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 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 23, 2014 

No insurance means no jobs for school district bidders

HURLEY -The Hurley School Board's strict policy requiring proof of insurance with bids came to light again Monday. As the board considered bids for refinishing the gymnasium floor, three of four bids... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    April 23, 2014 

Hurley cops national Green Ribbon award

HURLEY - The Hurley School District was officially recognized Tuesday as a national Green Ribbon award winner for environmental stewardship. It was the welcome news administrators and teachers had... Full story

 
 News    April 23, 2014 

Hagen receives annual award

MARENISCO - David Hagen has been selected as the 2014 Ojibway Correctional Facility's Correctional Officer of the Year. Hagen, a corrections officer at Ojibway, began his career with the Michigan... Full story

 
 News    April 23, 2014 

Conservation district sets sights on Japenese barberry

BESSEMER - The Gogebic Conservation District in Bessemer is working to stop the spread of Japanese barberry, an invasive species brought to the U.S. for landscaping purposes more than 100 years ago.... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 22, 2014

Hurley area B-47 crash site dedication planned for June

HURLEY - More than 50 years ago, a B-47 Stratojet disappeared from radar on a low-level training mission about 10 miles south of Hurley. Three months later, another aircraft disappeared near the same... Full story

 
 News    April 22, 2014

Duluth health care provider has new vein illumination device

DULUTH, Minn. - Getting blood drawn or having an IV inserted is nobody's idea of a good time and often can be painful, especially if veins are not easily accessible. Essentia Health in Duluth is imple... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 22, 2014

State of emergency declared for Gogebic County

BESSEMER - Bessemer City Council members were updated about this past winter's impact on the region and the emergency situation of Gogebic County at a meeting Monday. "We in Gogebic County declared a... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 21, 2014

Mercer Lions club holds annual egg hunt

egg hunt at the Mercer School Saturday morning. According to club member Dave Minisan, this is the 11th year the Mercer Lions have held the egg hunt. Children of preschool age to 12 years old and... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 21, 2014

Wesley United Methodist holds breakfast, egg hunt

IRONWOOD – The Wesley United Methodist Church held an Easter breakfast, egg hunt and sermon Sunday morning. Attendees dined on breakfast, starting at 9:30 a.m., while the kids prepared for the... Full story

 
 News    April 21, 2014

Birthday plans underway for Mercers Claire D'Loon

MERCER, Wis. - The Mercer area is gearing up to celebrate Claire D'Loon's "a-May-zing birthday bash," May 17. The annual event features a birthday wreathing ceremony at Claire's statue at 9:30 a.m.,... Full story

 
 News    April 21, 2014

Ontonagon students try their hands (and feet) at climbing

ONTONAGON - Ten seventh graders at the Ontonagon Area School District recently learned about rock climbing techniques. Semi-retired OASD teacher Jim Waters volunteered to assist the students in gym cl... Full story

 
 News    April 21, 2014

Windmill blades turn again after restoration

HOLLAND (AP) - A southwestern Michigan landmark has been revived - and now it's been rededicated. The blades of downtown Holland's 252-year-old DeZwaan windmill began turning again Saturday morning... Full story

 
 By Ryan Jarvi    News    April 19, 2014

NCTA-Heritage hosts work bee to kick off season

MELLEN - Northern Wisconsin is known for its beautiful scenic views, and no one knows that better than Mike Stafford. Stafford is president of the North Country Trail Association-Heritage Chapter and... Full story

 
 News    April 19, 2014

More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless pets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 9-month-old boxer pup named Duncan barreled down a beach in Oregon, running full tilt on soft sand into YouTube history and showing more than 4 million viewers that he can revel i... Full story

 
 News    April 18, 2014

Frothy fun: dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream

By JENNIFER FORKER Associated Press If dyeing Easter eggs with vinegar and color tablets is feeling old, reach for a new duo: shaving cream and liquid food coloring. It's a tactile project many kids... Full story

 
 News    April 18, 2014

Deer don't like all bulbs

By LEE REICH Associated Press Chomping down on a rosette of freshly emerging tulip leaves is just the thing to drive away winter doldrums - for deer. Crocuses probably taste almost as good to them.... Full story

 

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