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Snyder signs education budget

June 28, 2016 COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday signed into law a $16. more »»

Two hurt in Niagara crash

June 28, 2016 MARINETTE, Wis. — Two people were transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle, head-on collision Tuesday in the town of Niagara, Wi. more »»

Dickinson controller gives notice

June 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — Sonya Pugh will step down in July as Dickinson County controller. Pugh wrote in her resignation letter she is retiring due to health issues. Her last day will be July 22. more »»

Breitung balks at fire vehicle

June 28, 2016 QUINNESEC — The Breitung Township Board was divided Monday on purchasing a utility side-by-side vehicle for the fire department, so members tabled the issue to their next regular meetin. more »»

Teachers’ contract ratified for Breitung Schools

June 28, 2016 KINGSFORD — The Breitung Township Education Association and the Breitung Township Schools Board have ratified a new two-year contract for teachers. more »»

Breitung school budget adjusted

June 28, 2016 KINGSFORD — With final adjustments made to the 2015-16 school budget, Breitung Township Schools end the current fiscal year Thursday with a projected balance of $1,149,321 in the general fund. more »»

Norway celebration support

June 28, 2016 With its $5,000 donation, Dickinson County Healthcare System is pleased to be a major sponsor of the City of Norway’s 125th birthday celebration. more »»

Veterans Fair on Wednesday

June 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, will host a Veterans Assistance Fair at Bay West College in Iron Mountain on Wednesda. more »»

Wisconsin abortion appeal rejected

June 28, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Mississippi and Wisconsin seeking to put in place restrictions on abortion clinics that were struck down by lower court. more »»

Saatio reported to be en route

June 28, 2016 HOUGHTON - The Houghton County inmate who was recaptured in Costa Rica two days after an escape attempt there — made a year after his escape from custody in Houghton County — was to be extradited... more »»

Veterans Affairs office donates to homeless veterans program

June 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Office of Veteran Affairs in Dickinson County recently donated $925.38 to the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency to assist with its homeless veteran program. more »»

USDA awards funds to assist wood energy, products markets

June 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell announced more than $8. more »»

Wisconsin’s nonpartisan elections board in final days

June 28, 2016 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Whether Wisconsin’s unique nonpartisan elections board was a failed experiment or was so successful that it became a political target, this much is true: It goes away this week. more »»

Art for All

June 27, 2016 Courtney, left, and Maryanne Zambon of Iron Mountain walk through the exhibits during Art For All at Iron Mountain City Park on Saturday. more »»

‘Good problem to have’: Communities deal with tourist influx at Pictured Rocks

June 27, 2016 MARQUETTE - The United States was the first country in the world to establish a national park when it created Yellowstone in 1872. more »»

Norway plans Fourth of July parade, fireworks

June 27, 2016 NORWAY — Norway’s Independence Day parade will be on Monday evening, July 4, beginning with the Kiddies Parade at 6:30 and the main parade to follow. more »»

Unemployment rates fall across the Upper Peninsula

June 27, 2016 MARQUETTE — With unemployment rates moving down in all 15 counties in May, the average U.P. jobless rate declined by 0.9 percentage points to 5. more »»

Boy, 7, pulls siblings from fire

June 27, 2016 RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy is being called a hero after he pulled his younger siblings out of a house fire. more »»

Veterans get ombudsman

June 27, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan will have a special ombudsman to investigate complaints filed by or on behalf of residents at the state’s two veterans homes in Grand Rapids and Marquette. more »»

Michigan gas prices fall

June 27, 2016 DEARBORN (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have decreased by about 13 cents in the past week. more »»



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