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 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...

 By Larry Holcombe    News    July 23, 2016

Officials discuss storm assistance programs

HURLEY - Fifteen officials from various state agencies met with nine Iron County and local town officials Friday to discuss assistance programs and other information in the wake of the July 11-12...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 22, 2016

Rick to be arraigned Aug. 18 in Bear Trap murder-arson case

HURLEY - An Aug. 18 arraignment has been scheduled for a Saxon, Wis., man who faces murder and arson charges. Donald Rick, 44, appeared in Iron County Court Thursday afternoon before Judge Patrick Ma...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2016

Saxon Harbor boat recovery nears end

SAXON, Wis. - Workers at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday retrieved the final sunken boat they had locations for as they continued to deal with the aftermath of the July 11-12 storm that flooded Saxon Harbor...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 20, 2016

Highway committee approves County A repairs

HURLEY - The Iron County Highway Committee authorized an agreement with the state of Wisconsin that will allow repairs to the portion of County A in Saxon washed out during last week's storm to begin...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 16, 2016

Gov. Walker orders flags at half-staff to honor Koski

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker issued an executive order Friday directing state and federal flags to be flown at half-staff Monday to honor Mitch Koski, who died during the flooding at Saxon Harbor on Monday night. “I, Scott Walker, Governor...

 Obituaries    July 16, 2016

Anna M. Sullivan

DULUTH, Minn. - Anna M. Sullivan, 83, of Saxon, Wis., died peacefully Monday evening, July 11, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. The... Full story

 Obituaries    July 15, 2016

Anna M. Sullivan

DULUTH, Minn. - Anna M. Sullivan, 83, of Saxon, Wis., died peacefully Monday evening, July 11, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. The... Full story

 News    July 15, 2016

Body of third Monday storm victim found near Marengo

MARENGO, Wis. - A third person died in the floodwaters of Monday's storm in northern Wisconsin. The Ashland County Sheriff's Department said an 82-year-old man was found dead early Thursday in a...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 15, 2016

Most Iron County ATV trails reopen

HURLEY — The Iron County Forestry and Parks Department has reopened most of the county’s all-terrain vehicle trails. According to information on the department’s website, all the trails are reopened, except for Trail 2, from its intersection...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 14, 2016

Iron County updates road closures

HURLEY - Iron County officials held a brief press conference Wednesday to provide an update on road closures in the county and the aftermath of Monday's storm. According to county officials: - While...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 14, 2016

Board invites Snyder to tour storm damage

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners would like Gov. Rick Snyder to follow Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s lead and view damage caused by Monday’s violent thunderstorm and tornado. County board members unanimously agreed...

 Obituaries    July 14, 2016

Mitchell Ray 'Mitch' Koski

SAXON, Wis. - Mitchell Ray "Mitch" Koski, 58, of Montreal, died unexpectedly Monday evening, July 11, 2016, in a flash flood drowning accident at Saxon Harbor. Mitch was born Jan. 13, 1958, in... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 13, 2016

Saxon Harbor storm claims life, causes millions in damage

A violent lightning storm Monday evening caused flooding that washed out Iron County roadways, downed trees and severely damaged Saxon Harbor, where a man was found dead in his vehicle. Former mayor o...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 13, 2016

Gov. Walker surveys damage

SAXON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker made an unexpected trip to Iron County Tuesday to meet with local officials and get a first-hand picture of the damage caused by Monday night’s storm. “What a huge impact on something so beautiful,” Walker...

 Obituaries    June 30, 2016

Armus John Worlin

MELLEN, Wis. - Armus John Worlin, 88, went to heaven to be with the Lord on June 26, 2016, in Mellen. Armus was born May 9, 1928, in Iron Belt where he lived until he joined the United States Armed... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 29, 2016

Maki appointed as Iron County treasurer

HURLEY — Deputy Treasurer Clara Maki was appointed as the new Iron County treasurer during an approximately 30 minute meeting of the Iron County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Maki thanked the board for its support. “I’d like to thank you all...

 Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Ellen E. Maslanka

HURLEY, Wis. - Ellen E. Maslanka, 89, of South Carey, Hurley, died peacefully Monday afternoon, June 20, 2016, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, with her loving family by her... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

AG Schimel seeks input on how to help Northwoods communities

IRONWOOD — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped by the Daily Globe’s office Wednesday during a swing through the Northwoods to visit local politicians and law enforcement officers and discuss ways the Wisconsin Department of Justice...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Lake Superior claims Saxon Harbor beach

HURLEY - With beach-going weather arriving across the Gogebic Range, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Department is warning residents Lake Superior has removed a considerable amount of sand from...

 News    June 21, 2016

Motorcycle rally draws bikers to Hurley

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - From across the country, American Voyager Association members rode to Hurley to connect with friends and meet motorcycle enthusiasts Monday while...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 14, 2016

Bond set at $1 million for man facing murder, arson charges

HURLEY - Bond was set at $1 million cash Monday afternoon for a Saxon, Wis., man who faces murder and arson charges. Donald F. Rick, 44, appeared with public defender Courtney Latzig on charges that...


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