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Wisconsin seeks major disaster declaration for coronavirus

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MADISON, Wis. -— Gov. Tony Evers is seeking a major disaster declaration for Wisconsin as the state continues to work to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Evers sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Man...

 

Absentee ballot requests soar in face of coronavirus

By CHARITY SMITH csmith@yourdailyglobe.com With the threat of the coronavirus looming everywhere, a record number of voters in Iron County, Wisconsin, are choosing to vote absentee in this year's...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, April 1 Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Veterans Service... Full story

 

Ironwood changes meal distribution schedule

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD -- The Ironwood Area Schools is reducing the number of days it is distributing meals while classes remain cancelled in response to the... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Tuesday, March 31 Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of... Full story

 

Community calendar

Saturday, March 28 Union Station Food Pantry and Northern Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church,... Full story

 

First COVID-19 deaths in Iron, Gogebic counties reported

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com The presence of the coronavirus on the Gogebic Range was confirmed Thursday, not just with the announcement of the first positive cases but with the deaths of two people -- one each in Iron and Gogebic c...

 

Wisconsin election officials urge absentee voting

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Election Commission is urging the state’s voters to consider casting their votes in next month’s election via absentee ballot as a means of preventing the spread of...

 

Ruth Cameron Warren

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - Ruth Cameron Warren, 91, of Trout Creek, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Bellaire, while she was wintering with her daughter Laura and her son-in-law Jon. She was born Ma... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Wednesday, March 25 Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Iron County Veterans Service... Full story

 

Iron County Sheriff's Department remains committed to providing services

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — As county facilities restrict access to the public and county officials seek to limit in-person interactions in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Iron County Sheriff Paul Samardich is...

 

Whitmer executes 'stay home' order

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Local officials are adjusting to a statewide stay at home order and are asking for compliance from area residents. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive...

 

Community calendar

Tuesday, March 24 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer. 906-667-1110. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Ironwood. area74.org. Wednesday,... Full story

 

Community calendar

Monday, March 23 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. area74.org. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, Wakefield.... Full story

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 21, 2020

Mercer approves COVID-19 plan

MERCER, Wis. - The town of Mercer Board of Supervisors on Friday approved its COVID-19 emergency plan during a special meeting on Friday, to include additional support for first responders. The board...

 

Positive COVID-19 test confirmed in Bayfield County

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BAYFIELD, Wis. — The Bayfield County Health Department announced Thursday the first case of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, in the county has been confirmed. The individual who tested positive developed...

 

Gogebic County issues emergency declaration for coronavirus

BESSEMER — Gogebic County board chairman Dan Siirila formally issued an emergency declaration for the county Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “I hereby declare that a ‘state of emergency’; exists within our jurisdiction as of...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 18, 2020

Seniors receive drive-by lunches

HURLEY, Wis. - With the spirit of the drive-in restaurants the staff of the Hurley Senior Center are enjoying the switch to takeout lunches. On Monday the Iron County congregate meal sites in Hurley,...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, March 18 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. DOVE Support Group, noon-2 p.m. 906-932-4990. Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club,... Full story

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    March 17, 2020

Hurley K-12 School continues working around coronavirus

HURLEY, Wis. - The new coronavirus pandemic that causes coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) was the central topic the Hurley Public School Board meeting on Monday. Two Iron County Health Department staff,...

 
 By Richard Jenkins    News    March 17, 2020

Iron County declares a state of emergency

HURLEY — Following the declaration of a state of emergency, the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution regarding COVID-19, or the coronavirus pandemic, Monday. After Iron County Board Chairman Joe Pinardi declared a state of emergen...

 

Community calendar

Tuesday, March 17 Iron-Gogebic Integrated Family Services, 9-10:30 a.m., Iron County Courthouse, Hurley. 906-663-4045 or 715-561-2191. Wisconsin Veterans Employment Services Representative, 9-11:30 a.m., veterans service office, Hurley.... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Monday, March 16 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. area74.org. Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, Wakefield. A... Full story

 

Local governments take precautionary measures to prevent spread of coronavirus

By CHARITY SMITH and TOM LAVENTURE csmith@yourdailyglobe.com tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, city officials in Bessemer announced Thursday they are limiting the...

 

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