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Articles from the December 21, 2015 edition

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  • First area ski hill opening

    Dec 21, 2015

    By KELSEY HANSEN [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The lack of snow and above average temps have made it a bit challenging for area ski hills to get up and going this year. Of late, favorable conditions have lead to an opening weekend of ski season for Whitecap Mountains Resort. Officially opening on Friday, the hill originally planned on having only one lift and a couple runs open. However, with a wonderful sunny day and a hardworking staff, by the afternoon on Saturday they had three... Full story

  • Northwoods Land Trust completes Interstate Falls purchase

    Dec 21, 2015

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] KIMBALL, Wis. - Public access to Interstate Falls was secured Wednesday when the Northwoods Land Trust completed the purchase of the property on the Wisconsin side of the waterfall. "The intent of the purchase is to permanently protect public access so that people will be able to go in and view the waterfalls in perpetuity," said the trust's Executive Director Bryan Pierce. The trust plans on turning the property over to the town of Kimball, Pierce... Full story

  • Solid Waste Authority hires new attorney for Bessemer dispute

    Dec 21, 2015

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority’s board voted Thursday to hire Steve Tinti, out of Crystal Falls, to represent the authority in the ongoing dispute with the city of Bessemer. The move became necessary as Michael Pope, the authority’s normal attorney, does work for Bessemer on an unrelated issue and Pope told the Daily Globe the negotiations have reached a point where he felt its best to step aside to avoid any potential conflicts of interest. At issue in the dispu... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Dec 21, 2015

    Monday, Dec. 21 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Hurley School Concert, 1 p.m., Monday/Wednesday Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade. Iron County Historical Society, 2 p.m., Iron County Historical Society Museum, 303 Iron St., Hurley. Adult Poetry Group, 5:30 p.m., Ironwood Carnegie Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6... Full story

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