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A new look for Carpenter Avenue

KINGSFORD — A two-block road construction project on Carpenter Avenue in Kingsford is scheduled get underway May 20. An overview of the work was unveiled this week by Steve Cadeau, a construction engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation in Crystal Falls. The $2.5 million ...

‘Operation Remove DeJoy’ suggested to board

IRON MOUNTAIN — A petition drive to remove Postmaster General Louis DeJoy may be the best option for correcting a decline in U.S. mail service, an Iron Mountain resident says. Tracy Asanuma addressed Dickinson County Board on Monday, suggesting a coordinated campaign to deluge the White ...

Florence County seeks to fill vacant board seats

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence County will have to advertise to fill two vacant seats on the county board after those receiving write-in votes in the April 2 election declined the positions. The county will ask potential supervisors submit a letter of interest. The county board will then ...

Back to the Present

This week’s Back to the Present photograph is a 1940-1950 view of Riverside Supper Club in Spread Eagle in Florence County, Wis. The Riverside Club became well-known for its high standard of entertainment, along with its Italian food, roast chicken and steaks. They featured many popular ...

Wisconsin’s universities face financial crunch

University of Wisconsin schools are facing challenging financial futures without major changes, according to recent campus financial reports. Several factors have led to campuses’ financial difficulties including declining state support on an inflation-adjusted basis over the last decade, ...

Roadside cleanup crew

Members of the Norse Drengrs Riding Club were out Sunday doing roadside cleanup chores along a 2-mile stretch of U.S. 141 just south of Niagara, Wis., to Johns Road. From left, in back are Paul Krueger, Nathan Cotterman and Josh Westrich; in front are Neal Pawlikowski, Mark Jicha, Logan ...