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Bessemer man sentenced to prison in child abuse case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - A Bessemer man convicted of child abuse last month will serve at least six years in prison. Gogebic County Circuit Judge Michael Pope...

 

Marenisco Township sues state over prison closure

MARENISCO (AP) — A township in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is suing to stop the closing of a prison. Marenisco Township in Gogebic County says the state didn’t do an economic-impact study as required by law. However, a judge on Monday rejected...

 

Autumn arrives early across Gogebic Range

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Monday’s temperatures in the 70s gave way to the lower 50s on Tuesday as fall arrived early across the Gogebic Range. Summer doesn’t officially end until Saturday, but the cool weather...

 

Ironwood considers district rebranding effort

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools is examining its branding efforts in order to get all the district’s teams and clubs on the same page, the board of education learned Monday. The first step of...

 

Committee to decide fate of Midget mascot

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Is it time to eliminate the Midget mascot? That’s what a committee in the Hurley School District will decide by the end of the year. “It’s time for a discussion,” school board president...

 

Bessemer to request MDOT attend informational meeting

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - At Monday's regular meeting of the Bessemer City Council, the council stated they want more input from the Michigan Department of Trasportation...

 

Dianda, Summers lend support to fight OCF closure

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Organizers of a Sunday spaghetti feed at the Wakefield VFW hope the event will add to legal coffers aimed at disputing a recent state decision to...

 

Berens entertains at HIT on 'Oh My Gosh' tour

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre was the hot place to be Saturday as comedian Charlie Berens performed at a stop on his "Oh My Gosh" tour....

 

SOMI tournaments triumph over early Saturday storms

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Grins galore served as hallmarks of joy at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Golf and Bocce Tournaments, sponsored by Area 39 of the Special Olympics of Michigan. Bessemer hosted both tournaments, with...

 

Couple, 88, enjoys walking Iron Belle Trail together

BESSEMER - The popularity of the Iron Belle non-motorized trail extends to all age categories. Cutso and Phyllis Corullo, both 88, of Bessemer, have lived across the street from the new-to-Bessemer...

 

Minnesota man arrested on Ironwood drug charges

IRONWOOD — A Minneapolis area man is facing five felonies after he was arrested in Ironwood earlier this week for allegedly bringing drugs to the area. Brandon Bible, 35, is charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, tampering with...

 

Wastewater rate increase to ensure services maintained

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — Faced with equipment nearing the end of its life cycle, the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Authority recently raised its rates to ensure operations can continue without interruption. The...

 

Saxon Harbor boat launch poured

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com SAXON, Wis. - While it's evident a lot of work stills needs to be done, Saxon Harbor's marina is beginning to take shape as workers poured concrete for...

 

Children's author visits Ironwood Carnegie Library

By JEAN NORDINE jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Author Sally Bair visited the Ironwood Carnegie Library Thursday afternoon to speak about her latest book, "Run Sally Run." She resides in...

 

County board seeks $299,900 grant for 2020 Iron Belle project

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — A resolution that outlines funding for the Bessemer to Ramsay stretch of the Iron Belle Trail construction project was approved by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Wednesday. In...

 

County board resolution opposes Ojibway closure

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — As the fight to keep the Ojibway prison in Marenisco from closing continues, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday passed a resolution urging the facility remain open. The...

 

Hurley council debates removal of park trees

By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY - As Hurley City Council members considered thinning trees at Riccelli Park at Tuesday's meeting, a resident of that neighborhood urged them not to...

 

Ironwood man arrested for criminal sexual conduct

IRONWOOD — The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with the MSP Wakefield Post, announced the arrest of Jason Elliott Irvine, 47, of Ironwood, following an investigation into his online...

 

Region remembers 9/11 attacks

Tuesday was the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks when two airliners crashed into the World's Trade Center, a third plane crashed into the Pentagon and a fourth plane crashed in a field near...

 

Commission hears of Ironwood tire collection effort set for next week

IRONWOOD - Plans for a special tire collection for city of Ironwood residents were discussed by the city commission on Monday. Code enforcement officer Jason Alonen said the collections will be held...

 

Iron County maple syrup forum planned

HURLEY — Despite having some of the highest concentration of sugar maple forests in the country, northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula lack a strong commercial maple syrup industry. A...

 

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