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 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 28, 2016 

Johnson makes case for Michigan congressional bid

IRONWOOD — Democrat candidate Lon Johnson visited Ironwood Thursday during a tour of the western Upper Peninsula as part of his campaign to replace Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, representing Michigan’s First Congressional District in Congress. ...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 28, 2016 

Rally kicks off with soggy parade

HURLEY - Hurley kicked off its Memorial Day Weekend All-Terrain Vehicle Rally with a 45-minute parade of hundreds of machines in light rain Friday evening. It didn't matter much to the ATV and side-by...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 27, 2016

Thunderstorms produce Ironwood rainfall record

Students aboard a bus from Rhinelander, Wis., waited out rainfall and heavy fog Thursday morning in a visit to Saxon Harbor as the Gogebic Range continued to get battered by thunderstorms. The...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 27, 2016

Judge rules search legal in Stone case

BESSEMER — Judge Michael Pope heard testimony and arguments regarding whether a search and the eventual arrest of Adam Lee Stone was legal during an all-purpose motion hearing in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday. Stone, 35, of Hurley, is...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 26, 2016

County board OKs 2016 millage rate

BESSEMER— The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Wednesday set the 2016 county millage rate at .00668, the same as in 2015, but it will result in $44,100 more being collected in taxes. A total of $3,401,704 will be collected in taxes, up...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 25, 2016

Ironwood receives good marks for water quality

IRONWOOD - The city of Ironwood's water system received a "good report card" in recent state testing, according to city manager Scott Erickson. Following the water crisis in Flint, Ironwood was the...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    May 25, 2016

Bessemer adopts GOISD's common school-year calendar

BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area School Board adopted the 2016-’21 Gogebic-Ontonagan Intermediate School District’s common calendar Monday evening. Superintendent Dave Radovich said all six schools in the district will follow the calendar, with...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    May 24, 2016

Welding students fabricate sign for GCC

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College welding students fabricated a sign bearing the college's new logo and placed it near the entrance of the Lindquist Student and Conference Center. Last fall, Gary...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 24, 2016

Township board approves Lookout Lane project

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees added resurfacing work on a section of Lookout Lane as part of the township’s construction schedule Monday, on the condition the Bessemer Township board of trustees also contributes to...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 23, 2016

Accent! show hits all the right notes

IRONWOOD - There was something for everyone at the historic Ironwood Theatre Sunday afternoon as Accent!, the Ironwood Area Schools show choir, performed a variety of songs as part of the group's seco...

 
 By Justin Libertoski    News    May 23, 2016

Flower boxes to spruce up Bergland

BERGLAND - Six Bergland residents met Sunday afternoon to plant flowers in an effort to catch the eyes of people visiting the town. The volunteers moved the flowers, mostly petunias and geraniums,...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2016

Hurley receives grocery store grant

HURLEY - The city of Hurley overcame a major hurdle in bringing a grocery store to the city as it was one of six communities to receive a Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Econ...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2016

Work on Saxon tower signals beginning of broadband project

SAXON, Wis - The installation of equipment on a communication tower in Saxon was underway Friday, marking the beginning of an effort to expand broadband internet access to the northern portion of the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    May 21, 2016

Bessemer woman sentenced on home invasion charge

BESSEMER — A Bessemer woman was sentenced to probation and community service in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday on the charge of third degree attempted home invasion. Evalyn Marie Juntti, 50, of Bessemer was sentenced to 18 months probation...

 
 News    May 20, 2016

Ironwood to enforce truck ordinance

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The city of Ironwood passed a truck route ordinance in October requiring trucks exceeding a gross vehicle weight of more than 30,000 pounds to...

 
 News    May 20, 2016

Four indicted on federal drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MARQUETTE — A May 10 grand jury indictment charges four defendants with a number of drug crimes related to a marijuana ring which federal prosecutors alleged the four were operating in Michigan’s...

 
 News    May 20, 2016

All Saints Catholic Academy opens new room

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - All Saints Catholic Academy hosted an open house Thursday evening to ceremoniously cut the ribbon and officially open the school's new infant...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Aspirus Grand View repeats as Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

IRONWOOD — For the second year in a row, Aspirus Grand View was ranked among the top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association, according to a hospital news release last week. “We are proud of the...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Plan C: Wakefield offers Brackney city manager position

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council recently heard Jason Laumann rejected its offer to be city manager and agreed Wednesday afternoon to offer Richard...

 
 News    May 18, 2016

Bessemer students explore Ottawa National Forest

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Earlier in May, Dave Rowe's biology classes at A.D. Johnston High School made their annual trek to some vernal ponds in the Ottawa National Forest, near Copper Peak. This year's...

 

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