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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 18, 2014 

Wakefield looks to move into new city hall

WAKEFIELD - Wakefield City Council members entered into a lease agreement Wednesday with the Diocese of Marquette for Father Daniel Hall, located on Maria Lane, which the city plans to use as its new... Full story

 
 News    September 18, 2014 

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that... Full story

 
 News    September 18, 2014 

Fly tying as an art

GLIDE, Ore. (AP) - Nobody really knows why a fish bites at a fly. If it were understood, there might not be events like the North Umpqua Fly Tying Festival, or even the sport of fly-fishing in... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 17, 2014

LLW looks to improve playground area

IRONWOOD - Following Ironwood Area School District's transition to a single K-12 building at Luther L. Wright, the district is in the process of moving some playground equipment from the Sleight and... Full story

 
 News    September 17, 2014

Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared Tuesday the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emer... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 17, 2014

Bessemer City Council approves library contract with Ironwood Township

BESSEMER - Bessemer's City Council approved expanding its library services to cover the residents of Ironwood Township Monday. The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees agreed to enter into a contract... Full story

 
 News    September 17, 2014

Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

WEED, Calif. (AP) - They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 16, 2014

Oman's Creek boat landing may reopen on Wednesday

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said it hopes the Oman's Creek boat landing at Little Girl's Point will be reopened to Lake Superior boaters by Wednesday.... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    September 16, 2014

New trooper at Wakefield State Police post

WAKEFIELD - After more than 10 years as a trooper at a Michigan State Police post in Hart, trooper John Kelly made a change, traveling nearly 400 miles north to Wakefield. On Aug. 30, Kelly became a... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 16, 2014

Bessemer moves forward with Deep Freeze grants

BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is moving forward with the process of securing state-provided grants of more than $615,000 to help with repairs to damaged infrastructure from last winter's Deep Freeze... Full story

 
 News    September 16, 2014

Sauce and beans banish flavorless baked white fish

By MELISSA D'ARABIAN Associated Press Here's the thing about baked white fish, such as haddock or cod: We know we should eat more of it because it's such a healthy choice. Trouble is, we also know... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 15, 2014

City cleans up in sunshine

IRONWOOD - Vehicles were lined up about 12 deep along Ayer Street Saturday morning as sunshine greeted Ironwood's annual fall clean-up day. City residents got rid of trash of all sorts in the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 15, 2014

Gogebic County Community Mental Health to receive clean title of property

WAKEFIELD - Gogebic County Community Mental Health Authority is set to receive the rights and clean title to property in Wakefield it has used and occupied since 1995, following its final, Oct. 1 paym... Full story

 
 News    September 15, 2014

Northern Lights Quilting Guild to host show Saturday

IRONWOOD - The Northern Lights Quilting Guild is hosting its biennial quilt show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ironwood Memorial Building. The show features more than 100 quilts from... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 15, 2014

Keweenaw Land honored for 20 years of forest certification

IRONWOOD - Keweenaw Land Association was recognized Friday afternoon for being a leader in forest management certification. In fact, Keweenaw was the first publicly-traded company in the country to be... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 13, 2014

Mercer reaches out

MERCER, Wis. - Around 200 people in the Mercer community and school district came together to help one of their own, Peyton Towne, a fourth-grade student who has a progressive liver disease called Byl... Full story

 
 News    September 13, 2014

Sheriff's department receives grant

BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Sheriff's Department has received a $4,000 grant from the pipeline that cuts through the county. Sheriff Peter Matonich said the money from TransCanada Corporation has been used to purchase a trailer for transportation... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    September 13, 2014

Hurley K-12 School opens 'Free Little Library' at front door

HURLEY - Hurley K-12 School now has two fully stocked libraries - even if one of them is only a small wooden box outside the front entrance. The box is known as a "Free Little Library," a movement cro... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    September 12, 2014

Lake Superior shoreline cleaned up of debris after gales of September

The clean-up from the gales on Lake Superior continued Thursday morning at Saxon Harbor and Little Girl's Point. The Tuesday and Wednesday storm resulted in north winds of up to around 50 mph washing... Full story

 

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