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An infinite passion for the sky

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Jim Kaufman achieved many goals in life before following through on his passion for astronomy. He was an aerospace engineer. He earned a...

 

Filmmaker speaks on future documentary

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Filmmaker Dirk Wierenga of Grand Haven began a 1,000-mile journey in March to bring national awareness to what rural areas, like those in the...

 

Ironwood man sentenced to prison on drug charge

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — An Ironwood man will serve over 7 years in prison on a drug charge after he was sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Donald Pierre Jett, 52, was sentenced to at least 87 months in...

 

Public safety executes warrant related to recent break-ins

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Public Safety Department announced Wednesday night that several local law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant in Ironwood earlier that day in connection to a series...

 

Customer patronage supports Hurley K-12 School

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. - The Hurley Education Foundation added $20,508 to its budget thanks to a community that puts students before profits. For the past nine...

 

Bessemer receives $2000 grant from MSU Extension

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Promoting the downtown area and helping local businesses to succeed was the focus of discussion during the meeting of the Bessemer Downtown Develop...

 

County hopes to resolve retirement fund issue

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — In the county administrator’s report to the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, Juliane Giackino said she is working with legislators to finally resolve a six-year-old...

 

Future of Ramsay postal service uncertain

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - Now that Bessemer Township officials have decided to tear down the Ramsay post office building, customers are waiting to hear whether there will be...

 

Packers TV bill reintroduced

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — A Wisconsin senator is trying again to address the issue of border towns not being able to watch some Green Bay Packer games when local stations in neighboring states air other games...

 

Ontonagon council hears warnings from residents

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - While the Ontonagon Village Council has been considering the question of an ordinance to allow the licensing of marijuana facilities and businesses in...

 

Montreal council discusses resolving water system problems, hydrant maintenance

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com MONTREAL - The Montreal City Council discussed the progress of resolving water system issues within the city at its meeting Tuesday. The rehabilitation of...

 

Hurley amends tobacco, gambling ordinances

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — The Hurley City Council on Tuesday added vaping to the juvenile tobacco use ban and revised three gaming ordinances. The council 5-0 approved amending the city ordinance prohibiting...

 

Bessemer Township board hears report on Memorial Park project

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - The Bessemer Township board heard a report Monday on the ongoing project to improve Memorial Park, including the addition of a swimming area along...

 

City approves Waupaca Foundry tax exemption

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday approved an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption for Waupaca Foundry, Inc., which opened in July at the New Ironwood Industrial Park. The 3-0 approval...

 

Wakefield passes five-year MDOT maintenance contract

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council on Monday renewed a five-year state trunkline maintenance contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation. The approval was addressed via the passage of...

 

Suicide walk spreads hope

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Three speakers from different backgrounds and circumstances regarding suicide all shared a similar message that depression is not a dead end and that help is there for anyone who reaches...

 

Trails fest attracts all ages of riders

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The cool weather proved perfect for around 135 mountain bike riders who participated in the Copper Peak Trails Fest on Saturday in Ironwood....

 

Hound Dog Hike fundraiser helps maintain Iron King Dog Park

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A fundraiser for the Ironwood dog park yields many benefits, according to organizers. H.O.P.E. Animal Shelter and Friends of Miner’s...

 

Bessemer now features location maps, wayfaring signs

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Tourists, as well as locals, will have an easier time finding key sites in Bessemer, thanks to new location maps and wayfaring signs now standing aro...

 

Women in Automotive Engineering program provides opportunity for students

By MEGAN HUGHES news@yourdailyglobe.com HOUGHTON — Summertime camps are a popular way to keep students busy when off school. Eliza Stone, a senior at Bessemer High School, attended one of the camps offered by Michigan Technological University this...

 

UW-Extension to offer master gardener training

HURLEY — The Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension is once again offering a master gardener class. Horticulture educator Darrin Kimbler is offering a Level 1 master gardener training in Hurley beginning Oct. 15. The classes will be held at...

 

County G bridge work complete

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com OMA, Wis. - For the first time in close to two months drivers are able to use County G in Oma after the road reopened Thursday. A section of the road...

 

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