Kingsford to seek aid for $13.5M in infrastructure in two areas

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KINGSFORD — A proposed infrastructure project in the Ford Addition and Breitung areas of Kingsford carries a price tag of $13.5 million that the city hopes to cover substantially with grant and loan aid from the Michigan Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The city council this week ...

Dickinson joins regional group for solid waste management

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County will sign on to a six-county agreement that calls upon a regional agency to prepare a plan regulating solid waste, recycling and organics disposal activities. Under legislation signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in December 2022, each county is required to ...

Loons visit Six Mile, but will they nest?

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Six Mile Lake this spring has a pair of loons that have lingered. They fish together. They’ve done synchronized movements, though I can’t say I’ve seen the full-blown courtship behaviors portrayed in online videos. But it does raise the tantalizing prospect loons might nest on the ...

No Daily News on Monday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Due to no postal delivery on the Memorial Day holiday, The Daily News will not publish a newspaper Monday. The Daily News office will not be open Monday. Tuesday will have a newspaper as usual, and staff will be available starting at 8 a.m.

Board meetings scheduled

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Niagara School Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 113 at Niagara High School. The agenda includes a closed session concerning staffing and wages. Dickinson County Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the circuit courtroom of the courthouse in Iron Mountain. The agenda includes rules ...

Dickinson to enforce watercraft mooring ordinance at Antoine

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Due to an increase in the number of watercraft owners illegally using county property for mooring during the Lake Antoine Park camping season, Dickinson County will enforce its applicable park ordinance, effective immediately. The ordinance reads: “Whereas it is ...