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Foster children adopted into 'forever home'

BESSEMER - Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner will likely be extra special for a Caspian family after Gogebic County Judge Anna Talaska finalized the adoption of two brothers Tuesday afternoon - which hap...

 
 By Kim E. Strom    News    November 27, 2019

Mercer Lioness work with Habitat for Humanity in recycling project

MERCER, Wis. - The recycling committee of the Mercer Lioness Club has discovered a win-win situation for all when it comes to old Christmas lights. The lights can be recycled for the metal inside...

 

Ironwood to study water filtration soon

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday 4-0 approved a preliminary engineering report for the city’s pump station and water filtration improvements. Commissioner Joseph Cayer was not...

 
 By Kim E. Strom    News    November 26, 2019

Bessemer Township receives Fourth of July 50-50 winnings

RAMSAY - At its regular meeting of the board Monday, Bessemer Township received a check for $7,500 from the Ramsay 4th of July committee. The funds were obtained from the sale of 50/50 tickets this...

 
 By Kim E. Strom    News    November 25, 2019

Chamber music fills theater mezzanine Sunday afternoon

IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre hosted the Garland City Chamber Players Sunday afternoon in the mezzanine of the theatre. The four members from Ashland featured the music of Franz Schubert...

 
 By Kim E. Strom    News    November 25, 2019

Erwin hosts holiday event for kids

ERWIN TOWNSHIP - The Erwin Township Community Club held its first "Paint Your Holidays" event Saturday at the Erwin Town Hall. Several families came throughout the afternoon to paint Christmas tree...

 

'Wisconsin Remembers' exhibit honors lost lives

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER - Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name traveling exhibit is a tribute to lost life and lost potential. It features the pictures of over 1,161 Vie...

 

Mercer says vacation rental locations don't have permits

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Town Board of Supervisors on Thursday addressed the issue of the growing number of vacation rental units without permits. There are at least three residential homes in the...

 

Hurley, Mercer look to add BART service

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, MERCER, Wis. — If an Iron County grant application is approved the town of Mercer and city of Hurley may receive subsidized public transportation services sometime in 2020, according to...

 

DIDA looks to update downtown blueprint

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Downtown Ironwood Development Authority on Thursday started the discussion of developing a downtown comprehensive plan. The First Impressions program of Michigan State University...

 

Stabenow announces investment in UP health care expansion

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com WASHINGTON D.C. — Gogebic County is one of four Upper Peninsula counties sharing close to $100,000 in funding for expanded telemedicine services, Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced Thursday. Ortele Health...

 

ADRC looks to move soon

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. — Staff of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North (ADRC) looks to move into the former Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Hurley by the end of the month, according to a re...

 

Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility to update SQL data logging system

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - To meet state requirements and keep up with the technical age, the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility will soon be upgrading their SQL...

 

Fifth annual Trot-4-Food walk/run set for Thanksgiving day

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY, Wis. - What started as a pre-Thanksgiving meal fun run among friends has grown into an annual community charitable event. The fifth Trot-4-Food i...

 

USDA disaster designation includes 7 UP counties

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture for designating 43 counties — including seven Upper Peninsula counties — as primary natural disaster areas Tuesday....

 

Wakefield-Marenisco board votes to create fab lab

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Board of Education for the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School had a busy Monday meeting agenda that included three presentations in the school's...

 

Ironwood Carnegie Library holds Alzheimer's presentation

KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - One of the key things to remember when considering the difference between the warning signs of Alzheimer's and normal, age-related memory problems,...

 

Juveniles charged after high-speed chase

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Three youths face charges after stealing a pickup truck in Ashland and leading law enforcement on a high speed chase that ended in Marenisco on Saturday morning. A 14-year-old girl, a...

 

Maki to present on giraffe conservation work

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Ironwood Township resident Todd Maki hasn't found a lot of opportunities to use his background working with giraffe since moving to the Northw...

 

Hurley School District gets good report card

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Hurley School District is getting good marks from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction but it's just a snapshot report and the work...

 

Marenisco board votes to rescind marijuana ordinance

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO — Despite one opposing vote, the Marenisco Township Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to rescind an ordinance that would have allowed recreational marijuana enterprise within the township. The...

 

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