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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.

State Christmas tree on its way
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 9:27 AM

Estimated at about 90 years old and measured at 71 feet in height, the blue spruce just harvested from the Waaras’ yard is carefully brought to the street by equipment from Hebert Construction. Next stop: the state Capitol in Lansing.
IRON RIVER—With some snow from the night before adding a seasonal touch, Iron River residents got to take part in a genuine media event Nov. 6 when the state Capitol Christmas tree was harvested from the Waara family yard on Maple Street.

Voters reject IR charter change
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 9:27 AM

IRON RIVER—Iron River’s proposed charter amendment got the thumbs-down from voters in the main result from the Nov. 5 general election.

Caspian council balks at changes
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 9:26 AM

CASPIAN—City commissioners here rejected proposed changes to the West Iron District Library’s organizational plan during their meeting Nov. 6.

Ski Brule opens for the season
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 9:26 AM

IRON RIVER—Ski Brule opened for skiing and snowboarding on Nov. 8. Open terrain includes Log Jam and Bunny Trails, serviced by Big Bear Chairlift and Bambi Rope Tow. Ski Brule is open Friday through Sundays and closed midweek for snowmaking until Nov. 22, when daily operations begin.

WIC moving ahead with pickup plan
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:50 AM

IRON RIVER—During its Oct. 21 monthly meeting, the West Iron County School Board authorized Superintendent Chris Thomson to have IDI of Marquette go ahead with designing changes to the student drop-off/pickup area at Stambaugh Elementary School.

Lady Trojans present gift PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:46 AM

Just before their final home game of the year Oct. 29, Forest Park’s volleyball team presented a check for $650 to the Iron County Cancer Unit, proceeds of its cancer fundraiser. Throughout October, members of the varsity and JV teams sold pink paper volleyballs that were signed and later displayed in the gym. From left: Assistant/JV Coach Ashley Metz; seniors Hannah Marinoff and Lexi Gussert; JV captains Hannah Bortolini and Amber Lovato; senior Kendra Campbell; Darlene and Jeff Gendron of the Iron County Cancer Unit; and Coach Kim Bjork.

Forest Park Board starts its annual township tour
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:45 AM

AMASA—Forest Park’s School Board started its annual tour of the townships Oct. 28, and the first stop was the Hematite Township Hall here.