Month: August 2019

SAXON – Destroyed by flooding over three years ago, the Saxon Harbor marina opens today. It’s the first time since the storm in July of 2016, that boats will be able to use the harbor’s marina again. New docks and boat launches are open for public use. The public is being asked for patience while […]

IRONWOOD – When Ironwood teachers returned to their classrooms Tuesday they had some help from the district’s Parent Teacher Organization with the cost of classroom supplies. The PTO made $75 available for classroom supplies, PTO president Clancey Byrne said, for any interested teachers to use as they saw fit. Byrne told the Ironwood Daily Globe […]

HURLEY, Wis. – First Day of School in Hurley is Tuesday right after the extended Labor Day weekend. Yesterday parents and students of the Hurley K-12 School had an open house to help take the anxiety out of the first day of fall semester classes on Tuesday. The open house helps everyone be better organized […]

HURLEY – Xcel Energy officials provided the Iron County Board of Supervisors with An outline of a proposal to reroute transmission lines through northern Iron County at their meeting Tuesday in Hurley. The power lines in question run between Ironwood and Ashland, Wisconsin, crossing U.S. 2 near the Saxon Pump substation before crossing the highway […]

HURLEY – A meeting was held last night at the Iron County Court House in Hurley to discuss a possible change to the US-2 / Highway 51 intersection. Currently there is an overpass that merges traffic from Highway 51 to either East Bound or West Bound traffic on highway 2. At the meeting 3 proposals […]

LANSING – Traffic Restrictions Being Lifted For Labor Day Travel Road construction crews will soon begin moving as many orange barrels and barricades out of the way as possible to accommodate Labor Day vacationers. The Michigan Department of Transportation is removing lane restrictions on over two-thirds of its road and bridge projects starting at 3 […]

ODANAH,WI – It has been a significantly bad year for wild rice. That’s what the bad river band says it’s dealing with on their reservation this year and tribal leaders say it’s having a big effect on their economy. Tribal leaders say some of those reasons are because of abnormal water conditions and non-native species […]

SUGAR CAMP – A motorcycle crash in Oneida County left one man dead Wednesday night. Shortly before 10:40 p.m., police responded to reports of a one-man crash just beyond the intersection of State Rd 17 and County Hwy D in the Town of Sugar Camp. At the scene, medics found the body of one man […]

IRONWOOD – On Tuesday, 08/20/2019, the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team arrested a 62 year old Rhinelander Wisconsin man, David A. Towne in the City of Hurley. Throughout the investigation GIANT Officers executed controlled buys on Mr. Towne and then subsequently arrested him. The investigation primarily focused on David Towne distributing Vicodin in both, Wisconsin […]

IRONWOOD – With School back in session Ironwood Public Safety wanted to give some general information to help keep our children safe. Research shows school-age children are actually nine times more likely to sustain an unintentional injury—whether on the playground or in school—than to be the victim of violence while at school. In fact, an […]

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