Month: February 2019

IRONWOOD – There will be an increase in training flights now through March 23rd. The main areas that will see an increase in flying activity are Northern Wisconsin and the Western UP and sections of Lake Superior. In addition, the 148th Fighter Wing will be night flying from March 11th through March 14th. Periodic night […]

GOGEBIC COUNTY, Mich. – From Gogebic County Court A Marenisco man arrested for leading police on a high speed chase on a motorcycle was sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court.  On count one, John Gunderman Jr. fourth degree police officer fleeing, he received two years of probation. On count six, operating while intoxicated second offense, […]

IRON COUNTY, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources board has approved spending nearly $5 million to purchase an easement on more than 14,000 acres of northern forest.  The deal calls for the DNR to spend $4.8 million to secure the easement on 14,350 acres in Iron County from Keweenaw Land Associated Ltd. […]

IRONWOOD – The Ironwood Public Safety Department posted on it’s Facebook page, that residents should not park on the south side of Aurora Street from Albany Street to Marquette Street, and also on the west side of Suffolk Street from McLeod Avenue to Fredrick Street. Any cars parked in these areas could be ticked and […]

LANSING – Plenty of school districts here on the Gogebic Range and throughout Michigan are asking state lawmakers for some help regarding the higher-than-normal number of days they’ve had to cancel due to weather. Discussions are ongoing at the Capitol to figure out how to help and best prevent schools from having to extend the […]

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Ed McBroom, testified before the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee yesterday to discuss the impact of high auto insurance rates on Upper Peninsula drivers.  McBroom said “Ratepayers in the U.P. and around the state are demanding auto insurance savings; There is no better way to put money back in the […]

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) has emerged as an industry leader after filing its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).  An IRP is a comprehensive plan developed by an electric utility that outlines its future resource strategy – how the electric utility will provide reliable, cost effective […]

IRONWOOD — In an unexpected change the Gogebic Community College’s Board of Trustees approved a contract to hire George McNulty as the college’s new president yesterday.  The college was negotiating with Stacy Young to take over the position; however, college officials say she withdrew her name from consideration during those negotiations.  The board is hopeful […]

WAKEFIELD – Due to the recreational marijuana laws in Michigan homemade treats are now an official no no at the Wakefield Marensico school.  The Wakefield-Marenisco board of education voted Monday to ban any further bake sales in relation to the school and to allow only prepackaged treats for school events, including casual classroom parties.  Marijuana, […]

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February 27, 2019

IRONWOOD- In Ironwood due to narrowing streets there will be NO PARKING on the South side of Aurora Street from Albany Street to Marquette Street. There is also NO PARKING on the West side of Suffolk Street from McLeod Ave to Fredrick Street. The Department of Public Works hopes to have the area back to […]

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