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Felch man accepts plea deal in marijuana case

Norman Blomquist on Monday pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug house, a two-year high court misdemeanor. A charge of conspiracy to commit delivery or manufacture of marijuana, a four-year felony, will be dismissed, Dickinson County Prosecuting Attorney Lisa Richards said.

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Former Pavilion building comes down

Drivers along Minnesota Avenue in Breckenridge Monday spotted a bright yellow excavator tearing down the old Pavilion building.Workers with Shingobee Construction Services will be constructing a new building on the property, which most recently housed Blossoms and Bridal, which opened in 2013.Bridal

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Woman who pointed a firearm at police officers avoids jury trial

At approximately 3:30 PM on Friday, Feb. 9, the Marquette Police Department arrived at an apartment complex located at 200 Northland Drive for a well-being check on Rochon.


Family Dollar announces re-opening in Crystal Falls

The grand re-opening kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 18, followed by a celebration for the community at the store on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event will include giveaways and prizes, including reusable shopping bags, cookies and a gift basket raffle. In addition, on Saturday, the first 50 customers will r

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Area firefighters suit up for Fire Prevention Week

The rain didn’t put out the fire safety programs held in the area during Fire Prevention Week. The West Iron County Fire Department brought out the Smoke House for families to get tips on exiting a smoke-filled home. The FD also gave fire truck rides to the youngsters, offered informational material

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Break the Silence event procession set for Oct. 17

IRON MOUNTAIN/CRYSTAL FALLS— A “Break the Silence End the Violence” procession will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Iron County Courthouse.

IRONCOUNTYREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-16 10:09:00

Preliminary exam held for Varney

MARQUETTE — A preliminary examination was held in Marquette’s 96th District Court Thursday for Michael Wallace Varney, 61, of Caspian, who was charged by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office in September with 50 felony counts due to allegations Varney provided his patients with oxycodone and other


IM plans to regulate canopy storage units

The amendment will be based on recommendations from the city Planning Commission, with a public hearing to be scheduled, Iron Mountain council members decided Monday.

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Oconto County Circuit Court: 180 days jail for 4th OWI

Amie L. Sanderfoot, 38, of Taycheedah Correctional Institute, Fond du Lac, was sentenced Aug. 27 by Judge Judge to a determinate sentence of five years (two years initial confinement and three years extended supervision), concurrent with her present sentence, for uttering a forgery (F), and pay $288


Caspian psychologist arraigned on Dickinson charges

Michael Wallace Varney faces 50 felony charges in Dickinson, Iron and Marquette counties based on a complaint he engaged in sexual misconduct over the past nine years with 10 patients, many of whom sought Varney’s professional help for substance abuse treatment, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuet


Bankruptcy for DCHS is off the table

Iron Mountain, MI— At theDCHS Hospital Board of Trustees regular session meeting this past week, Finance Committee Chairman, Jeff Campbell delivered the 2018 August financial data report. DCHS showed a profitof$51,016 for the month of August andtheDCHSteamis optimistic of thepositive results of the


WJFW - Walker stops in the Northwoods to campaign

"The best way we can counter it is with the people we're here with today," said Walker. "Getting the message out, going door to door, person to person, making the contact, getting all the information out, cutting through all the attack ads."


Caught On Cam: Bear breaks into Wisconsin home

Sounds of smashing, crashing, and growls in your home at 2:30 a.m. would scare just about anyone. A man in Monico, Wisconsin woke up on Saturday morning not sure what was inside.


WJFW - Bloodhound rescues man at only eight months old

A retired police officer, Warner Stebberds, helped train Reba since she was only a few months old. He said her skills may have kept the man's health from seriously deteriorating.


Special events planned at Pinecrest, Florence Health Services

Every week, Victorian Pines of Iron Mountain watches the Packer game and cheers on the green and gold. This week’s game is against the 49ers at 7:15 p.m. Monday. If you’re a family member or friend, and would like to watch the game with your loved one, call the home to schedule arrangements to do so


Career drug dealer sentenced to two decades in prison

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) -A career drug dealer has been sentenced to two decades in prison.Derrick “Bam” Samuels was sentenced to 20 years in prison following multiple federal drug convictions for his involvement in distributing heroin in the Gwinn area from 2008 until the spring of 2017. Samuels had


Who left an alligator in Lake Michigan? |

After initially believing the 4-foot animal spotted swimming near Waukegan, Illinois, was a caiman, officials now say it is actually an alligator.


Victim from fatal traffic crash identified

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The victim of a fatal traffic crash from Thursday, October 4th has been identified.The crash happened at 7:31 p.m. Police say Cassandra Fazzi of Green Bay was struck and killed near the intersection of Manitowoc Rd. and Brosig St. on the far east side of Green Bay.Police say witnes


Gladstone man arrested after car v. vehicle accident

K.I. SAWYER, Mich. (WLUC) -Officers were called to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in Gwinn on Wednesday afternoon.The Marquette County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the accident on Eagle Street near Voodoo Avenue in K.I. Sawyer at approximately 2:14 p.m. on October 10.Accordin


Iron Mountain Fire Department responds to mobile home fire, house deemed inhabitable

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) -The Iron Mountain Fire Department responded to a structure fire last night, leaving the home inhabitable.