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Highland Copper progress wavers with low copper value
By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Recent low copper prices appear to be slowing progress toward the long-anticipated resurgence of copper mining in Wakefield and Ironwood townships,...
Wakefield Township continues to support mining effort
By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Wakefield Township board of trustees on Tuesday expressed its continued support for Highland Copper’s effort to develop a mine in the township. Wakefield Township Supervisor...
Highland Copper reignites possibility of UP mining
Editor's note: The Daily Globe is counting down the Gogebic Range's top five stories of 2017 each day this week. The editorial department staff sat down and came up with its annual list, naming...
Highland Copper begins test drilling in Porkies
WAKEFIELD - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued a use permit to Orvana Resources U.S. Corp., a subsidiary of Highland Copper, to conduct exploratory drilling. The drilling is on a...
Michigan's governor kicks off U.P. tour here Monday
IRONWOOD — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder kicks off a two-day tour of the Upper Peninsula Monday, beginning with a stop in Ironwood. Snyder will help dedicate the Western Gateway to Pure Michigan trailhead at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood at 9 a.m. Mo... Full story
Copperwood project sees 'slow, steady' progress
IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Things are going “slow and steady” with the Copperwood project, the proposed copper mine in Ironwood and Wakefield townships, according to Dave Anderson, of Orvana Resources. Construction hasn’t started on the site, but th... Full story
Political teamwork: Casperson, Dianda visit mine site, conduct town hall meeting at GCC
By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson said Friday he has noticed a change in Michigan politics on the western Upper Peninsula level.... Full story
Hogweed hot topic at Wakefield Loggers Jamboree
WAKEFIELD — John Diddams of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development spoke on invasive species Tuesday at the Wakefield Loggers Jamboree. Diddams said that one of the biggest...
Benishek visits GCC campus, looks forward to second term
IRONWOOD — U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, is looking forward to his second term in Congress, despite a rocky start with the uncertainty surrounding federal budget cuts and a looming...