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Camp registrations begin
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:15 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Youth Camp began mailing its registration forms on March 1. Band Camp registration forms were mailed out and are still available.

FP art students participate in Memory Project
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:25 AM

Students at Forest Park work on creating a drawing from a photo of their sponsored student. This year, the children are from Mexico. Pictured, from left, are Yesenia Anaya, Caitlin Dorton, Shyla Wiencek and Gina Maki. (submitted photo)
CRYSTAL FALLS—Art students at Forest Park High School have joined the Memory Project, a nationwide initiative in which art students create portraits for children and teens around the world who are living in orphanages or similar homes.

Habitat for Humanity seeks local talent
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:25 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Habitat for Humanity and the Crystal Theater continue the search for local talent through March 11.

WIKB radio-thon set for March 6
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:25 AM

IRON RIVER—The Iron County Cancer Unit board of directors invites everyone to participate in a March 6 radio-thon on radio station WIKB.
The fundraising event will begin at 9 a.m. during the Telephone Time program. Donations can be made until noon.

Flu shots available
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:24 AM

IRON MOUNTAIN—The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, is reminding veterans that flu shots are still available at the medical center or any of its VA Community Outpatient Clinics across the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin. Walk-in appointments are welcome.

Special Olympic team gears up for tournament PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:39 AM

The local Special Olympics team recently had basketball practice to prepare for the U.P. Special Olympics basketball tournament in Escacnaba on Feb. 28. In addition to the tournament, participants take part in an opening ceremony that includes a dinner, dance, game and an award ceremony. Pictured in front, from left, are Selina Stebbins of Amasa, Larry Menghini of Caspian and Ashley Latvala of Iron River. Pictured in back row, from left,  are Wayne Pasternak of Iron River, coach Hugo Latvala, Mark Bonetti of Crystal Falls, Carl Cassagranda of Amasa and Pat Bonetti of Crystal Falls. Members of the team also take part in swimming, bowling and bocce.

Enter to win merchandise from your favorite photo
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:39 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:41 AM )

IRON RIVER—The Iron County Reporter is giving members of the community a chance to vote for their favorite photo on the online photo gallery for the Your Favorite Photo contest.

Big welcome planned for wounded warrior
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:38 AM

LONG LAKE—A wounded warrior from Tipler will be getting a big welcome home here on Saturday, March 1.
Marine Corps Corp. Randy Smith, who turns 23 later this month, was injured while serving in Afghanistan last summer. He will be welcomed back home with a reception at the Long Lake Town Hall, starting at 2 p.m.

Sign up now for local expo and spring show
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:38 AM

IRON RIVER—The Windsor Center Spring Craft and Garden Show has set a date of April 12 to coincide with the Iron County Chamber of Commerce’s Home, Business and Outdoor Expo.

Teachers celebrate healthy hearts PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:42 AM

In celebration of Heart Healthy Month, teachers at Stambaugh Elementary wore red last Friday, Feb. 7. Front row, from left: Lynn Fish, Courtney Busakowski, Lisa Anderson, Sandi Scalcucci, Linnea Johnson, Maggie Scheffer and Megan Mobly. Back row: Kelly Kahl, Jim Kralovec, Malissa Eagloski, Brenda Grubbs, Sue LaFountain, Terri O’Donnell, Vanessa McLain, Chris Calavari, Melody Harper, Jaci Baumgartner and Denise Maloney. “WIC schools has made a commitment to raising a healthier generation and developing healthy lifestyle goals/habits in our students,” said Maloney, health and wellness coordinator. “We also believe that it starts at the top, and we as a staff need to lead by example. Employee wellness is also very important to us. Research tells us that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in men and women in the U.S. today. We were proud to wear red today to celebrate National Heart Health Month.”