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Wisconsin GOP leader who angered Trump is again targeted for recall

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Supporters of former President Donald Trump, including a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, submitted more than 9,000 signatures on Tuesday in an effort to force a recall election of Wisconsin's top elected Republican after their first attempt fell short. They ...

Marking Memorial Day weekend

Conditions were cloudy and cool but no rain Monday morning spoiled the annual Dickinson County Memorial Day program in downtown Iron Mountain. The event featured the Kingsford and Iron Mountain high school bands, area Boy and Cub Scouts, Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 members as ...

Jobless rates down in UP but higher than a year ago

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Upper Peninsula jobless rate dipped in April — along with the size of its labor force — falling in line with much of the state, according to information released by the Michigan Center for Data and Analytics. The not seasonally adjusted jobless rate in April in the ...

Heritage Design and Stone to open new showroom

KINGSFORD — Things are happening fast at 450 North Blvd. in Kingsford, the new home of Heritage Design and Stone. The remodeling for the new showroom is underway and scheduled to be completed by the planned June 22 grand opening celebration. Getting to this point, however, has been ...

Quinnesec man sentenced for sexual conduct with girl

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Quinnesec man will spend 57 months to 15 years in prison for the repeated sexual assault of a victim between the ages of eight and 10. Jesse Delos Hilyard, 43, was sentenced May 20 in Dickinson County Circuit Court after earlier pleading no contest to one count of criminal ...

Four Wisconsin teenagers killed in truck crash early Monday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Four teenagers were killed and another was seriously injured when their truck collided with a semitrailer in rural southcentral Wisconsin early Monday. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that deputies responded to the crash just outside Columbus ...