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Escaped inmate apprehended

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Daniel Gerald Ferguson, 26, an escapee from the Gogebic County Jail in Bessemer on Monday, was captured Friday afternoon, ending an int...

 
 News    June 24, 2017 

Ironwood commission to act on eyesores

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission will act on awarding bids for demolishing two eyesore structures on Monday. The demolitions are part of the continuing Hardest Hit grant program that has allowed th...

 
 News    June 24, 2017 

Wisconsin job numbers sparkle in May report

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com While Iron County again had the worst unemployment rate in Wisconsin in May, there was substantial improvement in the job numbers. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported this week the...

 

Escaped Gogebic inmate remains at large

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Another day, more possible sightings, yet the search continues for the inmate who escaped from the Gogebic County Jail Monday night....

 

Township files suit against former treasurer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Ironwood Township has filed a lawsuit in Gogebic County Circuit Court against former township treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso. The suit, filed June 15, is seeking “in excess of $1.2 million...

 

Board of commissioners asks Corps for emergency dredging

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners will ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for emergency dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor. Scott Roehm told the board a lake freighter loaded with materials for road construction was unable to...

 

Search continues for Gogebic inmate

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - As nightfall approached Wednesday, the search continued for an escaped inmate from the Gogebic County Jail, despite two sightings in...

 

Wuorinen granted early release

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A 48-year-old Ironwood woman was ordered released from jail Wednesday morning after serving 71 days of a one-year sentence for identity theft. Iron County Judge Patrick Madden cited new...

 

Finnish Ambassador celebrating Juhannus locally

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BRUCE CROSSING — Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi is coming to Bruce Crossing Sunday for the third day of Juhannus 2017, a three day celebration of midsummer. Friday starts the fun in Askel, Baraga...

 

Carli found guilty of hiding evidence in Saxon murder

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - A Saxon, Wis., woman who aided her then boyfriend in attempting to hide evidence in the 2016 murder-arson at the Bear Trap Inn entered a no contest...

 

Votes pass for Ontonagon airport weather system

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon County Court room Tuesday was full of supporters for the installation of an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS III) at the...

 

Finance committee moves forward with broadband grant

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County will try for yet another broadband expansion project, Iron County Finance Committee approved moving forward with a grant application for the state’s 2018 Broadband Expansion...

 

Inmate escapes from Gogebic jail

BESSEMER - An inmate escaped the Gogebic County Jail Monday night. Daniel Ferguson, 26, escaped sometime after 8:45 p.m., according to a Gogebic County Sheriff's Department Facebook post at...

 

Commission moves ahead with summer project plan

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday took care of some Phase 4 sewer-water project business so a loan closing can begin. Meeting in a special session, resolutions and contracts for the summer...

 

Bessemer council splits on meeting procedures

IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - It did not take long Monday for the divergent groups on the Bessemer city council to draw up sides. The council and audience were united in...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 19, 2017

Ironwood quiz bowl competes in national tournament

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — For a second year in a row; the Ironwood Area Schools quiz bowl team competed in a national tournament, taking 12th place in a tournament in Chicago Monday. Ironwood was among the over 200 teams from around the country that...

 

Hurley group presents at development conference

HURLEY - Iron County was recently represented at an international conference, as members of the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension Office and a Hurley student presented on ways the county...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 17, 2017

Michigan House passes recreation funding bill

LANSING - The Michigan House of Representatives passed its version of Senate Bill 76 Thursday, which funds Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund projects across the state, including several in...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 17, 2017

Planning commission approves gravel pit permit

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Planning Commission approved a special use permit for a new gravel pit following a public hearing Thursday. The pit, which will be operated Angelo Luppino Inc., is located off Black River Road, near Maple...

 

No-interest homeowner loans available in Gogebic County

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Gogebic County residents who need money to pay their taxes are again offered help through the Step Forward program, according to county treasurer Sue Pertile. She told the county board...

 

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