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Conditions improve at Western UP beaches

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HANCOCK — It’s been almost two weeks since heavy rains caused flooding across parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula; and beaches across the western U.P. are starting to reopen after...

 

Gile man faces child sex charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - A Gile man accused of sexually assaulting a child is going to have to come up with $50,000 to get out of jail after Iron County Judge Patrick Ma...

 

County board hears storm damage assessment

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board heard key presentations from Jim Loeper and Jim Lorenson Wednesday evening. Loeper, the county’s emergency management and 911 coordinator, updated the board on...

 

E.coli closes Bond Falls

MARQUETTE — The high levels of E.coli that have closed beaches and lakes throughout the Western Upper Peninsula has impacted another popular body of water, as the Upper Peninsula Power Company announced Wednesday it was closing the Bond Falls...

 

Superior man charged in fatal Saxon accident

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Charges were filed against a Superior, Wis., man in Iron County Court Tuesday, in connection to a fatal accident in the town of Saxon. Jesse Troy Gasper, 34, is charged with homicide by...

 

Wakefield City Council hears from victims of recent storms

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - At Monday's Wakefield city council meeting, victims of recent storms struggled to control their anger and frustration at dealing with flooded...

 

Ironwood Carnegie Library holds art clinic for young artists

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Barbara Roman offered a group of 10 aspiring young artists a look into pointillism at the Carnegie Library in Ironwood Tuesday afternoon. She...

 

Kids turn out for frog presentation at Ironwood Carnegie Library

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A couple dozen children and half again as many parents and care givers gathered in the lawn of the Ironwood Carnegie Library Monday afternoon...

 

Tarro will represent Wakefield city council on Ojibway committee

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield city council voted Monday to appoint mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro as a representative to attend meetings of a regional committee that will work to keep Marenisco’s Ojibway...

 

Ironwood board approves district budget

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — While the numbers will change as the year goes on, the board of education for the Ironwood Area Schools voted 5-2 to approve the initial budget for the 2018-19 school year. Board members...

 

Little Finland celebrates solstice

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis. - The 2018 summer solstice was Thursday, with Little Finland celebrating the occasion Saturday with its annual Juhannus celebration. The...

 

Health foundation celebrates Christmas in June

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Santa needed his shorts and T-shirt Sunday at Cold Iron Brewing, as the Gogebic Range Health Foundation held its Christmas in June annual...

 

Iron County expected to issue disaster declaration

HURLEY — When the Iron County Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, it is expected to approve a disaster declaration for the storms earlier this month. The disaster declaration is for the “extensive road damage and some trees on roadways...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2018

Sunday Lake, other area beaches closed due to E.coli

WAKEFIELD - The beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further notice because of potentially high levels of E.coli bacteria. "Please be aware that the Beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 23, 2018

Eyesore on Ironwood City Commission agenda

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday will consider advertising for bids for demolition of a house at 150 Southland Ave. There have been many complaints about the structure in recent years. A neighbor, Gene Henning, told commissioners...

 

Gogebic County added to emergency declaration

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com LANSING — While it may not have sustained as much damage as some of the other counties, Gogebic County will also be able to use additional resources when rebuilding after Gov. Rick Snyder directed it...

 

Inaugural 'Across the Borders' walk held

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Described by some participants as "trick-or-treating for seniors," the Iron County Human Services Department held the inaugural Across the...

 

Patritto to retire; Genisot to step in

HURLEY - The Hurley School Board decided Monday there will be no long search to replace district administrator Chris Patritto, who will retire a year from now. Coming out of a closed session, the...

 

Iron County Health Department distributes cleanup kits

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County residents still, cleaning up from the weekends flooding can get kits from the Iron County Health Department to assist in their efforts. “The Iron County Health Department urges...

 

Local trail group honors longtime volunteer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Even though he said he doesn't necessarily make it to all the chapter meetings anymore, the Ni-Miikanaake chapter of the the North Country...

 

Ironwood may set June rain record

IRONWOOD — A June precipitation record might be broken in Ironwood following nearly 8 inches of rain over the weekend. Ironwood’s rain total for the month stood at 8.73 inches as of Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service office in...

 

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