Gogebic County Newswire

Gogebic County Newswire

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  1. Trust fund board recommends $47.6M for land buys, recreationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Progress

    ... and $3.1 million for 1,020 acres near the Au Sable River in Crawford County. In the Upper Peninsula, Gogebic County's Bessemer Township got $294,800 for a trailhead and renovation of Memorial Park. The city of Hancock was awarded $294,000 for a ...

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  2. $500,000 grant recommended for Iron Belle Trail in PorkiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Globe

    A $500,000 grant recommendation for acquiring land for the Iron Belle Trail was announced Friday by Gov. Rick Snyder. Snyder said the Gogebic County acquisition of the Cottens property would involve 6 acres of land with frontage on Lake Superior to support the Iron Belle Trail and improve land management of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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  3. Santa's Headquarters serves more area children this yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Daily Globe

    Ironwood - On a snowy, Christmas-like Tuesday, the tables in the Memorial Building auditorium were quickly filled with gifts for the 11th annual Santa's Headquarters project. Last year, around 327 children from 143 families had their Christmas celebrations made brighter through the effort, according to Erin Ross, of the Gogebic County Michigan State University-Extension office.

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  4. Interview schedule planned for road commission vacancyRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 4 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - Faced with the prospects of interviewing six candidates for a Gogebic County Road Commission board vacancy, the county board devised a plan Wednesday for the sessions. Board members agreed to meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, to begin interviewing the candidates.

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  5. Bessemer man arraigned on child abuse chargeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - A Bessemer man was arraigned on one count of second-degree child abuse in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday. The charge, which carries a potential maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, stems from an Oct. 22 incident when Gerszewski allegedly head-butted a child and pushed the child's head toward a wall, according to court documents.

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  6. Gogebic County Board fights high auto insurance costsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved a resolution bemoaning the high cost of auto insurance in Michigan. Commissioner Bob Orlich, of Wakefield , who introduced the resolution, said it is supported by State Rep. Scott Dianda, who favors zones that would reduce insurance costs in low-traffic areas of the state.

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  7. Gehrke sentenced to prison in Gogebic drug caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - A Hurley woman who had fled the state prior to her initial sentencing hearing was sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court Wednesday. Tracy Lynn Gehrke, 44, was sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison on a count of delivering less than 50 grams of heroin.

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  8. Ontonagon woman gets prison for drug chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - An Ontonagon woman was sentenced to two years in prison on drug charges Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Alyssa Lou Pollard, 25, was sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison for each of the two charges - one count of delivering cocaine and one count of delivery of a controlled substance on school or library property - however, the two sentences will be served at the same time.

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  9. Fair board members seek reappointmentsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Daily Globe

    Auvinen has been a member of the fair board for many years and volunteers countless hours in preparation of projects and events. Gribble noted he has been a leader in bringing back the Snowmobile Olympus to the Gogebic County Fairgrounds.

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  10. Turkey TrotRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Daily Globe

    HURLEY POLICE officer Donald Packmayer watches for walkers in the Thanksgiving Day Trot-4-Food in Hurley. The Iron County Health Department and Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce event had 60 people pre-register and more show up at the 8 a.m. start.

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  11. Donald K. ZerbstRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Daily Globe

    ... on ore ships on Lake Superior, for the Swift Company, Sanders Trucking and Superior American Homes, and the Gogebic County Road Commission, retiring from there in 1997. He also managed the Colonial Skateland in Ironwood for many years. He was an ...

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  12. Wisconsin 169, Lake Road reopenRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Daily Globe

    ... sides of the border two days before the Nov. 19 deadline that was set when the repair contract was awarded. Gogebic County Road Commission Engineer-Manager Darren Pionk said work is still being done installing guard rails and cleaning up the sites. ...

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  13. Lake Road spring movedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Daily Globe

    Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe THE MOVING and repair of the natural spring off Lake Road near Little Girl's Point completes the transfer of ownership of the spring from the Gogebic County Road Commission to Ironwood Township. The installation of a new pipe, left, was necessary after the old pipe was damaged during the flooding that was part of the July 11 storm.

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  14. Bessemer Township fire truck arrivesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Daily Globe

    It was manufactured in Lyon, S.D., at Rosenbauer America's plant at a cost of $227,650 and replaces a truck that had been in service for 30 years. Rosenbauer is a "global leader in firefighting technology," according to its website, and the new truck was custom-designed to accommodate the conditions and environment of Gogebic County .

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  15. Lake Road to Wisconsin could reopen by ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 10 | Daily Globe

    ... the July 11 storm, when heavy flooding caused numerous washouts and cut off access to some Point residents. Gogebic County Road Commission officials say full access to between Wisconsin and Michigan via Lake Road could be restored as soon as ...

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  16. Gogebic voter turnout at 53 percentRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Daily Globe

    More than half of Gogebic County's eligible voters participated in Tuesday's election, with initial figures released by Clerk Gerry Pelissero indicating turnout was at 53.6 percent. Wakefield Township had the highest percentage of participation of the county's municipalities, at 66.1 percent of the 266 voters participating.

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  17. Voters retain Pope as circuit judgeRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Daily Globe

    Voters in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties have voted to retain 32nd Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope for the remainder of a term lasting until Jan. 1, 2021. Pope received 4,128 votes in Gogebic County and 1,883 votes in Ontonagon County for a total of 6,011 votes.

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  18. Next UP Congressman is from Gogebic CountyRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | WDIO

    The next person to represent the Upper Peninsula and northern lower Michigan in the U.S. House of Representatives lives in Gogebic County. Republican Jack Bergman, a retired Marine Lt.

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  19. It's Election TuesdayRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Daily Globe

    In addition to the presidential race; at the federal level, voters in Iron County will also be voting in a senate race between Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, Democrat Russ Feingold and Libertarian Phillip Anderson. They will also vote in the 7th Congressional District race between incumbent Republican Sean Duffy and Mary Hoeft.

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  20. Bessemer meets new city managerRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Daily Globe

    ... methods to recoup the costs of the blight removal. Ronald Zaleski of Hurley applied for the position of Gogebic County Council of Veterans Affairs representative to the city of Bessemer . The board approved the motion to accept Zaleski for the ...

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