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Ironwood water testing continues

IRONWOOD — A second round of manganese testing showed residential levels below levels of concern but an infant health advisory remains in effect for the cities of Ironwood and Hurley, Wisconsin. Testing conducted just over a week ago by the...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    August 23, 2019 

Ironwood Plastics turns 40

IRONWOOD - Ironwood Plastics, an injection molding company in the industrial park, celebrated 40 years of business with an open house on Thursday. Ironwood Plastics opened in 1979 and underwent a...

 

Ironwood holds back-to-school fair

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Although neither the teachers nor students probably want to admit it, the start of the school year is right around the corner. With the need t...

 

Hiawatha restoration begins

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - After years of fundraising the work to repair and paint the 50-foot fiberglass replica of the legendary Hiawatha is underway at the park along...

 

Public to hear Hurley highway interchange project plans

HURLEY — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to discuss plans to improve the U.S. 2/U.S. 51 intersection in Hurley, including the possibility of installing a roundabout. The meeting is set to start at 5:30 p.m....

 

Marenisco will fight to keep former OCF sewer system

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — The Marenisco Township board of trustees voted Monday evening to authorize the submission of an injunction to prevent the Michigan Department of Corrections from filling in a self-sufficient...

 

GCC students make Campus Suites feel like home

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - This week around 80 students are moving into the Campus Suites at Gogebic Community College to get settled prior to the start of classes on...

 

Ironwood board requests 2% funds

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools will once again seek a portion of the Northern Waters Casino Resort’s 2% funds, after the district’s board of education approved forwarding a request Monday....

 

Community calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 21 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,...

 

Springstead crash victim identified as county board member

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the Springstead man killed in Friday’s single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Wisconsin 182 and Wisconsin 47. Bradford...

 

Bessemer supports redevelopment of trailside property

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer city council voted Monday evening to support a potential redevelopment deal of property at 508 S. Moore St. The aim has been for the...

 

Hurley School approves transportation request

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — The Hurley Board of Education on Monday approved 5-0 a transportation request for children living outside of the school bus routes. The Island Lake family lives 18 miles from the nearest...

 

Sprinsgstead man killed in accident

SPRINGSTEAD, Wis. — A Springstead man is dead following a single-vehicle crash Friday. A passing motorist reported the accident at the intersection of Wisconsin 47 and Wisconsin 182 to the Iron County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 11:10...

 

Rain doesn't stop activity at Old Victoria Craft Fair

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com ROCKLAND - Steady rain hampered attendance at Sunday's 37th annual Old Victoria Craft Fair in Rockland, but that didn't stop dozens of folks from making the...

 

Ontonagon demolition begins

ONTONAGON - The first of two demolition projects in Ontonagon was completed Thursday. The home of the late Doug Filpula, which was adjacent to the Ontonagon Township Park, was demolished as part of a...

 

Public hears options to fix road into Porkies

BY JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com SILVER CITY — The Ontonagon County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources agree something must be done to protect County Road 107, the main entry road on the east end of the Porcupine...

 

Gogebic County broadband survey available

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Supporters of broadband expansion in Gogebic County are hoping residents will complete an online survey looking at demand in the region. The survey is part of a larger broadband expansion...

 

Buchko looks back on time with Gray Ladies

By MEGAN HUGHES news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Looking back, Joan Buchko of Ironwood remembers her time serving in the Gray Ladies fondly. The Gray Ladies was an organization dedicated to the...

 

Mercer school board seeks unity

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — School boards need differences of opinion but should work together toward a common good, say new members of the Mercer Board of Education. Two interim board members, Sue Loth and Jeff...

 

Pocket Park trees tranformed

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Kay Johnson said her “art brain” kicked in when she saw the devastation that had befallen a pair of small trees in the Pocket Park in do...

 

Rotary pie social raises funds for causes

WAKEFIELD - A table full of pie slices in various flavors tantalized visitors at a Thursday afternoon social by the Wakefield-Bessemer Rotary Club. The colorful array at Wakefield's VFW Post 9084...

 

County looks to fund EDA office

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The work to open a county economic development authority office is moving forward, according to a report to the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday. In her county...

 

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