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Preparing for Bessemer Blast

By IAN MINIELLY news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - It is almost time for the finest of traditions, the Bessemer Fourth of July Blast. The Bessemer Blast is a week long celebration that occurs every...

 

Ontonagon family back in federal court

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The case of a gun issue between an Ontonagon family and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services was back in federal court last week. William and Jill Johnson and Brian and Naomi Mason, of...

 

GIANT raid seizes crack

WATERSMEET — The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics team on Thursday executed a search warrant in Watersmeet Township and arrested 29-year-old Elizabeth McGeshick. The investigation began in March, according to GIANT, and involved a number on...

 

W-M partners with reading coach to help stop 'summer slide'

WAKEFIELD - As summer quickly approaches, the Wakefield-Marenisco School District has partnered with its reading coach, Jennifer Burla, to work to provide ways to prevent "summer slide" for students....

 

Finnish co-op documentary wins at 2018 Eclipse Awards

HANCOCK — “Co-operatively Yours,” a 2017 film by Kristin Ojaniemi and the Finnish American Heritage Center, took home the “Best Documentary” honor at the 2018 Eclipse Awards. The annual event in Grand Rapids was created to honor...

 

Ironwood prepares summer lunch program

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — With the school year over, the Ironwood Area Schools is once again launching its free Meet Up and Eat Up summer lunch program. “(The district offers the program) because of the amount of...

 

Rotary joins tree planting project

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary has joined other Rotary Clubs throughout the world in a project to plant trees in their communities. The project, to plant the same number of trees as there are members in each club, was a request to the...

 

Brady waives Iron drug hearing, trial date to be set

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A defendant in the recent Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Enforcement Team drug raid in the Island Lake area waived his right to a preliminary examination Thursday in Iron County Court. An...

 

Wisconsin's wolf numbers show 2.2 percent decrease

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Wisconsin’s wolf population remains nearly three times higher than the Department of Natural Resources’ goal. The DNR said Tuesday data suggests the wolf population may have begun to stabilize, however....

 

Ironwood man pleads to drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — An Ironwood man pleaded guilty to felony drug charges in two cases in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday. Ira Asher Wilson-Johnson pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver...

 

Hearing waived in Iron child sex case

HURLEY — A Milwaukee man who faces felony charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault last summer at a summer camp waived a preliminary hearing and had his bond conditions modified Tuesday in Iron County Court. Daniel Aguirre, 19, is...

 

Gogebic, Ontonagon get over $300,000 in trust fund grants

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com LANSING — Gogebic and Ontonagon counties will receive a combined $310,300 for several projects as part of over $49 million in additional Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grants Gov....

 

Best friends hit road in self-built teardrop trailer

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - It isn't unusual to see travel trailers and recreational vehicles in the parking lot of Ironwood's Walmart. One of them, however, stood out from the...

 

Sons distraught over mom's disappearance

MELLEN, Wis. — Relatives of a Bergland woman who has been missing for more than a week are urging anyone with information about her disappearance to contact authorities. Jody Lynn Newberry, 54, has been missing since the Ashland County Sheriff’s...

 

Brainstorm-troupers besiege LLW

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - More than 200 Luther L. Wright elementary school children attended a high-energy presentation on creative writing Monday morning....

 

Boat fee helps support Gile Park

GILE, Wis. — A new fee to use the Gile Flowage boat landing at the park didn’t stop fishermen from heading out on the water Monday. The daily fee costs $5 and the annual fee is $25, both on the honor system, according to a poster at the park in...

 

Bessemer seeks paving prices

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — While the city hasn’t settled on an overarching strategy for repairing its roads, Bessemer should soon be getting some valuable information to make the decision after the city council...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 4, 2018

Heritage chapter celebrates National Trails Day

UPSON, Wis. - A group of hikers had a chance to explore one of the newer sections of trail in Iron County this weekend as the Heritage Chapter of the North Country Trail Association and Iron County...

 

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