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Meyers holds foster care listening session

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - State Rep. Beth Meyers, D-Bayfield, was in Hurley Friday morning for a listening session at the Iron County Courthouse on the state's foster...

 

Bergman says freshmen in Congress making progress

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The future of health care and climate change were on the minds of many of the 35 people who attended a Friday listening session at Gogebic...

 

US Army Corps awards Saxon dredging contract, levee work

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected a company to perform its portion of the dredging work at Saxon Harbor. Roen Salvage Company was awarded the $993,000 dredging contract to remove...

 

GCC holds 22nd annual Celebration of Achievements Banquet

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College held its 22nd annual Celebration of Achievements banquet Thursday evening, honoring three people and a band. Kelly...

 

Committee tours parks

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission met in Bessemer Thursday before hitting the road to visit parks and some timber holdings under...

 

Test drilling shows positive signs for Copperwood Project

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com LONGUEUIL, Quebec — Highland Copper Company is reporting the latest mineral resource estimate for its Copperwood Project — located in northern Ironwood and Wakefield townships — shows more...

 

Copper Peak fans confident about state funding bill

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Supporters of the effort to bring ski flying back to Copper Peak were optimistic the effort will receive state funding Wednesday as...

 

Superior Range Shooters provides opportunities to local non-profits

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Superior Range Shooters Club on Black River Road in Ironwood Township has completed a significant amount of upgrades to the...

 

Ontonagon women arrested after UPSET raid

By JAN TUCKER jantucker@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — An Ontonagon woman who was arrested following the search of an Ontonagon residence was arraigned in Ontonagon District Court Wednesday. Kathryn Hellen, 26, is charged with the delivery or...

 

Hurley trailhead fundraiser planned

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — With Monday’s paving extending Michigan’s non-motorized Iron Belle Trail into Hurley, the focus now turns toward the construction of a...

 

Probation revocation draws prison sentence

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A former Saxon, Wis., resident was sentenced to prison on Tuesday afternoon for revocation of probation conditions set on previous drug-related convictions. Matthew Maslanka, 38, of Hurley, was...

 

Project Homeless event scheduled

BESSEMER — The Gogebic-Ontonagon Continuum of Care is helping organize a Project Homeless Connect event Friday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency site at 100 S. Mill St. in Bessemer. It’s part of a...

 

Bessemer candidates prep for city seat run

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer city council meeting Monday evening had multiple turns and shifts. The ten prospective members of the next city council showed up...

 

GCC celebrates 85 years

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is celebrating 85 years in education this week in Ironwood. On Monday, GCC rolled out the proverbial red carpet to...

 

Iron jury trial planned in DMV burglary case

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A December jury trial has been set for a Stevens Point, Wis., man who faces Iron County burglary charges. According to court records, Daniel Allan Erickson, 28, is scheduled for a Dec. 19-20...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 16, 2017

Iron County Museum hosts haunted history tour

HURLEY - Call it ghoulish history. Twelve at a time, groups heard tales of horror and despair as they made their way through the Iron County Courthouse Museum in Hurley Saturday night. The second...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    October 16, 2017

Little Finland hosts Fall Harvest dance

KIMBALL, Wis. - The parking area was packed, but the dancers were slow to take the floor at Little Finland's Fall Harvest dance Sunday afternoon. Priscilla Stephani and Ginger Benninghoff, two...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    October 16, 2017

Bessemer City Council to hold hearing on ATV trail group

BESSEMER — The Bessemer city council will hold a public hearing on the special use request by the Gogebic Range Trail Authority this evening at 5:30 at city hall. The GRTA is requesting approval as sponsors for off-road vehicle use of the trail. It...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 14, 2017

Bergman pledges to continue support for Great Lakes Initiative

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution supporting continued funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the board received an update this week from U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet. Bergman said he...

 

Hurley students, staff take part in Crunch celebration

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley K-12 school is celebrating National School Lunch Week as part of National Farm to School Month. On Thursday at noon, Hurley hosted the...

 

Plaidurday continues First Friday successes

IRONWOOD - The success of the First Friday efforts in Ironwood continued with the Plaidurday celebration. The Friday downtown promotion included a 6 p.m. drone photo by Kevin Schneller in which...

 

Hurley receives favorable audit

HURLEY — The city of Hurley received a favorable 2016 audit report at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday. A representative of the Wipfli company presented an overview of the audit, saying the city received an unmodified, or “clean”...

 

Iron County firefighters attend propane fire training

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - Firefighters from several southern Iron County departments gathered at Carow Park in Mercer Wednesday to learn how to handle potential...

 

Teens get government experience at Boys, Girls State

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Local members of this year's Boys State and Girls State weren't sure they wanted to go, but they all returned in awe from their downstate...

 

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