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GCC holds motorcycle safety course

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe IRONWOOD - Northern Michigan University sponsored an updated basic rider course hosted by The Motorcycle Safety Foundation at Gogebic Community College...

 
 News    June 19, 2019 

Wisconsin man sentenced to prison for Marenisco home invasion

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - A Wisconsin man was sentenced to prison in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday for his role in a Marenisco Township home invasion last year....

 
 News    June 19, 2019 

Wakefield-Marenisco passes $3 million budget for 2019-20

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — In their first meeting after school ended last week, the Wakefield-Marenisco district board of education voted Monday to pass its 2019-20 fiscal budget, which includes just over $3 million for...

 

Hurley Northstars

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - The Hurley K-12 School board approved using Hurley Northstars as the school's mascot name during Monday night's meeting. The change was passed...

 

Marenisco opens doors to marijuana enterprise

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - Members of the Marenisco Township board voted 3-2 Monday evening to pass a Marijuana Facilities Ordinance that includes terms in which marijuana...

 

Forestry committee approves timber sale bids

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County’s forestry and parks committee approved the winning bids for the county’s 2019 spring timber sale last week, a key source of revenue for the county. A total of 55 bids were...

 

GRTA holds all-terrain vehicle safety course

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Trail Authority held an all-terrain vehicle safety course on Saturday at Gogebic Community College. Deborah Fergus, certified...

 

Penokee Range 4-H holds fundraiser

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Penokee Range 4H Livestock Club hosted a "Haymakers 'n Hotdogs" fundraising event Friday at Cary Mine Market. The event raises money for the...

 

Kakabika Falls receives increased interest after debut in US postage stamp series

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — A dozen nature lovers joined an Ottawa National Forest hosted hike to Kakabika Falls on Saturday. The falls is gaining popularity after being selected by the U.S. Postal Service as one of 201...

 

2-vehicle crash temporarily closes US 2; four taken to hospital

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis. - A two-vehicle crash temporarily closed U.S. 2 in Kimball Friday afternoon. The two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision at...

 

Women's Club celebrates Flag Day coffee social

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com Bessemer - The auditorium in Bessemer's City Hall filled up fast for Bessemer's Woman's Club Flag Day social on Friday. Barbara Karpus, club secretary and...

 

Jurkovich leaving Our Lady of Peace for hospital chaplaincy

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — After seven years of ministering to the spiritual needs of Ironwood Roman Catholics, the Rev. Robb Jurkovich said his next role will be as chaplain of OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical...

 

Hurley K-12 School expansion project takes shape

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Outside walls are nearly erected at Hurley K-12 School's Northwoods Manufacturing expansion project and work on the roof deck is expected to take...

 

Solid waste authority looks to fill vacancies

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — In a special meeting Thursday, the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority’s board took steps to fill several unexpected vacancies that disrupted trash collection several weeks...

 

Law enforcement gets increased number ofscam reports

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Awareness has improved but people are still victimized by scammers that change and adapt with new technology to stay ahead of prevention efforts, according to local law enforcement....

 

Work temporarily closes Oman's Creek boat launch

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Oman's Creek boat launch and adjoining parking area was closed to the public this week as workers took soil boring samples on a...

 

Garden to honor people with Alzheimer's

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A ceremony to mark the transition of maintaining the garden box at Longyear Park will take place just prior to the Gogebic Range Concert Band...

 

Commissioners hear audit report

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners listened to a 2018 audit of the county at its meeting Wednesday evening. Sue Buitenhuis, certified public accountant at Gabridge & Company, said as an...

 

Markkanen proposes Ojibway as training site

LANSING — The proposed Michigan Department of Corrections' budget that passed the state house Tuesday included language proposing Ojibway Correctional Facility as a potential training site for corrections officers. State Rep. Greg Markkanen,...

 

Bessemer road construction to start soon

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Various highway, bridge and street projects in Bessemer this summer are meant to make driving a lot less bumpy, officials said. “The work is to improve the ride quality of the roadway,...

 

Ironwood water rate increase sparks reaction in Hurley

By Bryan Hellios bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council met Tuesday to raise resident’s water rates by a 3% increase to offset the cost passed on by the city of Ironwood. Robbie Lanctoe, chairperson for the public works,...

 

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