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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. 

Area concert series seeks folklife award
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
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
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
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.

Seeking stories from local old-timers
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:56 AM

IRON RIVER—Hometown Memories Publishing Co. of North Cariolina intends to save a big slice of local history before it’s lost forever and is asking local citizens to submit stories about the past for possible publication in a book.

2013 U.P. Rodeo Calendar raffle winners
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:55 AM

IRON RIVER—The U.P. Championship Rodeo board has announced its calendar raffle winners from this past year. Of the following listed winners, each won $100. The last individual of each month won a prize amount of $500.

Auditions set for ‘The King and I’
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:08 AM

IRON RIVER-Auditions will take place starting Sunday for the West End Players’ next production, “The King and I.”

Amasa FD sets chili contest, auction
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:07 AM

AMASA—With all the cold weather Iron County has had lately, the Amasa-Hematite Fire Department is holding an event that ought to hit the spot: a chili cook-off.