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 News    June 29, 2016 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 29, 2016 

Health Department interns work on well-testing study

HURLEY - The Iron County Health Department has three summer interns this year, who are working on testing the area wells as part of an effort to study the county's groundwater. Mariano Maniscalco, a...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 29, 2016 

Maki appointed as Iron County treasurer

HURLEY — Deputy Treasurer Clara Maki was appointed as the new Iron County treasurer during an approximately 30 minute meeting of the Iron County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Maki thanked the board for its support. “I’d like to thank you all...

 News    June 28, 2016  
 By Tom Stankard    News    June 28, 2016

Carnegie program teaches about birds

IRONWOOD - Children flocked to Ironwood Carnegie Library Monday afternoon to learn about challenges birds face while migrating. "What makes a bird unique?" asked naturalist Licia Johnson from the...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 28, 2016

New owners hope to open Hurley Inn by fall

HURLEY — Owners of the recently purchased Hurley Inn are working to reopen the property as a motel this fall. Hurley Mayor Joe Pinardi said he has been in contact with one of the owners, Paul Bertelson, and the initial plan is to have 50 rooms open...

 By Isabelle Kleinschmidt    News    June 27, 2016

New Beginnings hosts color run around Sunday Lake

WAKEFIELD - New Beginnings had a good crowd for its Color Run/Walk/Roll on Saturday morning at Sunday Lake in Wakefield. This was the eighth annual run/walk fundraiser for New Beginnings, but the...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 27, 2016

Interstate Falls ceremony celebrates purchase of property

KIMBALL, Wis - Area residents, officials and supporters of the Northwoods Land Trust gathered in Kimball Saturday for a ceremony marking the town's acceptance of land bordering Interstate Falls. The...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 27, 2016

First flight

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP —Young Eagles saw the Northwoods from a new perspective while being 3,000 feet in the air Saturday during Airport Day at Gogebic-Iron County Airport. Pilots donated their time and planes, and kids brought their enthusiasm and...

 News    June 25, 2016  
 News    June 25, 2016  
 By Tom Stankard    News    June 25, 2016

Carnegie Library plans busy week of activities

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Carnegie Library will hold several events through to the end of June. Today, children are invited for story time beginning at 10:30 a.m. The children's book “Plantzilla” will be read. Following story time, kids can make...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

Children compete in MSU-E 'Top Chef' competition

IRONWOOD - Children put on chef hats and made healthy snacks to find out who is the "Top Chef" in a Michigan State University-Extension program at the Ironwood Carnegie Library Thursday afternoon....

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

AVA members wrap up 27th annual rally

HURLEY - With the parking lot full of motorcycles, American Voyager Association members gathered at the Iron County Memorial Building for a banquet and award ceremony Thursday evening to conclude...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 24, 2016

Airport Day to offer free rides to kids Saturday

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Children will have an opportunity to fly high in the sky during Airport Day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport. Like the past 20-plus years, the event will offer free airplane rides for children...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

Aspirus breaks ground on Ontonagon ER expansion

ONTONAGON - Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital held a ceremony Tuesday to mark breaking ground on a new "state-of-the-art" expansion of the hospital's emergency department, part of a larger hospital...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 23, 2016

AG Schimel seeks input on how to help Northwoods communities

IRONWOOD — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped by the Daily Globe’s office Wednesday during a swing through the Northwoods to visit local politicians and law enforcement officers and discuss ways the Wisconsin Department of Justice...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 23, 2016

AVA motorcycle rally attendees enjoy rides, games, camaraderie

HURLEY- Motorcycles have become a familiar sight and sound throughout Gogebic and Iron counties as the American Voyager Association Rally continued Wednesday. In the morning, the club offered its...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Lake Superior claims Saxon Harbor beach

HURLEY - With beach-going weather arriving across the Gogebic Range, the Iron County Forestry and Parks Department is warning residents Lake Superior has removed a considerable amount of sand from...

 By Tom Stankard    News    June 22, 2016

Voyager riders enjoy the Northwoods

HURLEY - The American Voyager Association Rally continued Tuesday, as riders went on self-guided tours around the area. AVA Chairman Michael McGee said Hurley was selected to host the rally because...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 22, 2016

Ironwood bank teller pleads guilty to embezzlement charge

BESSEMER — An Ironwood bank teller pleaded guilty to attempting to embezzle money Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Karen Melanie Sell, 53, of Ironwood entered a guilty plea to one count of attempted embezzlement by an agent or trustee of...

 News    June 21, 2016

Motorcycle rally draws bikers to Hurley

By TOM STANKARD HURLEY - From across the country, American Voyager Association members rode to Hurley to connect with friends and meet motorcycle enthusiasts Monday while...

 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 21, 2016

Hurley board approves athletic track repair

HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 Board of Education approved spending money on repairs to the school’s athletic track Monday in an effort to prevent more costly repairs down the road. “It’s time. It’s time to do something,” said district...

 News    June 21, 2016  
 By Richard Jenkins    News    June 20, 2016

Iron County receives coastal management grant

HURLEY — Iron County has received a $25,000 costal management grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Intergovernmental Relations, which will enable the county to continue its effort to develop its trail system. The mo...


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