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Additional information regarding Ironwood fire released

IRONWOOD, MI (AP)-- Authorities say an Ironwood fire that's blamed in the deaths of three people was the second on the same morning at the same building. Ironwood Public Safety Monday released updated information about the February 21 fire, which destroyed a building with apartments on two floors a

WNMUFM.ORG - 2018-03-20 15:10:16

UPDATE: New details in Ironwood Fatal Fire

IRONWOOD, Mich. (WLUC) - The investigation into the February 21st fire that claimed the life of three Ironwood residents is ongoing. A team of federal, state and local investigators combed through the heavily burned remains of the building at 102 E Aurora St. for several days. Ironwood Public Safe


Applekamp arrested on drug charges while out on bond for previous charges

HURLEY, Wis. (WLUC) - On Saturday, March 17, at approximately 6 p.m., the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team arrested 28 year old Jakob Applekamp in Hurley, Wisconsin. Applekamp was currently out on bond for an incident that occurred in Ironwood, Michigan on July 22, 2017. In that incident, he and se


Fire blamed in 3 deaths was 2nd of morning at same building

IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a fire in Michigan's Upper Peninsula that's blamed in the deaths of three people was the second on the same morning at the same building. The Ironwood Public Safety Department on Monday released updated information about the investigation into the Feb. 21 fire,

WTOL-TV - 2018-03-19 16:48:51

IPSD finds Aurora fire unrelated to earlier blaze

Two men work from an elevated platform Monday afternoon at the rear of a downtown Ironwood apartment building that was destroyed by an early morning fatal fire on Feb. 21. Three people died in the fire at 102 Aurora St. The alley is blocked off during the work aimed at making the area safe from fall

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Voisin offers Hurley school board financial insight

ONE OF the Hurley science program's new Ozobots sits on a table at the Hurley School Board meeting Monday. Teacher Dan Rye gave a presentation about how his eighth grade students are using the small robots to learn about coding and programming. By LARRY HOLCOMBE lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com Hurley

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Upper Peninsula fire that killed 3 was second in building that night

IRONWOOD, MI - Officials have determined that a fatal fire that killed three people in downtown Ironwood was the second of two that occurred in the same building on the same night. Emergency personnel was first called to a multi-story building at 102 E. Aurora St. at 2:34 a.m. on Feb. 21. Upon arriv

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:42:19

Gogebic Range Trail Authority doubles mileage

March 19, 2018 Submitted photo SUNRISE OVER Wakefield on February 18. GRTA President Steve Hamilton stepped out of the groomer after spending all night making the trails good for the days riders and snapped a photo of the sun coming up. Groomers work hard to make the trails as smooth as possible so

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Bessemer man arraigned on drug charges

March 17, 2018 BESSEMER - Scott David Salmi, 43, of Bessemer, was arrested during execution of a search warrant at the Black River Valley Pub on Thursday, was arraigned on Friday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Salmi is charged with two felonies, conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine, a maximum 20


Commission criticized for goal priorities

March 17, 2018 IRONWOOD - Goals for 2018 approved by the Ironwood City Commission on Monday drew heat from a city resident. Paul Grbavcich, of Leonard Street, said he couldn't believe the commission would list a commercial blight fight as No. 1, when tackling the opioid problem in the city was only


Police investigate packages of meth sent to Bessemer pub

BESSEMER, MI-- A Bessemer man has been arrested on drug charges, following an investigation by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team into an area business. Thursday a search warrant was executed at the Black River Valley Pub in Bessemer. Officers from GIANT received information regarding a suspiciou


Highland Copper Company Inc.'s Copperwood Project hopes to bring copper mining to area

WAKEFIELD, Mich. (WLUC) - At the beginning of 2017, Highland Copper Company Inc. began a feasibility study to create a copper mine in the Wakefield/Ironwood area. In February, MDOT awarded the company an economic development grant worth nearly $4.8 million, upgrading the road from Wakefield to the


Connors enters guilty plea to seven burglaries

A Saxon man has accepted a plea arrangement that included guilty pleas to seven counts of burglary, one count of burglary while armed and one count of theft involving special facts. Dahyton J Sky Connors, 18, had originally been charged with 33 crimes, including burglary, criminal trespass, burglary


DNR sets Porkies back country camping limits

THOSE INTERESTED in exploring the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - including the Upper Carp River, seen here from one of the park's overlooks Saturday - may find it harder to obtain a back country camping site. The Department of Natural Resources has announced plans to limit back country


Hurley required to follow up on cross connection violations

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Hurley - The city of Hurley will work to come up with a plan for addressing water system cross connection violations. Mayor Joe Pinardi said the city has until September to assure the Department of Natural Resources the violations have been addressed and corrected. A conne


Students assemble amid national protests

March 15, 2018 Ian Minielly/Daily Globe MICHIGAN STATE Police trooper Jerry Mazurek addresses grades 7-12 Wednesday in the gymnasium of the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 school in Wakefield in response to school violence. By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com While students across the country wa


Ironwood red-flagged for underfunding pension plan

March 14, 2018 By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Ironwood - The city of Ironwood has been underfunding its retirement pension plan and has been cited by the Michigan Department of Treasury to take corrective actions. A new law requires local units of government to report underfunded retirem