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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.
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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.

Drug horrors in UPSET talk
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:20 PM

Tim Sholander, team commander of UPSET, presents a program about drugs and UPSET at West Iron County High School June 18.
IRON RIVER—The centerpiece of Tim Sholander’s UPSET presentation June 18 was “the Faces of Meth.” It was a horror show.

Iron River sewer rates may go up
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:20 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:20 PM )

IRON RIVER—At its regular June 16 meeting, the Iron River City Council discussed an increase in sewer rates due to the sewer fund consistently being in the red due to expenses exceeding revenue.

New WIC budget stays in black
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:19 PM

IRON RIVER—Now that the Legislature has resolved its annual school aid debate, local districts can finalize their budgets. West Iron County’s budget for 2013-14 was the focus at the School Board meeting June 17.

‘Vette City PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:57 AM

For a while on June 13, downtown Iron River became ‘Vette City, as the Headwaters Corvette Club came to town for its monthly dinner meeting. Soon Genesee Street was packed with about 20 Corvettes, as club members ate at Zippidy’s. The club is based in Eagle River, Wis., with members from Iron River, Eagle River, Rhinelander, Tomahawk, Woodruff and Minocqua. “We have a 50-50 raffle during dinner,” said club member Peter Saigh, “and the winner picks the next dinner run.” The club visited Alice’s last year. The cars ranged from Jim Ruzzicone’s ’61 Vette to a shiny new ZR-1 with a 638-horsepower engine.

CR 424 project unlikely in ‘13
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:57 AM

IRON RIVER—An MDOT project on County Road 424 just east of Alpha doesn’t seem very likely in 2013, Mastodon Township officials learned during the June 11 Road Commission meeting here.

IR Township OKs hall renovations
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:56 AM

IRON RIVER TOWNSHIP—At its June 11 public hearing, the Iron River Township Board discussed options for Township Hall renovations.