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Marijuana business site plan reviewed

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Proposed site plans for a marijuana retail store and a separate growing location were reviewed by the Ironwood Planning Commission at a May 6 meeting, along with approving previously...

 
 News    May 15, 2021 

Ironwood Kwik Trip site approved

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — A proposed Kwik Trip store site plan was approved by the Ironwood Planning commission following a public Hearing at the May 6 meeting. The 4-0 approval came with commissioners Mark Silver...

 

Spring planting

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] SAXON, Wis. - Lake Superior was stocked with approximately 25,000 yearling brown trout fish at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday by the Wisconsin Department of...

 

Iron County mulls Germania Hill access road

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — Iron County will soon consider building its own access road or updating its arrangement with a private landowner to reach a communication tower on Germania Hill in Hurley. At its Thursday...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    May 13, 2021

Wakefield-Marenisco cuts off school choir

WAKEFIELD — At the request of the district’s K-12 music teacher, members of the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education voted Monday evening to drop a grade 7-12 choir class in exchange for a new band option. The decision came only after some...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    May 13, 2021

Miners Park adding new maintenance facility

IRONWOOD - Work started Tuesday with preparing the site where a maintenance facility will be placed at Miners Memorial Heritage Park in Ironwood.  The project, made possible by the Friends of Miners...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    May 13, 2021

Montreal studies revenue streams

MONTREAL, Wis. — Finding new ways to fund growing streets and infrastructure costs was the main topic of discussion at the Montreal City Council meeting on Tuesday. In a transportation utility study presentation Jeff Seamandel, a project manager...

 

Airport, Boutique agree to end contract

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport will start looking for a new Essential Air Service provider after a unanimous decision Monday to terminate...

 

Bessemer Township offices to change internet provider, again

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] RAMSAY — The Bessemer Township offices will be switching back to its old internet provider after the new provider failed to meet its needs, according to Supervisor Jeff Randall. Randall told the Daily...

 

GCC graduate praises community college education

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College commencement speaker Rylee Nicoletti, a member of the Class of 2021, talked about how she learned the value of a community college education as she spoke at the college...

 

Volunteers plant in Miners park

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD - Volunteers with the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park in Ironwood got the jump on spring weather Thursday with a tree and shrub pla...

 
 News    May 8, 2021

Boutique Air door opens on takeoff

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — Boutique Air, Inc. is reporting there were no injuries or damage to a plane after a door opened during takeoff on Wednesday in Minneapolis. Boutique Air flight 834 to Ironwood was departing...

 
 News    May 8, 2021

Equine therapy helps children with special needs

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] WINCHESTER, Wis. - A horse farm in Winchester caters riding lessons to children with special needs. The Scholl Community Impact Group's equine therapy...

 
 News    May 7, 2021

Ironwood EDC reviews goals, grants

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Economic Development Corporation reviewed development goals and projects at its Wednesday meeting. In the Redevelopment Ready Communities program update, Tom Bergman, director...

 
 News    May 7, 2021

Dwindling membership forces closure of historic church

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] IRONWOOD - Dwindling membership has resulted in the closure of First Presbyterian Church in Ironwood. The church has been in operation on East Aurora for...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Experts say there is need for rail

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY — To restore the region’s freight rail system there needs to be a concerted effort to show sustainable economic viability, according to a presentation in Hurley on Thursday. The deterioration...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Hurley shop students to hold open house

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY - Students of the Northwoods Manufacturing wood and metal programs at Hurley K-12 School will have an opportunity to showcase their work to the pu...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Officials respond to spill in Montreal River

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] HURLEY - A pedestrian's quick action helped to reduce the amount of what is believed to be discarded motor oil that made its way through the stormwater...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Fair board continues preparing for August

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Fair Board continued working out logistics for this year’s fair in August at its regular meeting on Monday, with some items needing to wait a little longer to determine...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Kids get their own fishing opener

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - The Saturday Wisconsin fishing opener offered good weather and anglers at Weber Lake had a little extra special fun for families attending...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

GCC graduation to be held virtually

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College will hold its commencement ceremony virtually again this year on Friday evening. “Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and to protect our students, their families, faculty and staff, we decided to host a...

 
 News    May 1, 2021

Area students learn about the many uses of trees

By CHARITY SMITH [email protected] BESSEMER — Fourth grade students at Washington Elementary School were treated to a presentation on the importance, and many uses of trees Friday morning. The presentation was given by Doug Foley, a...

 
 News    May 1, 2021

Ironwood looks to return of traditional year-end events

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD — To say that the end of the school year last year was unusual would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic meant students finished the school year remotely and staff at the Ironwood...

 

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