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West Iron claims fourth straight firefighters title

July 28, 2014 QUINNESEC — Local teams performed well at the 120th Annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters’ Association Tournament, with the West Iron County Fire Department of Iron River taking top honors... more »»

Hurley man found dead

July 28, 2014 IRONWOOD — A Hurley, Wis., man who had been reported missing was found dead Sunday inside his vehicle, submerged in about 10 feet of water. more »»

U.P. jobless rates down slightly

July 28, 2014 MARQUETTE — The jobless rate in June in the Upper Peninsula inched slowly down to 8.3 percent, 0.2 percentage points below the May rate of 8. more »»

Gasoline prices fall 14 cents

July 28, 2014 DEARBON (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state dropped about 14 cents in the last week, the fourth straight week they’ve fallen. more »»

Review: Compliance issues in 20 Michigan home day cares

July 28, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — A review of 20 Michigan home day cares found that each wasn’t in compliance with at least one state licensing requirement for children’s health and safety, according to a report... more »»

Timber, mining were once linked in U.P.

July 28, 2014 By Ilsa Matthes For The Daily News ESCANABA — The William Bonifas Fine Arts Center in Escanaba was filled with people recently who came to hear about the history of timber towns in the Upper... more »»

Teen killed while walking dog

July 28, 2014 ARMADA, Mich. more »»

Local student in women in MTU computer science program

July 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University recently held its Women in Computer Science (WiCS) program, a weeklong exploration for high school women interested in computin. more »»

Red Tail Ring performs at Out to Lunch Thursday

July 28, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Red Tail Ring will be the featured entertainment on Thursday during the downtown Iron Mountain Out to Lunch Program from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. more »»

Truck contest returns to Florence County Fair

July 28, 2014 FLORENCE, Wis. — The truck contest will return to the Florence County Fair this year, however, this contest is quite different from a “normal” truck show. Fair festivities begin Friday, Aug. more »»

Area boards meeting tonight

July 28, 2014 The Iron Mountain School District Board of Education is meeting today at 6 in the Izzo Mariucci Center, 217 Izzo Mariucci Way in Iron Mountain. more »»

IM Tree Board completes plantings

July 28, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Efforts by the Iron Mountain Tree Board have included new trees being planted around the city during the past couple of years. more »»

Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi

July 28, 2014 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. more »»

Former Escanaba mayor in court today on embezzling charge

July 28, 2014 ESCANABA — The former mayor of Escanaba — charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from a local service club — is scheduled to be in Delta County Circuit Court today to either make a plea or set ... more »»

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Iron mining museum plans $200K upgrade

July 28, 2014 NEGAUNEE AP) — A Michigan museum that chronicles the state’s iron mining history will receive a $200,000 renovation. more »»

Outdoor expert featured Aug. 12 at Niagara Library

July 28, 2014 NIAGARA, Wis. — Richard P. Smith, award-winning outdoor writer and photographer, hunter and wildlife expert, will present a program entitled “Hunting Big Woods Bucks” on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.. more »»

7th Circuit Court revives lead paint lawsuit

July 28, 2014 MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a lead paint lawsuit in Wisconsin, which could also reactivate more than 170 other lead poisoning cases that have been on hold pending the outcom... more »»



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