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Too windy for takeoff

Conditions didn’t cooperate Friday for the official first training day of the 2024 Marshfield Medical Center Dickinson Continental Cup tournament set for today and Sunday at Giant Pine Mountain. Training eventually had to be canceled due to winds. Two competitive rounds are scheduled for ...

Fresh stars, Olympic veteran shine at Giant Pine

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ski fans were treated to two spectacular Continental Cup competitions today at Pine Mountain, witnessing the longest jumps in the “modern” history of the storied venue. Austria’s young star Jonas Schuster soared 456 feet in the morning event, the longest jump since a ...

Kingsford looks to get rid of grass fire truck

KINGSFORD — The Kingsford City Council has decided to get rid of an aging truck designed for use against grass fires. More than 30 years old, the truck hasn’t been used in a long time and is taking up space needed for other equipment. Public Safety Director Brandon Rutter said after quite ...

Schuster soars to victory at Giant Pine

IRON MOUNTAIN — Austria’s Jonas Schuster uncorked a leap of 456 feet in today’s Continental Cup opener at Pine Mountain, sending him into first place over teammate Francisco Moerth. Schuster’s first jump of 430 feet had him in fifth place entering the second round, but the ...

What to expect in Michigan’s presidential primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump look to repeat their past Michigan primary victories on Tuesday, when they each face opponents who haven’t yet won a contest this year but also show no indication of dropping out. Biden is fending off a challenge from ...

More federal funds coming for water infrastructure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week announced more than $177 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for Michigan drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades in fiscal year 2024. Wisconsin’s share of the $5.8 billion in federal funds announced for projects ...