‘The quality is outstanding': Delayed apple crop worth the wait

By: Brian Christensen

NIAGARA, Wis. — Red, yellow, green and gold — as summer yields to autumn, so begins the year’s apple harvest. “It’s a few days behind schedule,” 74-year-old Hal Wentzel said. “Not much. I wouldn’t say more than a ...

September 16, 2019

UAW: GM offer came too late to avert strike


DETROIT (AP) — A strike by over 49,000 United Auto workers against General Motors could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner, the union’s top negotiator said in a letter to the company. In the letter dated Sunday, ...

September 16, 2019

Man arrested after incident at IM church

IRON MOUNTAIN — A man was arrested Sunday after what was reported as an “active shooter” incident at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. Police responded about 9:15 a.m., minutes after the caller said the man was ...

September 16, 2019

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No. 3 North Central takes down No. 1 Pickford, 20-14


POWERS — North Central’s defense stood tall here Saturday in a 20-14 upset victory over the state’s top-ranked eight-player football team, the Pickford Panthers. The third-ranked Jets forced seven turnovers, including six interceptions ...

September 16, 2019

53-yard kick lifts Bears to victory in stunning finish

DENVER (AP) — Eddie Pineiro won Chicago’s nerve-racking kicking competition. Now, he’s winning over Bears fans and teammates who suffered through the double-doink miss by Cody Parkey that sent them home from the playoffs. Pineiro ...

September 16, 2019

Flivvers claim ‘The Rock’

By: By Justin St. Ours

GLADSTONE — A long day of play laid the foundations for a come-from-behind victory here Saturday as the fourth-seeded Kingsford volleyball team beat the Gwinn Modeltowners to win the annual Gladstone “Rock” volleyball invitational. The ...

September 16, 2019