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Hurley students connect with Purdue University

HURLEY - A group of Hurley K-12 students had the opportunity to talk to students in Purdue University's Forestry and Natural Resources program via Skype Friday afternoon. The interaction provided...

 

Wisconsin reaches deal on discounted opioid antidote

MADISON - Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Adapt Pharma, Inc., to provide discounted rates for NARCAN, an antidote for opioid...

 

Hurley school board to meet on parking lot issue

HURLEY — A special closed session of the Hurley School Board is scheduled for Monday at 5:30 p.m. to consider resolving the parking lot issue. There are no other items on the agenda. The school district filed a civil lawsuit on July 20, 2015,...

 

Area students explore local job opportunities at GCC

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Thomas Merton said, "You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the...

 

Odanah man pleads not guilty to drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.cm BESSEMER — An Odanah, Wis., man facing two Gogebic County drug charges was arraigned in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday. Carlos Jordan, 30, pleaded not guilty to possession of methamphetamine and...

 

Woman sentenced for spitting on Iron deputy

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe HURLEY — An Ironwood woman was sentenced in Iron County Court recently for expelling bodily substances at police officers and resisting or obstructing an Iron County Sheriff’s Department deputy. Kristen...

 

W-M kids learn importance of dental hygiene

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Crystal Suzik, from the Great Start Collaborative, visited the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School Wednesday to discuss dental care with grade...

 

GIANT gets surveillance camera donation

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team has another tool in its arsenal to combat the problem of illegal narcotics on the Gogebic Range, as Burton Industries donated four surveillance cameras...

 

Ontonagon commissioners listen to workers regarding courthouse safety concerns

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadot.com ONTONAGON — Security in the Ontonagon County Courthouse for workers was addressed at the Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday. A number of employees attended the session. Janice Erickson, a...

 

Ironwood man gets 11 years for drug, gun charges

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - An Ironwood man, who was found guilty on six drug and gun charges in December, was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison Tuesday in...

 

Wisconsin snowmobile death toll reaches 14

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com The winter snowmobile fatality toll in Wisconsin rose to 14 last week with two deaths on Feb. 12. That’s almost double the deaths that were recorded last winter. The latest fatalities were reported in...

 

Gogebic Forestry Commission manages land to improve yields

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission manages over 50,000 acres of land in Gogebic county. Most of that land, according to director Greg Ryskey was tax reverted land the county...

 

Bessemer-Ironwood consolidation petition circulates

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Voters in the Bessemer and Ironwood area school districts may be deciding the future of their districts in August, as local residents are circulating a petition to put a proposal to consolidate the two...

 

Another warm weather record falls in Ironwood

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The small parking lot at Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point was full around 4:30 p.m. Saturday as area residents basked in the warmth of a...

 

Ontonagon school board gets robotics demonstration

JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - Members of the Ontonagon Area Board of Education, Monday, saw a hands on demonstration from some of the robotics team members who will be competing with...

 

Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department holds 8th annual ice fishing contest

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The eight annual Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department ice fishing contest at Sunday Lake on Saturday was aided by unseasonably warm weather and...

 

Crowd packs Little Finland for Laskiainen

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis. - They ran out of soup. With cars forced to park on the U.S. 2 shoulder and the dining hall at capacity, it was the first time in a long...

 

Iron County voters head to polls for state election Tuesday

Iron County voters will join others around the state in heading to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a single statewide race. Incumbent State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is facing a primary challenge from John Humphries and...

 

Local law enforcement puts on active shooter response training

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 teachers, staff and administrators took part in an active shooter intruder response training seminar put on by...

 

HOPE Animal Shelter celebrates 25 years of service

IRONWOOD - Help Orphaned Pets Everywhere Animal Shelter is entering its 25th year of service and with it continues a commitment to prevention of needless suffering and cruelty to animals on the Gogebi...

 

Hurley council hit with added $7,000 for County D project

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — With a March 30 date for letting bids not far off, the Hurley City Council decided this week to spend $7,000 more to advance the County D road extension than was previously planned. On Wednesday,...

 

Iron County Aging Unit holds painting classes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley Senior Center was an art studio Thursday as the Iron County Aging Unit held its second of three painting classes. Led by local artist...

 

Bessemer Historical Society receives inquiry regarding 1940s parachutist

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer Historical Society met Thursday afternoon to talk about old times. It is a new year for membership dues. The society is up to 132...

 

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