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Dickinson to use ARP funds for new hangar

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County will use American Rescue Plan funds to pay off a loan secured from a local bank for completion of a $1.4 million hangar at Ford Airport. The county board Monday authorized payment of $747,443 to First National Bank & Trust of Iron Mountain. A $1.28 ...

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September but rejected by some of the 12 unions involved. The measure passed by a ...

No longer the fringe: Some small-town voters fear for America

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A word — “Hope” — is stitched onto a throw pillow in the little hilltop farmhouse. Photographs of children and grandchildren speckle the walls. In the kitchen, an envelope is decorated with a hand-drawn heart. “Happy Birthday, My Love,” it reads. Out ...

Mackinac Bridge traffic restricted

ST. IGNACE (AP) — The Mackinac Bridge Authority restricted traffic on the 5-miles span Wednesday after winds in the Mackinac Straits topped 50 mph. The authority just before 5 p.m. Eastern time said it was allowing only passenger cars, passenger vans, and empty pickup trucks without tonneau ...

Looking for light displays in area

IRON MOUNTAIN — With the holiday season arriving, The Daily News will soon begin its Countdown to Christmas. Displays of lights in the region will be featured daily. If you have a particularly good display you’d like to share, take a photo and email it to news@ironmountaindailynews.com or ...

Wisconsin deer harvest up locally and statewide

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters killed substantially more deer during Wisconsin’s nine-day gun season this year than in 2021 thanks largely to snow cover, relatively stable weather conditions and a lack of standing corn that deer use to hide, state wildlife officials said Tuesday. The ...