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UPPCO applies for 8% rate increase
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 2:06 PM

ISHPEMING—The Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPCO) has applied to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) for permission to raise retail electric base rates by 8.10 percent.

Having a ball on the 4th of July PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 2:33 PM

First National Bank and Trust tossed red, white and blue beach balls to parade spectators to celebrate America’s birthday during the 4th of July parade in Iron River. More photos in our Photo Gallery.

West Iron Board adopts its 2013-14 budget
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 2:32 PM

IRON RIVER—    West Iron County’s School Board officially approved its 2013-14 budget during a special meeting June 26, and hired two new teachers and retained a third.

Get ready for U.P. Rodeo Wild West Parade
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 2:31 PM

IRON RIVER—The 46th annual U.P. Championship Rodeo is ready to ride into town, and that means getting ready for the Wild West Parade on Saturday, July 20, in the downtown Iron River area, beginning at 10 a.m.

Lower enrollment bites FP’s funding
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 2:30 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—After a brief public hearing, Forest Park’s School Board adopted its 2013-14 budget during the board’s June 24 regular meeting.

Rescue training in the rain PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:54 PM

Members of Iron County Search and Rescue remove the doors and windows of a car during a training exercise on a rainy June 27. They were assisted by the Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department. The cars were brought to the scene by John’s Industries-Axle Auto Parts and staged for the training session behind the fire hall in Caspian.

Plans all set for Fourth of July fun
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:54 PM

IRON COUNTY—The Fourth of July will be celebrated next Thursday, July 4, in Iron County with special events planned in Iron River, Alpha and Amasa.
Iron River

Bass Festival set this weekend
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:53 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Fourth of July won’t be the only celebration in Iron County this week. Thursday also marks the first day of the 49th annual Bass Festival, sponsored by the Crystal Falls Lions Club.

WIC kids will be getting free breakfasts this fall
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:53 PM

IRON RIVER—It will be breakfast for everyone at the West Iron County schools this fall.
And milk mustaches, too!

Bluegrass music in Mansfield PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:22 PM

Musicians took to the stage at the Mansfield Township Hall on June 22 for the Mansfield Music Fest. The festivities began at noon with open jamming on the grounds and on the indoor stage and dance floor with entertainment provided by several local groups.