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DNR talks about Oman's Creek project

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A group of Little Girl's Point residents and others who use the Oman's Creek boat launch gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday to tal...

 

GRWA hears report on lead pipe replacement case

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY — The Gogebic Range Water Authority Board on Thursday discussed the challenges of possibly absorbing replacement costs for residential lines if they are contaminated with lead from the municipal...

 

Local veterans awarded quilts of valor

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - To be given a Quilt of Valor is an honor because it is not a gift, said Pauline Borgmen of the organization Quilts of Valor Foundation, it is an...

 

Gogebic County resolutions support funding efforts

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners 4-0 approved a resolution in support of reinstating a vetoed item from the Michigan annual budget that would have reimbursed the county for pension...

 

WHEAP accepting applications for energy assistance

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Iron County Department of Human Services is now taking application for the 2019-20 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program by appointment only. New applicants must apply in person and must set...

 

St. Nicholas Project accepting applications

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — “Share the Joy” is the theme of this year’s St. Nicholas Project in Ontonagon County. The project is a coalition of organizations, formed in 1987, to make sure that every family in Ontonagon...

 

GCC Board of Trustees plants apple trees

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Johnny Appleseed made a stop at Gogebic Community College on Tuesday. The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees were on campus bright an...

 

Montreal council to borrow for water infrastructure project

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com MONTREAL - The city of Montreal adopted a resolution to borrow $130,000 from the state of Wisconsin's trust fund to finance a water infrastructure project at...

 

Hearing paves way for Iron County murder trial

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The next time Curtis A. Wolfe appears in Iron County court, it is expected to be the beginning of his trial on charges related to the murder of a Lac du Flambeau man north of Mercer in...

 

Centennial groups celebrate together

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Three organization are combining patriotic events Wednesday to celebrate 100 years of serving the Bessemer community. Washington Elementary School, American Legion Post 27/American Legion...

 

Bessemer council talks city hall accessibility

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Discussion at Monday's Bessemer city council meeting centered on the issue of whether the city is in compliance with the American with...

 

Ironwood Historical Society to hold banquet

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Historical Society is having its annual banquet Thursday at the Olde Suffolk Ale House at 125 South Suffolk Street. This year's speaker will be Percy Smith. Smith retired 16...

 
 By Tom LaVenture    News    October 7, 2019

Kellett buried with honors

IRONWOOD - Walter Kellett is now at eternal rest in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. The 12,500-mile journey came 77 years after military historians say Kellett died at the...

 

NCT group hikes to Montreal Gorge

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The hardy few who braved the cold, wet, windy weather Saturday morning got the chance to preview the future path of the North Country Trail on Little Girl’s Points and enjoy one of the best views of fall leaves in the county a...

 

Chamber credits community with saving Hiawatha

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Hiawatha renovation was officially concluded Friday with a rededication ceremony and ribbon-cutting by the Ironwood Area Chamber of...

 

Plaidurday fills downtown

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - First Friday October could have doubled as the feast of flannel as people filled Aurora Street to take part in "Plaidurday". Hundreds of...

 

Mercer gets new postmaster

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — The town of Mercer has a new postmaster after Niki Bock was sworn in Friday afternoon in front of the town’s post office. As postmaster, Bock will oversee the general operations of...

 

Kellett arrives in Ironwood

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The surviving sister and nephew of Walter Kellett, a soldier who died in the Philippines during World War II, were present Thursday to see...

 

Parks & Rec committee discusses new skatepark

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Conversation at the Bessemer Recreation Committee centered around a new skatepark for Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park at the old tennis courts Thursda...

 

Ironwood district provides information on USDA grants

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools provided information at a special meeting Thursday on several federal grants the district is seeking. The district applied for a total of four U.S. Department of...

 

DNR looks for feedback on Oman's Creek project

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Department of Natural Resources is planning a meeting next week to gather public feedback on an effort to reduce sediment build up around the Oman's Creek boat launch at...

 

Wakefield Public Library seeks volunteers

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Local libraries can often be the center where people with things in common meet. Wakefield library director Joel Laessig is currently seeking...

 

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