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Sign up for the WIC 5K Rainbow Run
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:58 AM

IRON RIVER—Stambaugh Elementary’s annual All-School 5K Rainbow Run will be held on June 4 beginning at 9 a.m. at Nanaimo Park in Iron River.

Houdini-style stunt PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:37 AM

A crowd watches as escapologist Mario Manzini hangs from a burning rope after being fastened into a straitjacket by Crystal Falls Mayor Janet Hendrickson. Manzini performed the escape over Superior Avenue in Crystal Falls on May 16. After escaping, he performed his act, “Tribute to Houdini,” at the Crystal Theatre.

Memorial Day plans set
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:36 AM

IRON COUNTY—Those who gave their all for their country will be remembered and honored next Monday, May 26, when Iron County and the rest of the nation observes Memorial Day.

By Melanie Bess-Haight
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:36 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—At its regular May 12 meeting, the Crystal Falls City Council addressed two visiting groups in attendance—the Crystal Falls Contemporary Center and the Forest Park Schools.

Amasa museum opens on Heritage Day, May 26
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:35 AM

AMASA—Amasa’s 17th annual Heritage Day will be held on Monday, May 26, marking the summer opening of the museum.

TV winner PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:34 AM

Mary McCreary (left) receives the flat screen TV she recently won during the May meeting of Business After Hours, sponsored by the Iron County Chamber of Commerce. From left are McCreary, Jim Duda, chamber director Bob Black and Dr. Frederick M. Saigh III. The TV was donated by Saigh Family Dental and Duda. The chamber invites the public to a free concert, featuring Ironwood, at 7 p.m. on June 12 at the Klint Safford Memorial RV Park. (submitted photo)

The “King and I” takes the stage PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:42 AM

The stage was lit with the colors of Siam during the West End Players’ production of the King and I. The King, played by Jason Mattson, looks to gain a greater understanding of his children from Anna, the English tutor, who was played by Jessica Holroyd. Four performances were held at the Windsor Center on Thursday through Sunday.

IR Post Office to participate in nationwide food drive
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:41 AM

IRON RIVER —The Iron River Post Office will participate in the largest one-day, nationwide food drive on Saturday, May 10.

Couple shares story as part of Foster Care Month
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:40 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:41 AM )

IRON RIVER—The memory comes rushing back to Jane Bale as her voice quickens and her eyes light up.
The 6-month old boy from Gogebic County was brought to Jane and her husband Mark’s home in Bessemer in December 1980 with no blankets, no snow suit, not even any stockings.

DICSA can help purchase fuel
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:39 AM

IRON MOUNTAIN—The Dickinson Iron Community Services Agency (DICSA) has grant funds to help residents of Iron County purchase deliverable fuel. Additional funds were granted to agencies throughout the state because of the severe winter and high fuel prices. Please check the following requirements to see if you are eligible.