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 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 30, 2015 

Alternative school graduates thankful for varied support

IRONWOOD - "Most of you don't know how important this school is to us," Trystam MacPherson said Friday at Gogebic County Community School graduation ceremonies. "Many of us were told we wouldn't grad...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 30, 2015 

Ewen-Trout Creek holds commencement

EWEN - Thirteen graduates received diplomas Friday night during the 48th commencement ceremony at Ewen-Trout Creek High School. The 2015 graduating class had two co-valedictorians, both of whom spoke...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 30, 2015 

Wakefield comes out best in sewer-water comparison

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com As the Ironwood City Commission was reviewing utility increases this week, a rate comparison chart of area communities was presented. It shows Wakefield customers pay the lowest sewer-water bills on the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 29, 2015

Ironwood schools offer free summer lunches

IRONWOOD — As the school year ends, the Ironwood Area School District is preparing for another summer of free lunches. This year — as the school won’t be offering a summer school — the lunches will be offered at the city’s Depot Park,...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 28, 2015

Ironwood moves ahead with Aurora plat project

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission decided Tuesday to move ahead with an Aurora land platting project. City officials had budgeted $20,600 for platting residences in the Aurora neighborhood that are currently under the ownership of the Aurora...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 27, 2015

Iron County agrees to radio maintenance contract

HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Tuesday to contract with Iron County Sheriff's Department deputy Darrell Petrusha to continue maintaining the county's radio equipment once he retires from the sheriff's department....

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 26, 2015

Ironwood graduating class honored by 50-year reunion

IRONWOOD - While the Luther L. Wright High School graduating Class of 1965 was more than three times bigger than this year's graduating class, the two classes face common challenges. "Life is going...

 
 By Pat Krause    News    May 26, 2015

Hurley celebrates 30th rally with mud bath

HURLEY - As part of Hurley's 30th annual Memorial Day weekend, Sunday featured the popular Mud Pit Races, which drew a large number of spectators who rimmed both sides of the pit. The races were held...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 26, 2015

Ironwood gathers to remember veterans

IRONWOOD — Even though rain cancelled the parade portion of Ironwood’s Memorial Day celebration, the remainder of the ceremony continued as residents gathered Monday to remember those who died while serving their country. The ceremony began with...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 23, 2015

Hurley attempts UTV parade world record

HURLEY — Silver Street was packed with off-road vehicles Friday for the 30th annual Memorial Day Weekend ATV/UTV Rally, the highlight of which was an attempt by the Hurley Chamber of Commerce to set the Guinness World Record for most Utility Task...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    May 23, 2015

Wakefield-Marenisco holds graduation

WAKEFIELD-Thirteen graduates were awarded diplomas Friday night at the Wakefield-Marenisco 2015 graduation ceremony. Superintendent Catherine Shamion said a few opening words and introduced the...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    May 23, 2015

Polakowski urges grads to set goals

ONTONAGON - Thirty years ago, Steve Polakowski graduated from the Ontonagon Area High School. On Friday night, he stood before the 31 OAHS graduates as their commencement speaker. In the interim 30...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 22, 2015

18th annual John Jarvi run to be held Saturday

IRONWOOD — For the 18th time, area runners will run in the memory of John Jarvi Jr. as the Ironwood cross country team hosts its annual fundraiser in downtown Ironwood on Saturday. Jarvi, who was an avid runner and supporter of the community,...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2015

Hurley students paint mural on Montreal River bridge

HURLEY - The Hurley riverfront is getting more colorful as members of the Hurley High School art program, taught by Terry Davis, have started a mural on the base of the former railroad bridge that...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2015

Linguistics professor provides insight into 'Yooper' accent trends

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Approximately 40 people gathered in one of the classrooms in the Solin Business Center of Gogebic Community College Wednesday to hear Wil Rankinen present a talk based on his...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    May 21, 2015

4 GOISD schools earn bronze awards from US News and World Report

BERGLAND — Four of the six high schools in the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District have received bronze ratings from U.S. News and World Reports. Ironwood, Besssmer, Watersmeet and Ontonagon high schools received the awards for...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 20, 2015

Authority hires special accountant to help with Bessemer withdrawal

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority Board approved hiring a specialized accountant at the board’s May 12 meeting, to provide the board with insight into the financial implications of Bessemer’s decision to leave the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 19, 2015

Pinardi recognized for anti-drug ordinances

HURLEY - Representatives from the Iron County Human Services Department and the Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach gathered in the county's board meeting room Monday to recognize Joe...

 

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