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Teens killed in Florence County crash

The northbound vehicle failed to negotiate a corner about a mile north of Power Dam Road, crossed the centerline and hit a tree, bursting into flames upon impact, Gribble said. The crash was reported by a passerby at 6:21 a.m.

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Big fish, little fish biting after storms

“Panfish action has been excellent,”said Fay Whisler at Whisler Outdoors in Florence, Wis.“Both good numbers and size.”

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Bear cub gets help after it falls in basement in Wisconsin

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) --A curious bear cub in Eagle River, Wisconsin needed a little help from a Department of Natural Resources warden to escape a predicament.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-22 23:05:00

Life and love are unpredictable yet so satisfying

IRON MOUNTAIN — It’s been said that you can always tell who a writer is because they’re never quite in reality, because their mind is creating another. Ever since I can remember, I’ve perpetually made stories up in my head. No matter the moment, my mind is often speaking its own dialogue from charac

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51st annual Art for All taking place this weekend in Iron Mountain

"There's nothing quite like creating something and feeling proud about what you created. What's even neater is when you bring it here and somebody else says I love that and I want to buy it,” Co-Chair Lana Frantz said of the experience. “I think our world today needs art. We have so many conflicts,


State of Michigan hopeful to get Houghton money for roads

"The state of Michigan has to make sure that we can either get federal dollars to support them or the state will,” State Representative Beau Lafave told TV6 News. “We're absolutely going to do that because we just invested the most money in Michigan's history to our roads. Houghton used all of that


Your Town: A magical place to be a kid at the Northwoods Children's Museum

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW/WZAW) --As soon as you step out of the actual northwoods, into the Northwoods Children's Museum, it's immediately a magical place to be a kid."It's always a hopping place to be. Especially on a rainy day, this is the place to come. They see the bright colors, the rainbow, so

WSAW - 2018-06-22 18:15:00

WJFW - DOT exploring two flow options to help traffic navigate Rhinelander roundabout construction

RHINELANDER- More than 10,000 cars pass through one of the area's busiest intersections each day: Highways 8 and 47 on Rhinelander's west side. But next year, all those cars might need to go around the intersection as construction for a roundabout gets started.


WATCH: Wisconsin DNR rescues bear cub trapped in basement

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (KMSP)- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources helpedrescue a bear cubtrapped in a newly built basement in northern Wisconsin early Wednesday morning.At 1:15 a.m., Wisconsin DNR Warden Dave Walz was called to a home in Eagle River on a report of a crying bear cub that had fo


Two teens killed in Florence County crash

The northbound vehicle failed to negotiate a curve about a mile north of Power Dam Road, crossed the centerline and hit a tree, bursting into flames upon impact, Gribble said. The crash was reported by a passerby at 6:21 a.m.

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Guard soldiers sent to help with flood damage

Approximately 70 soldiers will be activated in response to the emergency declaration issued by Gov. Rick Snyder. They include individuals from armories in Kingsford, Iron River, Calumet, Sault Ste. Marie and Montague.Snyder has declared a state of disaster for Houghton and Menominee counties, openin


Art for All on Saturday

The 51st annual Art For All event is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, rain or shine, in Iron Mountain’s City Park. Art For All will offer an array of artworks, as well as musical entertainment and interesting demonstrations. A hands-on craft area will be available for children. In the second

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Pine Mountain Music Festival stops in Iron Mountain

"It’s kind of a new performance. They’re not used to seeing the Flamenco in this area," Flamenco dancer, Karyne Arys, said of her upcoming performance. "I’m glad to bring the United States the rich culture and mixed influences."


Your Town Eagle River: Your Boat Club

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW)--With acess to the Chain of Lakes, Eagle River is a popular summer destination for boat owners. But catching on with non-owners."Your Boat Club Eagle River started in this location last April," said manager Michael O'Brien.Your Boat Club.With an annual membership fee, it giv

WSAW - 2018-06-21 21:48:00

WJFW - Two Milwaukee men arrested in Forest County on drug trafficking charges

Officers searched the car. According to a press release, police found 20 individually packaged bags of crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and cash.


Three earn awards in essay contest

From left are Gabriella Carey, Bella Rosenthal, Madison Supanich and Iron Mountain Central Middle School teacher Tami Gingras. The students were local winners in the 49th annual America and Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance.


Iron Mountain residents to help with Houghton flood relief

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) -Two Iron Mountain residents are taking Houghton flood relief into their own hands. When Dave Fraser and Kevin Burbank heard about the devastation that happened on Sunday, they knew they had to help.


New Blind Pig bar worth hunting for in IM

“You have to know somebody, who knows somebody, to get there,”laughed Brittany Linsmeyer, owner of The Blind Pig 906 that opened May 5.


YOUR TOWN EAGLE RIVER: Pirate's Hideaway

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) --In an effort to bring more family attractions to the Northwoods area, one family decided that building a pirate ship would be a good idea,"Captain Steve and his family owned a resort and worked in construction since 1987, and remembering his own vacations in Eagle River, r


FireBrick now open at Young’s

THE IRON COUNTY Economic Chamber Alliance recently had a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Young’s new FireBrick Bar & Grill at the recreation complex in Iron River. From left are Paul Schuytema, chamber executive director; Bill Casagranda of FA Industrial Services; Bob Thomann, Young