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Meeting outlines area road-building plans
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:34 AM

IRON RIVER—Iron County road-building plans for the next several years were the focus of the annual task force meeting held by the Road Commission Feb. 11.

Nick heads to Sochi
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:39 AM

Olympian Nick Baumgartner speaks to the students at West Iron County on Jan. 30 about his previous experience at the Olympics, his sport and what he hopes to accomplish at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
IRON RIVER—Olympian Nick Baumgartner left Iron County on Feb. 4 to prepare for his second Winter Olympics.
His first stop was in Munich. From there, his destination was Sochi, Russia, where he will compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
In an interview before leaving Iron River, Nick said his preparations for the Olympics have not been much different than his normal activity.

Water users told: ‘Let it run’
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:38 AM

IRON RIVER—It’s got to start getting warmer pretty soon, right?
Consider how much daylight are getting. This Wednesday, we will have 10 hours, 15 minutes between sunrise and sunset. That’s nearly 100 minutes more than on Dec. 21, when winter started. The sun rises higher in the sky, too, which means it packs more power each day.

Plowing policies explained
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:37 AM

IRON RIVER—As a long, long, hard winter dragged on, members of the Iron County Road Commission talked about winter-related complications during their recent January meeting.

WUPPDR asks input for Iron River plan
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:37 AM

IRON RIVER—The city of Iron River is developing a master plan to guide long-term growth and development of the community.

Rymkos taken into custody af-ter pursuit
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:10 PM

IRON RIVER—At approx 1:37 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, an Iron County Sheriff’s Office Deputy observed a vehicle in the City of Iron River showing signs of what he believed to be road rage. A traffic stop was attempted at US 2 near McDonalds but the vehicle did not acknowledge the Deputies’ lights and siren.

Go Nick! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:48 AM

West Iron County students gather around Olympian Nick Baumgartner and his son, Landon, at a Jan. 30 pep rally at the school. Students showed their support and encouragement as Nick heads to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

FP schools, city look at track site
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:48 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—In what could be a first, the Forest Park schools and the city of Crystal Falls are joining forces, forming an ad hoc committee that could lead to development of a track and field facility at Runkle Lake Park.

Deputies respond to accidental shooting
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:47 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Sheriff Office recently responded to report of a self-inflicted accidental shooting of a Crystal Falls Township woman.

Arcand launches 1st District run
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:47 AM

IRON RIVER—Alan Arcand doesn’t seem afraid of taking on a major challenge. After all, he recently announced plans to take on two-term U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek for the Republican First District nomination in the August primary.