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Trail fundraiser scheduled Saturday

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — While it may not seem like it, warmer weather will be here soon and activity will pick up on the local segment of the Iron Belle Trail. In preparation of the upcoming season, the Friends of...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

Talks continue with Beacon, proposed costs coming down

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Negotiations are continuing in an effort to keep Beacon Ambulance in business. The Hurley City Council on Tuesday discussed the status of the talks...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

M-64 bridge work begins Monday

ONTONAGON — Repairs on the M-64 bridge over the Ontonagon River will begin Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation said the estimated completion date is Sept. 14. The $1.2 million MDOT project will include epoxy overlay, deck patching,...

 

Iron County board of supervisors sworn in; Pinardi elected chair

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Fourteen members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors were sworn-in for another term during Tuesday's reorganizational meeting; after which,...

 

Bessemer Township talks Ramsay park improvements

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township planning commission met Tuesday afternoon for an extended discussion on the park improvement project. Anna Lovelace, of... Full story

 

Hurley City Council reorganizes; Mullard waits to take mayor's job

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council re-organized without its mayor in charge on Tuesday. Because an appeals process is in effect following Paul Mullard’s one-vote victory over Joe Pinardi on April 3,...

 

Gogebic Range blizzard turns to lake-effect snow

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com It took a bit longer than had been predicted, but the Tax Day Blizzard of 2018 arrived in full force across the Gogebic Range on Sunday. The April 15-16...

 

Financial investment bringing bright future

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Sylvain Collard, general manager of Highland Copper Company Inc., provided the Bessemer city council a brief before they voted on a resolution... Full story

 

Ironwood board approve millage language

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools is asking for the community’s support, as the district’s board of education approved the official language of a bond measure for the August ballot Monday. The...

 

Wakefield-Marenisco prepares for state testing

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco School teachers and students are getting ready for annual state testing. Students will take grade-specific state tests during testing windows, which are scheduled...

 

Readers flock to Mercer Library book sale

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER - Readers took advantage of the opportunity to get good books for low prices Saturday at the Mercer Friends of the Library used book sale. According to...

 

Ironwood Home Show helps residents beat cabin fever

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Residents of the area were treated to a chance to think about spring and summer with the Sport and Recreation Show Friday-Sunday at the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center on the Gogebic Community...

 

Mullard's victory confirmed

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - April 3 election results had Paul Mullard besting incumbent Hurley Mayor Joe Pinardi 185 to 184 and Friday morning's recount confirmed the...

 

Yarrow to perform at Historic Ironwood Theatre

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre will host American singer-songwriter Peter Yarrow in a concert on Sunday, April 22, at 7 p.m. The Peter in the f...

 

Council approves events display sign

HURLEY — The Hurley City Council on Tuesday agreed the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce can place an events message sign at the downtown trailhead for the snowmobile-all-terrain vehicle trail. Rita Franzoi, representing the chamber, said it will...

 

Finance committee approves purchase of radar signs

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee approved the purchase of a pair of radar signs Thursday which will be installed near the two schools in the county. The county had...

 

Wakefield City Council begins 2018-19 budget talks

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Wakefield City Council members began parsing details of the city's 2018-'19 budget at a Thursday workshop in which they also discussed how to... Full story

 

Bessemer DDA backs two new businesses

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Downtown Development Authority in Bessemer on Thursday supported Pop-Up shops for Brandon Saari and Bridget O’Sullivan. The two made pitches for the new businesses to open in May. The...

 

Furyk retiring, Samardich to run for sheriff

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County Sheriff Tony Furyk has decided to retire at the end of his current term, with Lt. Paul Samardich recently taking the first steps necessary to run for the office. Furyk has been...

 

$300 million biofuels plant in Ontonagon 'imminent'

By JAN TUCKER jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The announcement of a $300 million biofuel plant to be located in Ontonagon is "imminent," the Ontonagon County Economic Development Corporation was told Wednesd...

 

Hurley's new water mixer needs repairs

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The water mixer that was installed in the city of Hurley’s tank on Germania Hill is not working. The Hurley City Council learned Tuesday that a detached wire is apparently the cause of the...

 

Wakefield shelves support for marijuana business

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - In back-to-back Monday meetings, the Wakefield City Council and planning commission both voted to "file" a request for support from Superior...

 

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