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Sunday Lake, other area beaches closed due to E.coli

WAKEFIELD - The beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further notice because of potentially high levels of E.coli bacteria. "Please be aware that the Beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 23, 2018 

Eyesore on Ironwood City Commission agenda

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday will consider advertising for bids for demolition of a house at 150 Southland Ave. There have been many complaints about the structure in recent years. A neighbor, Gene Henning, told commissioners...

 

Gogebic County added to emergency declaration

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com LANSING — While it may not have sustained as much damage as some of the other counties, Gogebic County will also be able to use additional resources when rebuilding after Gov. Rick Snyder directed it...

 

Inaugural 'Across the Borders' walk held

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Described by some participants as "trick-or-treating for seniors," the Iron County Human Services Department held the inaugural Across the... Full story

 

Patritto to retire; Genisot to step in

HURLEY - The Hurley School Board decided Monday there will be no long search to replace district administrator Chris Patritto, who will retire a year from now. Coming out of a closed session, the... Full story

 

Iron County Health Department distributes cleanup kits

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County residents still, cleaning up from the weekends flooding can get kits from the Iron County Health Department to assist in their efforts. “The Iron County Health Department urges...

 

Local trail group honors longtime volunteer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Even though he said he doesn't necessarily make it to all the chapter meetings anymore, the Ni-Miikanaake chapter of the the North Country...

 

Ironwood may set June rain record

IRONWOOD — A June precipitation record might be broken in Ironwood following nearly 8 inches of rain over the weekend. Ironwood’s rain total for the month stood at 8.73 inches as of Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service office in...

 

Storm damage repaired along County C, near Hurley

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The after-effects of the weekend's violent storms are evident in many areas of the Gogebic Range, including along County Trunk C near Hurley. Only...

 

Bessemer council reads marijuana business ordinance

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — New medical marijuana caregivers setting up shop in Bessemer may soon have to get a business license from the city after the city council had the first reading of a proposed ordinance...

 

Ontonagon County Board hears airport update

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — Ontonagon County Airport Manager Margo Anderson updated the Ontonagon County Board Monday on the airport projects underway and those planned for the future. She explained the next phase of an expanded...

 

State of emergency declared for Iron County, northern Wisconsin

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency for five northern Wisconsin counties, including Iron County, Monday in response to the recent h...

 

Ironwood rain totals eight inches; repairs under way

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Damage assessments were under way Monday after as much as a foot of rain fell over the weekend in parts of northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. For the weekend, Ironwood streets flooded both Friday...

 

Wakefield-Marenisco bids fond farewell to superintendent

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - As the outgoing superintendent of the Wakefield-Marenisco School District, Catherine Shamion attended her final board of education meeting on...

 

Hurley Heritage Festival schedule released

By IAN MINIELLY news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Development Zone has two weeks of festival fun scheduled for Iron county, to celebrate the county’s rich heritage. Bewteen July 27 and July 31, a wide array of activities are...

 

Young Professionals declare new name for local club

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Lawn games, picnic fare and lots of casual banter made for a fun crowd at a Saturday cookout of the Gogebic County Young Professionals Club at...

 

Zany kids' musician visits Bessemer Public Library

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - In a highly communal performance at the Bessemer Public Library Saturday, children's musician Danna Banana treated the crowd to a series of high-ener...

 

Storms, flash flooding cause widespread area damage

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Mother Nature followed through on National Weather Service predictions of thunderstorms for the weekend with violent blasts on Friday that... Full story

 

Copperwood mine feasibility study 'positive'

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Those interested in seeing mining return to the western Upper Peninsula got good news Friday as Highland Copper released the feasibility study for its Copperwood Project. Highland...

 

Bessemer Women's Club offers Flag Day fun with social

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Women's Club celebrated its 26th Flag Day social Thursday with a beautiful day and enough treats to fill a bakery. The location was in...

 

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