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 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 31, 2015 

US 2 accident pins vehicle under loaded logging truck

IRON RIVER, Wis. — A logging truck driven by a Hurley man was involved in a 1:36 p.m. Thursday accident that is under investigation by the Iron River Police Department. Police said a 2003 Toyota Tundra was westbound on U.S. 2, near Iron River,...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 30, 2015

Birds of prey come to Hurley Library

HURLEY - Children and bird lovers migrated to Hurley Public Library for Birds of Prey on Wednesday. Birds of Prey is part of Hurley Public Library's summer reading program for kids. The goal of the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 30, 2015

Residents turnout for Aspirus walking program at Airport Park

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Area residents have continued to turn out for Aspirus Grand View's Healthy Step Challenge, held at the township's Airport Park each Tuesday since July 7. The challenge runs from 4...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 30, 2015

Cooler weather arrives; fire danger heightens

A soggy summer across the Gogebic Range has turned into days of sunshine. After several days of oppressive heat, lower temperatures, into the high 70s, are predicted through Sunday, with no rain. That spells ideal weather for this weekend’s Iron...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 29, 2015

Iron County Fair to feature 1900s horse-drawn hay baler

SAXON, Wis. - Saxon farmer Kenny Clement said Iron County Fair-goers will be treated to some new tractor-related events during this weekend's three-day celebration. Clement said an early 1900s...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 29, 2015

Ironwood City Commission asked to fund viewing deck on Mt. Zion

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission took no action Monday on a request to fund construction of a viewing deck on Mt. Zion. The city’s parks and recreation committee had supported city funding for the deck, according to Community Development D...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    July 28, 2015

Wakefield council discusses waste management costs

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council discussed the latest update with the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority Monday night. A meeting was held with the authority Thursday, in which it...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 28, 2015

Board hires Keefer for JROTC post

IRONWOOD — In a special meeting Monday, the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education approved hiring Col. Sandra Keefer as the district’s senior army instructor for the district’s JROTC program. Keefer comes to the district with glowing...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015

Relay raises funds for cancer

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - To recognize those touched by cancer, the 19th annual American Cancer Society Gogebic Range Relay for Life was hosted by Gogebic Community...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015

Heritage Parade celebrates Iron County

HURLEY - On a bright, sunshiny day in downtown Hurley, locals and visitors lined Silver Street for the annual Iron County Heritage Parade on Saturday. Beginning with the national anthem sung by...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015

Hard work pays off for Hurley Hall of Famers

HURLEY-The Hurley Education Foundation inducted five new members on Saturday at the 13th annual induction ceremony hosted by Hurley K-12 School District. As part of the foundation's Class of 2015, Patricia Calvi Brahmstedt, Dr. James Lombardo, Dr....

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 25, 2015

Step back in time

HURLEY-People young and old experienced life before the turn of the last century during Heritage Day on Friday presented by the Iron County Historical Society at the Iron County Historical Museum....

 
 News    July 25, 2015

Newly displayed pictures tell story of Ontonagon's past

ONTONAGON - A project by the Ontonagon Township Board will acquaint residents of what it was like to live in the village during the "old days." Large pictures from the past were installed Saturday on...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 25, 2015

Boat races return to Wakefield

WAKEFIELD—The city of Wakefield is set to welcome race fans to the annual Outboard Nationals Monday through Saturday, Aug. 1. Considered by the chamber of commerce to be the “Super Bowl of boat racing,” the outboard nationals draws in competito...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 24, 2015

Where does trail go next

BESSEMER - After making a major milestone by receiving a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant, the Western Gateway Trail Authority met Thursday to proceed making plans a trail from...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 23, 2015

Western Gateway Trail Authority makes strides

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners approved a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant Wednesday. According to chairman Joe Bonevetz, the grant approval will allow the Western Gateway Trail Authority to continue. Gogebic...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 23, 2015

Kids turn leaves into art at Hurley Library

HURLEY - The Hurley City Hall's meeting room was converted into an amateur art space Wednesday as the Hurley Library held its second summer kids reading program with help from the North Lakeland...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 23, 2015

60th annual Range Art Association art show to be held

HURLEY - The talent of the area's artists will be on display this weekend as the Range Art Association holds its 60th annual art show at the Iron County Memorial Building beginning Friday. The show...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 22, 2015

Semi truck brings down utility lines

IRONWOOD - A semi-truck driver knocked down utility lines on Houk Street on Tuesday afternoon. According to an Xcel Energy employee on the scene, a semi truck driver traveling on the street was too...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 22, 2015

Planning Committee debates electronic signage

MERCER - Although no formal action was taken during the meeting, the Iron County Comprehensive Planning, Land and Zoning Committee discussed what types of electronic signs are allowed under the...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 22, 2015

Iron County Heritage Festival kicks off Friday

HURLEY— Step back in time and experience Iron County’s past through the Iron County Heritage Festival, beginning Friday through Aug. 9. Officials from the Iron County Development Zone annually spearhead the collection of events across the county...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2015

Ironwood school board renews lease with GOISD

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education, on Monday, approved continuing a lease with the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District to allow the GOISD to use a number of empty...

 

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