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Vehicle break-in in Kingsford

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KINGSFORD — The Kingsford Public Safety Department recommends residents check their vehicles and garages for missing items after a vehicle break-in was reported Christmas morning in the 200 block of Beech Street. Residents should contact Kingsford Public Safety Department at 906-774-2525 if ...

Class offered on food safety

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KINGSFORD/IRON RIVER — Openings remain for the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department’s food safety manager certification class. This course will provide food managers and supervisors with the tools to educate their staff on best practices for food handling, organizers said. The ...

A knack for whittling St. Nick

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NORWAY — For the past quarter-century, Bob Langin has marked Christmas by the Santa he creates. Using mostly basswood, a couple of carving knives and a fingernail file, the Norway man has whittled and painted 25 wooden Santas to adorn his fireplace at Christmas time. Creating approximately ...

Bergman: All options should be considered for borders

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IRON MOUNTAIN — While border security is important, an actual wall between the U.S. and Mexico might not be the only answer, U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman said in a recent interview. In the interview, done just before the congressman from Watersmeet was to return to Washington, D.C. to address the ...

One in custody after Kingsford school break-in

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KINGSFORD — One person was arrested after the Kingsford Public Safety Department investigated a reported break-in early Sunday at the Kingsford High/Middle School. Officers got a 911 call at 7 a.m. that a school employee had discovered the break-in and the person was still inside the ...

No Daily News on Christmas

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daily News will not publish a paper on Christmas day Tuesday. All Daily News offices will close at noon today and remain closed for the holiday until 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Man killed in Marinette County crash

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MARINETTE, Wis. — One man is dead after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a large oak tree near Peshtigo in southern Marinette County on Sunday night. The four-door sedan was northbound on County Trunk BB/Shore Drive in the town of Peshtigo just before 8 p.m. Sunday when the driver ...

HOSA event planned at Bay College West

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College West Campus will host the Michigan HOSA event for the Upper Peninsula on Wednesday, Jan. 9. HOSA-Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. ...

Food program receives grant

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The Dickinson Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $250 mini-grant to Breitung Township Schools. The funds will be used to assist in purchasing food items for weekend food packs delivered to at risk students. The program serves both middle school and high school students at Kingsford.

Community Christmas

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The Norway Youth Advisory Committee volunteered to help with the Community Christmas Adventure at the Big Red Barn in Niagara, Wis. This fun day was sponsored by BOSS Snowplow, a division of the Toro Company. The YAC members helped with crafts, coloring and games.

River otter moving to Detroit Zoo after rescue in Alaska

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An orphaned North American female river otter found by hikers in southeastern Alaska has been moved to the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak. The Detroit Zoological Society says 7-month-old Kalee is a potential mate for Sparky, a 4-year-old male otter born at the zoo. Kalee ...

MJ Electric donates to UP Foster Closet

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M.J. Electric of Iron Mountain this year provided several vehicle loads of donated clothing and items and raised $27,419 for the U.P. Foster Closet-Dickinson County, a non-profit organization that assists children placed in foster care in the area. Dayna Nault, left, of M.J. Electric ...

Holiday visit

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The Elf On The Shelf and Friends were on their way to spread some holiday cheer around Norway-Vulcan Area School. From left, in front are Kassy Kay, Averie Popp, Mariah Gysellink and Danae Anderson; in back are Allison Olson, Emma Anderson, Ada VanHolla, Kyle Benjamin and Trevor Dapoz. The ...

Coloring contest winners

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From left, Lynn Hitt of The Daily News presents $10 checks and Seroogy’s chocolates to the winners of the Christmas Coloring Contest, 7-year-old Ella Opolka of Vulcan, 10-year-old Brayden Kassin of Iron Mountain and 13-year-old C.J. Freeman of Niagara, Wis.

Preschool carolers

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Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools’ preschool classes had their Christmas program Thursday at North Elementary School of the Arts in Iron Mountain. The students performed a play and sang 15 Christmas songs before meeting Santa. From left, in back, are Weston Baij, Weston Trevillian, ...

Frizzo lawsuit decided

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CRYSTAL FALLS — An Iron County jury ruled Friday that Iron River City Manager David Thayer did not act improperly when he fired Laura Frizzo as police chief in late 2016. The jury had deliberated nearly 10 hours over two days — at one point telling Chief Circuit Court Judge Mary Barglind ...

Pedestrian hit, IR man arrested

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IRON RIVER — A 26-year-old Iron River man has been arrested after reportedly hitting a pedestrian while driving on U.S. 2 west of Iron River and then leaving the site early Thursday. The suspect was stopped at 1:40 a.m. on U.S. 2 in Iron River for erratic driving, according to state police ...

New felony charges filed against Grubb

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MARQUETTE — An Iron Mountain man accused of placing video cameras in two Kingsford homes and recording unclothed people now faces new unrelated charges that include child sexually abusive activity. Scott Andrew Grubb, 46, was arraigned Friday in Dickinson County District Court on five ...

DCHS to close Wausaukee clinic site

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Healthcare System plans to close its clinic in Wausaukee, Wis., by Jan. 31, hospital officials announced Friday. The Wausaukee closure was among several changes included in an update on DCHS’s restructuring effort. “All patients will receive a formal ...