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  1. Rural ambulance costs high, rising in Gogebic CountyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Globe

    While Beacon Ambulance presently provides ambulance service to much of Gogebic County , the eastern end, in the Watersmeet area, is served by Aspirus out of Iron River, at an annual cost of $43,000 a year. Residents of that area are out of the "golden hour" that can determine life and death in a 911 emergency response call, said Jim Lorenson, chair of the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital board.


  2. Pionk resigns from road commission Friday morningRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - Gogebic County Road Commission Manager-Engineer Darren Pionk resigned Friday after being suspended earlier this month for allowing equipment and employees to be used at his residence for his personal benefit. Gogebic County Board of Road Commission Chair Marti Wegner, of Watersmeet , said the vote to accept the resignation at a special morning meeting after a closed session was 5-0.


  3. Gogebic County Board holds line on 2018-19 budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 27 | Daily Globe

    ... has two vacancies. He asked what a quorum would be with the five members, and board chair George Peterson, of Watersmeet , said it would take four members, since there should be seven seated on the fair board. Hampston also said as of Oct. 1, there ...


  4. U.S. House OKs authorization for Soo Locks projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 |

    ... Democrats and Trump are on board with the project. Congressmen Paul Mitchell, R-Dryden, and Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, also praised the authorization's inclusion in the water infrastructure bill: "Through teamwork and persistence, we are finally ...


  5. Alfred RogersRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... (10-11 a.m. EDT), followed by a memorial service at 10 a.m. CDT, (11 a.m. EDT). He will be laid to rest at the Watersmeet Township Cemetery following the service. Pastor Ted Trudgeon will officiate. Memorials may be given to the family. The family ...


  6. Students head back to classRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... has taken a part-time art teacher position. Fiorucci teaches mornings at E-TC, then spends the afternoon at the Watersmeet school. Other new classes added to the curriculum are welding, agriculture and CNA classes. These are made available through ...


  7. Phelps girls compete well at Gresham, show promise with young 2018 squadRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2018 | Vilas County News-Review

    ... season moves forward this week the team will travel to Butternut before beginning September with a road match at Watersmeet, Sept. 4. "Our hope is to be somewhere near the middle of the pack this season," said Rader of her conference predictions. ...


  8. Residents rally against closing Ojibway facilityRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... state capital to lobby for the prison's survival. Gogebic County Board of Commissioners chair George Peterson, of Watersmeet , said, "We were making plans to travel downstate, but they beat us to the punch. County board members and other members of ... 2 comments

  9. Gogebic County Board hears Ojibway closing oppositionRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... member Dan Siirila, of Ironwood , echoed a previous statement made by county board chair George Peterson, of Watersmeet , that a Gogebic County delegation of about 13 people was preparing to head downstate to support Ojibway when the closing was ...


  10. Wakefield-Marenisco takes high road on prison closingRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... for continued success. For instance, he said the school is fully staffed and new students are expected from Watersmeet , Ewen and Ironwood . The school itself also will start the school year with new exterior lights, new exterior doors, security ...


  11. Michigan voters set new turnout record for August primaryRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... Township had the highest turnout in Gogebic County with 34.2 percent of eligible voters casting ballots while Watersmeet Township had the lowest with 19.8 percent participation. Ironwood Township was relatively close behind Erwin with 32.9 percent ...


  12. Byrns takes seat on county boardRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... ownship, 261; Bob Orlich, District 6, Wakefield and Wakefield Township, 200; and George Peterson III, District 7, Watersmeet Township and Marenisco Township, 137.


  13. 4 Gogebic townships seek to renew millages Aug. 7Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Daily Globe

    Voters in four townships in Gogebic County will be asked on Tuesday, Aug. 7, to renew millages to fund township operations. The Aug. 7 election is a primary election in Michigan for local, state and federal offices, but there are also a number of ballot proposals, including millage renewals for "general township operating purposes" in Erwin Township, Marenisco Township, Wakefield Township and Watersmeet Township.


  14. Beyond the Boundary Waters: Michigan's Upper Peninsula is home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... families. It's also a solid choice for voyagers with a little less time. Just 375 miles from Chicago, Watersmeet is Sylvania's gateway town - 200 miles closer than the Boundary Waters' busiest entry point of Ely, Minn. Sylvania's compact size - ...


  15. Tribal center holds Ojibwa prayer ceremonyRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | Daily Globe

    Watersmeet - Taking place this week is the 2018 Healing Circle Run. It is a prayer for healing for the Ojibwa Anishnaabeg communities and is similar to a relay.


  16. More beaches set to reopenRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Daily Globe

    E.coli levels at beaches around the Western Upper Peninsula continue to improve, allowing more beaches to reopen to public use. Bete Grise, Calumet Waterworks, Clark Lake in Watersmeet , Hunters Point and the marina in Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor, Eagle River, Fort Wilkins State Park, Lake Gogebic State Park, Great Sand Bay, Lake Medora, L'Anse Waterfront, Little Traverse Bay, the Lake Superior side of McLain State Park, Porcupine Mountains State Park, Second Sand Beach and Twin Lakes State Park are now open, the Western U.P. Health Department said Friday.


  17. GIANT raid seizes crackRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Daily Globe

    The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics team on Thursday executed a search warrant in Watersmeet Township and arrested 29-year-old Elizabeth McGeshick. She faces charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine less than 50 grams, a 20-year felony; possession with intent to deliver Oxycodone, a seven-year felony, and maintaining a drug house, a two-year felony.


  18. MI Promises Funding for Soo Locks ExpansionRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 | PaintSquare

    ... similar legislation was introduced a year ago by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, and Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, and referred to committee. Language supporting updates to Soo Locks was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for ...


  19. Medical transport company back in air after crash that killed Michigan nurseRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 |

    ... its Spirit 2 helicopter in Hazelhurst, Wis. on April 26 that killed Michigan flight nurse Klint Mitchell, 30, of Watersmeet, 43-year-old Gregory Rosenthal of Mosinee, Wis. and 34-year-old Rico Caruso of Hazelhurst, Wis. The helicopter went down in a ...


  20. Medical transport company back in air after fatal crashRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... , Rico Caruso, of Hazelhurst; flight paramedic Gregory Rosenthal, of Mosinee; and flight nurse Klint Mitchell, of Watersmeet, Michigan.


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