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 By P.J. Glisson    News    October 1, 2019

Aspirus Ironwood offers new help in detecting breast cancer

IRONWOOD - When cancer is confined only to the breast, 99% of patients survive for at least five more years, statistically. Once the cancer enters the lymph nodes, the same survival rates drop to...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    July 8, 2019

Watersmeet celebrates Independence Day

WATERSMEET - The region's Fourth of July celebrations concluded on a sunny, warm Saturday with a full schedule of events in Watersmeet, which offered a parade, picnic, and fireworks, along with...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    June 22, 2019

Lively performance teaches Marenisco audience about CCC

MARENISCO - In a peppy Tuesday evening program in Marenisco, Bill Jamerson of Ironwood used both story and song to help local residents understand more about the Civilian Conservation Corps, which ope...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    May 25, 2019

Bessemer graduation raises mixed emotions

BESSEMER - Friday evening was bittersweet as graduates of A.D. Johnston Junior and Senior High School celebrated both big wins and heavy losses in a week steeped in emotion. Co-valedictorians Devon...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    April 8, 2019

Pachmayer celebrates 100th year with government honors

WAKEFIELD - The family of John M. Pachmayer aimed to have 100 people at his 100th birthday last Saturday, and that objective was likely achieved. The celebration began with a social time in the bar...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    December 24, 2018

Family brightens holiday

WAKEFIELD - The corner of Nunnemacher Street and Ascherman Avenue in Wakefield shines in the dark winter night with a host of lit snowmen, Santas, various Walt Disney characters and a full manger scen...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    December 22, 2018

Art education grant helps Watersmeet kids to build wigwam

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WATERSMEET - People walking into the lobby of the Watersmeet K-12 School are greeted by a life-sized wigwam made of paper. The project made by middle and high...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    December 1, 2018

State formally ends Ojibway's 47-year history here today

MARENISCO - Today is the official date of closure for the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco. It's a practical matter for the Michigan Department of Corrections and a personal one for local...

 

WUPTA shares passion for western UP trails

Editor’s Note: The following story is the second of a three-part series. Part 1, published on Friday, provided an overview of the status of an unnamed, multi-use trail connecting Wakefield to Marenisco. WAKEFIELD — The Western Upper Peninusla...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    September 1, 2018

MSP outlines school, road, home tips for safety

WAKEFIELD - With Gogebic County schools opening on the day after Labor Day, Michigan State Police want drivers to be mindful of buses on the roads and kids on crosswalks. In a Thursday interview at MS...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    July 28, 2018

History goes live at Iron County Museum

HURLEY - History was very much alive Friday as tours of the Iron County Historical Museum took place in Hurley, while various demonstrations also occurred both inside and outside of the building....

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    May 26, 2018

Twenty students graduate from Wakefield-Marenisco

WAKEFIELD - Twenty students graduated from the Wakefield-Marenisco High School Friday night, and dreams were the theme of the related ceremony in the school gym. The students' class motto was "Chase...

 

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