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 By Zachary Marano    News    August 10, 2022

Ironwood City Commission closes out city square project

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission held a closeout public hearing on the Downtown City Square project prior to the regular meeting on Monday. Routsala Concrete Construction finished concrete work in the city square and embedded a steel city lo...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    July 7, 2022

Festival Ironwood set to return next week

IRONWOOD — Festival Ironwood is returning next week from July 13-17 with five days of family-friendly events under a big top tent in the Historic Depot Park. The festival will feature food, live music, a classic car show and more. Festival events...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    July 2, 2022

Local officials urge safe use of fireworks

Fireworks can be an exciting Fourth of July spectacle, but when handled improperly, these pyrotechnic devices can cause fires, severe injuries and deaths. Local public safety departments recommend handling them with care over the holiday weekend and...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    June 9, 2022

Out-of-control fire extinguished near Saxon Harbor

SAXON, Wis. - Volunteer firefighters were roused from their beds around 3 a.m. on Wednesday to respond to a fire in Saxon Harbor, Saxon-Gurney Fire Department Chief Stacy Ofstad told the Daily Globe o... Full story

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    June 8, 2022

Ironwood considers Depot Park curfew

IRONWOOD - Ongoing problems at the Historic Depot Park in Ironwood prompted the Ironwood Parks and Recreation Committee to consider setting a curfew on the depot park pavilion at their regular...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    June 7, 2022

Planning Commission discusses proposed marijuana site plan

IRONWOOD – Ankur Rungta, a business owner who hopes to open a retail marijuana establishment called QPS Holdings on 100 W. Cloverland Drive in Ironwood, recently presented an amended site plan for his establishment to the Ironwood Planning...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    May 21, 2022

COVID-19 community levels increase in Gogebic, Ontonagon

HANCOCK — New COVID-19 cases in the western Upper Peninsula continued to rise over the past seven days as Gogebic and Ontonagon counties moved from low to medium COVID-19 community levels, according to an update from the Western Upper Peninsula...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    March 22, 2022

Iron County snowmobile trails close for season

In the aftermath of warm weather and temperatures above 50 degrees this past weekend, the Iron County Snowmobile and ATV/UTV Trails were closed for the winter season at 8 a.m. on Monday. The Iron...

 

Ironwood approves water rate for Snowmobile Olympus

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission approved a special water rate for the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus, a water and sewer infrastructure project and bids for a new portable generator at a lift station at its regular meeting on Monday. The city...

 

Montreal applies for funding for new city park

MONTREAL, Wis. - Mayor Kelly Traczyk said that the city of Montreal applied for the Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant to receive funding for a proposed park at the Montreal common council meeting on...

 

Iron County opens flu vaccine clinics

HURLEY, Wis. - Workers with the Iron County Public Health Department provided influenza vaccines to community members at a drive-thru clinic at the Iron County Highway Department in Hurley on...

 

Mercer discusses essential worker compensation

MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Board of Supervisors discussed the federal stimulus bill, essential worker compensation and a bond for broadband services in the county on Thursday. Chairman John Sendra said the town recently received $72,272 in funds...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 21, 2021

Ironwood prepares for new year with Back to School Fair

IRONWOOD — Students and their families were invited on Thursday to Luther L. Wright K-12 School in Ironwood for a Back to School Fair. The open house provided an opportunity for children and their parents to get ready for the first day of school...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 20, 2021

Masks not required in Ironwood school

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education held a special board meeting on Wednesday to hear an update on COVID-19 requirements and recommendation from superintendent Travis Powell. He said students will not be required to wear masks...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 18, 2021

Ironwood to hold meeting on masks

IRONWOOD — With their children planning to start classes next week, concerned parents attended the regular Ironwood board of education meeting at Luther L. Wright High School on Monday in large numbers. During the start of the meeting, when...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 6, 2021

Gogebic Range Concert Band to remember COVID-19 victims

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Concert Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10 in Longyear Park in Ironwood. The concert will be dedicated to all those who the community has lost to the COVID-19...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 5, 2021

Downtown Art Place hosts outdoor class

BESSEMER - Participants of all ages came to Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer on Tuesday for an art and natural science class hosted by volunteers from the Downtown Art Place of Ironwood. The class was...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    August 5, 2021

Mercer celebrates 41st annual Loon Day

MERCER, Wis. - The population of Mercer and surrounding communities gathered in town on Wednesday to celebrate the 41st annual Loon Day, a craft show featuring vendors from around the country....

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    July 3, 2021

Summer classes return at the DAP

IRONWOOD — Summer art classes will return this month at the Downtown Art Place. The programs will provide participants with opportunities to learn new skills from artists from the local studio. According to a news release from the DAP, classes...

 
 By Zachary Marano    News    June 11, 2021

Bessemer plans 4th of July celebration

BESSEMER — The Bessemer Fourth of July planning committee is expecting “enormous” attendance at this year’s celebration of the nation’s birthday, said committee head Linda Nelson. After most events being canceled due to COVID last year, a...

 

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