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Local police educate kids on prom safety

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - "More teens are killed between prom night and graduation night than any other time of the year," said Gogebic County Sheriff's Department...

 
 News    April 29, 2017 

Gogebic robotics team ranks 19th

ST. LOUIS — The Gogebic Range (Hurley-Bessemer) robotics team ranked in the top third Friday in its subdivision in national competition here. The first year team that won a regional tournament in Duluth to qualify for the nationals ranked 19th in...

 
 News    April 29, 2017 

Meyers speaks in Hurley with concerned citizens

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - State Rep. Beth Meyers, Bayfield, of the 74th Assembly District, stopped at the Iron County Courthouse in Hurley Friday morning, where a friendly...

 

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...

 

Iron County seniors complete 332-mile walking challenge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A group of area seniors gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday for the final day of the Iron County Aging Unit's Stroll for a Goal wal...

 

Gogebic SEV rises 1 percent

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — For the first time in four years, the state equalized valuation for Gogebic County has increased. The 2017 valuation of $665,029,752 accepted by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on...

 

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...

 

Robotics team travels to St. Louis

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com The first year Gogebic Range (Hurley-Bessemer) Robotics Team left Tuesday at midnight for the robotics championships in St. Louis. According to Van Hill, the team’s schedule is packed, with very little...

 

Annual Entrepreneurial Event at Gogebic Community College

IRONWOOD - The Entrepreneurial Center for Innovation and Development at Gogebic Community College will host Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Demong. He is executive director for USA Nordic Sports. Demong...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 26, 2017

Ironwood woman's police chase trial begins

BESSEMER — The first day of the trial of an Ironwood woman accused of fleeing the police ended Tuesday with both sides resting their cases in Gogebic County Circuit Court, leaving just closing arguments and deliberations prior to the verdict. Gina...

 

W-M students get hands on exposure to hatching chicks

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Chicken: It can be an insult, an egg layer, a flavoring and a meal. According to Kathy Makela, fourth grade teacher at the Wakefield-Marenisco...

 

Township board approves electronic payments

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Township residents will once again be able to pay certain township bills automatically, after the board of trustees passed a resolution accepting electronic payments Monday. The...

 

Ironwood demolition bids to be opened Thursday

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission learned Monday that bids for the city’s Hardest Hit demolition project will be opened on Thursday. City manager Scott Erickson said the bids will likely come...

 

Iron Belle spruced up on sunny Earth Day

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Volunteers from both Ironwood and Bessemer united for a Saturday clean-up event on the Iron Belle Trail as part of the worldwide Earth Day...

 

Little Finland marks Finnish centennial with history talk

KIMBALL, Wis. - A crowd gathered at Little Finland Sunday to hear Ernie Korpela's presentation on Finnish history, just one of the events Little Finland is holding to mark the centennial celebration...

 

Regional Hospice starting grief support group

IRONWOOD — Regional Hospice is beginning a six-week grief support group, starting in May, at the Aspirus Ironwood clinic. The group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m., every Monday between May 1 and June 12 in the clinic’s education room. “When a...

 

Students clean up Gogebic Range for Earth Day

WAKEFIELD - Students across the Gogebic Range, including in Ironwood and Wakefield-Marenisco, wanted to get out and make a difference in their community for Earth Day on Friday. While Earth Day is...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    April 22, 2017

GCC students pull semi truck in fundraiser precursor

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College students and staff used a somewhat unconventional way to move one of the college's semi trucks Friday, pulling it with a rope, tug-of-war-style, in preparation...

 

NMU officials: Broadband project can be national model

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University officials believe the effort to provide broadband internet access to rural communities across the Upper Peninsula co...

 

Solid waste authority scales back recycling program

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority is restricting what can be recycled in its dumpsters available for residents of member...

 

Weatherization program available to area residents

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Paul Janczak, weatherization director for Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency in Bessemer, said a weatherization program is available for many area residents. It’s based on income...

 

Bessemer school board holds work session at GCC

By IAN Minielly iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Bessemer school board traveled to GCC Tuesday to hold a work session, not a board meeting. In a work session no final decisions are made, but options are discussed that can be brought...

 

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