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WIC students meet Kids on the Block
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:41 AM

West Iron County Elementary students met the Kids on the Block during the group’s puppet performance on Feb. 7. During the skit “Do it Again, Jimmy!” the students meet Ellen Jane Peterson (Phylisha Sheldon), a 17-year old with Down Syndrome, and Jimmy (Tristan Nelson), an emotionally impaired student.
IRON RIVER—The Kids on the Block performed at West Iron County Elementary School on Feb. 7. The skits performed by the group provide lessons to students about disabilities and how to be friends and understand those who have disabilities.

IronLine spectators find warmth at Mushers Village
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:40 AM

Gordy Bennet, left, and Ken Leonarduzzi warm up by the fire after watching the mushers take off in the 4-dog 12-mile recreational race on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Mushers Village.
IRON RIVER—Spectators at this year’s IronLine sled dog races found comfort and warmth at the Mushers Village by gathering together in the large heated tent filled with the scent of warm coffee and cider or by huddling around the fire outside, near the starting line.

Museum membership drive begins
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:40 AM

CASPIAN--The annual spring membership drive for the Iron County Museum is underway.

Library asks support for millage renewal
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:39 AM

IRON RIVER—The West Iron District Library is asking area voters to support a renewal of its millage during an election on Feb. 25.

IronLine mushers welcomed PDF Print E-mail
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
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
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
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
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
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.