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Wykons put on ‘milk mustaches’ for dairy program
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:52 PM

Bottoms up! Wykons tight end Joe Pisoni (left) and running back Chasz Jonet enjoy some chocolate milk for the camera during a photo shoot in West Iron County High School’s weight room Aug. 28.
IRON RIVER—What’s blue and white, muscular, has 22 legs and can be identified by its brown upper lip?

Labor contracts get board’s OK
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:52 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Forest Park School Board members wrapped up their negotiations here Aug. 26 by ratifying a new one-year contract with the Forest Park Education Association.

Fourth IC house chosen for Habitat for Humanity
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:51 PM

Several of the volunteers for Habitat for Humanity Menominee River congregate for a quick photo before working on the 100-year-old house at 508 W. Cayuga St. in Iron River.
IRON RIVER—Habitat for Humanity Menominee River (HFHMR) is excited to have a rehab project for their fourth house in Iron County.

Watch for school buses!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:50 PM

IRON COUNTY--With the school year in full swing the Iron County Sheriff’s Office reminds drivers to be careful around schools and follow the law around school bus stops.

Veterans ride for freedom PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:11 PM

After performing the blessing of the bikes ceremony, Kimberly Sims of Ontonagon hopped on her motorcycle and joined the Veterans Freedom Ride and memorial poker run on Aug. 24. She is a member of the Christian Motorcycle Alliance (CMA) and ABATE motorcycle organization.

WIC board, teachers approve 2-year pact
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:11 PM

IRON RIVER—West Iron County’s teachers and the school district both approved a new two-year contract on Aug. 19.

Will IR street stay closed?
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:10 PM

IRON RIVER—At its regular Aug. 21 meeting, the Iron River City Council discussed the possibility of abandoning a section of Blossom Street that is currently blocked off due to road damage.

Trooper hurt during pursuit
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:10 PM

IRON RIVER—On Aug. 23 at approximately 12:15 a.m., a trooper from the Iron Mountain Post was injured while responding to an suspicious situation on Genesee Street.

Wheeee! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:43 PM

Fair weather prevailed Aug. 17 on the midway of the Iron County Fair, as these youngsters delight in a ride aboard a friendly alligator. Sunny, mild weather arrived for the first day of the fair and never left stayed throughout its four-day run. More fair photos are on page 2, and we will have more fair coverage (4-H market livestock, horse pull, demo derby, etc.) in next week’s edition.

Road Board may look at scarifying poor pavement pavement?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:43 PM

IRON RIVER—Some paved roads that are in poor condition may be better off if they are “scarified”–returned to a unpaved surface. It’s been done in Iron County before.