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County board approves Human Services overtime pay

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors recognized the extra hours the county’s Department of Human Services staff has been putting in the past year, voting 9-3 Tuesday to compensate three empl...

 

Iron County awards Saxon Harbor dredging contract

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — With the company already onsite working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Iron County Board of Supervisors awarded the contract for its share of the Saxon Harbor marina’s dredging...

 

Community Calendar

Monday, May 21 Gogebic County Human Services Agency Board, 9 a.m., Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Finnish Women’s Auxiliary, 10 a.m., Little... Full story

 

Repairs to begin at Little Girl's Point Oman's Creek landing on Monday

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Plans to repair the boat launch on Lake Superior at Little Girl’s Point were discussed Thursday by the Western Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory Council. The work is scheduled to begin...

 

Community calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, May 19 Friends of the Iron Belle Trail clean-up, 8 a.m., one group at Depot Park in Ironwood, the other group starting at the... Full story

 

Charges pending in fatal Saxon crash

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Charges are pending in the March 27 logging truck-car accident on U.S. 2 in Saxon, Wis., that resulted in the death of a former Ironwood resident. Amanda Schiiller, 31, of Menominee, was a...

 

Boaters enjoy final super Sunday at Saxon Harbor

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - Dozens of boats trolled for trout and salmon on the clear glass surface of Lake Superior Sunday out of Saxon Harbor, on the last weekend that...

 

Iron County seeks Saxon Harbor marina bids

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The effort to rebuild Saxon Harbor after it was destroyed in the July 2016 storm continues, with the Iron County Forestry and Parks Committee voting to seek bids for dredging and other work in...

 
 News    May 4, 2018

Saxon Harbor construction picks up

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - While boaters still have a week or two before Saxon Harbor's boat launch closes May 14, the public is being asked to stay away from the...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Brown trout receive cool release at Saxon Harbor

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - Brown trout were released near chunks of floating ice in Lake Superior at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday. A crew from the Department of Natural...

 
 News    May 2, 2018

Anglers warned to watch for ice for Wisconsin opener

More northern Wisconsin waters are melting in time for the Saturday inland fishing season opener and walleyes are likely to have finished spawning in many lakes, state fisheries officials said Tuesday. Justine Hasz, Wisconsin’s fisheries director,...

 

Saxon Harbor bridge contract awarded

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Highway Committee awarded the contract for repairing the bridge over Oronto Creek at Saxon Harbor Monday, a key step in the rebuilding of the harbor after it was destroyed in...

 

Hurley City Council reorganizes; Mullard waits to take mayor's job

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council re-organized without its mayor in charge on Tuesday. Because an appeals process is in effect following Paul Mullard’s one-vote victory over Joe Pinardi on April 3,...

 

Finance committee approves purchase of radar signs

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee approved the purchase of a pair of radar signs Thursday which will be installed near the two schools in the county. The county had...

 

Annabelle Lorraine Kuismi

SEYMOUR, Wis. - Annabelle Lorraine Kuismi, 94, passed away on April 3, 2018, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour. She was born on Oct. 9, 1923, to Julius and Bertha (Lauren) Mashl. After... Full story

 

Ice blows out at Saxon Harbor

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. — Slowly, but surely, there are a few signs that spring is arriving on Lake Superior. On Wednesday, the ice blew out of Saxon Harbor, ending a bang-up winter of ice fishing on the lake. It...

 

Wisconsin election today

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Iron County voters head to the polls today to take part in Wisconsin's spring election. Voters will cast their ballots in a variety of state and local...

 

Raymond Don Kivi

KIMBALL, Wis. - Raymond Don Kivi, 80, a lifelong resident of Kimball, passed away Sunday evening, March 25, 2018, at his residence. Raymond was born on Aug. 24, 1937, in Kimball, the son of Louis and... Full story

 

1 dead, 2 injured in Saxon accident

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - A Wisconsin State Patrol reconstruction expert was called to the scene of an early Tuesday morning fatal accident on U.S. 2 in Saxon. The...

 

Penokee Range 4H Livestock Club holds annual fun frolic

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL - The Kimball Community Center was a hive of activity on Saturday as Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club presented their annual 4-H Fun Frolic. Carol...

 

Mary Ann Bowman

HURLEY, Wis. - Mary Ann Bowman, 77, of Ironwood, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018, at Skyview Nursing Home in Hurley. Mary Ann was born on April 26, 1940, in Ironwood, Mich., to Peter and Pat... Full story

 

Wilbert E. Luoma

HURLEY, Wis. - Wilbert E. Luoma, age 91, of Saxon, passed away on Feb. 27, 2018 at a local nursing home. Wilbert was born on March 14, 1926, in Ironwood, Michigan, to Emil and Alina (Ekron) Luoma. He... Full story

 

Sun shines on Saxon Harbor ice anglers

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - Winter doldrums evaporated with 40-degree temperatures on the Lake Superior ice at Saxon Harbor Saturday morning. With only a faint south...

 

100 years ago, Hurley, UP defied Prohibition

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - One-hundred years ago the Spanish Flu shut down much of the Gogebic Range, but not Hurley's booming tavern industry. It was the same year Michigan...

 

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