IRON RIVER—Too many people will tell you that “It can’t happen here.” Sadly, “active shooter” situations happen all over the United States, with alarming frequency.    All you need is one unbalanced, disgruntled person with a hate on and easy access... more
The 22nd annual Fortune Lake Fall Fest and Quilt Auction was held on Oct. 6 at the Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Crystal Falls. Visitors made their way through a maze of colorful quilts looking for their choices to bid on during the auction.
West Iron sophomore running back Nathan Thomson tries to fight off Ishpeming linebacker Otto Swanson during the teams’ West Pac Conference battle on Oct. 6. The Wykons had little success offensively against the Hematites and were shutout 14-0 on... more
Visitors had an apple-icious good time during the annual Apple Fest celebration at the Beechwood Hall on Sept. 29 . There was an apple orchard maze, apple cider pressing, apple pie contest, apple games and even a chance to shoot an apple with a bow... more



IRON RIVER—Donald. S. Powell is a candidate for Iron County Probate Court Judge, the position being vacated by the retiring C. Joseph Schwedler. Powell is running against Roy Polich in the Nov.

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IRON MOUNTAIN/CRYSTAL FALLS— A “Break the Silence End the Violence” procession will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17, starting at 10:30 a.m.


IRON RIVER—The matchup between West Iron County and Gwinn on Oct. 12 had all the ingredients for an emotional, hard-fought prep football game.