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Breitung board opposes landfill plan

August 30, 2016 QUINNESEC — The Breitung Township Board joined concerned residents Monday in objecting to allowing more trucks and materials, including low-hazard industrial waste from throughout the Upper... more »»

Firefighter charged in fatal crash

August 30, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Michigan firefighter charged in a crash that killed two fellow firefighters and injured seven others told investigators he hadn't slept more than 45 minutes in more than 24 hour... more »»

$5.4 million sewage upgrade proposed

August 30, 2016 KINGSFORD — Officials in Iron Mountain and Kingsford are looking at up to an estimated $5.4 million in upgrades and renovations for the cities’ joint wastewater treatment plant. more »»

Bat gate: Former mine site secured to protect bats — and people

August 30, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — Bats in the area now have a new exclusive gated communit. more »»

Two arrested in drug search

August 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Two people were arrested after detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) executed a search warrant Monday at two adjacent residences located in Atlantic Mine,... more »»

Florence school event Wednesday

August 30, 2016 FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence Middle/High School students and parents are invited to the Parent/Student University in the High School auditorium at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31. more »»

Record apple crop predicted

August 30, 2016 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan apple growers say they expect to pick a record crop this year. The Michigan Apple Committee is forecasting a harvest of 31 million bushel. more »»

New waterfall guide for Florence County

August 30, 2016 FLORENCE, Wis. — A newly-published guide provides instructions for exploring the seven waterfalls on the Pine and Popple rivers in Florence County. more »»

Florence County supervisors attend convention

August 30, 2016 FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence County supervisors on University of Wisconsin-Extension committees recently attended the Wisconsin Association of County Extension Committees state convention. more »»

Summer Science Camp ends with rocket, construction camps

August 30, 2016 KINGSFORD — Our last week of Science Camp for the summer ended with a blast. more »»

Five teachers hired to start new year at Breitung Township

August 30, 2016 KINGSFORD — Five new teachers have joined the staff at the Breitung Township Schools for the 2016-17 school yea. more »»

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

August 29, 2016 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of... more »»

U.P. sees higher unemployment rates

August 29, 2016 MARQUETTE — The jobless rate in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula rose in July to 6.2 percent, up from . more »»

NMU offers rural internet

August 29, 2016 MARQUETTE (AP) — Northern Michigan University is offering subscription internet service to its students, including those studying away from the campus in Marquette. more »»

Baraga firefighters killed in traffic crash

August 29, 2016 BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two Upper Peninsula firefighters who died in a Minnesota crash. more »»

Norway bear

August 29, 2016 A bear is shown Friday night making its way out of Norway on the U.S. 2 viaduct near the Norway Spring. This photo was shared by Patrick Thibert of Milwaukee, formerly of Niagara, Wi. more »»

Wrong-way driver killed

August 29, 2016 LAWRENCE, Wis. (AP) — A 36-year-old Oneida man has died after police say he drove his car the wrong way on Interstate 41 and crashed into two other vehicles near the town of Lawrence. more »»

Cliffs reaches deal with union at Minnesota, Michigan mines

August 29, 2016 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Cliffs Natural Resources has reached a tentative contract with Steelworkers at iron mines in Minnesota and Michigan. The agreement covers about 2,000 employees. more »»

Fire in Ironwood

August 29, 2016 IRONWOOD — No one was injured in a Saturday house fire in Ironwood. Ironwood Public Safety officers arrived at the house on the corner of Oak Street and Hazel Street about 6:15 p.m. more »»



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