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Will Iron County create new airport committee?
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 10:16 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Vey cautiously, the Iron County Board is considering whether to create a formal airport committee, to look into the feasibility and possible sites for a new airport.
At its Nov. 14 meeting, commissioners received a report from the existing ad hoc airport committee, which has been studying possible sites.

Road Board asked for more history research
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 10:15 AM

IRON RIVER—The historical research arm of the Iron County Road Commission was asked to go back into action during its monthly meeting Nov. 12.

Yell and Tell donations PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:44 AM

Officers from two local fire departments recently presented donations to Tom Staley of the Iron County Kiwanis Club to fund the fire protection portion of the Yell and Tell program in the local schools. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the Yell and Tell program for elementary students, to help them understand what they should do in an emergency. From left are Steve Gagnea of the West Iron County Fire Department, Stambaugh Elementary Principal Michelle Thomson, Staley and Tony Tomasoski of the Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department.

Will county keep MSU Extension?
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:41 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Trying to balance the cost vs. benefits question, County Board members took no action on a proposed agreement with the Michigan State University Extension office during its monthly meeting Nov. 14.

School officials upset over bus law violations
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:41 AM

MASTODON TOWNSHIP—Drivers who illegally pass school buses may have felt their ears burning when the Forest Park School Board held its monthly meeting at the township hall here Nov. 18.

West Iron Board debates merits of ‘one-on-one’
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:40 AM

IRON RIVER—Is having a touch-screen computer for each child in a school really such a good idea?
That topic was one of several discussed during the West Iron County School Board’s Nov. 11 regular meeting.

Trojans’ star will be a Spartan PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:18 AM

It’s been known for months, but on Nov. 13 it became official: all-U.P. Forest Park athlete Lexi Gussert will attend Michigan State University on an athletic scholarship. During a special assembly at the Eddie Chambers Gym, she signed her national letter of intent, surrounded by her family, teammates, the media and many Forest Park students and fans. Lexi already holds every Forest Park girls basketball scoring record and nearly every U.P. record as she begins her senior season next month.

IR council discusses code enforcement
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:17 AM

IRON RIVER—During its regular Nov. 13 meeting, the Iron River City council discussed the possibility of hiring someone to fill a custodial and a code enforcement position.

CF Council planning timber sales
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:17 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS— At its Nov. 11 meeting, the City Council listened to a short presentation on two upcoming timber sales from Brock VanOss. They are being referred to as the cemetery and the airport timber sales.

Security camera plan put on hold
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:16 AM

IRON RIVER—West Iron County’s School Board has decided to hold off on a new security camera system, at least temporarily.