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Summer airport project to proceed; future of EAS funding uncertain

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Gogebic County Board of Commissioners members on Wednesday authorized signing of a summer airport project resolution that won’t be affected by federal budget cuts. The county board...

 
 News    March 25, 2017 

DNR prepares to continue panfish improvements in Gile Flowage

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com GILE, Wis. - As the weather warms up, members of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are preparing for another season of work intended to...

 
 News    March 25, 2017 

Ironwood students learn from each other

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Ironwood's second graders spent part of the last two weeks working on a project about penguins, but rather than learn from their teachers,...

 

Bessemer takes 2nd in engineering competition at NMU

BESSEMER - Students from A.D. Johnston High School competed in the Region 1 Science Olympiad tournament at Northern Michigan University in Marquette Saturday, bringing home two seconds. The...

 

W-M paints pianos for charity

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The sky is the limit when people come together for each other. The "Sing For Hope" charity seeks to place decorated pianos in public schools...

 

Township planning commission sets gravel pit hearing

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Planning Commission set the date for a public hearing regarding the renewal for gravel pit permits at its March 16 meeting. The annual hearing, a standard...

 

Blaze destroys Ironwood house

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Firefighting efforts at 401 N. Hemlock St. in Ironwood continued into Wednesday afternoon after a spectacular blaze that produced thick smoke was...

 

Bessemer survey results roll in

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Charly Loper was seen Wednesday checking and re-checking survey results Bessemer residents sent in to city hall. The city sent out 980 surveys...

 

Board approves Tauer for new job effective May 1

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday agreed sheriff’s department deputy Brandon Tauer will become a full-time data processing manager-courthouse security officer effective...

 

Body found in Ironwood house

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The body of a person who had been dead for perhaps years was found Monday afternoon in a house that’s being considered for demolition in Ironwood. The Ironwood Public Safety Department...

 

Residents roll for Special Olympics fundraising event

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Sixty-seven competitors from Gogebic and Ontonagon counties descended on Larry's Lucky Strikes Tuesday to bowl and raise money for Special Olymp...

 

Mercer forum gives soapbox to candidates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The candidates in Mercer's two contested race in April's election had the opportunity to make their cases to voters Tuesday night at the M...

 

Ironwood votes to join Miners football co-op

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Barring any unforeseen derailments, Ironwood students will be taking the field as members of the Gogebic Miners this fall after the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday to...

 

Bessemer council stuck between factions

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council meeting was over shadowed by the simmering sentiment of its citizens again. City resident Donna Brown submitted a lett...

 

Illinois man nabbed in Mercer on fugitive escape warrant

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - An Illinois resident waived extradition to that state in Iron County Court Monday afternoon to face charges of being a sexually violent person...

 

End of season brings new beginnings for Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As the season draws to a close at the Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail, plans are already being made for next year's trails. The trail hosted a sl...

 

Powderhorn goes out Hawaiian style

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Despite the snow and cold weather, Big Powderhorn Mountain held a tropical themed Hawaii Weekend on Saturday. The annual event was...

 

Unemployment on mark with seasonal work ending

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com Ontonagon County was one of only three counties in the Upper Peninsula which did not see an increase in unemployment in January, according to the Michigan Bureau of Management and Budget. In Ontonagon County the une...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    March 18, 2017

Ironwood man finishes race despite suffering heart attack

IRONWOOD - Last Saturday, Gary Engstrom of Ironwood finished the Calumet Great Bear Chase cross country ski race naked and prone, registering a fourth place finish in his age bracket. That's pretty...

 

Martell explains food labels to Washington school elementary students Thursday

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Gene Goss' fifth grade class at the Washington School in Bessemer hosted Megan Martell from the Michigan State University Gogebic County Extensi...

 

DNR awards area Iron Belle grants

Three area projects along Michigan's Iron Belle Trail will receive grants through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. In the third round of Iron Belle Trail funding, the DNR received 41 appl...

 

Ironwood well-field grant application moves ahead

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The $2 million the city of Ironwood will seek in a grant to replace booster pumps at the city well-field would be used for the first phase of a project there, according to city manager Scott...

 

Fast Corporation on board with Hiawatha restoration

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - "It's worth saving," said Mike Wiedl, from Fast Corporation, in response to Pete Sturgul's question on the state of the Hiawatha statue. For Stu...

 

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