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Sheriff looks into cemetery thefts
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:22 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of grave site decorations from the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.

Dandelions in asphalt? Road board takes a look
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:21 PM

IRON RIVER—Problems along Wright Road in Mansfield Township have been a headache for the Road Commission for some time. They were discussed again during the board’s regular meeting July 16.

Fair raffle quilt on display PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:12 PM

This year’s Iron County Fair Association raffle quilt is quite delightful. Called “Northwoods Star Quilt” and made by Karla Menucci of Iron River (left), it would look nice as either a spread or a throw. Dorothy Javoroski (right), member of the Fair Association, noted the quilt is among a number of items available in the raffle. Tickets are $5 each, or five for $20, and can be purchased from Fair Association members as well as at the fairgrounds during fair weekend, Aug. 15-18. The drawing will be held Sunday afternoon.

Three proposals on Aug. 6 ballot
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:12 PM

IRON COUNTY—County voters will decide the fate of several ballot proposals during the election taking place next Tuesday, Aug. 6.

FP adjusts ‘perfect’ attendance
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:11 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The definition of “perfect attendance” in the school handbook was tweaked slightly by the Forest Park School Board during its July 22 regular meeting.

Tentative accord for WIC, teachers
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:11 PM

IRON RIVER—A tentative agreement on a new labor agreement has been reached between the West Iron County schools and its teaching staff.

Rodeo fans welcomed to Iron River PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:01 PM

A saddle bronc rider tries to stay aboard his mount before a packed grandstand during the first performance of the U.P. Championship Rodeo at the Iron County Fairgrounds July 20.

Bison at the U.P. Rodeo PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:01 PM

Lynn Payne of the One Arm Bandit Company wows the crowd by getting a pair of big bison to climb on top of a livestock carrier—and then leading them off again.

Miss U.p. Rodeo crowned PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:00 PM

Brooke Granquist of Powers was crowned Miss U.P. Rodeo 2013 on July 21. She received numerous prizes and a $1,000 scholarship. She is pictured with, on left, Baily Wilfuer, Midwestern Rodeo Princess of Manawa, Wis., and, on right, Ishaia Lustila of Harvey, Miss U.P. Rodeo 2012.

Improved school traffic goal of WIC planning
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 1:59 PM

IRON RIVER—Plans for improving traffic patterns around the West Iron County school campus was a major topic during the School Board’s July 15 regular meeting.