TOP HEADLINES

A trophy buck

By: Theresa Proudfit

James Lucas, left, a Community Living Center patient at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, received a trophy Wednesday for shooting the Wheelin’ Sportsmen program’s biggest buck of the season. Presenting the trophy ...

November 14, 2019

Iron County Board cuts funds for 4-H, Economic Chamber Alliance

By: Brian Christensen

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Board will give final consideration Dec. 19 to a budget that would scale back funds for some programs in 2020. The board Tuesday amended the budget for the coming year, giving $10,000 to the Iron County ...

November 14, 2019

Senate OKs bill to lift deer-baiting ban

By: By DAVID EGGERT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s ban on using bait to hunt deer would end for at least two years under legislation that advanced further in the Legislature on Wednesday, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remains opposed to signing it. The ...

November 14, 2019

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SPORTS

Davison, Ford lift Wisconsin past McNeese, 83-63

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison scored a game-high 24 points, Aleem Ford added a career-high 16 points, and Wisconsin beat McNeese 83-63 on Wednesday night. Brevin Pritzl scored 13 points in his first start in two seasons for the Badgers ...

November 14, 2019

IM’s Johnson, ND’s Smith earn ‘Hometowne’ honors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain’s Marcus Johnson and North Dickinson’s Briana Smith were selected as Hometowne Lumber Athletes of the Month for October on Wednesday. Smith, a senior volleyball player for the Lady Nordics, was the team ...

November 14, 2019

If there’s a wheel, there’s a way: Accessible trailers help disabled hunters get back outdoors

By: By EMMA KUKUK

Michigan’s outdoors should be accessible for all people to enjoy. All too often, that isn’t the case. Whether it’s a lack of understanding or inaccessible facilities, outdoor spaces aren’t always welcoming to people with ...

November 14, 2019