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$250,000 bond set in fatal Saxon crash

HURLEY — A $250,000 cash bond was set Thursday in Iron County Court for a Superior man who is charged in a fatal March 27 accident on U.S. 2 in Saxon. Jesse Gasper, 34, faces five charges in the early morning logging truck-car accident on U.S. 2...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2018 

Festival Ironwood draws community together

IRONWOOD - While the rain somewhat impacted turnout, Festival Ironwood continued largely as planned Friday. "Crowds are down a little bit, but again, we made some adjustments," Festival Ironwood...

 
 News    July 21, 2018 

Walker requests disaster declaration

MADISON, Wis. — As expected, Gov. Scott Walker is asking the federal government to help parts of the state recover from the mid-June rainstorms that caused widespread flooding in several counties, including Iron County. Walker sent a letter to...

 

Ironwood brings back school nurse position

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — For the first time in over a decade, the Ironwood Area Schools has a school nurse on staff, after the district’s board of education approved hiring Dawn Vernetti at Monday’s meeting. ...

 

Castagna honored at Downtown Art Place

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As part of the 2018 Festival Ironwood, Thursday night the Downtown Art Place held a reception and talk for "Promises," a Paul Castagna...

 

Hurley lunch prices approved

HURLEY — An increase in school lunch prices was approved Monday by the Hurley School Board for the 2018-’19 school year. The increases are from 10 to 25 cents in breakfast and lunch prices. The new price set-up will be: Pre-kindergarten...

 

Little libraries coming to Gogebic Range

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Those enjoying Festival Ironwood activities over the next several days may notice a new feature in Depot Park, as the city workers installed a...

 

Family still seeks information on missing Bergland woman

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com MELLEN, Wis. - More than six weeks after a Bergland woman was reported missing, her family is still seeking information as to what happened to her. Jody...

 

Trucking job fair held at Michigan Works

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Connie Hicks and Kim Zekovich, representing Gogebic Community College, were on hand to answer questions for those who took part in the Schneider Trucking job fair held at Michigan Works...

 

DEQ holds hearing on Copperwood permit

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The public had a chance to express its opinions on Highland Copper's effort to develop a mine in northern Gogebic County at a Michigan...

 

Tribal center holds Ojibwa prayer ceremony

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe WATERSMEET - Taking place this week is the 2018 Healing Circle Run. It is a prayer for healing for the Ojibwa Anishnaabeg communities and is similar to a...

 

Gogebic farmers markets to start accepting SNAP

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Qualifying residents will soon be able to use their SNAP benefits to purchase food at area farmers markets. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which Gogebic Range Farmers Market...

 

Ironwood hires new K-12 principal

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools has a new K-12 principal after the district’s board of education voted to hire Melissa Nigh Monday. Nigh was a principal in Mellen, Wis., from 2008-13, according...

 

Hurley district's state aid to total around $2.5 million

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Hurley School District administrator Chris Patritto said Monday the district will receive $85,000 more in state aid than he previously projected. That means taxpayers may be getting a break on...

 

Bessemer City Council discusses small scale grow operations

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — During Monday nights Bessemer City Council meeting the council agreed that Ordinance No. 366, Medical Marijuana as a home occupation, should include the prohibiting of future small scale...

 

Valley laid to rest

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - A solemn line of people waved flags and bowed their heads as the hearse holding the casket of Ontonagon native Lowell Earl Valley was carried through...

 

Seniors get opportunity to ride area bike trails

RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Senior citizens who can no longer bicycle will be given the opportunity to ride the trails with a new bike that was on display Saturday at Cary Park...

 

Festival Ironwood kicks off Wednesday

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com The big top tent is being set up today for the 27th annual Festival Ironwood. The 2018 Festival gets in full swing this Wednesday and continues through Saturday, concluding on Sunday with church services...

 

Fallen soldier welcomed home

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Ironwood area residents gathered Friday evening to pay tribute to a war hero they never knew. The Patriot Guard caravan escorted the remains of...

 

Blood donation helps raise money for scholarship fund

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley School held a blood drive Friday in the library of the school. The school participates in a scholarship program with the Red Cross. The...

 

Wakefield Township continues to support mining effort

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Wakefield Township board of trustees on Tuesday expressed its continued support for Highland Copper’s effort to develop a mine in the township. Wakefield Township Supervisor...

 

One dead in Bessemer accident

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - One person was killed and two were injured in a Thursday afternoon accident in the city of Bessemer that closed U.S. 2 for more than four hours....

 

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