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Township continues to await resolution to tax debt

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — As township officials continue to prepare next year’s budget, some residents have expressed concern regarding the outstanding debt owed to various government entities in the...

 

Matonich appointed to state trails council

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder Friday appointed John Matonich, of Lake Gogebic, to chair the Michigan Trails Advisory Council. Matonich retired in 2016 as CEO of Rowe Professional Services Company. He served there as CEO from 1992 to 1999 and as...

 

Mercer library talks WordPress design

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — Mercer Library Director Teresa Schmidt discussed the basics of building a website Thursday during a class on the basics of using WordPress. Schmidt gave an overview of the various...

 

Finance committee approves cell tower lease

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — It’s possible cellphone coverage in Iron County will improve after the Iron County Board of Supervisors’ finance committee approved an agreement with U.S. Cellular Thursday to allow the...

 

Ironwood, Gogebic projects approved for MDNR grants

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Ironwood and Gogebic County projects were approved for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant awards by the state legislature. The Miners Memorial Heritage Park mountain bike trail system project was...

 

Hurley K-12 school expansion bid process to be decided

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley School Board will consider the bid process for the planned technology education expansion project at Monday’s regular monthly meeting. The school board originally discussed a...

 

Beacon awarded subsidy to serve Gogebic County

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The present ambulance service for Gogebic County will continue into 2019, with Beacon Ambulance covering the west end of the county and Aspirus covering the east end. The Gogebic County Board...

 

Wakefield municipal building ready for sports practice

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield city council voted Monday to adopt temporary rules regarding the use of its newly remodeled community room. In the past 10 months, a...

 

MSP stresses importance of cleaning windshields

WAKEFIELD — With winter set in on the Gogebic Range, local law enforcement officials are reminding drivers to fully clean off their windshields and windows before hitting the road. Not only is cleaning windshields safer, according to Michigan...

 

Bessemer entities share goals in united government meeting

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Bessemer city hall auditorium featured several tables Monday evening during a combined meeting that joined members from five different governing...

 

Sno cross racing returns to GCC

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday agreed to sell water at a discounted rate for this weekend’s sno cross snowmobile event at Mt. Zion on the campus of Gogebic Community College. Commissioners agreed to offer the same discounted...

 

Hurley receives clean audit report for 2017

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council accepted a favorable audit report for 2017 at Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting. The audit by Wipfli LLP found “no unusual transactions,” council members learned....

 

City commission opts out on marijuana sales for six months

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission on Monday approved an ordinance to prohibit marijuana establishments in the city for six months, when the issue will...

 

Wakefield council leans to discouraging marijuana business

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield city council voted Monday to have city attorney Ray O'Dea draw up an ordinance stating the city will opt out of allowing marijuana...

 

Township schedules budget workshop

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — After hearing from residents at the last meeting, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees decided more work was needed on next year’s budget; with the board Monday scheduling a...

 

Claudettes deliver holiday cheer

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Excited patrons of the Historic Ironwood Theatre packed the house for Saturday night's annual Claudette Christmas show, during which they were...

 

Mercer Candy Cane event draws festive crowd

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER - The first combined Candy Cane Christmas Celebration was a big success in Mercer Saturday. In past years, the traditional Candy Cane Christmas parade...

 

GCC surveys area business needs

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College is conducting a survey of business and industry the region to assess ways in which the college can assist businesses with their training needs. One of the college’s 2018-2019 institutional goals calls for...

 

Duffy talks government shutdown, border wall

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. – U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau, held a series of town halls in his Seventh Congressional District Friday, starting with a small...

 

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