Sari Franzene, daughter of U.P Riverland Realty owner Punner Franzene, painted the windows of the business to welcome rodeo fans and to provide a visual appreciation for the community spirit shown in recent efforts to keep the rodeo going in Iron... more
Supporters of the Iron County Historical Museum gathered on July 16 for the annual Wine and Cheese Event fundraiser. Linda Saving serves wine samples to guests as they enter the Cultural Center.
Florence firefighters Andrew Vassar and Ed McCoy hustle down the street with the hose and nozzle during the coupling race. The Florence race team, which also included Raymond Mills, Joe Mills and Garrett Richards, won two of the five races and the... more
Wet conditions marked the start of the annual Rodeo Run, held in Iron River on July 18. By Peter NoceriniIRON RIVER—Oops! What happens when runners in a road race miss a turn and go the wrong way?    In the case of the Windsor Rodeo Run, held by the... more

U.P. Power

Riley Hendrickson and Max Nylund of Crystal Falls were both members of the U.P. Power basketball team that recently completed its summer season at the NAYS national tournament in Bolingbrook, Ill.



IRON RIVER—At its regular July 13 meeting, the Iron River City Council voted to abandon the alley from Sixth to Seventh Avenue, as requested by SMR Acquisitions Co.

Our Community

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Crystal Theatre will present the Joshua Davis Trio in two concerts on Sunday, Aug. 9. The 2 p.m. performance is part of the theatre’s “Gem of a Season.”  


Rally Ambassador Patti Sabotta (third from left) presents a check for $4,700 to Sue Fritz, director of the local Locker Lunch program which assists needy children at West Iron County and Forest Par