Month: April 2019

WAKEFIELD – The Michigan State Police (MSP) Wakefield Post collected 29.4 pounds of prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The MSP partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other agencies to provide a safe, convenient and responsible venue for disposing of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. […]

CASPIAN – Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say they arrested a 22-year-old man from Caspian for charges related to manufacturing meth on Monday.  The Caspian Police Department and detectives from UPSET say they initiated the investigation several weeks ago after obtaining evidence of manufacturing meth.  Through investigative techniques, detectives say they obtained […]

The man had been booked into the Iron County Jail early Saturday morning on charges of disorderly conduct and a warrant out of Illinois. The attempted escape happen after the man was treated for a medical issue. In restraints, he fled into nearby woods while being escorted out of the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital.  He was […]

IRONWOOD – Students on the Gogebic Range will notice a shorter summer break as class will start early this next school year after the six districts that make up the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District applied for and received a state waivers to start class before Labor Day.  The waivers were approved for a three-year period, […]

Michigan’s gas prices continue to fluctuate. Triple-A puts the statewide average to start the week at two-dollars-88-cents a gallon, up six-cents from a week ago and three-cents more than the same time last year. The auto club says high demand is currently driving prices up. Locally fuel can be found for 2.94 a gallon in […]

HURLEY – After preforming in front of a nearly sold out crowd at the Hurley High School Friday night the  Silver Express hits the road for their spring tour with stops in Glidden, South Shore, Arbor Vitae Wisconsin, Three Lakes and Wausau.  The Silver Express is a group of Hurley students showing off their singing, […]

IRONWOOD – Yesterday in downtown Ironwood members of the public got its first look at the photographs submitted in this year’s Downtown Art Place photography exhibit during the exhibit’s opening reception. The theme of this year’s exhibit was “home,” according to organizers, and judged by Ryan Tischer who has a photo gallery in Duluth, Minn. […]

IRONWOOD – As Ironwood, Hurley and Ontonagon prepare to celebrate prom Saturday, students are putting the finishing touches on their attire. Ironwood’s junior class will host “Diamonds in the Rough” at the Memorial Building in downtown Ironwood. The grand march is planned for 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:10, with music and dancing to […]

IRONWOOD – Tomorrow is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day nationwide. Local drop off site include the Iron County Sheriffs Office in Hurley, Michigan State Police post in Wakefield, Ashland County Sherriffs Office, Ashland Police Department, and the Vilas County Sherriffs Office. During the previous 16 events more than 11 million pounds or 5,400 tons […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Officials say Michigan traffic deaths dipped below 1,000 in 2018 for the first time since 2015. The Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center announced Wednesday that Michigan traffic deaths totaled 974 in 2018, down 5% from 1,028 in 2017 . The total number of injuries, crashes and serious injuries also […]

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