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 By Tom Stankard    News    August 5, 2015 

Concert raises donations for local food bank

IRONWOOD - Sounds of music filled Longyear Park as the Gogebic Range Concert Band performed on Tuesday evening. Sitting on lawn chairs and blankets, 30 people gathered at the park. People in...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    August 5, 2015 

Local leaders meet with mine site owners to discuss future

HURLEY — A group of local leaders met with representatives from La Pointe Iron Co., last week in Hurley to discuss the possible reception a renewed development of the mine site near Upson Wis., — by a company other than Gogebic Taconite —...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 4, 2015

The Long Walk

IRONWOOD - One step at a time, Don Stevenson, 79, has walked more than a thousand miles to raise funds and awareness for pulmonary hypertension. During a cross country hike, Stevenson passed through...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    August 4, 2015

Wakefield State Police post welcomes two newest members

WAKEFIELD - The Michigan State Police's Wakefield Post has some new faces as the post recently welcomed two new members, fresh from the state police academy's most recent graduating class. Troopers...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 4, 2015

City council approves water tank contract

BESSEMER – The Bessemer City Council approved the contract for engineering and coating inspection services on the Aquastore water storage tank located on Tilden Road at Monday's meeting. With the...

 
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    August 3, 2015

Pies, mud and music: Iron County fair draws big crowds

SAXON, Wis. - The 88th annual Iron County Fair had a successful weekend, seeing beautiful weather and lots of fair-goers. Saturday was the busiest day, hosting a number of events, Earl's Rides,...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    August 3, 2015

Library hosts picnic at Bluff Valley Park

BESSEMER - Bessemer Public Library invited the public to a picnic on Saturday at Bluff Valley Park. On a sunny Saturday afternoon, children and adults came to show appreciation for the library's hard...

 
 News    August 3, 2015

GCC recieves TRIO Student Support Services Grant

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015-2020 TRIO-Student Support Services Grant in the amount of $247,580. “This is the fourth time GCC has received the grant, and one of a very limited number of...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    August 1, 2015

Iron County Forestry works to improve Saxon Harbor, parks

SAXON, Wis. - Visitors to Saxon Harbor may have noticed a new sidewalk and several new docks this summer at the harbor's north basin. The improvements are part of the first phase of an effort by the...

 
 News    August 1, 2015  
 News    August 1, 2015

Fire in UP mopped up

REPUBLIC — Michigan Department of Natural Resources firefighters and crews from township volunteer fire departments had the County Road 601 wildfire about 95 percnt contained Friday. Pete Glover, the DNR’s incident commander on the blaze, said...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 31, 2015

US 2 accident pins vehicle under loaded logging truck

IRON RIVER, Wis. — A logging truck driven by a Hurley man was involved in a 1:36 p.m. Thursday accident that is under investigation by the Iron River Police Department. Police said a 2003 Toyota Tundra was westbound on U.S. 2, near Iron River,...

 
 By Tom Stankard    News    July 30, 2015

Birds of prey come to Hurley Library

HURLEY - Children and bird lovers migrated to Hurley Public Library for Birds of Prey on Wednesday. Birds of Prey is part of Hurley Public Library's summer reading program for kids. The goal of the...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 30, 2015

Residents turnout for Aspirus walking program at Airport Park

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Area residents have continued to turn out for Aspirus Grand View's Healthy Step Challenge, held at the township's Airport Park each Tuesday since July 7. The challenge runs from 4...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 30, 2015

Cooler weather arrives; fire danger heightens

A soggy summer across the Gogebic Range has turned into days of sunshine. After several days of oppressive heat, lower temperatures, into the high 70s, are predicted through Sunday, with no rain. That spells ideal weather for this weekend’s Iron...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 29, 2015

Iron County Fair to feature 1900s horse-drawn hay baler

SAXON, Wis. - Saxon farmer Kenny Clement said Iron County Fair-goers will be treated to some new tractor-related events during this weekend's three-day celebration. Clement said an early 1900s...

 
 News    July 29, 2015  
 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 29, 2015

Ironwood City Commission asked to fund viewing deck on Mt. Zion

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission took no action Monday on a request to fund construction of a viewing deck on Mt. Zion. The city’s parks and recreation committee had supported city funding for the deck, according to Community Development D...

 
 News    July 28, 2015  
 By Kelsey Hansen    News    July 28, 2015

Wakefield council discusses waste management costs

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council discussed the latest update with the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority Monday night. A meeting was held with the authority Thursday, in which it...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    July 28, 2015

Board hires Keefer for JROTC post

IRONWOOD — In a special meeting Monday, the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education approved hiring Col. Sandra Keefer as the district’s senior army instructor for the district’s JROTC program. Keefer comes to the district with glowing...

 
 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....

 

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