Art contest winner

Local News

KINGSFORD — Alayna Pietrantonio, a sixth grade student at Kingsford Middle School was recently chosen as one of the winners of the annual Meemic Masterpiece Art Contest. Emily Westphal’s second quarter Art 6 class was assigned the task of creating a submission. Each year, this contest ...

Health department offers free vision and hearing screenings

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KINGSFORD — The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department will be conducting hearing and vision screenings for pre-school as well as school age children at upcoming clinics. Those who may have missed previous screenings and home-schooled students are welcome at this free screening. Clinics ...

Students escape school bus fire

Wisconsin News

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A school bus driver in Milwaukee safely evacuated 37 students from her bus just before it became engulfed in flames. The bus was just blocks from their destination at the Milwaukee Academy of Science Wednesday morning when Imunek Williams smelled something burning, WISN-TV ...

Vehicle crashes into Northpointe

Local News

KINGSFORD — A vehicle crashed into the Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare System building at 715 Pyle Drive on Thursday afternoon, seriously injuring a woman who was inside the structure. The woman was taken to Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson and flown to UW Health University Hospital in ...

Whitmer economic plan unveiled at Mackinac conference

Local News

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer unveiled the first piece of her “Make it in Michigan” economic development strategy Wednesday during the first full day of the Mackinac Policy Conference. The plan consists of three pillars: projects, people and places. “These three P’s will support our ...

Bergman calls on veterans center to relax mask policy

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Some military veterans are delaying or foregoing medical visits to the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain due to its masking policies, according to U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet. Bergman this week sent a letter to Iron Mountain VA Director John ...