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 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015 

Relay raises funds for cancer

By TOM STANKARD tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - To recognize those touched by cancer, the 19th annual American Cancer Society Gogebic Range Relay for Life was hosted by Gogebic Community...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015 

Heritage Parade celebrates Iron County

HURLEY - On a bright, sunshiny day in downtown Hurley, locals and visitors lined Silver Street for the annual Iron County Heritage Parade on Saturday. Beginning with the national anthem sung by...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 27, 2015 

Hard work pays off for Hurley Hall of Famers

HURLEY-The Hurley Education Foundation inducted five new members on Saturday at the 13th annual induction ceremony hosted by Hurley K-12 School District. As part of the foundation's Class of 2015, Patricia Calvi Brahmstedt, Dr. James Lombardo, Dr....

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 25, 2015

Step back in time

HURLEY-People young and old experienced life before the turn of the last century during Heritage Day on Friday presented by the Iron County Historical Society at the Iron County Historical Museum....

 
 News    July 25, 2015

Newly displayed pictures tell story of Ontonagon's past

ONTONAGON - A project by the Ontonagon Township Board will acquaint residents of what it was like to live in the village during the "old days." Large pictures from the past were installed Saturday on...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 25, 2015

Boat races return to Wakefield

WAKEFIELD—The city of Wakefield is set to welcome race fans to the annual Outboard Nationals Monday through Saturday, Aug. 1. Considered by the chamber of commerce to be the “Super Bowl of boat racing,” the outboard nationals draws in competito...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 24, 2015

Where does trail go next

BESSEMER - After making a major milestone by receiving a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant, the Western Gateway Trail Authority met Thursday to proceed making plans a trail from...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 23, 2015

Western Gateway Trail Authority makes strides

BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners approved a Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant Wednesday. According to chairman Joe Bonevetz, the grant approval will allow the Western Gateway Trail Authority to continue. Gogebic...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 23, 2015

Kids turn leaves into art at Hurley Library

HURLEY - The Hurley City Hall's meeting room was converted into an amateur art space Wednesday as the Hurley Library held its second summer kids reading program with help from the North Lakeland...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 23, 2015

60th annual Range Art Association art show to be held

HURLEY - The talent of the area's artists will be on display this weekend as the Range Art Association holds its 60th annual art show at the Iron County Memorial Building beginning Friday. The show...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 22, 2015

Semi truck brings down utility lines

IRONWOOD - A semi-truck driver knocked down utility lines on Houk Street on Tuesday afternoon. According to an Xcel Energy employee on the scene, a semi truck driver traveling on the street was too...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 22, 2015

Planning Committee debates electronic signage

MERCER - Although no formal action was taken during the meeting, the Iron County Comprehensive Planning, Land and Zoning Committee discussed what types of electronic signs are allowed under the...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 22, 2015

Iron County Heritage Festival kicks off Friday

HURLEY— Step back in time and experience Iron County’s past through the Iron County Heritage Festival, beginning Friday through Aug. 9. Officials from the Iron County Development Zone annually spearhead the collection of events across the county...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 21, 2015

Ironwood school board renews lease with GOISD

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education, on Monday, approved continuing a lease with the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District to allow the GOISD to use a number of empty...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 21, 2015

Singer, songwriter performs at Ironwood Theatre with father, friend

IRONWOOD - Singer-songwriter Natalie Mae Palms brought her dad, Mark Palms, and singer-songwriter Billy King with her to perform at the Ironwood Theatre Sunday. Born and raised in Manchester, Mae was...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 20, 2015

Festival full of fun, food, games, music

IRONWOOD - Saturday's Festival Ironwood schedule featured a full day of activities, ranging from a Walk, Run and Roll in Norrie Park in the morning to a performance by Shotgun Kelli that filled the...

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    July 20, 2015

Ontonagon grads to celebrate all school reunion

ONTONAGON — Up to a thousand Ontonagon Area High School graduates and their families and friends are expected to celebrate the 2015 All School Reunion in Ontonagon this upcoming Friday and Saturday, July 24-25. The reunions have been held every...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 18, 2015

Art Park dedicated at Festival Ironwood

IRONWOOD — Many of the 118 people who donated to Ironwood's new Art Park attended the Friday afternoon ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Aurora Street. Jen Tucker, a community assistance specialist with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation,...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 16, 2015

Iron County kids enjoy 4-H summer camp

MANITOWISH WATERS - A group of Iron County kids spent the week exploring nature at the North Lakeland Discovery Center during the 15th annual Iron County 4-H summer camp. The camp ran from Tuesday to...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 16, 2015

Hurley council takes action allowing beauty salon to open

HURLEY — The Hurley City Council agreed to add one-chair beauty salons to its conditional use ordinance on Tuesday. Mayor Joe Pinardi said a woman on Maple Street plans on opening a one-chair salon in her house, but the ordinance didn’t cover...

 

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