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Iron County board approves Saxon Harbor Phase 2 contract

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC, will continue its work as the engineering firm for the reconstruction of Saxon Harbor, after the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved the...

 
 News    June 28, 2017 

GCC finances, millage decided

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College held its truth in taxation hearing and set its millage for the next year at 2.81290, to be levied against property in...

 
 News    June 28, 2017 

Aurora plat payment options spelled out

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A resolution approving final costs of the Aurora Lands assessor’s plat was approved Monday by the city commission. The cost of the plat will be split 50-50 with the property owners, city...

 

Lighthouse Church offering free food

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - For the second straight year, a Feed the Hungry van arrived Monday to bring 21,000 pounds of food to the Lighthouse Faith Center Church on...

 

Bessemer school board sets budget

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area School District board of education met Monday after holding a Truth in Taxation meeting to discuss next years millage and...

 

Township board names board of review alternates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — While Ironwood Township’s Board of Review doesn’t meet frequently, there are now options if a board member can’t make one of the three meetings each year, after the...

 

Garden club rededicates Mercer pocket park

By JUSTIN LIBERTOSKI news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The rain held off for the Woods and Blooms Garden Club rededication ceremony at the Century Pines Park in Mercer. Beverly Johnson, a member...

 

Pull, one, two: Women take aim Saturday at Superior Range Shooter's Club

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Women on Target instructional shooting event saw 21 women experience a range of firearm shooting on Saturday at the Superior Range...

 

Less unemployed in Gogebic County

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com Fewer people are unemployed in Gogebic County in the past five months, but statistics show there are also fewer employed. According to the Michigan Civilian Labor Force, unemployment in the county in May numbered...

 

Escaped inmate apprehended

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Daniel Gerald Ferguson, 26, an escapee from the Gogebic County Jail in Bessemer on Monday, was captured Friday afternoon, ending an int...

 

Ironwood commission to act on eyesores

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission will act on awarding bids for demolishing two eyesore structures on Monday. The demolitions are part of the continuing Hardest Hit grant program that has allowed th...

 

Wisconsin job numbers sparkle in May report

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com While Iron County again had the worst unemployment rate in Wisconsin in May, there was substantial improvement in the job numbers. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported this week the...

 

Escaped Gogebic inmate remains at large

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Another day, more possible sightings, yet the search continues for the inmate who escaped from the Gogebic County Jail Monday night....

 

Township files suit against former treasurer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Ironwood Township has filed a lawsuit in Gogebic County Circuit Court against former township treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso. The suit, filed June 15, is seeking “in excess of $1.2 million...

 

Board of commissioners asks Corps for emergency dredging

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners will ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for emergency dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor. Scott Roehm told the board a lake freighter loaded with materials for road construction was unable to...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    June 23, 2017

Honor Flight's mission brings veterans to Washington

WASHINGTON - The idea was simple, if not brilliant - once the National World War II Memorial opened in Washington, so began an effort to have as many aging WWII veterans see it as possible. "What... Full story

 

Search continues for Gogebic inmate

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - As nightfall approached Wednesday, the search continued for an escaped inmate from the Gogebic County Jail, despite two sightings in...

 

Wuorinen granted early release

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A 48-year-old Ironwood woman was ordered released from jail Wednesday morning after serving 71 days of a one-year sentence for identity theft. Iron County Judge Patrick Madden cited new...

 

Finnish Ambassador celebrating Juhannus locally

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BRUCE CROSSING — Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi is coming to Bruce Crossing Sunday for the third day of Juhannus 2017, a three day celebration of midsummer. Friday starts the fun in Askel, Baraga...

 

Carli found guilty of hiding evidence in Saxon murder

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - A Saxon, Wis., woman who aided her then boyfriend in attempting to hide evidence in the 2016 murder-arson at the Bear Trap Inn entered a no contest...

 

Votes pass for Ontonagon airport weather system

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County Court room Tuesday was full of supporters for the installation of an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS III) at the...

 

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