Time to eat, drink and celebrate at Oktoberfest in downtown IM

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IRON MOUNTAIN — You can almost taste the beer and pretzels, as the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority gets ready to host its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday. The Bavarian-themed autumn celebration will run from noon to 10 p.m. in the city parking lot at the intersection of East A ...

Man injured in shooting by troopers in Skandia Township

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MARQUETTE — Troopers from the Michigan State Police were involved with a shooting in Skandia Township on Thursday evening. At about 7 p.m. Thursday, troopers were attempting to arrest a male suspect wanted on a felony warrant during a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 41 and ...

Flamingos in Wisconsin? Birds’ visit a first for state

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PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Five flamingos that showed up in Wisconsin to wade along a Lake Michigan beach attracted a big crowd of onlookers eager to see the unusual visitors venturing far from their usual tropical setting. The American flamingos spotted Friday in Port Washington, about ...

Strike strategy carries risks


Even after escalating its strike against Detroit automakers on Friday, the United Auto Workers union still has plenty of leverage in its effort to force the companies to agree to significant increases in pay and benefits. Only about 12% of the union's membership is so far taking part in the ...

Alzheimer’s Walk planned on Saturday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Alzheimer’s Association invites area residents to join the fight to end this disease by participating in its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday. Walkers this year will meet at Family Ties Adult Day Care Center, 1238 Carpenter Ave. in Iron ...