August 27, 2014

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Millages renewed at primary vote
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:16 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Voters gave thumbs up to a number of local millage renewals during the primary election held Aug. 5.

CF deals with water woes
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:15 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At the Crystal Falls City Commission meeting on July 11, City Manager Dorothea Olson said she had sent a notice to the city’s water customers, informing them that the city’s water samples were bad.

County to seek new radio levy
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:14 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At a special meeting July 22, the Iron County Board of Commissioners decided to ask taxpayers for a 0.2-mill increase to fund an enhanced 911 radio system for the county.

USS Indianapolis survivor tells his harrowing story
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:20 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:25 AM )

Harold Bray, who was born and raised in Ramsey, speaks to a crowd of about 150 at the Windsor Center, detailing his experiences as a survivor of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis in World War II.

IRON RIVER—The sinking of the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945, has been called the worst naval disaster in U.S. history.

WIC schools will get part of fund
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:19 AM

IRON RIVER—A major trust fund is being dissolved, and its assets are to be distributed among three local agencies.

Forest Park moves ahead on school leasing plans
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:18 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The process of converting parts of the old Forest Park High School building for other purposes seems to be moving ahead quickly.

VFW Post 2891 announces upcoming events
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:18 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Ladies Auxiliary of Tufts Rondon VFW Post 2891 will hold its regular August meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 1:30 p.m. District President Della Petaja will be present to do the annual inspection of the auxiliary.

Rally for a Cure raises $3,000
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:12 AM

The Shamco pink logging truck made an appearance at the Iron River Country Club for the July 15 annual Rally for a Cure golf event sponsored by the club’s Twilight League.

Election lineup set for Aug. 5
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:12 AM

IRON COUNTY—County Board candidates and millage renewals are the main matters on the ballot in the primary election taking place next Tuesday, Aug. 5.
There is one contested race for a county commissioner seat, and voters will select candidates in two other districts by write-ins. Renewals of the county-wide youth camp millage and a number of township millages will also be decided by those who cast ballots.

Road Board consolidation study set
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:11 AM

IRON RIVER—A two-member committee will study the practicality of the Iron County Road Commission moving all its operations into the garage on Oss Road right off U.S. 2. The decision was made during a special meeting held July 22.