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Ironwood School Board OKs bond request

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — In hopes of moving forward with plans for an addition to Luther L. Wright K-12 School, trustees of the Board of Education of the Ironwood Area Schools voted on Monday evening to approve a resolutio...

 

Highland Copper CEO discusses industry status

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] The global status of copper mining, as well as its future potential, was the subject of a virtual session last week that included the man who for six years has led Highland Copper Company Inc., a Canadian-based...

 

Our Lady of Peace welcomes new priest

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood welcomed Father Brian Gerber on Jan. 2. “It is a beautiful church,” said Gerber during an interview Tuesday. Gerber said his earliest...

 

Plentiful snow keeps slopes busy at Whitecap Mountains

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] UPSON, Wis. - Winter fans relished a new blanket of snow last Saturday at Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson, Wisconsin. Not only did the hills feature an...

 

Fun on the go in the snow

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] MERCER, Wis. - Mercer was abuzz with activity Saturday as snowmobile enthusiasts from all over paid a visit to town to enjoy the 16th annual Winter Blast...

 

Drug offenders appear in Gogebic County Circuit Court

BESSEMER — A 41-year-old women was sentenced Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for her involvement with the delivery of methamphetamine which occurred on July 11, 2022, in Bessemer Township according to Nicholas Jacobs, Gogebic County...

 

Hurley School Board weighs in on CESA purchase

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] HURLEY — The Hurley School Board unanimously approved a resolution by the CESA 12 Board of Control to purchase a building as a new home for CESA’s operations in Ashland. District Administrator Kevin...

 

Bessemer DDA moves closer to seeking outside advice

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Despite not always agreeing on the finer details, members of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority are moving forward with a plan to seek outside advice on how to improve the city’s...

 

Nancy Ann Vaara

HURLEY, Wis. — Nancy Ann Vaara, 83, of Bessemer, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley. Nancy was born on April 13, 1939, in Ironwood, Michigan, to the late Raniero “Spun” and...

 

Gogebic County board again elects Lorenson to chair

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER - Members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners held their reorganizational meeting on Jan. 4 and took their annual oath of office from County...

 

Depot Dash acts as pint-sized cross country skiing race

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - A Jan. 6 Depot Dash was a big success last Friday, drawing several dozen kids to a track circling a pavilion at the Historic Ironwood Depot Park....

 

Wakefield city hires new auditing firm from Houghton

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted on Monday evening to hire a Houghton accounting firm to address city audits. City Manager Rob Brown, Jr. informed the Globe on Tuesday that the council agreed to...

 

City of Ironwood gets thumbs up on previous fiscal year

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission received good news on Monday evening regarding an audit of the past fiscal year’s financial status. “We did have a clean, unmodified opinion, which is what we were...

 

Powderhorn rings in new year

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Big Powderhorn Ski Resort welcomed in the new year on Saturday night with its annual torchlight ski parade and fireworks show. The...

 

Adams begins officially as Bessemer city manager

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] BESSEMER — Jennifer Adams served her first day as Bessemer city manager on Tuesday. Technically, her new role started on Jan. 2, but that day was a city holiday in relation to New Year’s Day having fallen...

 

Bob Jacquart receives state Manufacturing Excellence Award

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — Each year, the Michigan Manufacturers Association presents Manufacturing Excellence Awards to a select number of winners, and one of them this year just happens to be from Gogebic County. Bob...

 

Miners Memorial Heritage Park hosts candlelit snowshoe

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park hosted a candlelight snowshoe walk around the Ironwood park’s trails on the evening of Dec. 28. Families, couples and individuals also enjoyed...

 

Ski hills weather storm, ready for New Year's weekend

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] It's a challenging time of year for ski hills, with one of them opening after another during the Christmas and New Year's Day season. So it wasn't as though...

 

Christmas weekend blizzard batters region

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] Christmas spirit was challenged last week when a lingering blizzard literally took the Gogebic Range by storm, causing multiple accidents and dropping nearly two and one-half feet of snow over four days. “It...

 

Wakefield home offers cheer with vintage Christmas lights

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Christmas often inspires memories of childhood and other bygone days, especially those most reminiscent of the greatest holiday spirit. That is...

 

Ironwood Schools pushes $16 million bond for new addition

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD — Members of the Board of Education for the Ironwood Area Schools District voted on Monday evening to approve a resolution to apply for a preliminary qualification of bonds. Superintendent Travis Pow...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    December 15, 2022

Trail 2 rerouted from Ramsay to Wakefield

RAMSAY - A rerouting of snowmobile Trail 2 between Ramsay and Wakefield was expected to be complete today, with a ribbon cutting set for Saturday at 10 a.m. The event will take place in Ramsay where...

 

Ironwood City Commission OKs Zoning Ordinance update

IRONWOOD – The Ironwood City Commission passed a resolution Monday updating the city’s Zoning Ordinance through a series of amendments. Community Development Director Tom Bergman said the update was a longtime coming, something they had been...

 

Jumpin' Jack Frost: Colorful parade draws large, happy crowd

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] IRONWOOD - Despite wind chill near zero on Saturday night, the Jack Frost parade in downtown Ironwood, drew a large crowd and offered a dazzling array of 40 ent...

 

Mercer hosts Winter Wonderland

By MEGAN HUGHES [email protected] MERCER, Wis. — Mercer hosted its annual Northwoods Winter Wonderland celebration on Saturday. People lined the highway to watch the parade as it made its way to the Chamber of Commerce office where a large wre...

 

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