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Bessemer-Ironwood consolidation petition circulates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Voters in the Bessemer and Ironwood area school districts may be deciding the future of their districts in August, as local residents are circulating a petition to put a proposal to consolidate the two...

 

Another warm weather record falls in Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The small parking lot at Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point was full around 4:30 p.m. Saturday as area residents basked in the warmth of a...

 

Ontonagon school board gets robotics demonstration

JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - Members of the Ontonagon Area Board of Education, Monday, saw a hands on demonstration from some of the robotics team members who will be competing with...

 

Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department holds 8th annual ice fishing contest

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The eight annual Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department ice fishing contest at Sunday Lake on Saturday was aided by unseasonably warm weather and...

 

Crowd packs Little Finland for Laskiainen

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis. - They ran out of soup. With cars forced to park on the U.S. 2 shoulder and the dining hall at capacity, it was the first time in a long...

 

Iron County voters head to polls for state election Tuesday

Iron County voters will join others around the state in heading to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a single statewide race. Incumbent State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is facing a primary challenge from John Humphries and...

 

Local law enforcement puts on active shooter response training

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 teachers, staff and administrators took part in an active shooter intruder response training seminar put on by...

 

HOPE Animal Shelter celebrates 25 years of service

IRONWOOD - Help Orphaned Pets Everywhere Animal Shelter is entering its 25th year of service and with it continues a commitment to prevention of needless suffering and cruelty to animals on the Gogebi...

 

Hurley council hit with added $7,000 for County D project

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — With a March 30 date for letting bids not far off, the Hurley City Council decided this week to spend $7,000 more to advance the County D road extension than was previously planned. On Wednesday,...

 

Iron County Aging Unit holds painting classes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley Senior Center was an art studio Thursday as the Iron County Aging Unit held its second of three painting classes. Led by local artist...

 

Bessemer Historical Society receives inquiry regarding 1940s parachutist

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Historical Society met Thursday afternoon to talk about old times. It is a new year for membership dues. The society is up to 132...

 

January warmth didn't produce much snow here

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — January weather in Ironwood was marked by half the normal snowfall and above average temperatures. In his monthly report for the National Weather Service office in Marquette, Kevin Crupi noted...

 

Whitmer makes campaign stop in Ironwood

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer visited Ironwood Wednesday, part of a swing through the Upper Peninsula as she campaigns...

 

Hurley City Council approves budget amendment for city hall renovations

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Wednesday approved budget amendments to cover the cost of renovations to the city hall building. The council amended 2016 budget categories to reflect the $15,322 cost...

 

Ontonagon Rotary Club holds fundraising Ice Out event

JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Rotary Club conducts its annual Ice Out each year to celebrate when the ice leaves the Ontonagon River in its journey to Lake Superior. Each year the group selects a special project to...

 

Ironwood man sentenced to time served in drug case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ironwood man was sentenced to time served Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for the possession with intent to deliver marijuana, in...

 

Wakefield City Council hears revitalization committee update

Velda Sclafani of the Revitalization Committee shows members of the Wakefield City Council plans for placement of the new sign at the meeting on Monday night....

 

Gogebic road limits take effect Friday

BESSEMER — The unseasonably mild winter, with more balmy temperatures predicted through the week, has resulted in the Gogebic County Board of Road Commissioners setting road weight limits effective Friday. At 9 a.m., spring weight restrictions...

 

It's All About Love

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - It can seem like true love is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but Marenisco's own Ed Wilke and the now Karen Raisanen-Wilke are getting a...

 

Bessemer survey to revisit three-lane highway

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer is sending out a survey with the monthly water bills on Feb. 28 to get the pulse of the city on two topics of interest, according to City Manager Charly Loper. One topic...

 

Hurley assemblies address bullying among females

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley Parents-Teachers Organization is sponsoring three assemblies on Wednesday dealing with girl-against-girl bullying. PTO secretary Courtney Maslanka said the assemblies are part of the...

 

Space heater believed cause of Houk Street fire

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A fire that started Saturday night in a Houk Street house is believed to be caused by a space heater. "The fire appears to have started from...

 

Committee raises funds for fireworks

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com GILE - The fourth annual Winter Extravaganza fundraiser was held at Gile Park Saturday afternoon. All proceeds from the event help support the Hurley F...

 

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