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Vietnam Veterans of America sponsor Santa event for kids

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A long line of children, along with their parents, stood patiently to visit with Santa Claus on Sunday at the Iron County Memorial Building in...

 

Iron County Historical Museum offers festive open house to visitors

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - "It all started with this tree," said Gail Buccanero, a volunteer at the Iron County Historical Society Museum. Buccanero was explaining how the...

 

VFW announces winners of youth writing competition

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — VFW Post 3673 hosted its annual volunteer and membership dinner Saturday evening. Built within that dinner were five area youths competing in a writing competition for kids in grades 6-8 and...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    December 9, 2017

Students hear anti-bullying message

IRONWOOD - Mariah Moore, 20-time martial arts world champion with another 19 national championships, visited Gogebic Community College Friday to talk to 7-12 grade area students about bullying. She...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 9, 2017

Gas plant 'tolling agreement' to be considered by commission

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday may learn how much the city owes for the gasification plant cleanup of four years ago. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and city have been involved in what is called a “tolling...

 

Road commission plans move to Ironwood's industrial park

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday will discuss a notice of intent of the Gogebic County Road Commission to purchase about 13 acres in the industrial park for construction of a new main...

 

Bessemer marijuana facilites repeal passed 4-0

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Bessemer ordinances 356 and 357, allowing marijuana facilities in the industrial park, were repealed by the city council on a 4-0 vote Thursday...

 

Storm takes out HIT lighting

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Monday's lightning storm across the Gogebic Range did more than knock out the Daily Globe's press and interrupt power to around 3,200 Upper...

 

Township approves Mill Trace tax break

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - While there is a still a degree of skepticism about the idea, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 to adopt an...

 

Black River Harbor dock project starting, parts of harbor closed for work

BLACK RIVER HARBOR - Ottawa National Forest Bessemer District Ranger Tony Holland said Wednesday work will begin on the first phase of the Black River Harbor dock replacement project.  Access to the...

 

Lake snow continues

IRONWOOD — The lake-effect snow that was predicted for Iron and Gogebic counties continued through Wednesday afternoon throughout the Gogebic Range, with the National Weather Service predicting more than 8 inches through the evening. The sun peeke...

 

Storm sets two records; lightning strikes Globe

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com A violent lightning storm dumped heavy rain on the Gogebic Range Monday night before turning into a wind-driven snowstorm. The bizarre early December storm...

 

Aspirus Ironwood Hospital tree lighting brightens night

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - For 27 years running, the Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary has held a Tree of Love lighting ceremony on the hospital grounds to remember loved ones....

 

Feds shed light on Western UP pot ring

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KALAMAZOO — Despite awaiting trial on federal drug charges, a Bruce Crossing man attempted to restart his illegal marijuana business in Ontonagon County. With both the criminal and forfeiture...

 

Ironwood kicks off holiday concert season

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Luther L. Wright K-12 School's John Krznarich Gymnasium was full Monday as the district's kindergarten through fifth grade students sang in...

 

Bessemer ordinances going up in smoke

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer city council voted 4-1, with Terry Kryshak in the minority, in support of a the initial reading of Ordinance 358, which is an...

 

Jack Frost parade winners announced

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Chamber of Commerce posted the winning entries in Saturday's Jack Frost Parade on its Facebook page Monday. This year marked the first time the entries were split into...

 

Iron Belle mini grant applications available

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications for the fourth round of planning and signage grant funding in 2018 for communities and organizations working on the non-motorized Iron Belle Trail. Proposals are due...

 

Wind advisory warning issued

A wind advisory was issued for northern Wisconsin through noon today. Winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour were expected, with gusts up to 45 mph, which could result in power outages. The warning beginning at 6 p.m. Monday was issued for Bayfield,...

 

Village reaches agreement with union

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON – The Ontonagon Village Council Monday approved a new agreement with the AFSCME Union, which represents the village public works employees. Village Manager Joe Erickson explained the contract changes...

 

Record

POLICE REPORTS Ironwood Township Michigan State Patrol troopers arrested Joshua Edward Hotchkiss, 31, of Ironwood, on Thursday for domestic violence near Northstar Road in the township. COURT CASES 98th District Court, Bessemer Nov. 27: Anthony...

 

Daily Globe press restored after lightning strike

A lightning strike shortly after 8 p.m. Monday caused significant damage to the Daily Globe's printing press, leaving the paper unable to produce a print edition for Tuesday, Dec. 5. All local news from the edition was posted here at...

 

Gogebic Range turns out for Jack Frost parade

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Even though the lack of snow on the ground may not have put people in the holiday mindset, residents of Ironwood and the surrounding area...

 

Mercer Community Christmas includes merry memories

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER - A full moon shone brightly over Saturday evening's Mercer Community Christmas at the Mercer Community Center. Tables were full with local residents...

 

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