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Whitecap resort back in business day after lodge burns

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com UPSON, Wis. - Despite a Friday fire that destroyed its main lodge, the Whitecap Mountains Resort was open for business on Saturday. "The lifts were operational...

 

Senators seek answers on border wall impact on local projects

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Michigan’s two senators are looking for answers regarding whether any Great Lakes projects could be impacted by President Donald Trump’s effort to build a wall on the southern border. Citing a...

 

Iron County spring ballot takes shape

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Iron County voters will head to the polls on April 2 for the state’s spring election, but before that one town — Mercer — will see a primary election on Feb. 19. The race for two spots on the...

 

Michael 'Mike' Frederick Fauerbach

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Michael "Mike" Frederick Fauerbach, 67, of Saxon, Wis., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, while doing what he loved - skiing in the woods. Mike was born on April 21, 1951, to... Full story

 

Local competitor dies in Sisu's Heikki Lunta ski race

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The death of a competitor cast a cloud over the 10th annual Sisu Ski Fest this weekend, as Mike Fauerbach passed away on-course during the 15K Heikki Lunta cross country ski race Saturday. ...

 

Guy Richard Tilton

HURLEY, Wis. - Guy Richard Tilton Sr., 67, of Hurley, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019, at his home. Guy was born on Sept. 25, 1951, in Ironwood, Mich., to William James Tilton and Rosemary (Wiita) Tilton... Full story

 

Forestry committee recommends Saxon Harbor swap

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — While the future of the Saxon Harbor campground remains uncertain, the Iron County forestry committee is recommending a land swap if the decision is to made to proceed with its construct...

 

Snowmobile races rock fairgrounds

By PAT KRAUSE sports@your daily globe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic County Fairgrounds were the place to be this weekend as hundreds of the best drivers in modern ice oval racing rocked around the histor...

 

Business owners support outdoor youth education

SAXON, Wis. - Alena and Kyle Luoma, of Saxon, wanted to do something nice for the region's youth and help support gun safety and all-terrain vehicle education classes. The owners of Luoma's Saxon Pub... Full story

 

Rochelle 'Shelley' (Vittone) Gustafson

KIMBALL, Wis. - Rochelle "Shelley" (Vittone) Gustafson, 60, passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 12, 2018. Shelley was the daughter of Richard and Arlene (Puisto) Vittone, born Aug. 2, 1958.... Full story

 

Roger Adamavich Sr.

GURNEY, Wis. — Roger Adamavich Sr. passed away on Dec. 16, 2018, peacefully at his home, and went to “His Happy Hunting Ground.” Roger was born on Dec. 14, 1938, to Joseph and Marcelli (Rowe) Adamavich. Roger attended school in Saxon, Wis. He... Full story

 

Rochelle "Shelley" (Vittone) Gustafson

KIMBALL, Wis. - Rochelle "Shelley" (Vittone) Gustafson, 60, passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 12, 2018. Shelley was the daughter of Richard and Arlene (Puisto) Vittone, born Aug. 2, 1958....

 

City commission opts out on marijuana sales for six months

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission on Monday approved an ordinance to prohibit marijuana establishments in the city for six months, when the issue will...

 

Santino A. 'Sye' Castagna

HURLEY, Wis. - Santino A. "Sye" Castagna, 97, of Pence, passed away on Nov. 30, 2018. Sye was born on Jan. 7, 1921, in Hurley, the son of Anna Lopez and Pasquali "Patsy" Castagna. Sye was a native of... Full story

 

Gasper bound over to stand trial in Saxon traffic fatality

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - A Superior, Wis., man who is charged in a fatal March 27 traffic accident in Saxon was bound over for trial Thursday. Jesse Troy Gasper, 34, faces...

 

Audrey Sanger

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Audrey Sanger, 87, of Howell Street in Bessemer, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Wakefield. She was born May 12, 1931, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Charles and Helen... Full story

 

Donna J. Ellis

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Donna J. Ellis, 72, of Saxon, Wis., passed away on Nov. 23, 2018, in Ironwood. Donna was born on Aug. 7, 1946, in Ironwood, the daughter of Walter and Leone (Blondie) Damgard. She was a graduate of Saxon High School. On Nov. 9,... Full story

 

Fire departments start toy drive

The Iron County Fire Association will host its annual Christmas for Kids toy drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon. All fire stations in Iron County will be open that day to receive donations for Iron County kids in need, said Iron County...

 

Rick murder appeal denied

By The Associated Press and Daily Globe staff MADISON, Wis. - A state appeals court isn't letting Donald Rick withdraw his guilty plea in the gruesome Bear Trap homicide in Saxon. Rick, 46, formerly...

 

County board seeks Saxon Harbor campground bids

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — While it hasn’t committed to spending any money yet, the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to seek bids for rebuilding the Saxon Harbor campground. With the Federal Emergency...

 

Wisconsin voters set turnout record

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — More than three of every four registered voters in Iron County cast ballots in Tuesday’s mid-term election, a rate that helped the state of Wisconsin set a new mid-term turnout record. A...

 

Snowplows respond to Saturday's snow

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The snow and freezing rain that blanketed the Gogebic Range on Saturday morning was part of a pattern of a weather front that blew through the Midwest. At the same time an inch or two of snow...

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 10 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Mentoring of Moms, 9-10:30 a.m., Range Community Bible Church, Hurley. 715-561-4355. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

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