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IronLine mushers welcomed PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nikki Mitchell   
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:50 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:55 AM )

This year the IronLine sled dog race hosted a number of new mushers including Jasmine Shine running dogs from Nature’s Kennel in McMillan. Jasmine is from Waiuku, New Zealand.  Her six-dog team ran a good race and came in sixth place with a time of 3:43:37, running at an average of 5.4 miles per hour. She was one of 18 racers in the IronLine.

 
Library offers Valentine’s cards
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:50 AM

IRON RIVER—Anyone looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day card to send to a special friend or loved one need look no further than the West Iron District Library.

 
Pot-luck set Saturday for Beechwood fire victims
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:49 AM

BEECHWOOD—The Beechwood Historical Society is hosting a fund-raiser on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Beechwood Hall, 178 Beechwood Store Road, approximately 7.5 miles west of Iron River,  north of U.S. 2.

 
Genealogical meeting set
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:49 AM

IRON RIVER—On Feb. 6, the Iron County (MI) Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m., at the West Iron District Library in the J. Patrick White Conference Room.

 
IronLine mushers ready for races in Iron River
Written by Nikki Mitchell   
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:30 AM

IronLine race co-director Grace Brindle takes her sled dog team for a spin around the race route near Chicaugon Lake and the George Young Recreational Complex.
IRON RIVER—Preparations for the second annual IronLine sled dog race are in full swing, so mark your calendars for this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

 
Soup sampler set at Mushers Village
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:30 AM

IRON RIVER—The Friends of the West Iron County District Library will host a soup sampler in conjunction with the IronLine sled dog race, which is being held Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1. 

 
Area concert series seeks folklife award
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:30 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS--The Second Sunday Folk Dance series, held at Fortune Lake Camp on the second Sunday of each month, is one of three finalists for the 2014 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award.

 
Animal shelter in recycling contest
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:29 AM

IRON RIVER—The Northwoods Animal Shelter is currently working with a recycling company for ink jet cartridges, laser cartridges, cell phones, digital cameras, laptops, tablets, mp3 players, GPS systems and headphones.

 
‘When Cows Fly’ PDF Print E-mail
Written by Melanie Bess-Haight   
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:57 AM

The Forest Park Drama presented “When Cows Fly” on Dec. 21 and 22 at the Crystal Theatre. on Curtis, the reporter, asks Kaitlyn Bradley, Mary from Mary’s Garden, how her garden grows. How could it possibly grow silver bells, cockle shells and pretty maids all of a row?

 
New Year’s resolution to donate blood regularly can help patients in need
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:56 AM

IRON COUNTY—The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood donation opportunity on Jan. 28 from Noon to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Iron River and on Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Forest Park High School in Crystal Falls.

 
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