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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.

Iron County Museum awarded mini-grant
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:39 AM

CASPIAN—Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) has once again awarded a mini-grant to the Iron County Museum to assist with showcasing four special programs—each a focus on our cultural musical heritage. 

Tween theme PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:15 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:17 AM )

Erin Possanza, Ella Maloney, Tori Bociek and Jordan Grille sing the theme song from the movie “Frozen” as part of the Tween Girls event for West Iron County students on April 24. The program promote healthy choices, confidence and striving toward life goals. The event was sponsored by NorthStar Health System and WIC School District.

‘The King and I’ on stage this weekend
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:15 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:18 AM )

IRON RIVER—The West End Players in Iron River will present Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” opening at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 at the Windsor Center.

Faire marks opening of Porter School Market Place
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:14 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:18 AM )

ALPHA—The Porter School Faire will kick-off the season-opener of the Market Place shops from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 3 in the historic Porter School. The faire will host additional vendors offering arts and crafts, home-made goodies, flea market items, kids’ games, food and more.