A pair of youngsters begin their mysterious trek into the Kiddie Maze at Loud Acres Farm on Oct. 10. Loud Acres, located north of Crystal Falls, hosts corn mazes on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. The season is scheduled to close with a Halloween Maze on Halloween night.
The Loud Acres Farm, located on Fisher Road in Crystal Falls, offers autumn fun for families. With the warm weather last weekend, kids were able to enjoy a cup of cider and a snack with a fellow skeletal buddy in the picnic area. Upon “heading” into the corn maze, visitors were forewarned to “enter…
IRON COUNTY — After two weeks of virtual learning only, both the Forest Park and West Iron County school districts reopened this week.     In a Facebook post addressed to families, the Forest Park Board of Education wrote:     “The Board of Education believes our families should be given the…
By Jerry DeRoche CRYSTAL FALLS — The Forest Park football program has long been a fortress of stability. Since the program’s inception after consolidation in 1967, the Trojans have had just four head coaches while piling up conference, district and regional championships, culminating with state…
James Pryal of Into the Wild Fly Fishing Guide Service, and a Crystal Falls resident, lands an behemoth 48-inch musky. “Now is the time to find larger musky feeding. They are fattening up for the long winter months ahead, said Pryal. “You can still find musky in moving water and obvious ambush…
By Allison Joy IRON RIVER — Dr. Ray Koivunen has practiced medicine in Iron River since 1977, where he operated his own private practice for 20 years before joining larger health systems Marquette General and Aspirus. Now, at 73, he’s finally ready to retire. “I have an older brother ... and we…
By SANDRA CLARK Michigan Department of Natural Resources LANSING — At a rest stop along U.S. Highway 2, 6 miles east of St. Ignace, the green and gold Michigan Historical Marker begins: Lake Michigan This lake, the sixth largest in the world, was discovered in 1634 by Jean Nicolet … That is what…
Reginald Raymond IRON RIVER — Reginald “Reggie” K. Raymond, age 87, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Reginald “Reggie” K. Raymond online at www.…
Supporting Graff, Valesano To the editor:     I wish to voice my support of Dave Graff’s and Gerard Valesano’s decision to resign as football coaches at Forest Park. They are both very talented, well-seasoned football coaches and will be missed.     As a big football fan myself, I know that was a…
IRON COUNTY— Words like “exponential” and “skyrocketing” have been used to describe the added interest in absentee voting in Michigan this election cycle, mainly because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.     With that in mind, the Reporter is publishing early previews of the candidates and issues…
LAURIUM — Visits to Aspirus urgent care clinics or walk-in locations in Upper Michigan and Wisconsin are now covered for eligible veterans through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Community Care Network (VA CCN). The VA CCN urgent care benefit in Michigan and Wisconsin is currently…
The Loud Acres Farm, located on Fisher Road in Crystal Falls, offers autumn fun for families. With…
By Jerry DeRoche CRYSTAL FALLS — The Forest Park football program has long been a fortress of…
James Pryal of Into the Wild Fly Fishing Guide Service, and a Crystal Falls resident, lands an…
A pair of youngsters begin their mysterious trek into the Kiddie Maze at Loud Acres Farm on Oct. 10. Loud Acres, located north of Crystal Falls, hosts corn mazes on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. The season is scheduled to close with a Halloween Maze on Halloween night.
IRON COUNTY — After two weeks of virtual learning only, both the Forest Park and West Iron County school districts reopened this week.     In a Facebook post…
IRON COUNTY— Words like “exponential” and “skyrocketing” have been used to describe the added interest in absentee voting in Michigan this election cycle,…
IRON RIVER — All elected positions in all seven of Iron County’s townships will be decided by voters in the Nov. 3 general election.     Each of the positions…
By Allison Joy IRON RIVER — Dr. Ray Koivunen has practiced medicine in Iron River since 1977, where he operated his own private practice for 20 years before…
LAURIUM — Visits to Aspirus urgent care clinics or walk-in locations in Upper Michigan and Wisconsin are now covered for eligible veterans through the U.S.…
CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale will hold its October meeting, both socially distanced and via Zoom, on Monday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.  For those who…
By Jerry DeRoche IRON RIVER — The West Iron County girls tennis team has built some momentum at an opportune time. The Wykons swept Norway 8-0 on Sept. 21 at…
By Jerry DeRoche IRON RIVER — Prep football teams are used to traveling to road games on a bus, complete with players, coaches and other game assistants.     …
By Jerry DeRoche CRYSTAL FALLS — The Forest Park football team grabbed a two-touchdown lead early in its season opener at Newberry on Sept. 18 and never…
Reginald Raymond IRON RIVER — Reginald “Reggie” K. Raymond, age 87, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis.  A Celebration…
Eric Larson IRON RIVER — Eric O. Larson, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. A funeral service was held at Grace Covenant Church in…
Donna Trotta IRON RIVER — Donna Jean Trotta, 52, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison Wis.  Memorial services…