Rodeo in Iron River

Taylor Phillips of Three Hills Rodeo out of Iowa competes in the bareback riding event Friday night during the 52nd annual U.P. Championship Rodeo in Iron River. Today’s rodeo performances are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

July 20, 2019

Mild year for ticks, but Lyme disease still prevalent

By: Brian Christensen

KINGSFORD — Some good news for getting into the outdoors in the region: It appears to be a milder year for ticks. While the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department has had more ticks submitted for testing this year than in 2018, Health ...

July 20, 2019

Astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of first moon landing


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity's first moon landing. They gathered in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump, who got a ...

July 20, 2019

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Golf: Eichhorn takes Wisconsin Amateur Open

GREEN LAKE, Wis. — Hunter Eichhorn has added another major golf title to his growing collection. Eichhorn, a Carney, Michigan native, won the 118th Wisconsin State Open Amateur golf championship at Lawsonia Links here Thursday, perhaps the ...

July 20, 2019

Baseball: IM takes advantage of Esky errors in win

By: John Vrancic

ESCANABA — Fielding errors have haunted the Escanaba Cubs throughout this American Legion baseball season. That trend continued here Thursday night as the Cubs fell to Marquette 4-0 and Iron Mountain 2-1 in the zone tournament. The Cubs ...

July 19, 2019

Little League softball: Esky beats Norway for district championship

By: Justin St. Ours

ESCANABA — It was the third meeting for the Escanaba Minor Girls’ All-Star softball team (ages 9-10) and Norway, and after taking a loss in the first meeting, Escanaba came back to win the next and again Thursday 5-1 to clinch the District ...

July 19, 2019