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Fall color tour

October 1, 2014 Fall color is peaking in the area. Jean Haigh, left, of Norway and Joyce Ziegler of Crystal Falls enjoy peak fall colors on a paddle of the Fortune Lake Chain of Lakes in Iron County. more »»

Verso announces closure of Bucksport, Maine, paper mill

October 1, 2014 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Verso Paper Corp. today announced plans to close its paper mill in Bucksport, Maine. The closure of the mill is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2014. more »»

Medieval re-enactment in Iron Mountain; group seeks members

October 1, 2014 ESCANABA — Armored Combat, Archery, Arts & Sciences Display, Arts & Sciences Competition, Bardic Activities, Dancing and Rapier Combat were all part of the Honor Over Glory medieval re-enactment at... more »»

Fish armed robbery trial begins

October 1, 2014 L’ANSE — If Bernard Fish had his way, the latest attorney to represent him in his armed robbery case would be himself. But it was not to be. more »»

Trail camera contest announced

October 1, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Wildlife Unlimited of Dickinson County is sponsoring a Trail Camera contest, encouraging local residents to share their photos of area wildlife. more »»

Court deadlocked on voter ID; voters will need IDs at the polls

October 1, 2014 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sharply divided federal appeals court issued dueling opinions Tuesday on Wisconsin’s voter identification law. The opinions from the 7th U.S. more »»

Pickleball open house

October 1, 2014 NORWAY — In conjunction with the annual Leif Erickson Viking Days 2014 Fall Festival being held on Oct. 10-12, in Norway, a Pickleball Open House will be held on Friday, Oct. more »»

Swan killed in Baraga County

October 1, 2014 L’ANSE, Mich. (AP) — Michigan conservation officers are asking the public for information about a tundra swan that was illegally shot and killed in Baraga County. more »»

Environmental science study

October 1, 2014 Students in the Kingsford?High School environmental science class are continuing a study, which is in its 12th year, dealing with habitat assessments. more »»

Volunteers needed to keep Florence County Fair going

October 1, 2014 FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Fair has grown and expanded over the last several years, and the fair board needs more community involvement in order to continue to make the event a success. more »»

Inmate charged in 2010 death of Wausau woman

October 1, 2014 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prison inmate was charged Tuesday with killing a Wausau woman and burying her in the woods nearly four years ago after a botched robbery. more »»

Snyder signs career, technical education bill

October 1, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation requiring the state to provide information about career and technical education programs to school officials who ask for it. more »»

Escanaba murder case advances

September 30, 2014 ESCANABA — The case of a 36-year-old Escanaba man — accused of murdering his wife earlier this month — was bound over Monday to circuit court where he may make a plea or face a trial for open murder... more »»

AG to investigate alleged Aramark employee murder-for-hire

September 30, 2014 LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced that the Attorney General’s Criminal Division will investigate an allegation of a possible murder-for-hire involving an Aramark... more »»

Oktoberfest 2014 Video

September 30, 2014 Downtown Iron Mountain was hopping on Saturday with The annual Harvest on Hughitt and Oktoberfest celebrations. more »»

Fall color season patchy

September 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — In recent days, tourism officials had been reporting a range of steadily advancing fall color progression across the Upper Peninsula, but Monday’s rainfall and strong north winds likely... more »»

Despite delays, Iron County Heritage Trial bike path still ‘looks promising’

September 30, 2014 CRYSTAL FALLS — Development of the Iron County Heritage Trail bike path has recently faced difficulties with funding, though officials are hopeful that phase one of project will be completed in 201. more »»

Rep. Nygren’s daughter faces new drug charges

September 30, 2014 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The daughter of a Wisconsin lawmaker appeared in court Monday on new narcotics possession charges. Cassie Nygren, 25, was arrested Friday morning. more »»



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