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McNulty shares dreams of living bold

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's new president met with members of the media during a noon luncheon Monday at the college. George McNulty, president...

 
 News    July 23, 2019 

Competency exam ordered in Kimball asphalt plant bombing case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — One of the two defendants accused of bombing a Kimball, Wisconsin asphalt plant in 2015 will have his competency to stand trial examined following a judge’s ruling Monday — two months...

 
 News    July 23, 2019 

Funding adds new branches to trail system

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Monday morning, officials gathered to celebrate the building of a new branch on Ironwood's trail system. The new branch, which has been dubbed the...

 

64th annual art show grows with new talent

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Range Art Association members said this year's 64th annual Art Show had an increase in entries, more new artists, high quality and a diversity of styles. "I thought the event went...

 

Ironwood history honored in mining mural

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A couple dozen people gathered on Lowell Street Saturday morning for the Pabst Mine Mural dedication ceremony. The mural, drawn by local artist...

 

4-H campers rise above storm

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BRUCE, Wis. - For the first time the annual Iron County Summer Youth Camp for kids going into fourth and sixth-grade was held at the historic Trail's...

 

Registration begins Sunday for national boat races

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - All systems are go for the 2019 Stock and Junior National Championships to be held on Sunday Lake next week. The week-long event is authorized by...

 

Waupaca Foundry opens

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - On Thursday, Waupaca Foundry held a ribbon-cutting for the opening of their seventh manufacturing facility, and the first in this area, in the...

 

Columbus Wisconsin couple wins Bessemer 50-50 raffle

BESSEMER — David and Denise Solie of Columbus Wisconsin, claimed the record high Bessemer 50-50 prize of $36,996 on Friday afternoon. The duo has been supporting Bessemer Blast and buying tickets for years and say they “just got lucky,...

 

Ontonagon lighthouse goes up for auction

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - A recent announcement by the U.S. General Services Administration about auctioning off lighthouses has brought some confusion in Ontonagon. While the...

 

American Legion ceremony officially opens Festival Ironwood

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - People stood with hands over hearts as Festival Ironwood officially began Thursday afternoon in Depot Park. Bob Cannon, chaplain for Ironwood's...

 

IPSD reminds residents to protect against vehicle break-ins

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Following several car break-ins earlier this week, the Ironwood Public Safety Department is reminding residents about steps they can take to reduce the chance they are targeted. He made...

 

Friend of the Court celebrates 100 years

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic and Ontonagon County Friend of the Court joins together with fellow FOC across Michigan to celebrate the organization’s 100th year anniversary. Created in 1919, the agency is...

 

Mercer author Bates completes 'Walking Land'trilogy

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - Author Callie Bates said her passion for telling stories and an interest in fantasy and mythology shaped her direction. Speaking to...

 

Fe University to host orienteering class

MERCER, Wis. — With the prevalence of smart phones and GPS, it’s increasingly rare to get around without the assistance of digital technology. However, Fe University is teaching an orienteering class next month for those interested in improving t...

 

Airport taxiway reconstruction nearly completed

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Phase 1 of the reconstruction of the Gogebic-Iron County Airport's taxiway neared completion as crews added temporary markings to the taxiway...

 

Wakefield-Marenisco hopes for greater state funding

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield-Marenisco board of education voted Monday evening to support a resolution in support of greater state funding of schools....

 

Ontonagon County Board gives paper mill sludge dumping go ahead

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners agreed Resolute Forest Products Mill in Menominee can deposit some of its paper mill sludge at the Ever-Green Landfill and Recycling Center in Ontonagon to h...

 

Iron County judge dead at 69

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County Judge Patrick Madden died last week, ending over three decades on the bench. He was 69. Madden was found in his home Wednesday morning, according to courthouse officials. Madden...

 

Ramsay continues restoring park

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - Bessemer Township Memorial Park was once a swimming destination before floods washed the dam away in the 1990s, and township leaders are adding...

 

Markkanen to address Ojibway closing in Marenisco Thursday

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - Members of the Marenisco Township board of trustees learned at their Monday evening meeting that state Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Houghton, will be...

 

Whitecap Mountains Resort plans $10 million resurgence

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com UPSON, Wis. - The charred remains of the base lodge at Whitecap Mountains Resort are now in the process of being demolished after a Jan. 18 chimney fire...

 

Documentary shows roots of 'flower power'

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Patrons said the topic of a music documentary drew them to the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Friday, but to have the filmmaker present with a...

 

Organizers gear up for Festival Ironwood

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Parts of Ironwood’s Depot Park are marked off and the tent will be set up in the coming days as Festival Ironwood is once again here. The 26th annual festival kicks off Wednesdays, with ma...

 

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