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 News    February 10, 2016 

Two men rescued from Lake Gogebic

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com LAKE GOGEBIC — A Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department deputy and a Bergland Township firefighter saved two Illinois snowmobilers from the icy waters of Lake Gogebic Monday night. Deputy  Jesse Yesney and his...

 
 News    February 10, 2016 

Hurley seeks $500,000 grant

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Tuesday agreed to spend $10,000 for a grant application that could net the city $500,000. The council authorized MSA Professional Services, the city’s engineering...

 
 News    February 10, 2016 

Tiny Tots have story hour in Wakefield

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Tiny tots gathered around for a story hour at the Wakefield Public Library Tuesday morning. With Valentine's Day around the corner, library...

 
 News    February 9, 2016

Wakefield begins interviewing for city manager position

By KELSEY HANSEN news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The council was presented with a couple notes cited from the 2014-15 fiscal year audit that was tabled at a previous meeting. One was for financial reporting, which was due to lack of staff and...

 
 News    February 9, 2016

Mercer candidates make their pitches

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - With the primary election roughly one week away, the six candidates running for a pair of seats on the Mercer Town Board stated their...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Vintage snow machine owners come together

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Vintage snow machine enthusiasts gathered at Big Powderhorn Mountain Ski Resort Saturday for the third annual "Clowder in the Powder" to...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

LaRosa Dinner serves up spaghetti and fellowship

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As it has for the past four decades, the smell of cooked spaghetti and meatballs filled the Fr. Darryl Pepin Hall in the basement of Our Lady...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Fundraiser for Hurley fireworks held at Gile Park

By KELSEY HANSEN news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - It was the third annual winter extravaganza at the Gile Park Saturday afternoon. All proceeds raised from the event benefit the annual Hurley...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    February 6, 2016

Iron County trail group provides progress update

HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Regional Trail Committee got some good news Thursday as they were informed the group’s Coastal Management Grant had cleared an initial hurdle and is one step closer to being funded. In October, the county...

 
 News    February 5, 2016

Coverly knocks out illusions for area students

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yurdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Tom Coverly, an international speaker and illusionist, spoke at Gogebic Community College Thursday to area middle and high school students about...

 
 News    February 5, 2016

Aspirus sets in motion new emergency department for Ontonagon Hospital

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Board of Directors and Aspirus Inc. approved construction of an 8,210-square-foot expansion and renovation project of the...

 
 News    February 5, 2016

Finance committee approves court videoconferencing system

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee approved the purchase of the a videoconferencing system for the courtroom and jail Thursday. It will allow the court to conduct...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

G-Tac lease option expires on county land

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The saga of Gogebic-Taconite’s efforts to develop a mine site near Upson, Wis., has come to an apparent end after the company failed to make a necessary payment to Iron County to preserve...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

GCC to hold FAFSA night

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College invites eligible college students and their families to fill out the free application for federal student aid. GCC is joining the collaborative and hosting a College Goal-sponsored event on Wednesday from 4 to...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Ironwood digs out from foot of snow

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The sounds of plow trucks and snowblowers continued in Ironwood on Wednesday afternoon as the Gogebic Range was digging out from more than a foot of snow. Although the lake-effect snow was...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

Nelson to perform Saturday at Historic Ironwood Theatre

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Warren Nelson, a singer, songwriter and poet, will return to Ironwood to perform "Song of the Wild" at the Historic Ironwood Theatre Saturday...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

Mercer candidate forum rescheduled

MERCER, Wis. — With a winter storm warning in effect for Iron County, the planned candidate forum in Mercer has been rescheduled to Monday. According to information on the town’s website, the forum, previously set for Tuesday night, will now be...

 
 News    February 3, 2016

'Little Blue Bus' millage won't seek tax increase

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — When Gogebic County residents go to the polls on Aug. 2 to cast ballots on funding the county transit system, they’ll be voting on a four-year millage renewal. Although the ballot question...

 
 News    February 2, 2016

Saturday warmth produces record high for Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A warm Saturday produced a new weather record for Ironwood. The high temperature of 45 degrees for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. on Sunday broke a 110-year-old record, according to the National...

 
 News    February 2, 2016

Bessemer to face possible litigation

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Following a lengthy closed session, the Bessemer City Council approved contacting the city's insurance carrier and inform them of potential...

 

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