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Storm damage repaired along County C, near Hurley

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The after-effects of the weekend's violent storms are evident in many areas of the Gogebic Range, including along County Trunk C near Hurley. Only...

 

Bessemer council reads marijuana business ordinance

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — New medical marijuana caregivers setting up shop in Bessemer may soon have to get a business license from the city after the city council had the first reading of a proposed ordinance...

 

Ontonagon County Board hears airport update

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — Ontonagon County Airport Manager Margo Anderson updated the Ontonagon County Board Monday on the airport projects underway and those planned for the future. She explained the next phase of an expanded...

 

State of emergency declared for Iron County, northern Wisconsin

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency for five northern Wisconsin counties, including Iron County, Monday in response to the recent h...

 

Ironwood rain totals eight inches; repairs under way

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Damage assessments were under way Monday after as much as a foot of rain fell over the weekend in parts of northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. For the weekend, Ironwood streets flooded both Friday...

 

Wakefield-Marenisco bids fond farewell to superintendent

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - As the outgoing superintendent of the Wakefield-Marenisco School District, Catherine Shamion attended her final board of education meeting on...

 

Hurley Heritage Festival schedule released

By IAN MINIELLY news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Development Zone has two weeks of festival fun scheduled for Iron county, to celebrate the county’s rich heritage. Bewteen July 27 and July 31, a wide array of activities are...

 

Young Professionals declare new name for local club

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Lawn games, picnic fare and lots of casual banter made for a fun crowd at a Saturday cookout of the Gogebic County Young Professionals Club at...

 

Zany kids' musician visits Bessemer Public Library

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - In a highly communal performance at the Bessemer Public Library Saturday, children's musician Danna Banana treated the crowd to a series of high-ener...

 

Storms, flash flooding cause widespread area damage

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Mother Nature followed through on National Weather Service predictions of thunderstorms for the weekend with violent blasts on Friday that...

 

Copperwood mine feasibility study 'positive'

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Those interested in seeing mining return to the western Upper Peninsula got good news Friday as Highland Copper released the feasibility study for its Copperwood Project. Highland...

 

Bessemer Women's Club offers Flag Day fun with social

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Women's Club celebrated its 26th Flag Day social Thursday with a beautiful day and enough treats to fill a bakery. The location was in...

 

Township renews agreement with Bessemer Library

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — While they may have been sympathetic to the Ironwood Carnegie Library’s case, the numbers gave the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees little option but to renew the township’s...

 

Ewen-Trout Creek School Board seeks principal-superintendent

EWEN — With the resignation of Ewen-Trout Creek Superintendent Alan Tulppo, the school district is looking for a leader. The E-TC School Board accepted Tulppo’s resignation Wednesday. He said he has accepted the position of director of general...

 

Candidates visit local Democrats

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic County Democrats gathered Tuesday night to meet with a pair of candidates seeking the party's nomination for state and national office...

 

Council addresses Riccelli Park needs

HURLEY — The Hurley City Council agreed Tuesday to pay more attention to Riccelli Park, now that the height of the summer season is approaching and that area is receiving more use. Council member Jamey Francis, chair of the council’s parks and...

 

HIT to hold sound engineering class

IRONWOOD — Check 1, Check 2. Check, check, check. The Ironwood Historic Theatre is holding a four-part class in sound engineering, beginning this evening. “We’ve opened up the class to not just those interested in sound here at the theater,...

 

Ironwood man gets prison for overdose death

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ironwood man was sentenced to prison in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday for his role in the morphine overdose death of Angela Mylly...

 

Wakefield City Council passes 2018-19 fiscal year budget

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — After a public hearing Monday, the Wakefield City Council unanimously passed its 2018-2019 fiscal budget, which totals nearly $5 million. The brief hearing specifically allowed commentary on a...

 

MacPherson wins IPSD contest

IRONWOOD - Chelsea MacPherson, from Bessemer, is the winner of the Ironwood Public Safety new patch contest. "The renderings we received were posted for viewing by members of the community and...

 

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