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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 30, 2014 

New computer system goes live at Aspirus Grand View

IRONWOOD - Since Sunday, Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, along with Aspirus Ontonagon and Aspirus Keweenaw, joined the Epic system, making medical records easier to share amongst hospitals,... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 30, 2014 

Ironwood seeks reimbursements for infrastructure repairs

IRONWOOD - The city of Ironwood is pursuing reimbursements for expenses regarding infrastructure repairs following damages resulted from this past winter through Section 19 of Michigan's Emergency... Full story

 
 By Melissa DArabian    News    September 30, 2014 

Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin

Let's talk about one of the season's most iconic vegetables - canned pumpkin. Yes, canned, because that's how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. Which is fine except for one thing - Americans... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 29, 2014

Bessemer Pumpkin Fest draws large crowd

By CORTNEY OFSTAD cofstad@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Beautiful weather graced the 36th annual Pumpkin Fest in Bessemer on Saturday, with sunshine, cloudless skies and temperatures in the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 29, 2014

'Hurley Pride' signs raise pride in community

HURLEY - Members of the Hurley K-12 School and Hurley community got artistic over the weekend, sharing their pride for the school district and the people that support it. Throughout the community, and... Full story

 
 By Jason Jarvi    News    September 29, 2014

ORV 'Run for the Colors' vets ride draws large crowd

rjarvi@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - More than 50 off-road vehicles hit the trails this weekend for the first-ever "Run for the Colors" veterans ORV ride, organized by the U.P. ORV Trail Development Association and the Western U.P. Trail... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 29, 2014

Phillips celebrates life

ONTONAGON - Dorothy Phillips' desire to go hunting during her two days off from teaching at the Ontonagon High School in 1984 probably saved her life. Phillips was helping out a friend, the late Gladys Chamberlain, who needed medical work at... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 29, 2014

Watersmeet school looks to 'STOMP Out Bullying'

WATERSMEET — One of Watersmeet Township’s school colors, gold and blue, will play an important part on Oct. 6 in raising awareness of bullying. The Nimrods will drop the gold and wear blue as part of a worldwide “Blue Shirt Day” to raise... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 27, 2014

Wakefield-Marenisco's Life Skills students to help with city projects

WAKEFIELD - Students at the Wakefield-Marenisco School District will be volunteering to help the city with a few different projects expected to start next week. Wakefield's City Council Monday... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 27, 2014

Hurley K-12 students partner to create non-motorized trail

HURLEY - Students at the Hurley K-12 School are collaborating on a variety of subjects, from wood shop to art to science, to help create a community-based environment. Amy Nosal, AmeriCorps Vista... Full story

 
 News    September 27, 2014

Bridge struck by trash truck collapses in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a Detroit freeway after a trash truck struck the overpass early Friday, leaving the truck driver dead and snarling rush hour traffic, officials said.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 26, 2014

Mercer School District receives $50,000 grant

MERCER, Wis. - September has been a month to remember for the Mercer School District. On Sept. 16, the district received its state report cards, and finished well, not only at the local level, but acr... Full story

 
 News    September 26, 2014

Minot pumpkin estimated at more than 1,600 pounds

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - A Minot man believes his behemoth pumpkin may be the biggest ever grown in North Dakota. Danny Gates estimated that the giant pumpkin dubbed "Grace" weighs more than 1,600 pounds... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 25, 2014

Iron County Mining Impact Committee accepting reclamation ideas

HURLEY - Reclamation, the 2015 budget and a project update from Gogebic Taconite were discussed by the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Wednesday. Committee chair Leslie Kolesar, of Saxon, said... Full story

 
 News    September 25, 2014

Community Foundation awards two grants

The Community Foundation of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties announced grants have been awarded pursuant to the Community Foundation's two priorities: Business Development and Youth Development. One... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    September 25, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary supports 'Skates for Kids' program

ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Rotary Club Wednesday presented the Ontonagon Amateur Hockey Association a check for the "Skates for Kids" program at the recreation facility. Jason Clinesmith, president of... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 24, 2014

Name that trail

Individuals with a knack for names have a chance to suggest an official name for Michigan's statewide biking/hiking trail that stretches 900 miles from Ironwood to Belle Isle Park in Detroit through... Full story

 

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