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Daily News to close early Friday

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The Daily News offices will close at 3 p.m. Friday for the Memorial Day weekend. The circulation department will accept delivery calls until 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The newspaper will publish its regular weekend edition Saturday as well as a morning edition Monday, ...

IM man awaits sentencing in sex offender registration case

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IRON MOUNTAIN — An Iron Mountain man will be sentenced July 10 after accepting a plea deal Wednesday on charges he failed to register as a sex offender and then fled police by jumping out a second-story window. Ryan Patrick Collins, 38, pleaded guilty in Dickinson County Circuit Court to ...

Mental health event Saturday

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IRON RIVER — Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare Systems will host a mental health awareness event on Saturday at Young’s Golf-Recreation-Dining, 159 Young’s Lane, Crystal Falls. The program, which runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will include information on mental health and the services ...

Bingo winners for April

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daily News Bingo Mania winners for April are: Gloria Plank of Iron Mountain, blackout winner of $150; Judy Reed of Kingsford, $100 for letter N bingo; Gina Hulce Reed of Crystal Falls, $75 for two or more bingo; and Donna M. Christy of Iron Mountain, $25 for a single bingo.

Motorcyclists to gather for tribute ride Saturday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Registration for the 14th annual Veterans Tribute Ride will be 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Auto on North U.S. 2 in Iron Mountain. The cost is $20 per person. The motorcycle ride, led by an escort, will start at Riverside Auto and end at the Kiwanis Ski Club ...

IM renews insurance coverage

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Property and liability insurance provided through the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority will be renewed for two years by the city of Iron Mountain at an initial premium cost of $84,031, which is an increase of 1.8 percent. The premium for last year was $82,534, ...

Hunter safety class in Pembine

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PEMBINE, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will offer a hunter safety class at the Pembine School beginning Saturday, June 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The class is sponsored by the Dunbar Sportsman’s Club and will continue on June 4, 5, 7 and 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. Range ...

Pembine High School announces academic awards

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PEMBINE, Wis. — Pembine High School had its annual Academic Awards Program earlier this month. Scholarships were awarded to these graduating seniors — —American Legion Legacy Scholarship: Ally Niven. —American Red Cross/PDB Rescue Squad: Ally Niven. —Bay Area Medical Center: ...

IM’s core virtual program has 64 students

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain School District this year has 64 students involved in its core virtual program, which offers an alternative for those having trouble in a traditional public school setting. Amanda Gibbons, educational specialist and curriculum lead, told the Iron Mountain ...

Just keep swimming

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northern Lights YMCA is in the midst of a $2.4 million capital campaign for major facility improvements at the Crystal Lake Community Center. But another YMCA program caught the attention of 100-Plus Women Who Care in Dickinson County earlier this month. The YMCA on ...

VA center honors nurses

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During National Nurses Week from May 6 to 12, the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center presented four nurses with the 2018 Administrator’s Award for Excellence in Nursing. In the upper photo, Linda Haleen, second from left, works in Quality Management and received the Administrative ...

Aurora man charged in homicide in Wausau

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WAUSAU, Wis. — Police believe Lee Franck made good on his threat to Lyle Leith’s daughter one night in February when they say he entered Leith’s garage and beat the man to death with a metal pipe. Then, investigators believe, Franck tried to clean up the crime scene with bleach and burn ...

The freelancer’s guide to financial security

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Freelance professionals have unique opportunities and challenges when it comes to creating a viable path to financial security. In exchange for increased flexibility, freelancers must create their own paychecks and financial strategy. The following dos and don’ts can help you build financial ...

West Iron names top students for 2018 class

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IRON RIVER — West Iron County High School has announced its top 10 graduates for the Class of 2018. They include: -- Alex Pangrazzi, of Iron River, is the daughter of Ian and Sara Gill. She received the Air Force Award, a scholarship to attend Michigan State University’s OseteoCHAMP ...

Update on UP mining at UPEDA event

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ESCANABA — Members of the Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance converged Monday at Bay College, where they were updated on developments in mining and logging, as well as met with a Federal Reserve president. Mining-related updates were presented by Joe Maki, the state mining ...

Fern man dies after being pinned

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FLORENCE, Wis. — A man died Monday afternoon in the town of Fern, Wis., after being pinned between a pickup truck and a boat, Florence County Sheriff Jeff Rickaby said this morning. The man was attempting to back the boat into a garage on Balsam Drive about 4 p.m., Rickaby said. He likely ...

Daily News to close early Friday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Offices of The Daily News will close at 3 p.m. Friday for the Memorial Day weekend. The circulation department will accept delivery calls until 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The newspaper will publish its regular weekend edition Saturday as well as a ...

Graphic Communications show

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The Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District Technical Education Graphic Communications Design/End of the Year show took place May 7 through 11. Five categories were featured, with the top three designs in each category chosen by juror Ryan Frates, an artist, designer, and college instructor.

Tech Center outstanding students

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The Dickinson-Iron Technical Education Center recently recognized its Outstanding Students for the second semester. For this award, the instructor from each program picks one or two students each semester. Students are chosen based on quality of work, leadership and teamwork skills, work ethic ...

Clean energy initiative announced

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MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation has established an ad hoc energy team to manage an energy education and conservation initiative in Marinette and Menominee counties. The C.S. Mott Foundation has selected MMACF to receive funding and organizational support to engage and ...