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Area chambers unite for awards ceremony

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Ironwood and Bessemer Chambers of Commerce came together for a united awards ceremony for local volunteers, businesses, organizations, and...

 

Supplemental deer feeding permits issued across UP

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Although it has been a relatively mild winter and this week's thaw is taking a bite out of the snow cover, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is...

 

Montreal man charged with domestic violence

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County District Attorney has charged a Montreal, Wis., man with seven felony counts stemming from a Jan. 6 domestic dispute. Phillip L. Laguna III, 32, is charged with first degree...

 

Veteran shopping opportunity

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com The Department of Defense announced a shift in policy regarding honorably discharged veterans that will go into effect on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2017. On veteran’s Day, all honorably discharged...

 

Mercer library teaches tech skills

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Public Library offered residents a chance to learn how use their iPads and iPhones Tuesday, part of a recent effort by library...

 

Ontonagon board continues to move forward with land bank committee

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON – David Nykanen, brother to chairmen Carl Nykanen and the newest member of the Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners, took his seat Tuesday after being sworn in before the meeting. The board...

 

Aspirus Ironwood welcomes first baby of 2017

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Ironwood Aspirus Hospital staff greeted Andrew Lawson into this world as the first locally born baby of the new year on Jan. 7 at 7:16 p.m....

 

Hurley nears $10,000 mark for COLE'S Foundation

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley School District is nearing the $10,000 mark in funds raised for COLE’S Foundation, the school board learned on Monday. Cole Ruotsala, son of Aaron and Moireen Ruotsala, of Ironwood, d...

 

Ironwood board moves organizational meeting

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Eduction will wait until summer to have its annual organizational meeting after the board voted Monday to reschedule the date. According to Superintendent...

 

Good weather draws crowd for annual YooperBeiner race

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - One week after competitors braved wind and freezing temperatures to compete in the annual Sisu cross-country ski race, the annual...

 

Church of Cash brings classic country to Ironwood

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre could have been mistaken as playing host to the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night as the Church of Cash had the crow...

 

Ontonagon native to represent Navy at inauguration ceremony

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — While several Ontonagon High School students will be attending the upcoming 58th presidential inauguration ceremony, another native son will be attending too but in an official capacity. Chief Petty...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 14, 2017

County board approves UP panel appointments

BESSEMER — Three appointments to Upper Peninsula agencies were approved at Wednesday’s reorganizational meeting of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners. Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, who stepped down as chairman of the county board earlier in...

 

Iron County to receive $326,453 in grants for Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County will be getting some additional help in paying for the cost of rebuilding Saxon Harbor after it was destroyed during flooding in the July 11 storm. Iron County Forestry and Parks A...

 

GCC students prepare for second semester

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - About 30 new students descended on Gogebic Community College Thursday for orientation before the coming second semester. Classes start Monday. A...

 

Lake Shore Systems discusses future of Ontonagon facilities

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - Jessica Frost, CEO of Lake Shore Systems, owners of the Ontonagon shipyard, had praise Thursday for the Ontonagon facility and especially the access to w...

 

Budding medical marijuana business debated

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Planning Commission met on Wednesday evening to discuss the Medical Marijuana Licensing Act and Bessemer's acceptance or rejection...

 

Reorganized county board picks road commission board member

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners appointed a road commission board member on a split vote at the county board's Wednesday...

 

Mussatti appointed Erwin treasurer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com ERWIN TOWNSHIP — Sylvia Mussatti will continue to serve as Erwin Township’s treasurer for another four years after the Board of Trustees appointed her to fill the vacant position Wednesday. Mussatti...

 

Ironwood's list of goals mostly met in 2016

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A year ago, the Ironwood City Commission prioritized goals for 2016-17. On Monday, commissioners and City Manager Scott Erickson reviewed the...

 

GCC swears in members for new term

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees met on Tuesday afternoon to swear in members and elect officers for the next year. The meeting...

 

New trooper joins Wakefield post

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Michigan State Police's Wakefield post has added another new face, as another graduate from the state's trooper academy joins the force....

 

Bessemer Township's new fire engine saves day

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER TOWNSHIP — The Bessemer Township board met on Monday evening and Jeff Randall, Board Supervisor discussed how the new Firetruck saved the day...

 

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