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Friend of Court celebrating 100 years

BESSEMER – If you ever went through a divorce, separation or any proceeding with children in the middle you probably utilized the services of the Friend of the Court. The Gogebic and Ontonagon County Friend of the Courts are joining together with fellow FOC’s across Michigan to celebrate the organization’s 100th year anniversary. Created in […]

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Unemployment numbers hold steady.

LANSING – Unemployment numbers holding steady…Michigan’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.2% in June. Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show total employment rose by about 2,000 while the number of jobless workers increased by 3,000 over the month. Last month’s national unemployment rate was 3.7 percent.

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Needles shut down a recycling center

RHINELANDER – Improperly disposed needles shut down the Oneida County Solid Waste Recycling Center Tuesday. Containers full of used needles sat mixed in with recyclables. Many were broken open and spilled syringes all over the recycling center’s floor. The recycling center was immediately shut down until crews could properly clean up the area. Workers sort […]

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Wanna buy a light house?

SUPERIOR – Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning a Twin Ports lighthouse now has a chance. The federal General Services Administration is auctioning off the Superior Entry Light, located at the end of Wisconsin Point, with a starting bid of $10,000. The lighthouse can only be accessed by water or by climbing over the […]

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Festival Ironwood kicks off today

IRONWOOD – Festival Ironwood kicked off this morning with a LIVE Broadcast on MIX 106.9. Festival Ironwood runs through Sunday. FESTIVAL IRONWOOD 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. WUPM live broadcast from the Depot 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Free lunch for kids under the Depot park pavilion […]

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Airport upgrades continue locally

IRONWOOD – Phase 1 of the reconstruction of the Gogebic-Iron County Airport’s taxiway nearing completion. The old asphalt was removed by the airport’s fixed base of operations as well as the taxiway before the surface was regraded and fresh asphalt laid down. The project’s cost of just over $920,000 was mainly covered by grants from […]

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Gogebic Miners Future in jeopardy.

WAKEFIELD – As the 2019 High School football season is set to kick off in just over a month the future of the Gogebic Miners football team might be in jeopardy after this year after the Bessemer school district informed the partnering schools of Wakefield-Marensico and Ironwood that they are choosing to withdraw after the […]

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