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Bees Gees tribute band performs at Historic Ironwood Theatre

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Historic Theatre was full of fever Saturday night, Saturday Night Fever to be exact, when the Las Vegas-based, Bee Gees Gold Tribute...

 

National Guard readiness training held at Ontonagon airport

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Airport, Schuster Field, was the scene of a simulated rescue mission as part of Operation Northern Strike 2018 hosted by the Combined...

 

Mercer passes tax measure to fund local roads

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — With its lakes and trails, Mercer is a popular destination for those visiting Iron County and Wisconsin’s Northwoods. The town is now looking to those visitors to help fund necessary...

 

Bessemer man convicted on 3 counts in child abuse case

BESSEMER - Matthew James LaPlant, 37, of Bessemer, will learn his fate at his sentencing next month after a jury found him guilty of three felonies in his child abuse trial in Gogebic County Circuit C...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    August 18, 2018

Dianda calls on Snyder to halt Ojibway closure

State Rep. Scott Dianda said he has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking that the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco remain open. The state this week said it would close Ojibway on Dec. 1. On Friday Dianda, D-Calumet, sent a letter to...

 

Zaleski wins Homemaker of the Year award at annual county fair

IRONWOOD - Marlene Zaleski of Bessemer was named the Homemaker of the Year at the Gogebic County Fair last weekend. Zaleski entered 98 exhibits in baking, canning, flowers, sewing, knitting, garden...

 

Defendant takes stand in Gogebic child abuse case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Matthew James LaPlant, 37, of Bessemer, took the stand Thursday to defend himself during his child abuse trial in Gogebic County Circuit...

 

Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill softball tourney returns at Gile

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com GILE, Wis. - The eighth annual Danny B Suicide Awareness Jack and Jill Softball tournament is slated for Aug. 25-26 at Gotta's field in Gile. The...

 

Casperson says he didn't know of decision to close Ojibway

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — State Sen. Tom Casperson said he was not informed ahead of time by the Michigan Department of Corrections of its decision to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco before the...

 

Child at center of abuse case testifies

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Jurors heard from the alleged victim Wednesday in the trial of a Bessemer man accused of child abuse as the prosecution wrapped up its case...

 

Little library on display at Bessemer Housing Authority

BESSEMER - Bessemer's parks and recreation committee, along with the Bessemer library board, worked with Bessemer Housing Authority to install "The Book Book," a little library for people to grab or...

 

WDNR warns Hurley about sewer overflows

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources figures the city of Hurley’s wastewater system should be able to handle 8 inches of rainfall in a 24-hour period, according to city officials....

 

Ojibway prison to close Dec. 1

MARENISCO - The Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco Township will close Dec. 1, the Michigan Department of Corrections said Tuesday. The facility has 203 employees and is one of the biggest emp...

 

Prosecution claims dog cage used as punishment in child abuse case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Allegations of being locked in a dog cage, being physically beaten and made to taste soiled underwear were the focus of testimony as the...

 

Kimball man appears in court on threat count

HURLEY — An 81-year-old Kimball, Wis., man who is charged with making a terroristic threat appeared in Iron County Court Monday morning. Robert “Barrel Bob” Gollubske was advised to contact the public defender’s office for legal...

 

Two sentenced to life in Valliere murder case

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Two men who were convicted Monday afternoon of the execution-style killing of Lac du Flambeau tribal member Wayne Valliere Jr. were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole....

 

Truck destroys traffic light in Wakefield

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Shortly after 8:00 a.m. Monday a truck traveling through the intersection of U.S. 2 and M-28 in Wakefield destroyed one of the traffic signals....

 

Township board approves road measure for ballot

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Ironwood Township voters will be asked to renew a millage used to fund road repairs in the next election, after the township board of trustees approved putting the measure on the...

 

Springstead corn roast raises funds for fire department

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com SHERMAN, Wis. - The 39th annual corn roast of the Sherman-Springstead Volunteer Fire Department had amazing community support Saturday, with a family-friendly...

 

Little Finland holds potluck

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL - News of the good life on the Penokee Iron Range brought Finnish immigrants here as early as 1887. By 1900, native born Finns were the largest...

 

Man arraigned in high-speed chase

BESSEMER — The Marenisco man who led officers on a high-speed chase on a motorcycle was arraigned in Gogebic County Court Friday. John Wesley Gunderman Jr., 52, is charged with operating while intoxicated, attempted fleeing and eluding, reckless...

 

Testimony ends Friday in Iron County murder trial

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Jurors in the Iron County murder trial of Richard Allen and Joseph Lussier will return Monday morning to receive instructions and listen to closing statements before issuing a final verdict.... Full story

 

Ontonagon Valley Sportsmen Club holds youth clinic

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com PAULDING - An estimated 250-300 youngsters 8 and older have taken advantage of a youth shooting program at the Sucker Creek Range in Paulding over the past...

 

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