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Memorial Day plans set
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:01 PM

IRON COUNTY—Those who gave their all for their country will be remembered and honored next Monday, May 27, when Iron County and the rest of the nation observes Memorial Day.

 
Iron River budget hearing focuses on police staffing
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:55 PM

IRON RIVER—During a City Council hearing May 15 on the proposed 2013-14 Iron River budget, most attention was centered on proposed cuts to the police department, with a total of three officers in mind.

 
IR council agrees to rec trail detour
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:55 PM

IRON RIVER—At its regular May 15 meeting, the Iron River City Council voted to allow the Michigan Department of Resources to use the Homer Road right of way as a detour for the recreation trail during the replacement of three bridges along the trail.

 
M-189 improvement work starts this week
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:14 PM

Traffic passes utility crews working along M-189 as preparations for this summer’s road project continued recently. Work on rebuilding the highway starts this week.
IRON RIVER—Preparations are nearly over. The M-189 project between Genesee Street and Hiawatha Road starts this week.
A public information meeting will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 5 p.m. at Iron River’s City Hall to discuss the project and temporary changes that will be in effect during the project. Citizens and business officials, especially those living near M-189, are invited to attend and ask questions.

 
Vote will keep county offices open at noon
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:13 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At its regular May 9 meeting, the County Board agreed to stagger lunch hours at the Courthouse, which will make county offices open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 
Suspicious liquids found at city park
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:13 PM

IRON RIVER—An investigation is continuing following the discovery of several containers holding suspicious liquids in Iron River on May 8.

 
Poppy Days to be held May 15, 16
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:11 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—American Legion Auxiliary volunteers will distribute the familiar red handcrafted poppies honoring America’s war dead on May 15 and 16 in Crystal Falls.

 
Iron River receives $559,000 MEDC downtown grant
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 1:37 PM

On behalf of the city of Iron River, Mayor Tarry Tarsi receives a check for $559,000 from Jen Tucker of Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Taking part in the ceremony were (front row, from left) Tucker, Tarsi, Iron River City Councilman Edward Marcell and Iron County Chamber of Commerce Director Bob Black. Back row: Iron River City Councilman Bill LaRock; City Manager Perry Franzoi; State Rep. Scott Dianda; Marty Fittante on behalf of State Sen. Tom Casperson; and Rob Anderson of GEI Consultants, contract engineers for the city of Iron River. (Chamber photo)

 
Angry waters PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 1:36 PM

Spring’s long-delayed arrival meant all the snowpack seemed to melt at once, quickly filling the Paint and Michigamme rivers  to their banks and beyond. The Crystal Falls city power dam on the Paint had its spillways wide open  on May 1, and Way Dam in Mansfield Township (pictured) released plenty of water into the Michigamme. The melt and flooding threat had both eased by early this week.

 
County may reopen Cooks Run fish hatchery soon
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 1:36 PM

IRON COUNTY—At a May 1 special meeting, the Iron County Board of Commissioners discussed the reopening of the Cooks Run fish hatchery.

 
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