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Bernard Garrett Hurley

LAKE GOGEBIC, Mich. - Bernard Garrett Hurley, 93, a summer resident of Lake Gogebic, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2018. Bernard was born on Dec. 19, 1924, in Fulda, Minn., a son of Daniel and Emma... Full story

 

County board resolution opposes Ojibway closure

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — As the fight to keep the Ojibway prison in Marenisco from closing continues, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday passed a resolution urging the facility remain open. The...

 

Ironwood man arrested for criminal sexual conduct

IRONWOOD — The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with the MSP Wakefield Post, announced the arrest of Jason Elliott Irvine, 47, of Ironwood, following an investigation into his online...

 

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Thursday, Sept. 13 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Sept.12 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. Red Cross Blood Drive, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Memorial Building, Ironwood, 906-93... Full story

 

Wakefield City Council ponders fading population base

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - While presenting a Monday report called "Wakefield's 10-Year Financial Forecast," Bob Blaskowski warned Wakefield's city council of "what we might...

 

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Tuesday, Sept. 11 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Friends of the Mercer Public Library, 10 a.m., library, Mercer, Wis. Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if... Full story

 

David Lee "Moosie" Forslund

IRONWOOD, Mich. - David Lee "Moosie" Forslund, 64, passed away Sept. 5, 2018, at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital after a courageous struggle. Moosie, as he was known by his family and friends, was born in... Full story

 

Riders, runners turn out for Copper Peak Trails Fest

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Saturday's Copper Peak Trails Fest featured a variety of running and bike races for all abilities. For runners, there was a 7 mile trail run. For...

 

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Monday, Sept. 10 Men’s Bible study, 8 a.m., Bessemer Housing Community, community room, 906-667-0469. Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. National Finnish American Festival Inc. board meeting, 10... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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Thursday, Sept. 6 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency quarterly food commodity distribution for registered families, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Bessemer... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Sept. 5 Christian Men of the Northland, 6:30 a.m., Uptown Cafe, Ironwood. Iron County Health Department Walk In Clinic, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Health Department. Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood.... Full story

 

Wakefield law enforcement torch run set for Saturday

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield area Law Enforcement Torch Run will be held Saturday to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics. Registration for the event starts at 10 a.m., with the run starting 10:45; starting and ending at the Michigan...

 

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Tuesday, Sept. 4 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood Memorial Building. 906-667-1110. Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if raining, Ironwood Memorial Building. Diabetes PATH Workshop, 9:30 a.m., Aspiru... Full story

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    September 1, 2018

MSP outlines school, road, home tips for safety

WAKEFIELD - With Gogebic County schools opening on the day after Labor Day, Michigan State Police want drivers to be mindful of buses on the roads and kids on crosswalks. In a Thursday interview at MS...

 

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Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Sept. 1 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m.,...

 

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Thursday, Aug. 30 Pickleball, 9-11 a.m. Hemlock Avenue tennis courts, if rain, Ironwood Memorial Building. Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wakefield City Hall; 1-2 p.m., Watersmeet Township; 2:45-3:15 p.m., Marenisco Townsh... Full story

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 29 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

 

McLeod-Lowell intersection changed to four-way stop

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - On a 3-2 vote, the Ironwood City Commission Monday agreed to change the McLeod Avenue-Lowell Street intersection to a four-way stop. There are...

 

Wakefield housing director claims city owes $87,266

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Sherri Graham, executive director of the Wakefield Housing Commission, used the public comment section of Monday’s Wakefield city council meeting to present council members with a typed report...

 

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Monday, Aug. 27 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Finnish Woman’s Auxiliary, 10 a.m., Little Finland. Iron County Moblie Food Pantry, noon-1:30 p.m., Iron County Forestry Parking Lot, 606-607... Full story

 

Wakefield's Split Rock Trails offer something for everyone

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Stroll along one of Wakefield's Split Rock Trails, and you're bound to find flowers, birds, wild apples and sentries of surrounding trees, but be...

 

Community Calendar

Email calendar items and community news to news@yourdailyglobe.com. For more information, call 906-932-2211. Saturday, Aug. 25 Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m.,...

 

M-28 bridge project falls behind schedule

WAKEFIELD - The $3.9 million Michigan Department of Transportation project to remove and replace the M-28 bridge over Jackson Creek, east of Wakefield, is running behind schedule. The planned...

 

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