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Big crowds at the fair

September 1, 2014 NORWAY — Some of the best weather conditions of an otherwise wet Labor Day weekend drew large crowds to the Dickinson County Fair on Sunday. It appeared to be the best-attended day of the fair so far. more »»

 
 
 
Early Iron Mountain Labor Day parade remembered

September 1, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Ninety-five years ago, on Monday, Sept. 1, 1919, the city of Iron Mountain celebrated Labor Day with an impressive parade featuring floats, military units and bands. more »»

House, Senate intel leaders urge action against Islamic State risk

September 1, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic Stat... more »»

Comedy basketball game planned on Oct. 9

September 1, 2014 KINGSFORD — Habitat for Humanity Menominee River will host the Harlem Ambassadors for a special comedy basketball event on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Kingsford Middle School Gym. more »»

Couple who helped unearth history to speak at museum

September 1, 2014 Caspian — Harold and Wilma Kallies will present a program to the Audubon Society on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Iron County Museum in Caspian. more »»

Wisconsin’s public loans struggled amid recession

September 1, 2014 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s local economic development groups began to feel the impact of the Great Recession in 2009, a recent analysis of public records foun. more »»

Michigan Health Endowment Fund conducting listening tour

September 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Health Endowment Fund is conducting a six-stop listening tour throughout the state to gain a deeper understanding of the health issues confronting Michigan residents, and to... more »»

District judge issues report

September 1, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County District Court Judge Christopher S. Ninomiya has issued his department’s activity report for the month of July. more »»

Minimum wage hike set to start

September 1, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — An increase in Michigan’s minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither. more »»

Dickinson County Fair Video 2014

August 31, 2014 Sunday's crowd was in the high thousands at the Dickinson County Fair in Norway. more »»

Free concert at fair tonight

August 30, 2014 NORWAY?— Agriculture Day is celebrated at the Dickinson County Fair today, capped off by a free concert. Today’s events begin with the horse and pony pulling weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. more »»

Caspian authorizes police K-9

August 30, 2014 CASPIAN — The Caspian Police Authority Board has authorized Chief Terry Post to purchase a police K-9 for the Caspian-Gaastra Police Department. The K-9 will be purchased from White Collar Canine. more »»

Kingsford enters new school year with orientations, training

August 30, 2014 By LINDA LOBECK Staff Writer KINGSFORD — The staff and administration at Kingsford Middle School and Kingsford High School have been busy this summer working on plans to make the transitions go... more »»

Walker deals with double dose of bad news

August 30, 2014 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Go. more »»

New MSP state properties security officers graduate

August 30, 2014 LANSING — Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. more »»

Green Bay man charged with reckless homicide in overdose

August 30, 2014 MADISON, Wis. — A Green Bay man has been charged with reckless homicide for allegedly selling heroin that led to the fatal overdose of a man in Stephenson, Wis. in June. Clarence J. more »»

New session of swim lessons starting Sept. 8 at the YMCA

August 30, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northern Lights YMCA-Dickinson Center has announced the dates for their upcoming session of swimming lessons. Lessons will begin on Monday, Sept. 8, and run for five weeks. more »»

Potawatomi payment on hold

August 30, 2014 MADISON, Wi. more »»

Apple Fest set Sept. 9 at Harmony Arboretum

August 30, 2014 MARINETTE, Wis. — Apple Fest at the Harmony Arboretum will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 6 p.m. more »»

Florence School staff receives training

August 30, 2014 FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence School staff are receiving emergency medication training from the registered nurses through the Florence County Health department. more »»

Energy solution needed for Upper Peninsula

August 30, 2014 By JOHN PEPIN For The Daily News MARQUETTE — State officials said the problem of developing new electric power generation or transmission — given the expected eventual closure of the Presque Isle... more »»

 
 

 

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Thankful for Labor Day

August 31, 2014 Labor Day is one of those holidays I didn’t give much thought to as a child. It was just another day off of school in September. more »

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