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Skiing season closes early amidst coronavirus warnings

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com The skiing season ended this past weekend on a busy note, despite recent warnings of coronavirus and various health mandates from state and national officials....

 

Hurley meets Northwood tonight, seeks first sectional game win since 1980

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Top-seed Hurley will look for the program's first win in the sectional tournament in 40 years tonight when they take on No. 2 Northwood in a semifinal...

 

Chicago outdoor enthusiasts celebrate 20th year at ABR

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com ERWIN TOWNSHIP - Members of a Chicago area outdoors club are celebrating their 20th year of annual treks to the Ironwood area to cross-country ski,...

 

Saxon-Gurney Fire Department holds fundraiser

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - The turnout was very good for the Saxon-Gurney Fire Department's largest fundraiser event on Sunday, according to Fire Chief Stacy Ofstad....

 

Northstars win at Ironwood

By JASON JUNO sports@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Halftime came at a good time for Hurley Thursday night. As much as the Hurley coaches preached that playing rival Ironwood was just another game,...

 

Mary Loreti-Sears

SAXON, Wis. - Mary (Loreti) Sears passed away peacefully at Aspirus Hospital in Ironwood, Mich., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Despite all the physical problems Mary dealt with throughout her life, she... Full story

 

Gogebic Range rings in 2020

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The fireworks were vivid under star-filled skies and snow covered ski hills and the sounds crackled sharply in the cold air to give...

 

Snowshoeing through drizzle for cause

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - With temperatures hovering around freezing and a cold drizzle coming down, people still showed up for the annual fundraising event Saturday ev...

 

Skiers enjoy warm Sunday at Indianhead Mountain

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Temperatures near 40 degrees brought steady traffic to the slopes at Big Snow Resort's Indianhead location on Sunday. The impending New Year's holid...

 

Wakefield city, township officials address waning populations

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - While discussing a draft of their pending master plan on Tuesday evening, Wakefield Township officials learned that the population of Gogebic...

 

Wakefield board discusses snowmobile noise complaints

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Snowmobile season in Gogebic County started on Sunday, and it is expected to start in Iron County on Thursday at 8 a.m. That means drivers of such...

 

Ready for the world

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Hurley K-12 School students have a head start on careers thanks to programs that allow for early college study and school-to-work...

 

James Lee O'Leary Sr.

ASHLAND, Wis. - James Lee O'Leary Sr. died unexpected at his home in Ashland on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. He was 87. James "Jim" was born on Aug. 3, 1932, in Ironwood, Mich., to Philip and Hulda... Full story

 

Gogebic Range winter sports season under way

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com ERWIN TOWNSHIP - This week's storms brought enough snow to the Gogebic Range that local winter sport enthusiasts were able to get out and enjoy some of...

 

WITC among Aspen Prize contestants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is among 150 schools nationwide competing for a $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The announcement came from Aspen on Tuesday. Only 15% of community colleges nationwid...

 

GRWA hears report on lead pipe replacement case

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY — The Gogebic Range Water Authority Board on Thursday discussed the challenges of possibly absorbing replacement costs for residential lines if they are contaminated with lead from the municipal...

 

Donald L. Evenstad

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. - Donald L. Evenstad, 96, passed away peacefully on Sept. 9, 2019, in Crystal Falls, Mich.. Donald was born on Oct. 31, 1922, to the late Axel and Lillian Evenstad. He was a... Full story

 

Jack Jeffrey Maccani

WASHBURN, Wis. - Jack Jeffrey Maccani, 36, of Washburn, entered eternal life Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. He was born June 1, 1983, in Bessemer Township, Mich., a son of William L. and Diane Maccani. He... Full story

 

Winds challenge racers on final day

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The 2019 Stock and Junior National Championships ended late Thursday morning just as a growing breeze began to be an issue on Wakefield’s...

 

Sarah 'Smily' Smiljanich

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Sarah "Smily" Smiljanich, 94, of Wakefield, died surrounded by her loving sons on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The former Sarah Batinich was born on June 14, 1925, in Verona, a... Full story

 

Drivers fired, hired for local garbage pickup

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY — Recent disruption of garbage pickup to six municipalities has led to the dismissal of two drivers and hiring of their replacements, according to the supervisor’s report of the Bessemer...

 

Highland Copper progress wavers with low copper value

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Recent low copper prices appear to be slowing progress toward the long-anticipated resurgence of copper mining in Wakefield and Ironwood townships,...

 

Christopher Alan Thomas

PENCE, Wis. - Christopher Alan Thomas, 50, of Pence, passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2019. He was born on April 6, 1969, in Portsmouth, Va. In 1980, he moved to Wisconsin with his family. He... Full story

 

Emilie Sue Spencer

ASHLAND, Wis.– Sue Spencer, born Emilie Marie Spencer, 71, of Ashland, died on May 23, 2019. She was born on June 1, 1947, to Gerald and Emily Eifolla in Ironwood, Mich. She graduated from Luther...

 

Skiers hit slopes for end of season fun at Indianhead

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - People hit the slopes at Indianhead Mountain on Saturday trying to squeeze in a few more runs before the ski resort closed for the season....

 

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