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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014 

Bessemer residents to receive trash, recycling containers

BESSEMER - New waste disposal services begin Sept. 2 in Bessemer and with it will come a change in pick-up days and no more blue trash bags. At its meeting Monday, the city council approved a resolution establishing the trash and recycling... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 23, 2014 

GCC winds up for first day of classes

IRONWOOD - With classes set to begin Monday, Gogebic Community College administrators are gearing up for another busy year. "The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said. "While there's been a lot going on... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    August 23, 2014 

Ontonagon County leads state in unemployment

Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County, the jobless rate fell from... Full story

 News    August 23, 2014 

Marty's Goldenaires wins first place at drum corps competition

By JAN TUCKER Ontonagon and Baraga counties were the only two western Upper Peninsula counties to see unemployment rates improve in July, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In Ontonagon C... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 22, 2014

Fancy Nancy Tea delights young readers

IRONWOOD - Young girls, and a few boys, dressed in their best finery on Thursday afternoon to attend the fifth annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party, hosted by the Ironwood Carnegie Library. The event was in t... Full story

 News    August 22, 2014

Hitchcock recovering from surgery at hospital Reed

HURLEY - Daniel Hitchcock, of Hurley, is recovering well after going through surgery on his left lung as a result of pneumonia last week. Hitchcock, a 3-4 specialist, has been serving in Afghanistan... Full story

 News    August 22, 2014

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 21, 2014

Johnson tours Mercer business, mine site

MERCER, Wis. - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, toured Action Floor Systems in Mercer Wednesday, the proposed iron mine site near Upson and visited the Hurley K-12 School. Johnson, kicked off the... Full story

 News    August 21, 2014

Holder says he understands mistrust of police

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 21, 2014

Drive-in theater raises money for Hurley's 2015 Last Blast

HURLEY - Dozens of people attended a drive-in theater style fundraising event at the Hurley K-12 School Wednesday evening held by the 2015 Last Blast Committee. Hurley students graduating in 2015 and... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 20, 2014

Airport park grand opening sees rain

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - About 40 people came out on a drizzly Tuesday evening to celebrate the grand opening of the Airport Recreation Park in Ironwood Township. The event allowed local residents to view... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 20, 2014

Financial tech company looks to increase local presence

IRONWOOD - A San Francisco-based financial tech startup company is considering opening a branch office in the area, and held a casual job fair Tuesday in Ironwood to scout potential employees. The... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 19, 2014

Office space contentious point for school board

IRONWOOD - The location of offices inside Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood were a focal point of discussion that split the board during an Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education meeting Monday... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 19, 2014

Levin: Afghanistan effort not a failure

IRONWOOD - As Carl Levin prepares to leave office after spending the past 36 years as a U.S. senator, he wants Americans to know the effort in Afghanistan has not been a failure. While he said polls... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 19, 2014

City council denies snowshoe property sale

BESSEMER — Bessemer’s City Council denied selling the 7.1 acres of property near Steiger’s Field to private citizens, but did not make it an addition to nearby Bluff Valley Park as recommended by the city’s planning commission. At its... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 18, 2014

Gogebic County Fair hosts new 'commodity carnival' activity

IRONWOOD - A new game, the "commodity carnival", was available at the Gogebic County Fair this past weekend. The activity is designed to walk fairgoers through the steps of bringing steer and cattle t... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    August 18, 2014

Old Victoria Society holds 32nd annual craft fair, museum tour

ROCKLAND - The Society for Old Victoria held its 32nd annual craft fair and museum tour at Old Victoria Sunday. "It's our annual fundraiser," tour guide Lynette Webber said. "At least one-third of our... Full story


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