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Gogebic County voters face crucial ambulance question

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a three-part series explaining the ambulance millage request that will be on the Gogebic County ballot in the Nov. 6 election. By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — While Michigan’s Nove...

 

Steady downpour sets record here

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Record rainfall for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Wednesday has sent Ironwood's 2018 precipitation total to nearly 11 inches above average. A...

 

Gogebic-Iron airport to receive $650,000 fire-rescue vehicle

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — It appears Gogebic County will receive a $650,000 fire and rescue vehicle for the Gogebic-Iron Airport at a cost of $8,125. The county board of supervisors on Wednesday approved a resolution...

 

Flood watch on in Gogebic County

BESSEMER — Gogebic County Emergency Government Coordinator Jim Loeper told the county board of supervisors Wednesday there were high water issues throughout the county, including possible flooding of the Presque Isle River in the Marenisco area....

 

New charges filed against Mercer murder defendant

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Additional charges have been filed against one of the men accused of participating in the murder a Lac du Flambeau man in Mercer on Dec. 22. Assistant Attorney General Richard Dufour, lead...

 

Additional Iron County threat charges filed against Gollubske

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Additional threat counts have been filed against an 81-year-old Kimball, Wis., man who has been bound over for trial on a charge of making a terroristic threat at the Marshfield Clinic in Mercer...

 

Housing secretary files suit against Ontonagon officials, resident

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The secretary of the Ontonagon Housing Commission filed suit in Ontonagon County Circuit Court Monday, against one village councilman, one member of the Village Housing Commission, one resident of the...

 

Jackson Creek bridge unlikely to be finished this month

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Residents looking to travel east from Wakefield will have to continue taking the detour around Lake Gogebic if they want to use M-28, as the Jackson Creek bridge project isn’t expected...

 

Ironwood's gas plant cleanup share $170,000

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The city of Ironwood must pay $170,000 as its share of the costs regarding the 2012 gasification plant clean-up project by the Environmental Protection Agency. The consent decree with the EPA...

 

Dianda, Casperson help mark Ontonagon Day

ONTONAGON - Monday was celebrated as Ontonagon Day by the state in a proclamation presented to the Ontonagon Village Council Monday by state Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet. Dianda said the...

 

Whitecap Mountains christens resort with inaugural Oktoberfest

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com UPSON, Wis. - The first Oktoberfest at Whitecap Mountains Resort in Upson featured a crisp, colorful Saturday with participants arriving in rows of cars or all-...

 

Gogebic Democrats open Ironwood office

IRONWOOD - With the mid-term elections only a month away, the Gogebic County Democratic Party has opened an Aurora Street office next to the Bake Superior business, which is in the former Ronnie's...

 

Ironwood Masons hold open house

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — As part of the city of Ironwood’s Plaidurday festivities, Ironwood Masonic Lodge No. 389 held an open house Friday. The lodge has been holding the open houses every First Friday,...

 

Snyder: State to cover entire matching funds for UP June flooding

LANSING — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has authorized additional money to cover up to $7.4 million in matching funds Upper Peninsula grant recipients are required to pay under the Federal Emergency Management Agency public assistance program. June...

 

A survivor's journey

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON - Sandy Morin believes in miracles and she has seen that miracle in her journey with cancer. One of Morin's passions is quilting. She belongs to quilt...

 

Company holding Marenisco job fair Saturday, explores expanding to area

By STEVE NEWMAN news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — Waupaca Foundry, a company subsidiary based in Waupaca, Wis., held a job fair Friday that continues today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marenisco Town Hall, with the possibility of locating a...

 

Kids learn about logging

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com OMA, Wis. - The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association is teaching kids across the region about the forest industry with a two-day Log-a-Load for...

 

Pumpkin Run ATV/UTV Rally set for Iron County this weekend

MERCER, Wis. — The 16th annual Pumpkin Run ATV/UTV Rally kicked off Thursday and runs through the weekend in Iron County. More than 200 riders have registered for the event, held to promote riding in Iron County — “the ultimate ATV and UTV...

 

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