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New emergency alert system available for download in Gogebic County

Gogebic County public safety officials announced Rave Alert is available to all residents of the county. Rave Alert is a free service allowing individuals to sign up for notifications sent from local and state authorities, keeping residents and trave...

 

Resident wellness, safety increased thanks to health foundation donation

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Range Health Foundation Program Director Andrea Newby said the organization has donated $8,000 to the Gogebic County Search and Rescue...

 

Street sealing costs come in under budget

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — With the city of Ironwood conducting a street repair program over the past several years, most of the streets have been resurfaced and that’s a benefit in many ways. City manager Scott...

 

Western UP drug defendant sentenced to federal prison

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KALAMAZOO — A man authorities accused of growing and selling marijuana in the Upper Peninsula was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday. Spencer Troy Ward was sentenced to 151 months in prison and...

 

Ontonagon man gains support of attorney general in foster case

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — William Johnson, of Ontonagon, scored a significant first victory in his lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on the basis of the right of foster parents to have guns...

 

Northern Wisconsin's deer kill up 11.7 percent

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com The Northern Zone deer-gun kill in Wisconsin increased 11.7 percent this year, although the rest of the state was down, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Overall statewide; preliminary...

 

Ironwood man sentenced to prison on drug charge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - In one of the longer Gogebic Range drug sentences in the past few years, an Ironwood man was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison on a...

 

Ironwood youth wins racing series

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Colin Gauthier, a 13 year old Ironwood youth, spent the summer traversing at least 4,000 miles driving to and from different races throughout...

 

Ironwood prepares for Saturday Jack Frost parade

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Snow removal is planned downtown for Thursday and Friday, prior to Saturday evening’s Jack Frost parade. While two feet of snow has fallen in Ironwood, much of it has either melted or...

 

Bids to be accepted for Bessemer school bus

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Area School District Board of Education met Monday at A.d. Johnston in Bessemer. The board learned their latest school bus arrived...

 

No change in Bessemer election recount

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Louis Miskovich sought a recount in the Nov. 7 city council write-in election in Bessemer after the results that originally had Miskovich in...

 

Girl saved from river

ONTONAGON — A young girl was rescued from the frigid waters of the Ontonagon River on Friday. According to Michigan State Police from the Wakefield Post, the girl slipped off the boardwalk at Elmer Park in the village of Ontonagon and fell into...

 

4-H members hold fundraiser at Gurney Community Center

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com GURNEY - On a Saturday morning as the crisp air returned to Northern Wisconsin, nine members of the 4-H comprised of youngsters from Gurney, Saxon, and...

 

Neighbor to Neighbor supplies needed items at no charge

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - About five years ago, according to Dan Schwanke, his wife, Kitty, had an idea to open a second-hand store where people could donate their...

 

Author with local ties to speak at Ironwood Carnegie Library

IRONWOOD — Motivational Speaker and Author Allison Liddle will discuss her new book, Life Under Construction: Designing a Life You Love on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. at the Ironwood Carnegie Library. The public is invited to attend. Liddle’s...

 

Red Kettle drive in full swing

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - This year's Red Kettle drive by volunteers for the Salvation Army is being conducted at Walgreens in Ironwood. Jaime Stiffarm, involved with...

 

$3 million designated for energy assistance

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners was informed this week that the Superior Watershed Partnership has received $3 million in state and federal funding to provide heating and electrical assistance for low income families in all 15...

 

Recovered woman named

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department released the name of the 65-year-old woman whose body was recovered near Rainbow Falls at Black River Harbor on Wednesday. Candace Zahn Cain, of Woodruff, is thought to have entered the water in...

 

Bessemer VFW serves up Thanksgiving feast

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Bessemer VFW Post 3673 sent out word it was providing free Thanksgiving meals to area veterans and their families and veterans service officer...

 

Warren Miller's 'Line of Descent'to debut at Historic Ironwood Theatre

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - In what has become something of a local tradition, the Historic Ironwood Theatre will again be screening Warren Miller's latest ski film. The...

 

First Friday features carols

IRONWOOD — Plans for the next First Friday in downtown Ironwood include Christmas caroling on every block and store discounts for people who wear ugly sweaters. The Dec. 1 First Friday event will precede the Jack Frost Festival parade on...

 

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