harbor, announces planning grant

SAXON, Wis - Gov. Scott Walker visited Saxon Harbor Monday, touring the cleanup effort and announcing Iron County has been awarded a Coastal Management grant to help the planning stage of the...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 26, 2016

Bidding process under way for Point storm repair work

BESSEMER — Bids will be received by the end of next week for some of the numerous projects necessary to repair the Little Girl’s Point area following the July 11-12 storm. Gogebic County Road Commission Manager-Engineer Darren Pionk spoke to...

 

James 'Jim' Richard Shaw

MELLEN, Wis. - James Richard Shaw, 86, passed away peacefully at Mellen Manor on Aug. 16, 2016, from complications of congestive heart failure. He was born in Maxie, Ga., in 1930, the only child of... Full story

 

Second person charged in Bear Trap fire

HURLEY — Special prosecutor Richard Dufour brought charges against Jessica M. Carli, of Saxon, Thursday, the second person charged in the March fire that burned down the Bear Trap Inn and resulted in the death of Lisa Waldros. Carli, 41, of Church...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 22, 2016

Thunder roars through fairgrounds

SAXON,Wis. - Sounds of roaring engines echoed across Saxon during Rolling Thunder races Saturday at the Iron County Fairgrouds. As rain poured, snowmobiles, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles,...

 

Finance committee hears Saxon Harbor update

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors' Finance Committee heard an update on the state of Saxon Harbor Thursday, including the fact it could be as long as three to four years before the harbor...

 

Wisconsin National Guard finishes mission at Saxon Harbor

SAXON, Wis. - A small group of soldiers from the Wisconsin National Guard wrapped up its part of the cleanup of Saxon Harbor Thursday. Roughly 12 soldiers with the 950th Clearance Company, based in...

 

Finance committee approves UW-Extension office manager description

HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee Thursday approved the job description for the office manager of Iron County’s University of Wisconsin Extension office. Current office manager Joyce Gayan is retiring at the end...

 

Fair draws good crowds

SAXON, Wis. - The Iron County Fair drew in a large number of people Saturday and Sunday under sunny skies. On Saturday afternoon, the Rice Bulls and Barrels Shock and Awe rodeo tour drew a good-sized...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 6, 2016

Iron County Fair opens with horse show, music

SAXON, Wis. - Sounds of children laughing and cows mooing filled the air in Saxon Friday to mark the beginning of the 89th annual Iron County Fair. Under sunny skies, children played traditional carni...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 4, 2016

Walker seeks federal disaster declaration for July 11 storm

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting a federal disaster declaration for nine northern Wisconsin counties affected by July 11-12 torrential rains and flash floods. In the letter, Walker said the...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 2, 2016

MDEQ: July storm a 1,000-year event

Since the July 11 storm ravaged the Gogebic Range and beyond, the debate has raged. Was it a 25-year storm, 50-year event or perhaps a 100-year occurrence? Last week, Linda Hansen,, of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s Water...

 

Hurley honors five individuals, one team, during annual Hall of Fame induction

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — An all-time great running back, two excellent basketball players, a coach credited with turning around the girls basketball program and an outstanding athlete and coach joined the 1949 Saxon boys...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 30, 2016

Heritage Day brings history to forefront

HURLEY - Folks of all ages experienced life before the turn of 20th century during Heritage Day Friday, presented by the Iron County Historical Society at its museum in Hurley. The historical society...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 29, 2016

AmeriCorps volunteers help with storm cleanup

HURLEY - As Iron County continues to recover from the storms and flooding that hit the region earlier this month, a group of AmeriCorps volunteers arrived to help residents cleanup storm damage in the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 27, 2016

FEMA arrives in Iron County

HURLEY - Town, county and state officials gathered at the Iron County Forestry and Highway building Tuesday morning to meet with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency regarding...

 

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