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Scenes from Stomp the Snow

More than 400 attended the second-annual Stomp the Snow event Saturday at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The lantern-lit family snowshoe walk is organized through the Family Snowshoe Charity Association, a non-profit group formed to promote snowshoeing while supporting local ...

Dickinson needs higher tax rate to be on Bay board

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County is unlikely to gain voting representation on the Bay College Board of Trustees, as that would require a substantial increase in the property tax levy. Dickinson County commissioners Monday discussed legal advice given during a special meeting of the Bay ...

Getting a jump on decorating in IM

Iron Mountain Public Works employee Norman Calkins hangs a ski jumper cutout decoration Monday from a light pole with assistance from Steve Smith on Carpenter Avenue in the city’s downtown. The jumpers are in preparation for the FIS Continental Cup Ski Jump competition set for Feb. 23-25 at ...

Man with gun causes incident at Marquette City Hall

MARQUETTE — A potential dangerous situation at Marquette City Hall was defused Monday afternoon after a man entered the building with a firearm. At about 3:35 p.m. Monday, the male — who police have not identified — entered Marquette City Hall lower-level and requested to speak with a ...

One dead after police standoff in Oneida County

One person died after a standoff with police Saturday in Oneida County, according to a Wisconsin Department of Justice news release. Shots were fired as the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office responded to two hang-up 911 calls received at about 8:39 p.m. from a residence in the 1600 block of ...

UWGB campus in Marinette to end in-person instruction

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Marinette campus will cease in-person instruction at the end of the spring semester, the fourth two-year school in the Universities of Wisconsin system to drop face-to-face classes in the face of financial ...