The Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department recently received a donated truck from Enbridge. The 2009 Chevy Silverado will be used as a rescue truck and for brush fires. Pictured, from left, are Rich Smith of Enbridge and CGFD firemen Tony Tomasoski, David Hall, Matt Jacks, Lance Cunningham, Jacob…
The Forest Park School District was awarded an $8,800 grant from TC Energy this school year. The grant will go toward the continuation of providing quality technology for students K-12. The funds will be used to continue providing and upgrading Chromebooks for students at Forest Park. Pictured,…
By Jerry DeRoche CRYSTAL FALLS — After a pair of road defeats to open the 2020 volleyball season, the Forest Park Lady Trojans returned to the friendly confines of the Eddie Chambers Gymnasium for a matchup with North Central on Sept. 8.     Turns out, their home gym was a balm as the Lady Trojans…
Jim Cihak of Amasa was recently presented with the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot Award” by the Federal Aviation Administration. The award is in recognition of Cihak’s 50 years of “exemplary aviation flight experience, distinguished professionalism and steadfast commitment to aviation safety.”…
By Allison Joy IRON RIVER — Despite major setbacks this year, the Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance is moving along. This month, it will be doling out funds for the Michigan Small Business Restart grant program, and a network of volunteers is helping to ensure the chamber can still serve its…
IRON RIVER/KINGSFORD — The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department has announced plans to conduct the following drive-thru community influenza (flu) immunization clinics.     The Iron County clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, in the parking lot of Forest Park schools.…
By Jerry DeRoche LANSING/IRON COUNTY — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-180 on Sept. 9, clarifying the rules on face coverings for organized sports during training, practice, and competition.    “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone…
Michael Brzoznowski IRON RIVER — Michael D. Brzoznowski, age 65, met his Lord and Savior in Glory on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.    A service celebrating his life will be held at U.P. River Church on Saturday, Sept. 19. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Michael D. Brzoznowski online at www…
Thanks from Blood Center To the editor:     On behalf of the U.P. Regional Blood Center, I would like to thank, Pearl Ross, Pat Kosiba and Cindy Anderson from Crystal Falls and the Crystal Falls United Lutheran Church for hosting a blood drive in the month of August. As a result of their efforts,…
By Peter Nocerini Special to the Reporter IRON RIVER — Too many questions, too few answers. As Iron County nears the start of a COVID-19 winter, its Road Commission is trying to come to grips with plenty of unknowns:     --Will its thin crew of employees stay healthy and on the job? Or will the…
IRON RIVER — The Northwoods Animal Shelter will hold its annual Pawsta dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 23, at the Iron River Country Club. Cost will be $10 per person. Carry out only.     The meal will consist of pasta, chicken, salad, roll and dessert. Tickets are available at the shelter, from…
The Forest Park School District was awarded an $8,800 grant from TC Energy this school year. The…
By Jerry DeRoche CRYSTAL FALLS — After a pair of road defeats to open the 2020 volleyball season,…
Jim Cihak of Amasa was recently presented with the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot Award” by the…
The Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department recently received a donated truck from Enbridge. The 2009 Chevy Silverado will be used as a rescue truck and for brush fires.
By Allison Joy IRON RIVER — Despite major setbacks this year, the Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance is moving along. This month, it will be doling out…
By Peter Nocerini Special to the Reporter IRON RIVER — Too many questions, too few answers. As Iron County nears the start of a COVID-19 winter, its Road…
By Jeremy Johnson IRON RIVER — At the Aug. 19 meeting of the Iron River City Council, Interim City Manager Rachel Andreski highlighted new developments in the…
IRON RIVER/KINGSFORD — The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department has announced plans to conduct the following drive-thru community influenza (flu)…
IRON RIVER — The Northwoods Animal Shelter will hold its annual Pawsta dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 23, at the Iron River Country Club. Cost will be $10 per…
CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls District Library is inviting its patrons to take the 2020 Crystal Falls District Community Library survey.     The survey can…
By Jerry DeRoche LANSING/IRON COUNTY — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-180 on Sept. 9, clarifying the rules on face coverings for organized…
By Jerry DeRoche IRON RIVER — Earlier this season, West Iron coach Joe Serbentas gave an informal preview of the U.P. Division 2 finals, slated to be held on…
By Jerry DeRoche IRON RIVER — Through two matches this season, the West Iron County volleyball team had not been in a competitive match. In their opener, the…
Michael Brzoznowski IRON RIVER — Michael D. Brzoznowski, age 65, met his Lord and Savior in Glory on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.    A service celebrating his life…
Gary Dodd FLINT — Gary Wayne Dodd, Jr., 37, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at McLaren-Flint Hospital with his family by his side. Visitation was held Aug…
Mark Rottier IRON RIVER — Mark J. Rottier, 57, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 24, 2020. A funeral service was held on Aug. 28 at Gaffney-Busha Funeral…