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A survivor's journey

WHITE PINE - For Jane Dickow, it was a positive attitude and a surprising "God Wink" that got her through her experience with breast cancer. When Dickow had her regular mammogram 10 years ago, the...

 

FCC accepting comments on Wausau satellite proposal

HURLEY — The Federal Communications Commission is currently accepting public comment on a petition by Gray Television/WSAW-TV to include Ashland and Iron counties in its Wausau, Wis., satellite television market. According to information presented...

 

City asked to contribute to Hiawatha fund drive

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission was asked this week to contribute $5,000 toward the restoration of the Hiawatha Indian statue. John Rudberg appeared before the commissioners to update them on...

 

Iron officials search for fix to road funding issues

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County and local officials took part in a statewide “Turnout for Transportation” meeting Thursday night to discuss the lack of adequate road funding in Wisconsin. Meetings happened...

 

Hurley, Ironwood get ready to kick off homecoming

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com Students in Ironwood and Hurley cap off a jam-packed homecoming week today. Throughout the week, they dressed in themed clothing and showed their school sp...

 

Ironwood-Bessemer trail nears completion

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - City Commissioner Jim Mildren is impressed with the new stretch of the Iron Belle Trail from Ironwood to Bessemer. City commissioners learned...

 

Broadband grant ceremony planned

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Gogebic Range Broadband Committee, Wednesday, learned some details of the ceremony planned to mark Iron County’s reception of a broadband expansion grant. According to Iron County...

 

Madden gives heroin defendant last chance to stay out of prison

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County Judge Patrick Madden on Tuesday gave a Superior man who previously pleaded no contest to a heroin count one last chance to stay out of prison. Bernie Sanders, 47, had received a...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 29 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m., Hurley High School Tennis Courts. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Township. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics...

 

Drug court program shows signs of success

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Regional Driving Under the Influence and Drug Court program in the five-county Western Upper Peninsula is four years old and has achieved some significant success. It covers 97th and 98th district...

 

Ruotsala speaks to GOISD, GCC students about Cole's Foundation

IRONWOOD -The Gogebic Community College Registered Nursing students, along with the Certified Nursing Assistant students from the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, heard a presentation...

 

GCC trustees approve budget

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees approved the college's 2016-17 budget Tuesday evening. GCC Dean on Business Services Erik...

 

Commission honors lifesaving efforts

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - "I cannot thank you enough," Kenneth Wegmeyer, of Ironwood, said Monday as the people who saved his life on Aug. 17 were honored. The Ironwood...

 

Wakefield city increases fees for disconnection notices

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Wakefield City Manager Richard Brackney asked the city council to consider increasing several fees at its meeting Monday. Brackney...

 

Plea deal reached in drug, assault cases

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — A plea agreement was reached in the two cases against a man authorities say is a key figure in the Gogebic Range drug trade which will see him serve at least eight years in prison. In Gogebi...

 

Bessemer celebrates season with annual pumpkin festival

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Orange balloons speckled the skies of Bessemer over the weekend in celebration of the 38th annual Pumpkin Festival. The festivities put on b...

 

Cole's Foundation raises $15,000 with cancer gala

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - To support the fight against cancer, more than 50 residents attended a Touch of Gold gala, benefiting Cole's Foundation Saturday...

 

Ewen taxpayers get a break

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com EWEN — The Ewen-Trout Creek Board of Education Wednesday learned that taxpayers will get a break due to a decreased interest rate and the district’s strong financial position. Business Manager Tammy Gibson...

 

Highline celebrates 50 years of service

HURLEY — Since 1966, Highline has continued to provide rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities in Iron County and the surrounding area. When the disability services program became incorporated in 1966, people thought it...

 

Area residents raise awareness, funds to battle depression, suicide

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - When Pat Gallinagh's sister died of suicide in 1967, he wanted to do something about it. To raise awareness of suicide, he joined the...

 

Theatre North begins season with classic comedy Oct. 20

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Theatre North is continuing its 53-year-old tradition of providing community entertainment by presenting three shows this season. The season begins with the classic American comedy “You Can...

 

Senior broadband summit planned

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - In an effort to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of broadband service in Iron County, particularly the resources offered to senior residents,...

 

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