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Temporary summer workers urged
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:58 PM

IRON RIVER—During its regular monthly meeting here Oct. 8, Iron County’s Road Commission agreed to consider hiring part-time employees next summer to help maintain county roads.

Man charged with copper tubing theft
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:56 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—A 53-year-old Green Bay man has been arrested by authorities in connection with the theft of copper tubing from a hunting camp in northern Hematite Township. He is also being investigated in connection with thefts at other camps in the area.

Too many cats!
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:50 PM

Animal Shelter cuts adoption fees - staff and volunteers at the Northwoods Animal Shelter show off some of the many cats now available at the shelter. Front row, from left: Lynn Carlson, Michelle Guth, Jeff Roe. Back row: Claire Aspey, Bonnie Jewell, Sheila Hotvedt, Matt Bessemer.
IRON RIVER—“Hundreds of cats. Thousands of cats. Millions and billions and trillions of cats!”

Troopers respond to Breitung collision
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:49 PM

IRON MOUNTAIN—Troopers from the Iron Mountain State Police Post responded to a personal injury crash, which was reported at 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the intersection of U.S. 141 and East Breitung Avenue in Breitung Township.

M-73 water project nearly done
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:48 PM

STAMBAUGH TOWNSHIP—At its regular Oct. 2 meeting, the Stambaugh Township Board was informed by the water department that the M-73 line replacement should be completed and ready for use by the end of next week.

Westphal retires from Reporter as editor
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:48 PM

IRON RIVER—The staff and management of the Iron County Reporter has announced the retirement of Allyce Westphal as editor.
During her time at the Reporter, she won several Good News Awards and many certificates of merit for feature articles, her regular column, “County Café,” and photographs.

New FPHS science lab nearly ready
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:40 PM

Forest Park High School’s roomy new science lab has windows to the science classroom next door, allowing the teacher to supervise both rooms.
CRYSTAL FALLS—This fall, Forest Park High School students are seeing some of the benefits of the bond proposal approved by voters last year.

Forest Park waiting for county’s check
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:40 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—It’s hard to wait for money when you’ve got bills that need to be paid. That’s true whether you’re an average person, a local business or a school district.

Local departments plan for Fire Prevention Week
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:39 PM

IRON RIVER—The West Iron County Fire Department will sponsor an open house in observance of Fire Prevention Week on Monday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the West Iron County Fire Hall, 641 Ninth Ave.

Sheriff’s office makes arrest for area thefts
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:38 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation into the theft of decorations from the Evergreen Cemetery in Crystal Falls.