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Longtime snowmobile club picks up ORV trail maintenance

WAKEFIELD — After decades of work with snowmobile trails, the Gogebic Range Trail Authority is expanding its work to support ORV use in the region, according to club president Steve Hamilton. The GRTA recently became part of a Michigan Department...

 

FEMA begins payment process for 2018 storms

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The process of reimbursing local communities for damaged sustained during a pair of storms last year is under way as the Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun issuing checks to Iron...

 

GOCAA makes delivery changes for food distribution

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency has made changes to its monthly delivery of groceries through its Commodity Supplemental Food...

 

Bessemer DDA gets mini-marketing grant from WUPPDR

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Members of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority learned Thursday that they received an $8,000 grant from the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region. City manager Charly...

 

Contractor recommended for Saxon Harbor campground rebuild

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Iron County won’t be able to officially award the contract until federal officials sign off, but the county’s forestry committee recommended a contractor for building Saxon Harbor’s camp...

 

Old iron beam bridge to get update

ONTONAGON - Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment received a grant for $363,630 to complete upcoming trail projects. Linda Schulz, secretary and special project coordinat...

 

Ontonagon Harbor dredging expected after Fourth of July

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor is expected to be done after the Fourth of July. EDC member Pat Tucker told the Economic Development Corporation Board Wednesday that the dredging company...

 

Wakefield council addresses back-up from 'rain event'

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The City of Wakefield addressed its first "rain event" of the year by discharging an excess of diluted raw sewage into designated ditch lines...

 

Ramsay millage session closes early when nobody attends

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY - A Tuesday evening public session on a continuing millage proposed by the Bessemer board of education closed early after nobody showed up during the...

 

Township prepares to move forward after supervisor's death

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — It’s a situation no one wants to be in, but Ironwood Township officials are preparing to move forward following township supervisor Steve Boyd’s death. Boyd died early Thursday...

 

Troopers join Michigan State Police Wakefield Post

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Michigan State Police Wakefield Post 86 recently had three troopers join its ranks. Stefin Robinson, Paul Maxinoski and Evan Fezatt complet...

 

Township approves water line takeover

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Given the proximity to the township’s existing system, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees agreed to take over responsibility of a water line Tuesday. Located on Country Club...

 

Wakefield council appoints White to empty seat

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield city council voted Monday evening to appoint Dale White to a seat left vacant when former member Pat Mann resigned, effective Feb. 28. White has been a member of the planning...

 
 By P.J. Glisson    News    April 8, 2019

Pachmayer celebrates 100th year with government honors

WAKEFIELD - The family of John M. Pachmayer aimed to have 100 people at his 100th birthday last Saturday, and that objective was likely achieved. The celebration began with a social time in the bar... Full story

 

Fun Frolic raises funds for 4-H club

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com KIMBALL, Wis. - The Penokee Range 4-H Livestock Club held its annual Spring Fun Frolic at the Kimball Community Center Saturday. Although the rain meant...

 

State representatives hear complaints on economy, taxes

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - State Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Houghton, and former state senator Tom Casperson were on hand Saturday to address questions from constituents at Wakefi...

 

Michigan man sentenced in federal court for fish trafficking

GRAND RAPIDS — Federal Department of Justice officials announced the sentences of a downstate Michigan man in a wild fish trafficking case last week. John Cross and John Cross Fisheries Inc., of Kalamazoo, were sentenced for trafficking in...

 

Meyers to hold Iron County listening session

HURLEY — Rep. Beth Meyers, D-Bayfield, has scheduled a listening session in Iron County later this month, allowing constituents to provide feedback on Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed budget. “Budget listening sessions are extremely helpful in...

 

'Princess Bride' draws First Friday crowd

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre evidently made the right choice Friday when it decided to show "The Princess Bride" in conjunction with this...

 

Opera singer remembers his Bessemer roots

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailynews.com NEW YORK — Shortly before winning the 65th annual Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in New York City Sunday, the rising opera star fought to remain calm and control his breathing. Miles Mykkan...

 

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