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Fatal crash at the Norway Speedway
According to John Ostermann, the driver of the Green Mamba Jet Car, Doug Rose, lost control during an exhibition and crashed.
Iron Mountain to host annual Italian Fest this weekend
"It's a huge fundraiser for the downtown to help us to continue to create a more vibrant downtown,” DDA Event Coordinator, Amber Pipp, said. “It's all coming along and this is one thing we do to help make it happen."
Another wave of scam, fraud calls in Dickinson County
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) -Law enforcement in Dickinson County are reporting another round of scam and fraud phone calls.The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office would like to warn the public that it has had an influx of fraud calls to the area lately claiming that they are affiliated with the Sherif
Data shows decreased patient utilization of services, DCHS asks the local community for continued support
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) -The finalized June financial report reads that the utilization of DCHS services on both the outpatient and inpatient areas is down compared to 2017. Outpatient volumes YTD are down 4 percent compared to last year and the inpatient volumes are down 19.4 percent for the sa
Another round of scam calls reported in region
In some cases, these scam callers have the ability to generate 906 area code numbers, officials said.
Staff at hospital ‘unsung heroes’
Lately I’ve heard many unsettling stories about Dickinson County Healthcare System and, to be honest, it has given me food for thought.
Races to resume Saturday night at Norway Speedway
“Norway Speedway would like to offer our deepest condolences to Doug’s family,”said Norway Speedway’s John Ostermann. “We also want to commend the Norway Fire Department, Beacon Ambulance Service and the Michigan State Police and the track safety crews for dealing with this extremely difficult situa
Jet car driver dies at Norway Speedway
The Green Mamba, a jet-powered exhibition dragster driven by Douglas Rose of Ring Town, Penn., sped down the straightaway of the third-mile oval and into the dirt when it turned over and ejected the driver.
Niagara grad to appear on MTV reality show
Cali Trepp, 24, now of Chicago, will be on the new season that airs at 9 p.m. Central time Wednesday.
Log Jam Music Festival this weekend in Channing
CHANNING, Mich. (WLUC) -Described as a two-day party, the Log Jam Music Festival is back for a second year at Silver Lake Resort on M-95 near Channing.
Parkinson’s Symposium scheduled for Friday
A full day of speakers and activities are planned beginning with a return visit by Jo Bidwell of Lubbock, Texas. She will talk about Parkinson’s disease, its prevalence, treatment, new medications, research, etc. Later in the day she will speak to caregivers with suggestions on coping while caring.
Systems Control looking to hire 30 new employees
"A lot of the positions that we hire for here, we have on the job training for,” HR Recruiter Nikki Bowers said. “We're looking for Assembly Technicians, Wire Technicians, Welders, and Machine Operators. The Welders do require some sort of training so that is the one position that we do require some
100+ Women Who Care in Dickinson County reach $500k in donations
"We've had four and a half years of meetings, which mean we had 22 meetings,” Jane Santini of the group said. “If you divide that up, that means we raised over half a million dollars in under 24 hours. We are pretty psyched about that. Tonight's a big celebration."
County standing pat on DCHS
“We need that facility where it’s at, running as it’s supposed to,”said Joe Stevens, a liaison to the Dickinson County Healthcare System Board.“We want it to be as good as it has been and even better in the future.”
IR man takes plea deal in Ski Brule threat case
Michael Steven Gordon, 23, pleaded no contest to lying to a police officer in a violent crime investigation, a four-year felony, in exchange for Iron County Prosecutor Melissa Powell dismissing false report or threat or terrorism, a 20-year felony; possession of marijuana, a one-year misdemeanor; an
Course aims to bring out ‘Young Inner Warrior’ in teenage girls
Her course offered this Sunday,“Finding Your Young Inner Warrior,”aim to build confidence, motivation, goal setting and meditation before the start of the new school year.
A little relief from the heat
Brian Hall of Iron Mountain waters the flower garden in the parking lot on Hughitt Street in downtown Iron Mountain. That task might not be needed today, as rain and possible thunderstorms are in the forecast. It also should usher in a break from the hot weather, with temperatures in the 70s Wednesd
Man injured in US 2 crash in Quinnesec
The 50-year-old Escanaba driver turned his Buick Century west from Third Street onto U.S. 2 about 9:45 p.m., but entered the eastbound lane into the path of a GMC pickup truck driven by a 51-year-old Norway man, deputies at the Dickinson County Sheriff Department said.
Byczek found guilty in threat case
The meaning of what the 38-year-old Alpha man meant by that modern-day Twitter phrase when he uttered it during a phone call to Iron County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 12, 2017, was the key point of contention in the trial, which took place Aug. 8-9 in Iron County Trial Court.
Carolyn Jo and Company at Out to Lunch
She may only be 5 feet tall but she can belt it out like Bonnie Raitt, notes Pat Nicometo, Out to Lunch chairwoman.