Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Drivers fired, hired for local garbage pickup


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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 Township Board on Monday.

“We have two new hires,” said Jeffery Randall, supervisor of Bessemer Township. “They will be officially sanctioned at a special board meeting Thursday night.”

The two former drivers were dismissed from the Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority, the garbage pickup firm owned by the six member communities of...