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Articles from the June 9, 2022 edition

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  • Planning Commission discusses ordinance for short term rentals

    Charity Smith|Jun 9, 2022

    BESSEMER – The Bessemer Planning Commission went over a draft ordinance to regulate short-term rentals during its regular meeting on Tuesday night. “It’s very thorough, there’s no question about it,” said councilman and committee member Terry Kryshak. The ordinance will require all short-term rental companies provide the city with a local agent. City manager Charly Loper said this person would have to be available to accept phone calls on a 24-hour basis, have a key for the property and be able to get there within 60 minutes. The ordinance...

  • Out-of-control fire extinguished near Saxon Harbor

    Zachary Marano|Jun 9, 2022

    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 on Wednesday. Thanks to their rapid response, Ofstad said the fire was extinguished around 7:30 a.m. and there were no injuries. The fire was contained to a beach on the east side of Oronto Creek, Ofstad said. The fire destroyed some driftwood on the beach, but Ofstad said that mother nature helped p... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Jun 9, 2022

    Email calendar items and community news to [email protected]. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Thursday, June 9 Pickleball, 9 a.m.-noon, Memorial Building, Ironwood. Bessemer St. Vincent de Paul, financial assistance, 9-10 a.m.; food pantry, 10 a.m. to noon. 906-663-4436. Ironwood St. Vincent de Paul, food pantry and financial assistance, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., located behind Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 906-932-4325. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet... Full story

  • Kenneth C. 'Ken' Summers

    Jun 9, 2022

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Kenneth C. "Ken" Summers, age 43, of Eden Prairie, and formerly of L'Anse, Michigan, passed away at home with his loving family by his side on June 6, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel in L'Anse has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.... Full story