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Marenisco loses state appeal on OCF closing

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — Marenisco Township Supervisor Richard Bouvette reported Friday that the township has lost its appeal with the Michigan Court of Appeals regarding the closing of the Ojibway Correctional Facility....

 

Crowd packs Wakefield VFW for ice fishing tourney

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The ice shanties were out on Sunday Lake and the Wakefield VFW building was packed Saturday as the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department held i...

 

MECCA hosts 2nd annual Turtle River Pursuit

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - Pursuit racing was back in the Northwoods for another year this weekend as the MECCA trails in Mercer hosted the second annual Turtle...

 

HIT celebrates Valentine's Day

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre invited the community to celebrate Valentine's Day at the theater with a night of champagne, chocolates and...

 

Ironwood Area Historical Society continues to grow

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Historical Society’s mission is to preserve the region’s story for generations to come. The society’s museum and artifacts room in the old Chicago North Western...

 

Historic hotel renovation approved for Park Falls

MADISON, Wis. — The City of Park Falls is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance the renovation and expansion of an existing lodging facility into a rebranded hotel. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced Thursday that i...

 

Planning Commission approves marijuana ordinance

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - An ordinance on the regulation of adult-use marijuana establishments cleared the Ironwood Planning Commission following a public hearing Thurs...

 

Upson couple grateful to find love second time around

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com UPSON, Wis. - Years ago, after her first husband had passed away in 2012, Sheila Sukanen said she eventually began praying about love. She said her words...

 

Ironwood woman gets jail, probation on drug charge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — An Ironwood woman avoided a prison sentence on drug charges in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday, getting another chance to treat her unhealthy substance use issues. Carolyn Elizabeth...

 

County to consider Flannery Forestlands purchase

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, authorized the start of a process that may add 4,000 acres of forestry land to adjoining county l...

 

HIT to hold Valentine's Day fundraiser

IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre is taking a new more intimate direction in fundraising starting with a Valentine's Day event on Friday evening. Patrons can enjoy a special dinner at Sharon's...

 

Forestry committee recommends moving forward with construction projects

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors is expected to act on a pair of resolutions regarded planned projects in the county after the county’s forestry and parks committee forwarded the...

 

False alarm triggers response at Hurley School

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — An alarm to alert law enforcement of a lockdown situation at Hurley K-12 School was tripped accidentally on Tuesday, bringing agencies from Wisconsin and Michigan to the campus. “We did not...

 

Township board, road commission talk Lake Road spring

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Lake Road spring continues to be an agenda item at local meetings, with both the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees and...

 

Wakefield planners discuss recreation survey results

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield Planning Commission learned on Tuesday evening that city residents are expressing interest in a farmers' market, food...

 

Greenland Township man charged after shooting

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com ONTONAGON — A Greenland Township man is facing charges after allegedly shooting a 23-year-old Ontonagon man this weekend. Cole Wascher, 24, was arraigned Monday in 98th District Court in Ontonagon on...

 

Airport looks to build hangar

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — As part of an upgrading goal the Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board on Monday said it would consider approving a new hangar at its next regular meeting. In the airport manager’s re...

 

Wakefield Council hires overseer for electrical audit

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to hire Robert E. Peterson, an attorney from Ontonagon, to oversee an audit by an...

 

4-H makes skiing fun, affordable

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A youth ski club developed from a 4-H organization’s effort to develop programming that reflects the community in terms of outdoor...

 

Snowshoe fundraiser triples in size

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com SPRINGSTEAD, Wis. - Emergency medical responders with the Sherman Volunteer Fire Department were pleased with the turnout and the show of support for the...

 

Dartball brings players from all over

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — After three years the organizers of the annual “Shoot for the Vets” dartball tournament said the event has become popular around the region but they’d like to see more area teams...

 

ADRC opens new office

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. - An open house event on Friday provided the community a chance to see the new Iron County office of the Aging and Disability Resource...

 

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