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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:43 PM

Fair weather prevailed Aug. 17 on the midway of the Iron County Fair, as these youngsters delight in a ride aboard a friendly alligator. Sunny, mild weather arrived for the first day of the fair and never left stayed throughout its four-day run. More fair photos are on page 2, and we will have more fair coverage (4-H market livestock, horse pull, demo derby, etc.) in next week’s edition.

Road Board may look at scarifying poor pavement pavement?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:43 PM

IRON RIVER—Some paved roads that are in poor condition may be better off if they are “scarified”–returned to a unpaved surface. It’s been done in Iron County before.

CF Council looks into parking fines
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:42 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At its Aug. 12 meeting here, the City Council discussed the city’s ordinance regarding parking on public highways within the city.

‘Outstanding retailer’
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:41 PM

Fred Angeli honored by grocers’ group
LANSING—Michigan Grocers Association (MGA) has announced that the inaugural Al Kessel Outstanding Achievement Award recipients are Iron River’s Fred Angeli of Angeli Foods and Spartan Stores Inc. of Grand Rapids.

Ice Lake Clinic reopens after renovation PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:23 PM

NorthStar Health System staff and those involved in the revamping of the Ice Lake Clinic gather around the improved space during the Ice Lake dedication ceremony on July 31. Pictured, from left, front, Linda Gicius, Jill Sundell, Tracey Nelson and Sharon Weber; center, Leanne Phillips, Shari Ponozzo; back, Mike Dobson, Dr. Kim Mahler and Betsy Stegbauer.

Usage-based sewer rate hike approved
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:22 PM

IRON RIVER—After hearing public comment for close to an hour, the Iron River City Council voted July 31 to approve an increase in city sewer rates based on usage.

Sheriff looks into cemetery thefts
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:22 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of grave site decorations from the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.

Dandelions in asphalt? Road board takes a look
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:21 PM

IRON RIVER—Problems along Wright Road in Mansfield Township have been a headache for the Road Commission for some time. They were discussed again during the board’s regular meeting July 16.

Fair raffle quilt on display PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:12 PM

This year’s Iron County Fair Association raffle quilt is quite delightful. Called “Northwoods Star Quilt” and made by Karla Menucci of Iron River (left), it would look nice as either a spread or a throw. Dorothy Javoroski (right), member of the Fair Association, noted the quilt is among a number of items available in the raffle. Tickets are $5 each, or five for $20, and can be purchased from Fair Association members as well as at the fairgrounds during fair weekend, Aug. 15-18. The drawing will be held Sunday afternoon.

Three proposals on Aug. 6 ballot
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:12 PM

IRON COUNTY—County voters will decide the fate of several ballot proposals during the election taking place next Tuesday, Aug. 6.