School safety: Area districts get MSP grants to improve security

By: Theresa Proudfit

KINGSFORD — Several area school districts will make significant safety and security upgrades, thanks to recent grants totaling more than $400,000 from the Michigan State Police. The Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District, Breitung ...

November 19, 2018

Case could upset a key revenue source for courts


DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is hearing a dispute over $1,611. The result, however, will carry a much higher price, impacting millions of dollars now raked in from criminal defendants who must pay to keep the heat turned up, the ...

November 19, 2018

Legislatures controlled by GOP look to rein in Democratic governors


LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative ...

November 19, 2018

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Boys basketball: Niagara’s short roster an obstacle for 2018-19

NIAGARA, Wis. — Limited roster numbers could play a role in Niagara’s boys basketball fortunes. The Badgers show just seven varsity players among the seniors and juniors. “Our numbers are really down this year,” said Niagara head ...

November 20, 2018

Boys basketball: Bobcats return entire roster from last season

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence boys basketball didn’t have to worry about graduation. The Bobcats return their whole roster from a season ago. They also added a few newcomers and welcome back Toby Wheeler (ACL injury last season) and Joe ...

November 20, 2018

College Bowling: IM's Brooke Fornetti 2nd in tournament

By: Burt Angeli

ROSSFORD, Ohio — Iron Mountain’s Brooke Fornetti led the Alma College bowling team to third place out of 16 teams at the BGSU Falcon Classic last weekend. Fornetti, a sophomore for the Scots, bowled over 200 in each of the four games she ...

November 19, 2018