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No U.P. Rodeo in Iron River

June 2, 2015 The Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo has been a local summer attraction for the past 47 years. It is unfortunate that there will no rodeo this summer. more »»

 
 
 
Ban cell phones in work zones

June 1, 2015 Road construction work is dangerous. Every construction season, highway workers are needlessly killed or injured by inattentive drivers. more »»

They gave us so much

May 30, 2015 From a proud American citizen: Many thanks to the Iron Mountain Post 50 American Legion for doing the Memorial Day Services at the VA Hospital and at the cemetery, as well as to those that may have... more »»

Finding a road funding solution

May 29, 2015 Michigan lawmakers are scrambling for an answer to the state’s road funding quandary. Voters didn’t buy the May 5 proposal to raise sale taxes from 6 percent to 7 percent to repair roads. more »»

Endorse the use of body cameras

May 28, 2015 Readers of The Daily News believe that police officers should be required to wear body cameras. more »»

Require ignition interlocks for DUI

May 27, 2015 Nearly one-third of all drunk driving arrests and drunk driving convictions involved repeat offenders, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. more »»

Local Red Cross needs storage space

May 26, 2015 Everyone has heard of the American Red Cross, right? They’re the ones who we call in emergencies. They’re on scene when there’s a fire, tornado, hurricane, and other disaster. more »»

Give thanks to our many heroes

May 25, 2015 Today is Memorial Day, a day when we honor and remember our fallen. Consistent with federal law, the U.S. more »»

You are heroes to us

May 23, 2015 Bouquet From Virginia Bietila of Iron Mountain: My family and I would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to Deputy Rochon and all of the other people who stopped to help my husband last Tuesday,... more »»

E-cigarettes bill sound legislation

May 22, 2015 Sometimes, all a leader needs to do to demonstrate leadership is get out of the way of a good idea. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is standing in the way of good legislation. more »»

Repeal label requirements

May 21, 2015 The World Trade Organization has ruled against the United States with regard to Country of Origin Labeling requirements. more »»

Prestigious award for Dickinson Memorial Hospital

May 20, 2015 Dickinson County Healthcare System received more good news this week. Which is good news for everyone. more »»

Services available for newborns with hearing problems

May 19, 2015 Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders, particularly among children. more »»

Protecting ID theft victims

May 18, 2015 Identify theft is THE crime of the 21 Century. The internet, computer use, downloading, and paperless bill-paying have become common practices today. more »»

Reasonable and safe

May 16, 2015 Bouquet Three Florence County agencies partnered to net 64 pounds of prescriptions in the drug take back day and the drug drop box program. more »»

Support local flower plantings

May 15, 2015 After a cool spring, spring-like weather warms the earth back to life. Local folks venture outdoors again. That’s the beauty of changing seasons. more »»

Clarifying new EPA water rules

May 14, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new rules regulating streams and wetlands. Landowners and farmers are protesting. more »»

Honoring our police officers

May 13, 2015 In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as “Police Week. more »»

Reasonable solution

May 12, 2015 The Upper Peninsula deer hunting season has been saved — for now. That’s good news for deer hunters — and U.P. communities. more »»

Pull the plug on ethanol

May 11, 2015 Ethanol has been around for nearly 20 years. It’s been touted as green energy, a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By nearly every measure, it’s been a failure. more »»

They perform daily miracles

May 9, 2015 From Brad Grayvold, K-8 Principal, Norway-Vulcan Area Schools: At Norway-Vulcan Area Schools our teachers are doing an outstanding job. more »»

 
 

 

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13 days and counting

May 31, 2015 Well it's down to 13 days before my daughter, Cassie's wedding. Stress has definitely set in. I'm sure it is nothing compared to what she is going through. more »

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