The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

 

News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2416

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 24, 2015 

Reclamation plans focus on environmental impact

HURLEY - Gogebic Taconite provided information on its current work for a proposed mine near Upson, Wis., as well as possible reclamation ideas during an Iron County Mining Impact Committee meeting on... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 23, 2015

2014 coldest year for many UP communities

MARQUETTE - While headlines over the past two weeks point out 2014 was the warmest year on record in terms of global temperatures, Upper Peninsula communities posted some of their coldest readings in... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 23, 2015

Iron County Mining Impact Committee ponders loss of $50,000 donation

HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee heard an update on funding sources for a mining impact analysis Thursday evening. Jason Laumann, of the Northwest Regional Planning Commission, talked... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 23, 2015

Blood drive held at A.D. Johnston

BESSEMER - As of about 10 a.m. Thursday, at least 22 individuals had made appointments to donate blood at the A.D. Johnston High School's American Red Cross Blood Drive. "A lot more have come through... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 22, 2015

Kloth sentenced to Iron jail in mining protest

HURLEY - A Weston, Wis., woman was sentenced to nine months in jail and seven years of probation Wednesday on two charges that resulted from a heated 2013 confrontation at a proposed iron mine site... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 22, 2015

150 participate in Ironwood blood drive

IRONWOOD - Nearly 150 people donated blood on Wednesday afternoon at the Ironwood Memorial Building through the American Red Cross Blood Drive. According to event coordinator Betsy Slabaugh, over the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 21, 2015

Group means to acquire Interstate Falls

KIMBALL, Wis. - An effort is taking place to acquire property at Interstate Falls in Kimball, Wis., as part of the Riverside Trail project. The goal of the project is to connect two waterfalls in... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 21, 2015

Bessemer City Council approves new memorial site

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City council approved the Downtown Development Authority plan to pursue a new memorial site at its meeting on Tuesday. City manager Mike Uskiewicz gave an initial presentation... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 20, 2015

Wakefield-Marenisco School board elects officers

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Mareisco School Board welcomed some new faces as well as seasoned members onto the 2015 board Monday night. Back on the board this year is Brad Dalbec as president, Micki... Full story

 
 News    January 20, 2015

New Ironwood school board re-elects Thomas as president

IRONWOOD - Four members of the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education took their oath of office during an organizational meeting Monday at Luther L. Wright School after being re-elected during the N... Full story

 
 News    January 19, 2015

Former riding students assist at Passuello's benefit dinner

KIMBALL, Wis. - Friends of Doreen (Martinson) Passuello raised funds for her on Saturday afternoon with a spaghetti meal, raffles and music. People from across the Gogebic Range and farther turned... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 19, 2015

Anglers enjoy free fishing over weekend in Wisconsin

Thousands of anglers took advantage of Wisconsin's third annual winter free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday. Ice shacks and snowmobiles dotted the Gile Flowage on Saturday morning, where... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 19, 2015

Frozen Chozen has another successful year

HURLEY-It was the 22nd annual Frozen Chozen elementary basketball tournament this past weekend at the Hurley K-12 School. Local elementary basketball teams comprised of third, fourth, and fifth grader... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 17, 2015

Easton first baby of 2015 at Aspirus Grand View

HURLEY - Twelve days into the new year, Monica and Justin Colassaco, of Hurley, welcomed a son, Easton Thomas, the first baby born in 2015 at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. "It was... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 17, 2015

Gas slips under $2 a gallon

Remember those predictions a few years back that the price of gas might reach $5 to $6 a gallon in the United States by 2015? Those predictions are proving to be hollow as a gallon was selling for... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 16, 2015

First baby of 2015 arrives early

IRONWOOD - Newborn Sara Esther Bilc surprised her parents by arriving one month early, on Jan. 4, instead of Feb. 4. On Thursday, her parents, Esther and Andrei Bilc, of Ironwood, were further... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 15, 2015

Bessemer school board members sworn in

BESSEMER - Two new board members and two incumbents were sworn in at a special school board meeting on Wednesday. Bob Berg and Annette Lillie along with newcomers Beth Steiger and Mary Beth Trudgeon... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 14, 2015

Students learn about food preservation

HURLEY - From planting to growing, harvesting to eating, youth in Iron County are getting a hands dirty approach to learning more about the food they eat. Over the last three years, fifth through... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 14, 2015

Planning Commission finalizes draft of recreation plan

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township Planning Commission met on Tuesday night to discuss final changes to the five-year recreation plan. The main discussion focused on the timeline and amounts necessary to... Full story

 
 By Alissa Pietila    News    January 13, 2015

Bessemer Township appoints Ormes to board of review

RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township board held it's first meeting of the year on Monday night to discuss the board of review, a grant advisory committee and fire department purchases. Recently, the... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 12, 2015

Community serves up Sisu VI

IRONWOOD - Excitement was high for the Taste 'N Tour leisurely ski event on Saturday, as part of the annual Sisu Ski Fest in Ironwood. Participants gathered at Norrie Park Pavilion in Ironwood for... Full story

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    January 12, 2015

Sisu snowshoe races hit Miners Memorial Trail

IRONWOOD - A small, but spirited group of people showed up for the annual Sisu snowshoe event on Sunday morning. More than 30 participants raced in the 2K, 5K and 10K races. The snowshoe races are... Full story

 

Page Down