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Articles from the March 12, 2016 edition

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  • Mary Siklich

    Mar 12, 2016

    RAMSAY, Mich. - Mary Siklich, 90, a lifelong resident of Ramsay, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, March 9, 2016. Mary was born on Feb. 18, 1926, in Ironwood, the daughter of Anton and Anna (Ducich) Siklich. She attended A.D. Johnston High School and graduated in 1943. For more than 40 years, Mary worked in the display and retail departments for J.C. Penney Company, at the Ironwood store, and retired in April 1988. She was a faithful member of Christ the King Catholic Church in... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 12, 2016

    Saturday, March 12 Saturday Morning Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Sunday, March 13 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Sharon Lutheran Church, Bessemer. Monday, March 14 Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency food commodity distribution, seniors, mothers, infants, and children, 9... Full story

  • Mild weather brings out trolling boats

    Ralph Ansami|Mar 12, 2016

    The steady stream of pickup trucks towing boats to Saxon Harbor on Friday along Wisconsin 122 was a sign spring has arrived early on the Gogebic Range. On the calendar, there's officially another week of winter left, but it seemed like mid-spring on Friday as temperatures reached the upper 50s. There's still some ice in the harbor and the main boat landing was closed by the Iron County Forestry Department because ice is undermining the wooden dock there. The other boat landing at the end of the...

  • Erwin Township chooses Eagle Waste, adds recycling program

    Richard Jenkins|Mar 12, 2016

    ERWIN TOWNSHIP — Township residents will soon be able to recycle some of their garbage after the Erwin Township Board of Trustees approved a contract with Eagle Waste Wednesday. The agreement will have township residents receive garbage collection twice a month and recycling collection once a month, according to township supervisor Larry Grimsby. The township will pay $100 a month for garbage collection and $70 a month for recycling, Grimsby told the Daily Globe Friday, adding the new recycling service was something the township was looking f...

  • Trojans corral Panthers' offense in district final

    Jason Juno|Mar 12, 2016

    WATERSMEET - Much of the talk surrounding Friday night's Class D District 127 final was how to defend Crystal Falls Forest Park after a 2-3 zone nearly eliminated them from the tournament earlier in the week. Ewen-Trout Creek went man and found success there anyway. It just didn't find any offense itself. The Trojans won their fourth straight district title with a 46-42 victory over the Panthers in front of a full house at Nimrod Nation. "We couldn't score the ball tonight, that was the biggest...