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Wisconsin primary election set for Tuesday

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com With Michigan’s primary completed, attention now shifts across the Montreal River to Iron County, where voters will get their chance to vote in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary. While several parties are...

 

Gogebic County Fair kicks off

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The rides were lit up, the food stands were open and the fairgrounds were filled with visitors Thursday as the Gogebic County Fair kicked off...

 

DDA discusses possible downtown improvements

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - At Thursday's meeting of the Bessemer Downtown Development Authority, the group discussed ways to dress up the downtown area for winter....

 

Defendant's brother offers tearful testimony in Iron murder trial

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The fourth day of the murder trial against two Lac du Flambeau, Wis., tribal members ended with emotional testimony of the brother of one of the defendants. When James Lussier, 19, of Woodruff,...

 

Michigan voters set new turnout record for August primary

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com An estimated 2 million Michiganders cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, a new record for a Michigan August primary. Gogebic County saw 25.6 percent of voters participate in the election, while 30...

 

Wolfe describes scene at Mercer area murder

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - One of the five men charged with murdering a Lac du Flambeau, Wis., man near Mercer just before Christmas described Wednesday how the victim was...

 

Vintage exhibit on display at Gogebic County Fair

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Upon entering the Exhibition Building at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, fair-goers will be treated to a vintage display of 1800s farm...

 

Ironwood Schools millage passes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools will be able to purchase new buses and make necessary upgrades to the Luther L. Wright K-12 School after voters within the district’s boundaries voted 59 percent...

 

Byrns takes seat on county board

IRONWOOD - Jim Byrns defeated Paul Grbavcich 131-107 in Tuesday's primary for the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat. The two Ironwood men were both running as Democrats. Since no R...

 

Iron murder trial focuses on alleged jailhouse confession

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The murder trial of two Lac du Flambeau tribal members recessed Tuesday after defense attorneys attempted to poke holes in an alleged jailhouse...

 

Cousin claims Allen confessed to Iron murder

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A key witness in the trial of two Lac du Flambeau men who are charged in the execution-style shooting of a fellow tribal member testified Monday one of them confessed to the crime. Clint Eades Jr....

 

Michigan votes today

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Gogebic County voters are casting ballots in Michigan's August primary today, setting the stage for November's general election. The ballot features a...

 

Bessemer passes ordinance for medical marijuana

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — In a 4-0 vote the Bessemer City Council passed Ordinance No. 367 – Medical Marijuana as a Home Occupation ordinance at Monday’s meeting. This was the second reading of the ordinance which...

 

Reunion brings hundreds together

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A group of over 450 people were registered and many of them gathered together in the Ironwood Memorial Building Saturday evening for the centennial...

 

James Lussier pleads guilty in Valliere shooting death

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — With the murder trials of two men scheduled to begin today in Iron County Court, a third man charged in the death of Wayne M. Valliere Jr. has pleaded guilty. James Lussier, 19, of Woodruff,...

 

Spaghetti fundraiser takes initiative closer to goal

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — A Saturday spaghetti fundraiser at the Wakefield municipal building took in about $3,000 for the local initiative called “4 the Kids.” Mayor p...

 

Trump declares disaster for UP storm

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WASHINGTON — Gogebic, Houghton and Menominee counties will be able to use federal assistance in recovering from the rain and flooding in the mid-June storms, after President Donald Trump issued a...

 

Vandals start Depot Park fire

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — While the Old Depot building escaped damage, Ironwood Chamber of Commerce Director Michael Meyer said it could have turned out a lot worse...

 

Work continues at Saxon Harbor; marina opening may be delayed

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - While work is continuing to rebuild Saxon Harbor, the planned reopening may be slightly delayed. Iron County Forestry and Parks Administrator Er...

 

Ironwood Carnegie Library holds annual Fancy Nancy party

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - It's a soiree - that's fancy for party and whatever could be more fancy than a tea party! Excitement abounded as 35 little girls made their way...

 

Radovich hired as Ewen-TC superintendent

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com EWEN — After Ewen-Trout Creek School District Principal-Superintendent Alan Tulppo accepted the position of general education director with the Gogebic- Ontonagon Intermediate School District, E-TC...

 

Community calendar

Thursday, Aug. 2 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Street tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco...

 

District voters to decide Ironwood millage

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Among the items being decided in Tuesday’s Michigan primary election will be a millage for the Ironwood Area Schools. Voters in the city of Ironwood, as well as Ironwood and Erwin...

 

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