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Iron County enters into agreement with Enbridge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved an option agreement Tuesday that gives Enbridge Inc. the ability to purchase an easement on Iron County land if the company moves forward with a p...

 

Ironwood Carnegie Library hosts presentation on writing basics

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - On Thursday evening, Bill Erickson took part in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writers Month) at the Ironwood Carnegie Library by giving a presentation...

 

Wakefield-Marenisco kids honor veterans in program

WAKEFIELD - Veterans were honored guests and participants in a Veterans Day program last Monday at the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School in Wakefield. The program, for which Richard Bolen was master of...

 

DDA looks to expand pop-up shop program

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - During the regular meeting of the city of Bessemer's Downtown Development Authority, expanding the pop-up shop program was a main focus of...

 

Tree lighting signals start of holiday season

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The annual tree lighting was a memorable start to the holiday season on Thursday at Depot Park. Guests said the tree lighting capped an enjoya...

 

Ontonagon district sheds 'financially distressed' label

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The state of Michigan won’t be designating the Ontonagon Area Schools as a “financially distressed” district, a designation the state puts on districts that have fund balances less than 5% of...

 

Gogebic Range winter sports season under way

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com ERWIN TOWNSHIP - This week's storms brought enough snow to the Gogebic Range that local winter sport enthusiasts were able to get out and enjoy some of...

 

Wakefield planners consider possible skateboard park

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD- Members of the Wakefield Planning Commission contemplated a potential skateboard area near Eddy Park at their Tuesday evening meeting. The discussion...

 

Hurley School Board hires staff

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — The Hurley School District hired staff and faculty following a special School Board meeting on Monday. Following an executive session to discuss personnel information the school board...

 

Civic Center may open Thursday

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — After months of work the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center could be ready for skaters on Thursday evening, according to city officials. Bill...

 

Action Floors looks to resume production after fire

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — Work is expected to resume at Action Floor Systems today after the company halted production for a day following a fire Monday at its Mercer facility. Company president Tom Abendroth...

 

Wakefield agrees to pursue additional utility mapping

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to authorize not more than $31,200 to purchase geographic information systems software from mPower Innovations in Iron Mountain. The vote followed...

 

Cadets highlight Veterans Day program

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The 100th anniversary Veterans Day program at Luther L. Wright High School on Monday was highlighted by cadets of the Junior Reserve...

 

Departments respond to Action Floors fire

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - Firefighters from several area departments responded to reports of a fire at Action Floors in Mercer Monday afternoon. Iron County...

 

Ironwood City Commission looks towards future

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission held its first meeting since the Nov. 5 election, where all five members were re-elected. The meeting started with the commission accepting the city clerk’s...

 

Historian finds Kellet name in American Cemetery

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The burial of World War II prisoner of war Walter J. Kellett's in an Ironwood cemetery Oct. 5 caught Steve Kwiecinski's eye. An historian living...

 

ADJ students help ring Salvation Army Bell over weekend

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Despite chilly temperatures on Saturday, students of A.D. Johnston Junior and Senior High School were out in force, collecting donations for the...

 

Wisconsin takes in more than 30 tons of medication

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin attorney general Josh Kaul announced Tuesday the state’s Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26 resulted in collecting 60,472 pounds of medication. “This successful Drug Take Back collection reflects the commitment of people...

 

Gravel pit reopening proposal sparks concerns

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com WATERSMEET - The Gogebic County Road Commission has proposed reopening an old gravel pit in Watersmeet Township and some residents are concerned about the...

 

Soup tasting draws crowds

By KIM E. STROM MERCER - Hot soup on a cold day is just what the library ordered Friday in Mercer at the second annual "Soup for You" soup tasting and recipe sharing event. It was a full house and a g...

 

WITC among Aspen Prize contestants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is among 150 schools nationwide competing for a $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The announcement came from Aspen on Tuesday. Only 15% of community colleges nationwid...

 

Enbridge Energy gives pump station tour at Saxon facility

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - In an effort to be transparent, Enbridge Energy invited the media to attend a tour of its pump station in Saxon Thursday and was available to...

 

Wakefield municipal building gets AED for gym

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The city of Wakefield and AED Energy Partners, an AED company, have joined forces to install an automated external defibrillator in the city's...

 

Mercer dropped from tribal suit

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — The town of Mercer is no longer a defendant in a tribal lawsuit brought against the state of Wisconsin and several northern municipalities, according to a report from attorney Fritz...

 

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