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Colorful floats mark annual Jack Frost parade

IRONWOOD - A couple inches of snow on Thursday night added sparkle to Friday's Jack Festival Parade in downtown Ironwood. The patriotic theme of the parade brought out vibrant reds, whites and blues...

 
 By Ian Minielly    News    December 3, 2016 

Bessemer City Council to discuss plan for city

BESSEMER — Monday’s Bessemer City Council meeting at 5 p.m. in council chambers will discuss a new master plan for the city. North of 45 LLC and Coleman Engineering provided Charly Loper, the city manager, with an outline and scope of work regard...

 

Clinton gains 11 votes in Iron County recount

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Republican Donald Trump lost nine votes and Democrat Hillary Clinton gained two in Thursday's recount of Presidential votes in Iron County. The...

 

Snowmobile riders await white stuff

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com Officially, the date has come and gone in Michigan for the snowmobile trails to open for local riders and visitors. Wisconsin's official date is Dec. 15,...

 

Bessemer man arraigned on child abuse charge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — A Bessemer man was arraigned on one count of second-degree child abuse in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday. Steven Joseph Gerszewski, 46, pleaded not guilty to the charge in a short...

 

Gehrke sentenced to prison in Gogebic drug case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - A Hurley woman who had fled the state prior to her initial sentencing hearing was sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court Wednesday. Tracy...

 

Gogebic County Board fights high auto insurance costs

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved a resolution bemoaning the high cost of auto insurance in Michigan. Commissioner Bob Orlich, of Wakefield, who introduced the...

 

Smith retires from Wakefield Township after 25 years of service

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — After 25 years of public service to the township, Delmar Smith has retired. Jerry Niemi replaces Smith as a trustee. The audit of the township was completed. The township has a...

 

Local charity brings Christmas to Northland kids

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com It's the 11th year of Santa's Headquarters and organizers say the effort to make sure every child has a gift on Christmas continues to grow. "It's amazin...

 

Ontonagon woman gets prison for drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ontonagon woman was sentenced to two years in prison on drug charges Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Alyssa Lou Pollard, 25, was s...

 

GCC board says more resident students needed

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — While covering new business at the Gogebic Community College board meeting, the discussion turned to the limited number of resident students and the financial burden this placed on the...

 

2016 gingerbread workshop contest in full swing

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The entry and judging deadline for the 2016 Jack Frost Gingerbread Workshop is Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. The gingerbread houses can be...

 

Wakefield council backtracks on utility pole bid

By ISABELLE KLEINSCHMIDT news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council reconsidered a previous decision to purchase utility poles Monday, ultimately opting to go with the...

 

Township authorizes expansion of Treasury review

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees authorized a revised contract with the Michigan Department of Treasury Monday, expanding the department’s review of into the township’s...

 

Ski fans turn out for latest Miller film

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - With the snow on the ground not deep enough to hit the slopes, ski fans went to the Historic Ironwood Theatre Saturday night to see the...

 

Saturday ski crowd flocks to ABR trails

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Groom it and they will come. The parking lots at the Active Backroads Retreat trails off West Pioneer Road, near Norrie Park, were full Saturday m...

 

WDNR seeks surveys from deer hunters

Wisconsin gun-deer hunters still have time to fill out Deer Hunter Wildlife Surveys, which help play an important role in wildlife management. “The surveys provide a great opportunity for hunters to let Department of Natural Resources staff know...

 

Jobless rates hold steady in northern Wisconsin

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com October jobless numbers in northern Wisconsin held steady and continue at their lowest rates in about 15 years. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development released the job rates for counties on...

 

Shoppers seek Black Friday deals

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com With the turkey eaten and slept off, area shoppers turned to the annual search for deals known as Black Friday. Some Walmart shoppers told the Daily...

 

Fair board members seek reappointments

BESSEMER — Three members of the Gogebic County Fair Board are seeking to be reappointed. Tom Auvinen, Shelley Suckow and Tom Fiala are all seeking reappointments to the board. The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners will act on the appointments...

 

UP authors unite

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — In 1998 Sue Robishaw wanted to publish her own book. She discovered it was not such an easy thing to do and figured she was probably not alone. She took out an advertisement, invited people...

 

Cloverland Drive accident victim airlifted

IRONWOOD - The driver of one of the vehicles involved in a Tuesday accident on Cloverland Drive was airlifted to Aspirus Wausau Hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to a Wednesday press...

 

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