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Community goes long for local football coach

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@thedailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - On Saturday from noon to 8 pm the Aurora Club hosted a fundraiser to offset the medical costs of local Ironwood football coach and business owner...

 

More fake bills passed

The Ironwood area is not alone in experiencing an increase in fake currency. The Ironwood Public Safety Department received a recent report of a McDonald's restaurant employee accepting a $100 bill...

 

Ontonagon Habitat for Humanity seeks to improve credibility

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The future of the Ontonagon Habitat for Humanity depends on finding volunteers to step up and assume volunteer roles. According to officials, the Ontonagon unit has been inactive. Money was embezzled...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 21, 2017

Thaw breaks record high reading here

IRONWOOD — After narrowly missing a record high the day before, a new daily high temperature was set for Ironwood on Friday. For the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. on Friday, the high was a balmy 50 degrees, which broke the old mark of 48 set in 1981....

 

Township water line project explained

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Township residents had the opportunity Thursday evening to ask questions about the new water line that will be installed next summer by the city of Ironwood north of Sunset Road to...

 

Washington family seeks info on former Colby Mine worker

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Historical Society met Thursday afternoon to discuss Bessemer historical business. The society noted State Rep. Scott Dianda,...

 

Ballots set for Iron County spring elections

With the seemingly never-ending Presidential election cycle in the rear-view mirror, Iron County voters will again head to the polls in February and April for a number of races. There are no local races on the Feb. 21 ballot, however three...

 

Area chambers unite for awards ceremony

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Ironwood and Bessemer Chambers of Commerce came together for a united awards ceremony for local volunteers, businesses, organizations, and...

 

Supplemental deer feeding permits issued across UP

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Although it has been a relatively mild winter and this week's thaw is taking a bite out of the snow cover, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is...

 

Montreal man charged with domestic violence

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County District Attorney has charged a Montreal, Wis., man with seven felony counts stemming from a Jan. 6 domestic dispute. Phillip L. Laguna III, 32, is charged with first degree...

 

Veteran shopping opportunity

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com The Department of Defense announced a shift in policy regarding honorably discharged veterans that will go into effect on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2017. On veteran’s Day, all honorably discharged...

 

Mercer library teaches tech skills

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer Public Library offered residents a chance to learn how use their iPads and iPhones Tuesday, part of a recent effort by library...

 

Ontonagon board continues to move forward with land bank committee

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON – David Nykanen, brother to chairmen Carl Nykanen and the newest member of the Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners, took his seat Tuesday after being sworn in before the meeting. The board...

 

Aspirus Ironwood welcomes first baby of 2017

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Ironwood Aspirus Hospital staff greeted Andrew Lawson into this world as the first locally born baby of the new year on Jan. 7 at 7:16 p.m....

 

Hurley nears $10,000 mark for COLE'S Foundation

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley School District is nearing the $10,000 mark in funds raised for COLE’S Foundation, the school board learned on Monday. Cole Ruotsala, son of Aaron and Moireen Ruotsala, of Ironwood, d...

 

Ironwood board moves organizational meeting

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Eduction will wait until summer to have its annual organizational meeting after the board voted Monday to reschedule the date. According to Superintendent...

 

Good weather draws crowd for annual YooperBeiner race

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - One week after competitors braved wind and freezing temperatures to compete in the annual Sisu cross-country ski race, the annual...

 

Church of Cash brings classic country to Ironwood

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre could have been mistaken as playing host to the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night as the Church of Cash had the crow...

 

Ontonagon native to represent Navy at inauguration ceremony

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — While several Ontonagon High School students will be attending the upcoming 58th presidential inauguration ceremony, another native son will be attending too but in an official capacity. Chief Petty...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 14, 2017

County board approves UP panel appointments

BESSEMER — Three appointments to Upper Peninsula agencies were approved at Wednesday’s reorganizational meeting of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners. Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, who stepped down as chairman of the county board earlier in...

 

Iron County to receive $326,453 in grants for Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County will be getting some additional help in paying for the cost of rebuilding Saxon Harbor after it was destroyed during flooding in the July 11 storm. Iron County Forestry and Parks A...

 

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