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WIC Patriot’s Pen winners honored at VFW ceremony
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:54 AM

First and second prize Patriot’s Pen essay contest winners read their essays to VFW Post 3134 on Jan. 11 and were awarded prizes of a certificate, a flag pin and a check. Pictured, from left, are Post Commander Darin Long, Shane McPherson, Olivia Pierce, Rudy Passamani, Noah Thomson and Hunter LaChapelle.
IRON RIVER—What does patriotism mean to you? For the West Iron County middle school students who participated in the Patriot’s Pen essay competition, it meant many different things.

County Board may end partnership with DISCA
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:54 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At its regular Jan. 14 meeting, the Iron County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of becoming independent from the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency or finding another partnership.

Road Board plans to look at summer temps hirings
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:45 AM

IRON RIVER—While not promising any hirings, the Iron County Road Commission will soon be advertising for summer temporary workers. That was the consensus during its Jan. 14 regular meeting.

IR Council will sponsor dog race
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:45 AM

IRON RIVER—During its Jan. 15 regular meeting, the Iron River City Council voted to sponsor the 2014 IronLine sled dog race with $2,500 after hearing goals presented by event organizer Josh Brindle.

Ice Hawks action PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:08 AM

Ice Hawks Squirt player Danielle Polzin breaks free from the opposing team, the Marquette Elks, on home ice on Saturday, Jan. 11, in Caspian.

Baumgartner boosts his Olympic SBX bid
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:05 AM

IRON RIVER—Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner is making a strong case for his second selection to the U.S. Winter Olympics snowboardcross team. After a pair of World Cup races held over the weekend in Andorra, his bid is looking pretty good.

Dallavalle new Caspian mayor
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:05 AM

CASPIAN—At the City Commission’s reorganizational meeting on Jan. 8, Tony Dallavalle was selected as mayor for 2014.

Cars collide at Bates crossing
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:04 AM

BATES TOWNSHIP—On Wednesday Jan. 8, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. 2 at Bates Amasa Road in Bates Township.

Building trades students
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:45 AM

West Iron County building trades students receive their OSHA 10 cards after completing a 10-hour training course in construction safety and health. Back row, from left: instructor Jeff Swenski, Gundlach-Champion owner Bill Verrette, students Ian Frailing, Jacub Moon, Ethan Johnson, Josh Moon, Joe Pisoni, Mike Pellizzaro, Colton Kurtz, Collin Leonarduzzi, Thad Lambert. Front row: students Anthony Barriger, Joshua Schuett, Matt Witt, Tyler Mann and Trenton Meyer. Not pictured: Jim Rose, OSHA trainer with Gundlach-Champion, and students Clint Franzene, Chasz Jonet and Bryson Heimerl. (submitted photo)
IRON RIVER—For years, students in West Iron County High School’s building trades class have received training that can lead to productive vocational careers.

Troopers will assist FP with bus scofflaws
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:45 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Troopers from the State Police Iron Mountain post are going to help the Forest Park schools deal with the problem of drivers illegally passing school buses.