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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

Mountain Top music fest rocks ski hills

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Music lovers from the Midwest flocked for the annual Mountain Top Music Festival held at Indianhead and Blackjack Mountain Big Snow Resorts...

 

GRTA heats up cold day with pancake breakfast

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Even with below-zero temperatures, the atmosphere in the Wakefield VFW was jumping Saturday morning as the Gogebic Range Trail Authority held its inaugural pancake breakfast for hungry residents...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    January 5, 2019

Midgettes win battle of Iron County

HURLEY - Mercer used its slower pace of play to slow Hurley and it kept them in the game for awhile. But Hurley pulled away for a 53-29 Indianhead Conference win Friday night. The Midgettes led 29-18 at the half and Bailey Thompson hit a 3 to make...

 

Hurley School Board to seek bids for expanding shop area

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley School Board Monday agreed to seek bids for expanding the K-12 school. The school board could act on accepting bids at its February meeti...

 

Norma A. (Mattson) LaMaide

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Norma A. (Mattson) LaMaide, 65, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Norma was born on Feb. 20,...

 

Richard L. 'Rich' Giackino

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Richard L. "Rich" Giackino, 81, of Wakefield, passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 8, 2018. Rich was born on Aug. 24, 1937, in Ironwood, a son of Louis and Fanny W. (Kahila)...

 

November snowfall piles up across Gogebic Range

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The 4.5-inch snowfall that fell for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday in Ironwood has been typical for the month. With more than a week left...

 

Bernard J. McKevitt

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Bernard J. McKevitt, 84, a lifelong Ironwood resident, died unexpectedly on Oct. 2, 2018, at his home. Bernie was born on July 15, 1934, in Ironwood to Bernard and Francis...

 

Clay Ora Thomason

KALISPELL, Mont. - Clay Ora Thomason, 91, lived life to the fullest and died, Sept. 3, 2018, as he lived his life, looking forward to his next adventures. His bucket list was never ending! Coming up...

 

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