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Word of the season: caution

November 12, 2013 By Thursday, the Upper Peninsula’s fields and forests will be alive with blaze orange hunting gear and the sound of rifle shots. more »»

Imagine a life free of diabetes

November 8, 2013 The vision of the American Diabetes Association is a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens. more »»

Safety tips for autumn driving

November 7, 2013 A motorist heads home after a long day at the office. As she turns west, the sun glare temporarily blinds her. more »»

Prepare now for winter hazards

November 6, 2013 Winter weather advisories were issued for the western Upper Peninsula and north-central Wisconsin. This is nature’s way of telling us Old Man Winter is on the way. more »»

Wisconsin utility scam

November 5, 2013 Wisconsin Public Service and Oconto Electric Cooperative are warning their customers that a scam has been reported in which the caller states the customer must pay their power bill over the phone... more »»

Time to change alarm batteries

November 4, 2013 Welcome to the darkness. Standard Time has officially begun, even though it has grown out of favor with most area resident. more »»

Bouquets & Barbs

November 2, 2013 Bouquet Betty Johnson of Quinnesec was honored as the recipient of the prestigious Citizen Patriot Award at the fourth annual Military Appreciation Extravaganza. more »»

Safety first during deer hunting season

November 1, 2013 It’s that time of the year. Soon, thousands of people will get up at the crack of dawn during firearm deer season and head for the woods. more »»

You can still obtain an absentee ballot

October 31, 2013 Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is urging residents to vote in local elections Tuesday, Nov.5. more »»

Review list for Halloween safety

October 30, 2013 With Halloween right around the corner, the Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross would like everyone to stay safe when they don their costumes and go out to Trick-or-Treat. more »»

Improving mental health services

October 29, 2013 Treatment of mental illness is a great challenge in today’s society. In fact, it has been for years. On Oct. 31, 1963, President John F. more »»

Protect pets on Halloween

October 28, 2013 Halloween is right around the corner. Many youngsters dabble in devilish behavior this time of year, and often animals are the targets of their pranks. more »»

Bouquets & Barbs

October 26, 2013 Bouquet Ted Corombos was honored for the 35 years he has served the city of Iron Mountai. more »»

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 25, 2013 The Caring House of Iron Mountain, this area’s domestic violence shelter, is winding down on its activities for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is October. It’s a unique situation. more »»

Stay safe and warm this winter

October 24, 2013 The days are chilly, the nights are cold. Area residents have been forced to use their furnaces much earlier than they thought. And the extended forecast calls for more of the same. more »»

Halloween safety guidelines and tips

October 23, 2013 Halloween is a great treat for youngsters and the young at heart. Costume parties, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating are time-honored traditions for this festive autumn event. more »»

Not just a runny nose

October 22, 2013 Influenza is not just a runny nose or and a stuffy head. Influenza is serious business. If you have the flu, you can expect to be sick from five to 10 days. more »»

Teen Driver Safety Week

October 21, 2013 Traffic crashes kill more teenagers in Wisconsin and the rest of the nation than any other cause of death. more »»

Appreciation for cattle letter, Norway museum

October 19, 2013 From Frannie Weigelt of Homestead, Wis.: Kudos to the gentleman who wrote the article in the “Letters to the Editor” section about the longhorn cattle. What a delightful stor. more »»

Plan ahead now for snow

October 18, 2013 Giving your mailbox a thorough shaking can save you from headaches this winter. Michigan’s county road agencies have joined together in asking residents to prepare for winter by shaking their mailbox. more »»

 
 

 

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