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Michigan State Patrol, Super One spearhead food drive

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - As he was bagging groceries at one of the cash registers at Ironwood Super One, Lt. Don Horn said he has big goals for the annual Harvest Food Drive...

 

GCC Foundation honors three distinguished alumni

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The David G. Lindquist Center at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood was milling with people Thursday evening as the GCC Foundation held its 23rd...

 

Ambulance questions arise at Ironwood session

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Thursday night’s informational meeting on the one-mill November Gogebic County ambulance proposal was short on participants, but long on participation. Five members of the public attended the...

 

GOISD agriculture interns complete first season

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - With fall here on the Gogebic Range, the first year of the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District's agriculture program...

 

Ontonagon Village discusses needed jail repairs

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Jail is over 50 years old and sheriff Dale Rantala told the county board Tuesday there are some needed repairs. The most serious need is to repair showers. He explained the...

 

Sturgeon released in Ontonagon River

ONTONAGON — Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said Tuesday 759 lake sturgeon have been released into the Ontonagon River. The fish were stocked on Sept. 19 in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, according to the DN...

 

Hurley school aid drops, Mellen rises

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com The Hurley School District is one of 45 percent of Wisconsin’s districts that will see state aid shrink for the 2018-’19 school year. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction said state aid will...

 

Resolution reached in township treasurer case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Ironwood Township’s civil case against former Ironwood Township treasurer Jyl Renee Olson-DeRosso has been resolved. Gogebic County Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope issued a judgement in...

 

Bessemer City Council struggles with U.S. 2 traffic, speed concerns

BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council continued its effort to deal with traffic issues on U.S. 2 through town at its meeting Monday evening. A “general discussion” of the highway traveling through town included ideas about how to slow traffic,...

 

Powell: Ironwood finances improved since '17-18 audit

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — While Thursday’s audit presentation isn’t expected to bring good news regarding the state of the Ironwood Area Schools’ fund balance at the end of last year, Superintendent Travis...

 

Hurley fire chief credit card counts debated

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A hearing on a motion to dismiss theft and credit card charges against former Hurley Fire Department Chief Darrell Petrusha was continued Monday afternoon in Iron County Court. Iron County Judge...

 

Ontonagon Area School bathroom facelift completed

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Area School has completed its new bathroom project. Superintendent Jim Bobula told the Board of Education Monday the bathroom renovations are now complete. “Floor to ceiling we have a...

 
 By Steve Newman    News    October 15, 2018

Color Peak

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The sun came out Saturday to help outdoor enthusiasts enjoy their visit to Copper Peak for the facility's first "Light to Night Festival." The festival ran from noon into the...

 

Pie social draws crowd to township church

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The parking area next to St. John's Lutheran Church was full and cars lined a section of Airport Road in Ironwood Township Saturday as the church held its annual pie social...

 
 By Steve Newman    News    October 15, 2018

Madison Bach Musicians fill theatre with joyful music

IRONWOOD — A small but enthusiastic crowd enjoyed a musical performance from the Madison Bach Musicians Saturday night at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. The group is passionate about bringing the authentic sound of the Baroque musicians of the...

 

Bessemer US 2 lane talks continue

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - While no decisions are expected any time soon, talks continued Friday regarding the number of lanes U.S. 2 should have through Bessemer. A...

 

Rural ambulance costs high, rising in Gogebic County

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a three-part series on the Nov. 6 ambulance millage vote for Gogebic County. By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com While Beacon Ambulance presently provides ambulance service to much of Gogebic...

 

A survivor's journey

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - Nan Powell of Marenisco used to be a teacher in the Watersmeet Township School District. "I'm retired," she kidded in a recent interview with The...

 

Jackson Creek project gets new target end date

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — While the date remains dependent on the weather, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced a new target for when the Jackson Creek Bridge project will be completed. The...

 

NMU places idea kiosk in GCC student lounge

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College student Savannah Westie, of Mass City, knows about hard work, having hauled hay at a friend's farm near her home...

 

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