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Solid waste authority looks to fill vacancies

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — In a special meeting Thursday, the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority’s board took steps to fill several unexpected vacancies that disrupted trash collection several weeks...

 

Law enforcement gets increased number ofscam reports

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Awareness has improved but people are still victimized by scammers that change and adapt with new technology to stay ahead of prevention efforts, according to local law enforcement....

 

Work temporarily closes Oman's Creek boat launch

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Oman's Creek boat launch and adjoining parking area was closed to the public this week as workers took soil boring samples on a...

 

Garden to honor people with Alzheimer's

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A ceremony to mark the transition of maintaining the garden box at Longyear Park will take place just prior to the Gogebic Range Concert Band...

 

Commissioners hear audit report

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners listened to a 2018 audit of the county at its meeting Wednesday evening. Sue Buitenhuis, certified public accountant at Gabridge & Company, said as an...

 

Markkanen proposes Ojibway as training site

LANSING — The proposed Michigan Department of Corrections' budget that passed the state house Tuesday included language proposing Ojibway Correctional Facility as a potential training site for corrections officers. State Rep. Greg Markkanen,...

 

Bessemer road construction to start soon

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Various highway, bridge and street projects in Bessemer this summer are meant to make driving a lot less bumpy, officials said. “The work is to improve the ride quality of the roadway,...

 

Ironwood water rate increase sparks reaction in Hurley

By Bryan Hellios bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council met Tuesday to raise resident’s water rates by a 3% increase to offset the cost passed on by the city of Ironwood. Robbie Lanctoe, chairperson for the public works,...

 

Ironwood Township to seek sewer bids

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved seeking bids for a sewer project Monday evening. An approximately 180-foot section of the sewer line between GCC Drive and Lake...

 

Wakefield council grants raise to campground hosts

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to double the compensation of campground hosts for the Eddy Park Campground on Sunday Lake....

 

Drivers fired, hired for local garbage pickup

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com RAMSAY — Recent disruption of garbage pickup to six municipalities has led to the dismissal of two drivers and hiring of their replacements, according to the supervisor’s report of the Bessemer...

 

Good weather but little bloom for Lupine Junefest

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — Participants of the 13th annual Mercer Lupine Junefest said warm weather and sunshine made for a great event — even if the lupine...

 

Birding festivals growing into Junefest

By Tom LaVenture news@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — For groups involved with the fifth Mercer Bird Festival on Saturday, the event has increased its visibility by joining the annual Lupine Junefest at Carow Park. The Bird Festival is a collabor...

 

Ladies-Only Shooting Clinic called 'empowering'

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The 15 women at a firearms training event Saturday expressed a variety of reasons for participating but said they were excited with the...

 

Hurley elementary students enjoy last day of school

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - Elemetary students at the Hurley K-12 School spent Friday, their last day of class, at a Hawaiian-themed picnic sponsored by the Parent Teacher...

 

Theatre North opens new season with 'Mamma Mia!'

By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — With this coming week’s production of “Mamma Mia!” Theatre North begins its 56th season. A June launch to what is usually a three-show season is a change from the past, according to...

 

Lake Road to close for repairs

By Bryan Hellios bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Gogebic County Road Commission stated Lake Road will be closed for culvert replacement beginning 7 a.m. Monday through 4 p.m. June...

 

DNR stocks trout at Saxon Harbor

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources crews were at Saxon Harbor Tuesday, releasing brown trout as part of the department’s...

 

Bocce ball coming to Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The Bessemer Recreation Committee on Thursday approved 4-0 the instillation of a basic bocce ball court at Bluff Valley Park. It is believed that bocce ball as a recreational activity for...

 

Hurley Northstars

By BRYAN HELLIOS bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Hurley K-12 School students and staff voted on Wednesday and chose Northstars as their new mascot to represent the school. The school originally planed to announce the new mascot at an upcoming...

 

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