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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 16, 2014 

Oaths taken by Iron County Board

HURLEY - The Iron County Board of Supervisors held its annual re-organizational meeting Tuesday in Hurley. The board welcomed three newly elected supervisors, Brad Matson, of Sherman; Karl Krall, of... Full story

 
 News    April 16, 2014 

Women celebrate friendship, quilting

WHITE PINE - Seventy-seven women celebrated their friendships at the seventh annual Friendship Tea recently at the White Pine Community Methodist Church. A total of $716 collected at this year's tea... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 16, 2014 

Hurley Council members appointed to committees

HURLEY – Hurley City Mayor Joseph Pinardi took his oath of office and appointed council members to serve on various committees at the city council meeting Tuesday. Joanne Bruneau was elected to... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    April 15, 2014

Holy Family Church holds annual shadow station event

ONTONAGON - Students at  the Holy Family Church in Ontonagon perform the shadow stations of the cross  each Lenten season. Behind a scrim with illuminated light, the students enact the 14 stations... Full story

 
 News    April 15, 2014

Start grilling season with classic patty melt

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press One of my favorite big city comfort foods is a staple of the diner scene - the patty melt. According to lore, the patty melt originated in California as a burger t... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 15, 2014

Wakefield council hears updates on spillway gate

By MIRANDA ANDERSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council discussed updates on the spillway gate project at Sunday Lake during its meeting Monday evening. "Because of extreme... Full story

 
 News    April 15, 2014

ACLU sues Michigan, wants gay marriages recognized

DETROIT (AP) - Same-sex couples who were married hours after Michigan's ban on gay nuptials was overturned sued Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday to try to force the state to recognize their newlywed status... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 14, 2014

Bessemer chamber hosts Easter egg hunt

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Chamber of Commerce held an Easter egg hunt at Bessemer City Hall Saturday morning. There were also refreshments, a visit from the Easter bunny and a showing of the movie... Full story

 
 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

4-H holds events at Little Finland

KIMBALL, Wis. - Temperatures in the low 40s and overcast skies didn't stop area residents from getting in the holiday spirit Saturday at an Easter egg hunt offered by the Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club at Little Finland in Kimball. The event ran... Full story

 
 By Michelle Thomasini    News    April 14, 2014

Hurley Lions Club teams with Iron County youth

HURLEY - The Hurley Lions Club and Iron County youth joined forces to fundraise at the club's annual Pancake Day Sunday at the Liberty Bell Chalet in Hurley. Pancake Day, held on Palm Sunday for more than 35 years, serves as a fundraiser for both the... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 14, 2014

Porkies ski hill finishes 'amazing' season

ONTONAGON – The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park's ski hill closed this past weekend after receiving 255 inches of snow for the season. Just as the amount of snow that fell for the season... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 12, 2014

Iron County Extension office aims for active summer

HURLEY - During the summer, the calendar quickly fills up with vacations, activities and social gatherings because of warmer weather. Some people plan a camping vacation, host a party or travel... Full story

 
 News    April 12, 2014

Four UP residents held on meth counts

Four people were arrested in the Upper Peninsula this week on meth-related charges, according to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. On Tuesday, UPSET detectives arrested two Marquette residents after meth components and a “finished... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 12, 2014

Study refutes global warming claims after severe winter weather strikes

The term global warming wasn't used much over the winter on the Gogebic Range. With a 110-year record set for the coldest December through February period in Ironwood, as revealed by the National... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 11, 2014

More than 70 attend Special Olympics bowling day

IRONWOOD - More than 70 people participated in the annual bowling day through Special Olympics Thursday in Ironwood. According to Barb Siira, director of the Special Olympics in Gogebic and Ontonagon... Full story

 
 News    April 11, 2014

Lions celebrate lunch relay event in Mercer

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Lions Club celebrated the Lions Lunch Around the World Relay with a Mexican flair Friday, April 4, at the Mercer School cafeteria. The 24-hour event is celebrated by Lions... Full story

 
 News    April 11, 2014

Bat fungal disease spreads to half of US

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) - A fungal disease that has killed millions of North American bats is spreading and now has been detected in half of the United States, officials said Thursday. Wildlife agencies... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 10, 2014

Local role models honored at GCC

IRONWOOD - Four local high school seniors and one organization were honored during the 2014 Children's Trust Fund banquet at Gogebic Community College Wednesday evening. CTF was established in 1982... Full story

 

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