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Bessemer celebrates season with annual pumpkin festival

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Orange balloons speckled the skies of Bessemer over the weekend in celebration of the 38th annual Pumpkin Festival. The festivities put on b...

 

Cole's Foundation raises $15,000 with cancer gala

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - To support the fight against cancer, more than 50 residents attended a Touch of Gold gala, benefiting Cole's Foundation Saturday...

 

Ewen taxpayers get a break

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com EWEN — The Ewen-Trout Creek Board of Education Wednesday learned that taxpayers will get a break due to a decreased interest rate and the district’s strong financial position. Business Manager Tammy Gibson...

 

Highline celebrates 50 years of service

HURLEY — Since 1966, Highline has continued to provide rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities in Iron County and the surrounding area. When the disability services program became incorporated in 1966, people thought it...

 

Area residents raise awareness, funds to battle depression, suicide

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - When Pat Gallinagh's sister died of suicide in 1967, he wanted to do something about it. To raise awareness of suicide, he joined the...

 

Theatre North begins season with classic comedy Oct. 20

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Theatre North is continuing its 53-year-old tradition of providing community entertainment by presenting three shows this season. The season begins with the classic American comedy “You Can...

 

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,...

 

Superior Springs to open water bottling plant in Marenisco

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - After a proposal to build a water-bottling plant in Presque Isle, Wis., was turned down, the plants developers are contructing a similar plant...

 

Trail work nears completion

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The finishing touches are being made on Phase 2 of the Western Gateway Trail that will stretch from the Ironwood city limit to Bessemer by the end the construction season in October. The...

 

Ontonagon County Board opposes White Pine Electric closure

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board Tuesday joined the growing chorus of those objecting to the decision of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to cancel the services of the White Pine Electric...

 

Morrow warns effects of climate change

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yurdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - As concerns about the environment grow, Greyson Morrow, of Wakefield, informed residents and the Bessemer City Council Monday evening about the...

 

Xcel Energy office project advances

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Xcel Energy's new office building in the city's industrial park is taking shape. Market and Johnson, of Eau Claire, Wis., is the general contracto...

 

Ironwood board approves busing for self-funded sports

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - In an effort to improve student safety, the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education Monday approved requiring the district's self-funded...

 

Bessemer approves Iron Street closure

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Pending approval of the Bessemer Area School District's upcoming May referendum, the Bessemer City Council Monday approved the closure of Iron...

 

Hurley School Board OKs 'Seniors to Seniors'

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley School Board on Monday gave its blessing to a “Senior to Senior” project designed to bring the younger generation closer to their elders. Mark Marczak, head of the Iron County...

 

ROTC students assist city in clean-up effort

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com RONWOOD - There was no shortage of help Saturday for Fall Clean-up Day on Ayer Street in Ironwood. A total of 31 JROTC students from Luther L. Wright...

 

Little Finland hosts movie showing

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis - A small crowd gathered at Little Finland Sunday for a showing of the World War II movie, "Tali Ihantala." The film is also known by...

 

Warm August nights prevailed in Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — August was warm and wet in Ironwood, with only two days with temperatures lower than 50 degrees. The weather wrap-up for the month from Kevin Crupi, of the National Weather Service office in...

 

Dedication ceremony held in Mercer

MERCER, Wis. — Representatives of the Mercer Veterans Memorial on Friday dedicated a POW/MIA memorial and the Ladies Auxiliary Memorial at Veterans Memorial Park. Rhiannon Stryjewski, 15, of Mercer, sang the Star Spangled Banner in front of about...

 

New Pabst Mine mural to be featured in Ironwood

IRONWOOD - Based the success of the first miners mural in Ironwood, the Gogebic Range Murals and Attractions Committee is in the process of establishing a new mural that will feature the Pabst Mine....

 

Matonich supports ORV trail extension to Lake Gogebic Park

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Michigan Natural Resources Chair John Matonich said he’d like to see an off-road vehicle trail extended to the Lake Gogebic State Park. Speaking at last week’s NRC meeting at Gogebic...

 

DAP holds Porkies art exhibit

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Area residents gathered to admire more than 65 pieces of art on display Thursday evening during the opening reception for the Art of the...

 

Hospital construction continues

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The final touches are being made in preparation to open Aspirus Grand View Hospital's state-of-the-art outpatient clinic in November. Earlier in...

 

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