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 News    August 30, 2014 

DNR names boat after former UP director

MARQUETTE - A 27-foot Department of Natural Resources boat was named for former DNR deputy director Frank Opolka in a ceremony Wednesday in Marquette. The boat was one of three acquired through... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    August 30, 2014 

Labor Day offers years of memories

When you have been involved with an organization as long as I have with the Ontonagon Labor Festival, you have many memories. For more than 50 years, with many chairmen and groups, the annual event... Full story

 News    August 30, 2014 

Traveling Vietnam exhibit comes to Ludington

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) - John Hosier has a story to tell. He'll tell you that his exhibit "Through the Eyes" on the Vietnam war is a product of his working through his PTSD, what Agent Orange has done... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 29, 2014

GCC discusses marketing the college experience

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College is expecting to roll out its new logo in January, which is just one phase of its new marketing plan that officials hope will attract more people to the school of... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 29, 2014

Inter-agency partnership benefits domestic violence victims

HURLEY - Since 2005, numerous agencies across Iron County have come together to respond to cases of domestic and sexual violence. The Iron County Coordinated Community Response Team is a partnership... Full story

 News    August 29, 2014

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park,... Full story

 News    August 29, 2014

Michigan peach crop suffers after freezing temperatures

DETROIT (AP) - Michigan peach farmers are harvesting a significantly smaller crop than usual this year after an especially severe winter. The U.S. Agriculture Department forecasts that the state's... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 28, 2014

Festivale Italiano to entice taste buds, draw crowds

HURLEY - Grab a fork and prepare to dine on authentic Italian cuisine during the annual Festivale Italiano in downtown Hurley on Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Dorrene O'Donnell, executive director... Full story

 By Jan Tucker    News    August 28, 2014

Highland Copper president to be parade marshal

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon Labor Festival officials learned Highland Copper president Dave Fennell will be the parade marshal at the Festival Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. The Ontonagon County Economic... Full story

 News    August 28, 2014

Replicas of Columbus' ships make it to Muskegon

MUSKEGON (AP) - Replicas of two of 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus' ships will be staying in Muskegon for a week. The 65-foot Nina and the 85-foot Pinta, both of which made it to town on... Full story

 By Daily Globe Staff    News    August 27, 2014

Local schools get ready for new academic year

After a busy summer for many area schools, staff and students are preparing for the start of a brand new academic year next week. Ironwood Ironwood Area Schools will start its first year of Luther L.... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Mentored Youth Hunting programs offered in Michigan, Wisconsin

Michigan and Wisconsin have established programs over the years to offer younger individuals the chance to hunt. According to the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources website, the Mentored... Full story

 News    August 27, 2014

California quake stirs clamor for warning system

NAPA, Calif. (AP) - Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

Gogebic Community College gets strong academic quality report

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's Board of Trustees heard a positive update regarding the school's Academic Quality Improvement Program. Larry Gabka, who acts as AQIP coordinator for GCC, updated... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 27, 2014

4-H program teaches safe shooting techniques

IRONWOOD - A handful of kids took part in the Gogebic County 4-H Youth Shooting program, which has held weekly meetings during the summer to teach local children safe shooting techniques. Students... Full story

 News    August 26, 2014

White Pine power plant, refinery sold

By JAN TUCKER WHITE PINE - Prairie Plant Systems, owners of SubTerra in White Pine, said it has completed its purchase of the Traxys Power Group Inc., which includes the White... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 26, 2014

Commission approves scaled down deer hunt

By RALPH ANSAMI IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission decided Monday to again conduct a city deer hunt, but it will be scaled down from previous years. In approving a 2014 archery hunt, city commissioners rejected a... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 26, 2014

Bessemer hosts public consolidation meeting

By RYAN JARVI BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials held a public meeting Monday night to provide additional information regarding the issue of consolidation which has caused confusion and concerns throughout the... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Bessemer to host public meeting on school consolidation

BESSEMER — Bessemer school officials will host a public informational forum on consolidation in the A.D. Johnston High School gymnasium following the school’s Board of Education meeting Monday night. The consolidation of Bessemer and nearby... Full story

 By Ryan Jarvi    News    August 25, 2014

Porkies music festival attracts wide array of attendees

PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - The twangs of banjos and bass drum stomps were sent throughout the Porcupine Mountains this weekend and heard by hundreds of people who sat on blankets, in fold-up camping... Full story


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