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CF Musicale schedules organizational meeting
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 1:33 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Crystal Falls Musicale will be holding its organizational meeting of the 2013-14 season on Monday, Sept. 16.

Kindergarteners welcomed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:57 PM

During the West Iron County orientation at Stambaugh Elementary school on Aug. 28, bright-eyed kindergarten students and their parents followed their new teachers to check out their classrooms for the 2013-14 school year.

Men Who Cook event set Sept. 7
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:54 PM

IRON RIVER—Kinship of Iron County has scheduled its fifth annual Men Who Cook fundraiser for Saturday, Sept. 7, at the George Young Recreational Complex from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Chamber will host outdoor concert Sept. 5
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:54 PM

IRON RIVER—The Iron County Chamber of Commerce has announced that its next free concert event will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. at the RV Park next to the Apple Blossom Trail.

Local products highlight of Alpha’s Porter School Faire
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:53 PM

ALPHA—The Porter School Faire continues on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Porter School Market Place in Alpha. The doors of the historical school building will open at 9 a.m. for the event. Vendors will also be set up on the lawn area.

Getting into the bluesberries PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:13 PM

Bob Black, Blues Fest coordinator, oversees the youth bluesberry pie eating contest during the Aug. 24 event in Alpha. Spectators cheered as the youths gobbled up the berries and cream. Winning the contest for the second year was Jacob Hill of Bessemer. Olivia Hawkins of Iron Mountain couldn’t keep up with her pie-eating opponent. Hill won a pie plate trophy and a night’s stay at the AmericInn.

Iron County Museum plans miners picnic
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:13 PM

CASPIAN—The Iron County Museum will offer free admission for everyone on Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the Miners Day Family Picnic.

All Veterans’ picnic date set for Sept. 1
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:13 PM

CHICAUGON LAKE—The Iron County All Veterans’ recognition picnic will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Pentoga Park pavilion.
Everyone from various veterans’ organizations and their auxiliaries are invited to attend the event. Veterans visiting the area and their immediate families are also welcome to attend the picnic.

Mansfield picnic set for Sept. 1
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:12 PM

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP—The annual Mansfield Community Picnic, sponsored by the Mansfield Memories Committee, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Recreation Area (tennis court) on M-69 in Mansfield Township.

Buried treasure PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:46 PM

The boys under 5 years, aided by their moms, loved digging through sawdust during the coin scramble at the Iron County Fair Aug. 15 to find their silver treasures: coins. Each age group had a chance to find money that had been buried beneath the piles of sawdust on the opening night of the fair.