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 By Tom Stankard    News    June 25, 2016 

Carnegie Library plans busy week of activities

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Carnegie Library will hold several events through to the end of June. Today, children are invited for story time beginning at 10:30 a.m. The children's book “Plantzilla” will be read. Following story time, kids can make...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

Children compete in MSU-E 'Top Chef' competition

IRONWOOD - Children put on chef hats and made healthy snacks to find out who is the "Top Chef" in a Michigan State University-Extension program at the Ironwood Carnegie Library Thursday afternoon....

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

AVA members wrap up 27th annual rally

HURLEY - With the parking lot full of motorcycles, American Voyager Association members gathered at the Iron County Memorial Building for a banquet and award ceremony Thursday evening to conclude...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

Airport Day to offer free rides to kids Saturday

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Children will have an opportunity to fly high in the sky during Airport Day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport. Like the past 20-plus years, the event will offer free airplane rides for children...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

Aspirus breaks ground on Ontonagon ER expansion

ONTONAGON - Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital held a ceremony Tuesday to mark breaking ground on a new "state-of-the-art" expansion of the hospital's emergency department, part of a larger hospital...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

AG Schimel seeks input on how to help Northwoods communities

IRONWOOD — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped by the Daily Globe’s office Wednesday during a swing through the Northwoods to visit local politicians and law enforcement officers and discuss ways the Wisconsin Department of Justice...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 23, 2016

AVA motorcycle rally attendees enjoy rides, games, camaraderie

HURLEY- Motorcycles have become a familiar sight and sound throughout Gogebic and Iron counties as the American Voyager Association Rally continued Wednesday. In the morning, the club offered its...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Lake Superior claims Saxon Harbor beach

HURLEY - With beach-going weather arriving across the Gogebic Range, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Department is warning residents Lake Superior has removed a considerable amount of sand from...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 22, 2016

Voyager riders enjoy the Northwoods

HURLEY - The American Voyager Association Rally continued Tuesday, as riders went on self-guided tours around the area. AVA Chairman Michael McGee said Hurley was selected to host the rally because... Full story

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Ironwood bank teller pleads guilty to embezzlement charge

BESSEMER — An Ironwood bank teller pleaded guilty to attempting to embezzle money Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Karen Melanie Sell, 53, of Ironwood entered a guilty plea to one count of attempted embezzlement by an agent or trustee of...

 News    June 21, 2016

Motorcycle rally draws bikers to Hurley

By TOM STANKARD HURLEY - From across the country, American Voyager Association members rode to Hurley to connect with friends and meet motorcycle enthusiasts Monday while...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 21, 2016

Hurley board approves athletic track repair

HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 Board of Education approved spending money on repairs to the school’s athletic track Monday in an effort to prevent more costly repairs down the road. “It’s time. It’s time to do something,” said district...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 20, 2016

Iron County receives coastal management grant

HURLEY — Iron County has received a $25,000 costal management grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Intergovernmental Relations, which will enable the county to continue its effort to develop its trail system. The mo...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 20, 2016

Bessemer students use classroom experiences to author book on autism

BESSEMER - For a class project, four A.D. Johnston High School class members wrote a book describing a day in the life of the title character Carter, an eighth-grade student who has Autism Spectrum...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2016

Local, state officials celebrate future Hurley grocery store

HURLEY - A crowd of around 50 people gathered in the parking lot of the former Hurley Super One on Tenth Avenue Friday for a ceremony in recognition of the city of Hurley receiving a grant that will...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 18, 2016

Ironwood man gets 4 months jail in larceny case

BESSEMER — An Ironwood man received the potential for a second chance in Gogebic County Circuit Court when he was sentenced on a larceny charge Thursday. Ira Asher Wilson-Johnson, 19, pleaded guilty to the five-year felony, larceny from a motor veh...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 17, 2016

80 kids sign up for Carnegie summer reading program

IRONWOOD - At least 80 children signed up for the "On your mark, Get set ... Read" summer program Thursday afternoon at the Ironwood Carnegie Library. Assistant library director Lynne Wiercinski said...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 17, 2016

Solid waste board approves '16-'17 budget

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority board approved the a budget for the upcoming fiscal year Thursday. The authority is projected to have $1,006,399 in revenue for the fiscal year beginning July 1. While the numbers could...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 16, 2016

Kimball, Northwoods Land Trust to dedicate Interstate Falls property

KIMBALL, Wis - The Northwoods Land Trust and town of Kimball are holding a ceremony June 25 to mark the protection of public access to Interstate Falls, The Northwoods Land Trust purchased property...


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