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Ironwood district faces deficit from missing township taxes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools is facing the threat of a potential deficit, although not necessarily one of its own making. Superintendent Tim Kolesar told the district’s board of education...

 
 News    May 23, 2017 

Heart of the North takes Tasters Choice Award

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - The Taste of the Northwoods had a large turn-out despite cloudy weather on Sunday. Mercer's finest food establishments showcased their...

 
 News    May 23, 2017 

Bessemer board hires new teaching staff

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailynews.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer School District Board of Education voted to accept four new hires for the upcoming school year. The board voted to hire Nicholas...

 

Flowage friends complete bluegill stocking

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com CAREY, Wis. - There are more panfish in the Gile Flowage after the Friends of the Gile Flowage completed the second and final year of its bluegill...

 

Horses celebrated at Saturday exhibition

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - On a dreary Saturday morning, a 4-H spring and horse exposition drew a good crowd to the Gogebic County Fairgrounds. The fair exhibition building...

 

2-year contract to be considered by commission

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission will consider ratifying a two-year contract with union employees today. Ratification of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1538 collective bargaining agreement for...

 

Meyers visits Mercer

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - A small group of residents turned out at the Mercer Community Center Friday for a listening session with State Rep. Beth Meyers,...

 

GCC staff recognized for excellence

By KIM ZECKOVICH Director of Admissions, Marketing and Community Relations, Gogebic Community College IRONWOOD - Gary Gouin, of White Pine, and Mary Beth Barlock of Bergland, were recently honored...

 

Bessemer resident arrested in hit-and-run

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — A Bessemer resident was arrested Thursday in connection with a hit-and-run accident earlier that day. Casey Andrew Gates, 27, is charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm...

 

21 Days Later: W-M students count chicks

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco fourth grade students started with 32 eggs, donated by Karen Kangas from her hens. The class used an incubator donated by B...

 

Wakefield city, township hold joint clean-up effort

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP - Today begins the first joint Wakefield Township-city of Wakefield clean-up. It includes tires and other refuse. The clean-up day is av...

 

Township treasurer has bond reduced, new charge added

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — While Thursday’s appearance in Gogebic County District Court made it easier for former Ironwood Township Treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso to get out of jail, she now faces a 10th felony charge...

 

Bear Trap defendant looks to withdraw guilty plea

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — An attorney representing Donald F. Rick filed a motion in Iron County Circuit Court Wednesday to withdraw Rick’s guilty plea in the case of Lisa Waldros’ murder in the March 12, 2016 fire...

 

UP kids summer reading contest gets ready to roll

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Upper Peninsula Kids’ Herman (Winks) Gundlach “Read to Ride” program started Monday. The program is designed to reward reading with the opportunity to win a bicycle for kids aged...

 

Watch continues for flash flooding

The National Weather Service continued a flash flood watch through this morning for northern Wisconsin, where some locations had already received from 3 to 7 inches of rain over a 48-hour period. The flood watch pertains to Iron County, Wis., and...

 

Standoff ends with township man in custody

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - An Ironwood Township man is in custody, following an approximately three-hour standoff Tuesday that resulted in a portion of...

 

North Country Trail crew extends river boardwalk

BLACK RIVER HARBOR - The Ni-Miikanaake Chapter of the North Country Trail turned out to build trail boardwalk along the Black River last May 10. The group installed 16- and 12-foot lengths of lumber...

 

Flood watch issued here as violent weather arrives

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range went from high fire danger to flash flood warnings in less than 24 hours. The National Weather Service warned thunderstorms could cause flooding conditions through Thursday...

 

Former township treasurer charged with 9 felonies in embezzlement case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The former Ironwood Township treasurer was charged with nine felonies Monday, alleging she embezzled money while serving in office. Jyl Olson-DeRosso, 47, is charged with five counts of...

 

Gogebic Range students enjoy Camp Superior tradition

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Once again this year Gogebic Range sixth graders had the opportunity to travel to Little Girl's Point to spend several days at Camp...

 

Missing man sought here

BESSEMER - A missing man from Minnesota might be in the Ironwood area. The Gogebic County Sheriff's Department said 21-year-old Jack White hasn't been heard from family members since the beginning...

 

Hurley Area Lioness holds 12th annual Brian Nasi Run

By JUSTIN LIBERTOSKI news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley Area Lioness hosted the 12th annual Brian Nasi Memorial Heart Run/Walk at the Hurley K-12 School early Saturday morning. The theme of...

 

Community organizers plant some tender loving care trailside

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe Four groups came together at the Iron Belle Trail on Saturday morning to plant native shrubs along a portion of the trail. Despite looming clouds, the weat...

 

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