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Dickinson Co. man honored for lifetime commitment to conservation
The Michigan Natural Resources Commission recently honored longtime conservationist and Upper Peninsula native Tony Demboski with the Thomas L. Washington Lifetime Commitment to Conservation Award.
Dickinson County officials look for hit-and-run driver
BREITUNG TOWNSHIP, MI-- State Police from the Iron Mountain Post continue to look for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash in Breitung Township. Troopers responded Wednesday around 1:20 p.m. to US-2 near Fox Ranch Road in front of the Verso mill. They say several cars were eastbound when a small
Garbage truck fire in Kingsford
KINGSFORD -- On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 8:38pm, Kingsford Public Safety received a phone call from Great American Disposal (GAD) that they have a garbage truck on fire at their maintenance facility, 1005 East Blvd.
Kriegel, Flivs hold off Braves
KINGSFORD — Brooke Kriegl scored 34 points to help Kingsford rally late to beat Gladstone 54-51 in Great Northern Conference action Tuesday. Kriegl knocked down four 3-pointers and racked up nine steals to help the Flivvers overcome a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter.
Deer disease not found in hundreds of dead UP deer
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI (AP)-- Experts say they've found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after testing hundreds of dead deer during the hunting season.
Esky grapplers get two victories
MARQUETTE – Escanaba dominated both Marquette (47-29) and Iron Mountain (57-12) to win two dual matches here Monday in the Marquette High School wrestling quad. Negaunee was the fourth team in the meet.
Wildcats Sweep Team Titles at MTU Races
HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) — Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing took the team title in all four races for the second consecutive weekend and both individual crowns in men's races at the MTU CXC Cup Races hosted by Michigan Technological University at the Tech Trails.
Michigan hospital asks county for $7M backing as it seeks federal financing
Dickinson County Healthcare System, a 49-bed hospital in Iron Mountain, Mich., is asking the county to back a $7 million line of credit from the bank as it seeks alternative federal loans, according to The Detroit News.
Bay College West has new student services facilitator
IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College has hired Kelly Larson as student services facilitator at the West Campus in Iron Mountain. Larson graduated from L’Anse High School in 2013 and received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan Technological University earlier this year. She moved to Iron Mountain after gradu
Lake Shore taps Sexton as community relations manager
KINGSFORD — Kellie Sexton has been named community relations manager and training coordinator of Lake Shore Systems, Inc., effective immediately. One of Sexton’s most recent projects was implementing the Heavy Metal Tours in Dickinson County. The event to educate high school students on manufacturin
Wrestling: IM 12th, Kingsford 15th in Marquette Challenge weekend tournament
MARQUETTE — Iron Mountain and Kingsford each placed three wrestlers Saturday in the highly-competitive Marquette Challenge high school tournament. New Lothrop (198 points) topped the 21-team field, followed by Gaylord at 195 points. Iron Mountain (42 points) placed 12th and Kingsford (36 points) too
Michigan Man Charged With Poaching Michigan Elk
A Michigan man is facing 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine for illegally poaching Michigan elk in Otsego County, officials with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced.
Anglers take aim at panfish, walleye, pike; deer moving mostly at night
IRON MOUNTAIN — The panfish bite is hot as winter fishing gets off to a good start. “We had one guy say he had the best fishing day of his life,” said John Grier at Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. “He didn’t say where, though.”
Northern Michigan man sentenced for role in murder in Kalkaska county
KALKASKA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan man will spend decades in prison after being sentenced for his involvement in the murder of Broderick Ward. Jason Morgan was sentenced Monday to 23 and a half to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery in November. He was g
Michigan State Police looking for missing, endangered 14-year-old girl
The Michigan State Police have updated an alert sent out from its Brighton post this past weekend. The Michigan State Police public information office for Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw counties issued this tweet on Dec. 17.
Moreau speaks on vaping at Golden K
KINGSFORD — Golden K meetings always begin by recognizing our flag and country, which reminds us of the freedoms we sometimes take for granted. Then comes Alyce Derwinski with her nimble fingers on the piano and Lois Outcelt starts directing as music fills the room. This is a time of happiness, exci
Board has doubts on DCHS line of credit
IRON MOUNTAIN — Venable LLP attorney Bart Stupak will get a chance Monday to persuade skeptical county board members that signing a line of credit for Dickinson County Healthcare System is worth the risk.
REPORT: Top Michigan football recruit Kalen DeLoach makes final decision
According to reports, one of the Michigan Wolverines‘ top recruits has made his final decision. According to 247 Sports, 4-star LB Kalen DeLoach will sign with Florida State (over Michigan and Auburn) on Wednesday.
50th anniversary of district court
A celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Michigan’s District Court system took place Tuesday in the lobby of the Dickinson County Courthouse in Iron Mountain. District court often is referred to as the “people’s court” because the public interacts with the district court sy
Wrestling: IM dominates Negaunee, 51-21
GLADSTONE — Iron Mountain recorded seven falls and thumped Negaunee 51-21 in a high school wrestling quadrangular Thursday. The Mountaineers fell to Marquette 33-26 in the other match Thursday.