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 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 9, 2018

Little Girl's Point, other beaches reopen

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Residents can once again cool off at Little Girl's Point and several other area beaches and parks, after the Western Upper Peninsula...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 9, 2018

Ontonagon County Fair set for July 26-29

GREENLAND — The Ontonagon County Fair, 2018 edition will be held July 26-29 at Adventure Mountain and features some new challenges and events. In place of the previous 5K Walk-Run, the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital is sponsoring a “ninja course...

 

Music, art bring people to downtown First Friday event

IRONWOOD - Downtown Ironwood and Depot Park were hopping Friday with events connected to the city's continuing First Friday promotion. On a perfect day weather-wise, following the farmers market...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 7, 2018

Wisconsin prepares federal disaster request

HURLEY — Iron County, along with other communities across northwestern Wisconsin, continues to prepare the necessary documentation needed in Madison to determine if the state will request a federal disaster declaration for the mid-June rain and...

 

4th of July 50-50 raffles abound across region

More than $150,000 was wagered on 50-50 raffles over the Fourth of July holiday regionally. Michael Tregembo of Ironwood won the Bessemer 50-50 and claimed his prize Thursday. His ticket 66187 won...

 
 By Jean Nordine    News    July 6, 2018

Bessemer Downtown Development Authority eyes Sophie Street building

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority held a special meeting Thursday to discuss the possible purchase of the old Gambles store at 221 S. Sophie St. The building houses Trout Lily...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 6, 2018

Arrangements finalized for funeral of Pearl Harbor victim

ONTONAGON — Arrangements have been finalized for the funeral of Navy Fireman Second Class Lowell Earl Valley, from Ontonagon, killed during an attack on the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, July...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 5, 2018

Bessemer celebrates nation's independence

BESSEMER - While rain showers forced the cancellation of some area Fourth of July events Wednesday, the skies cleared as the day went on and Bessemer's parade went off as planned. The downtown's...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 5, 2018

Missing Hurley man walks out of woods

HURLEY — Gogebic Range residents had an additional reason to celebrate the Fourth of July when the search for a missing Hurley man ended successfully around 10:12 a.m. Tuesday. Rich Tilton was found alive and relatively well near the Oma Town Hall...

 

Local rocker prepares to release debut solo album

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Wakefield native Lonnie Hammer has been a professional musician for most of his life and has recorded on 17 albums. However, until...

 

Search continues for Hurley man

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The search continued Monday for a Hurley man reported missing over the weekend. Rich Tilton, 63, has been missing since approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, according to an Iron County Sheriff’s...

 

Motions heard today in Iron murder trials

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Motions for two of the five men charged in the shooting death of Wayne M. Valliere Jr. of Lac du Flambeau are scheduled to be heard in Iron County Court this afternoon. Joseph D. Lussier, 26, and...

 

Kids present Prairie Fire's 'Alladin'

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Historic Ironwood Theatre was a hive of activity Saturday with two performances of the children's play "Alladin and His Magic Lamp." The play was par...

 

Bessemer VFW hosts 'Letters From Home'

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — More than 225 people were treated to an evening of song and dance at the Bessemer VFW Sunday. Providing a variety of entertainment with their “Letters From Home” show were Erinn Diaz and...

 

Hurley fireworks has 'unfortunate incident' Saturday night

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Hurley’s annual Independence Day fireworks suffered a setback Saturday night when one of the fireworks malfunctioned and a portion of the device went off among the crowd of spectators. According to...

 
 By Jean Nordine    News    June 30, 2018

Lake run kicks off Wakefield celebration

By JEAN NORDINE jnnordine@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - For the third year in a row the Kiwanis Club is sponsoring the Sunday Lake Run/Walk which kicks off Wakefield's 4th of July celebration. This...

 

Bessemer new signs, banners up for festivities

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER— The city of Bessemer is sporting new banners along US 2, also known as Lead Street through town, and a recent facelift to the welcoming signs on each end of the city. Rob Coleman, city council...

 

More beaches set to reopen

HANCOCK — E.coli levels at beaches around the Western Upper Peninsula continue to improve, allowing more beaches to reopen to public use. Bete Grise, Calumet Waterworks, Clark Lake in Watersmeet, Hunters Point and the marina in Copper Harbor,...

 

Ironwood Carnegie Library holds story time at Miners park

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdialyglobe.com IRONWOOD - "Ten Magic Butterflies" was the chosen book for the Carnegie Library's story time Thursday afternoon. What made the event special was its locatio...

 

Trail expansion grant accepted by Ironwood City Commission

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission approved a resolution at its meeting Monday to accept a Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant to help...

 

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