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Tripp, Spigarelli earn Bratton scholarships

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NIAGARA, Wis. — Austin Tripp and Miranda Spigarelli have been awarded the Sherman Bratton Memorial Scholarships at Niagara High School, the Niagara Area Scholarship Foundation announced. The Class of 2019 graduates became the 25th annual recipients of the scholarships. They were presented ...

Three injured in crash

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Three people were transported to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital on Sunday after a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 2 and Upper Pine Creek Road. Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain Post, responded to the crash at about 11:43 a.m. A witness told police ...

St. Norbert College provides tours

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DE PERE, Wis. —St. Norbert College is offering student-guided campus tours and giving students and their families a chance to meet with staff from the office of admissions during Wisconsin Private College Week, July 8-11. Refreshments will be served. In addition, morning and afternoon ...

Habitat grant

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The Dickinson Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $250 mini-grant to Habitat for Humanity Menominee River for the purchase of three rooftop safe-tie bucket kits. The kits will be used by volunteers when performing roofing projects. Specifically, the current repair blitz — Operation ...

UPHS names interim CEO

Business

MARQUETTE — Jerry Dooley will join UP Health System as interim CEO for UPHS-Marquette on June 19. A veteran health care leader, Dooley has been a part of the Duke LifePoint and LifePoint Health teams for more than a decade, serving as interim CEO for hospitals across the nation that are ...

Ship to launch in Marinette

Wisconsin News

MARINETTE, Wis. — Two boat landings on the Menominee River will be temporarily closed for safety and security purposes on Saturday for the launching of the LCS USS Minneapolis-St. Paul at Marinette Marine Corp. The affected landings are Boom Landing in Marinette and River Park (Mystery ...

Wisconsin Republicans OK reduced building budget

Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans on the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved money Tuesday to begin building a new prison in Green Bay but eliminated funding to construct new state facilities to house juvenile offenders after Wisconsin's troubled youth prison closes, shifting those ...

A Niagara museum mural?

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Abby Berglund paints a giant question mark where she hopes to put a mural on the outside of the Niagara Area Historical Museum at 1356 River St. in Niagara, Wis. The museum board is working on a fundraiser to have Berglund paint a scene that would include the bluffs and historical buildings in ...

Wal-Mart files tax appeal for IM store

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is appealing the property tax assessment for its supercenter on South Stephenson Avenue, seeking a roughly 22% reduction, Dickinson County commissioners learned Monday. “It became formal today,” Equalization Director Sid Bray told the county board, ...

North Dickinson board hears budget plans

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FELCH TOWNSHIP — While the North Dickinson County School District budget calls for a slightly higher levy, most property owners should see little change in their tax bills, district officials said. The district has paid off the debt voters approved in March 2016 for technology and new ...

Breitung officials back vacating part of street

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QUINNESEC — The Breitung Township Board on Monday lent its support to a request by Denny and Cindy Trewartha of Iron Mountain that the Dickinson County Road Commission vacate a portion of Woodbine Street in East Kingsford to them. If the road commission grants the request, the section from ...

Woman dies after crash in Marinette County

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MARINETTE, Wis. — A 45-year-old Athelstane, Wis., woman died Sunday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in May in the town of Stephenson, said Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve. Jennifer R. Vania died at a Green Bay hospital from complications of her injuries, Sauve said. Vania ...

Out to Lunch, Music in the Park performances slated

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Safe Sax, now known as Michael Prusinsky and Friends, from Port Washington, Wis., will kick off this season of Out to Lunch and Music in the Park on Thursday. While Michael Prusinsky and Friends still have some familiar faces, new ones have been added to the group as well. ...

Wisconsin Republicans plan $400M income tax cut for 2020

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans are working on a roughly $400 million middle class tax cut to be unveiled as soon as Tuesday, a third attempt to find an income tax cut that both the GOP and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers can agree to. Evers vetoed a Republican-passed income tax cut bill ...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS; ESTATE OF DOLORES PERRON

Legal Notices

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent's Trust Estate PERRON FAMILY TRUST dated March 11, 1987 Settlor: Dolores Perron TO ALL CREDITORS: The decedent, Dolores Perron Who lived at N4330 Traders Mine Road, Iron Mountain, MI 49801 died on April 18, 2019, and her date of ...

Brew Fest in downtown IM

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The weather could not have been better Saturday for the Downtown Development Authority’s third-annual Brew Fest in Iron Mountain. From left, Patti and Mike Olson, Roy and Rachael Harris and Jason and Bonnie Pietrantonio, all of Kingsford, enjoy some of the more than 70 different types of ...

Schneider’s Iron & Metal sold

Business

ST. LOUIS — Alter Trading Corp. has purchased Kingsford-based Schneider’s Iron & Metal Inc., according to a news release from the company. The business now will be run under the name Alter Metal Recycling, according to the company. Schneider’s Iron & Metal has been a leading ...

CF man killed in boating collision

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IRON COUNTY — A 22-year-old Crystal Falls man was killed Saturday night in a boating crash in the Michigamme Reservoir, according to a release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received the report about 10:50 p.m. that two watercraft had collided. The man was ...

River Valley Insurance changes name to IB

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WAUSAU, Wis. — River Valley Insurance is changing its name to IB Insurance, effective immediately, company officials said. Although IB Insurance serves businesses, families and individuals throughout the United States, the agency’s primary customer base is Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper ...

Group offers pieces from ‘Oak Island’

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Those fascinated by the Lagina brothers’ efforts to locate a legendary treasure in the History Channel series “The Curse of Oak Island” can buy their own little piece of that island Saturday. The Menominee Range Historical Foundation will host a fundraiser from 11 ...