Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

River stamp series available


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IRONWOOD — The Wild and Scenic River postage stamp set from the U.S. Postal Service is now available and to celebrate the Ottawa National Forest will host a hiking event to Kakabika Falls along the Ontonagon River that is depicted in one of the featured stamps.

“A lot of people are buying the stamps,” said Pam Franti, the postmaster of Ontonagon, Mich.

The Post Office announced the series in November 2018 and the stamps were expected to come in the fall of 2019, Franti said. The stamps were suddenly available on May 21 and so there wasn’t really enough...

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