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End landline phone service?

March 20, 2014 Michigan lawmakers in Lansing are considering a proposal to make it easier for telephone companies to end landline service. This is not a good idea. more »»

Looking to the future

March 19, 2014 Iron Mountain city officials are listening to the public — and logic. Iron Mountain city leaders are looking at establishing the position of deputy city manager. more »»

National Kick Butts Day

March 18, 2014 National Kick Butts Day is Wednesday, March 19. more »»

Prevent costly roof damage

March 17, 2014 Snow is continuing to pile up across the Midwest and Ohio Valley, with more than 20 inches expected this week in certain parts of the Great Lakes. more »»

Be careful with your donations

March 14, 2014 Donating to charitable causes is as American as the red, white and blue, and apple pie. Worthy causes tug at our heartstrings and we react by sending checks to help. more »»

There must be a response

March 13, 2014 Michigan has a law known as the Freedom of Information Act which gives the public the right to see some legislative and executive government record. more »»

Planning needed for spring break

March 12, 2014 Every year, college and high school students across the country feel a need to head south for Spring Break. However, to have a safe and fun spring break there needs to be some planning, experts say. more »»

Importance of National Parks

March 11, 2014 National Parks are important to the economy and a joy to visit. Their beauty is self evident. Just ask anyone who has had the good fortune to visit one recently. more »»

Tips for youth, and the elderly

March 10, 2014 Community Service Trooper Geno M. Basanese of the Iron Mountain State Police Post is offering some awareness information for youth and elderly. more »»

The gift of a beautiful voice

March 8, 2014 Bouquet From Crystal Hogan, choral director at Kingsford High School: March is Music in Our Schools Month. more »»

It’s time for a time change

March 7, 2014 Daylight saving time is about to begin. This Sunday morning at 2 o’clock, or before you go to bed Saturday night, we’ll move our clocks ahead by one hour. We “spring forward. more »»

Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 6, 2014 Ask questions, get involved, and become a partner with your health care provider to Navigate Your Health—Safely, is this year’s theme of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8. more »»

Careful when signing up for Obamacare

March 5, 2014 The Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period is set to end on March 31. more »»

National Consumer Protection Week

March 4, 2014 Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette marked National Consumer Protection Week by releasing his annual list of the Top Ten Consumer Complaints and highlighting the Attorney General’s free... more »»

March is National Nutrition Month

March 3, 2014 The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department announces that March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to ‘Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right. more »»

Thanks to the city workers

March 1, 2014 Bouquet From Jeanette Granquist of Iron Mountain: When I called the Iron Mountain City Office to report a freeze-up, I was put at ease by the young lady that answered the phon. more »»

Exercise more, and sit less

February 28, 2014 Sitting for long periods, five hours or more, increases heart failure risk in men, even for those who exercise regularly, according to new research published in the American Heart Association Journa... more »»

Mid-year budget debate in Lansing

February 27, 2014 The ongoing mid-year budget debate in Lansing has caught our attention. Budget debates, they’re as exciting as watching old men nap. more »»

Preventing identity theft

February 26, 2014 Identity theft is a huge problem nationally and locally. Reports of scams and scam attempts are common throughout the area. Warnings are issued often. more »»

Regulating wood stoves

February 25, 2014 Michigan and Wisconsin lawmakers need to follow the lead of the Missouri Legislature. more »»



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