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LAC DU FLAMBEAU – Legal troubles for the town of Lac du Flambeau continue as the U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against the town as the dispute between the town and the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians continues. The suit has been filed to to protect land that the […]

IRONWOOD – The Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees approved the Mt. Zion expansion project at their regular monthly meeting.  The proposal includes a 7,500 sq foot two-story multi-purpose building for year-round use.  The main floor would be used for the operation of the ski hill to include the rental ship, lift ticket office, rental […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michigan Rep. Jack Bergman voted ‘yes’ to pass a federal debt bill last night that will allow the U.S. to avoid defaulting on its debt.  Bergman says this debt ceiling deal contains more conservative wins than any debt ceiling measure presented since he was elected to Congress.  Bergman says this legislation was […]

MINOCQUA – The Lakeland Union High School was closed yesterday due to a threat message graffitied onto a bathroom wall.  The message was threatening and had a drawing of a person holding a gun according to school officials.  The district decided to cancel school Wednesday to investigate the threat.  The district says it has determined […]

IRONWOOD / HURLEY – The Gogebic Range Health Foundation is hosting the Gogebic Range Ride and Run this Sunday to continue it’s outreach work in the community. In the five years since it was formed, the foundation has given grants totaling almost $1 million to organizations in Gogebic and Iron Counties. The Range Ride and […]

May 31, 2023

MINOCQUA – Former Teacher Charged with Sex Crimes Arraignment has been Scheduled. The former math teacher in the Minocqua Hazelhurst Tomahawk school district charged with child pornography has been scheduled for arraignment in Vilas County Court. The Lakeland Times reports a preliminary hearing and motion hearing for Lucas Aschbrenner were held last Wednesday. Although Vilas […]

EAGLE RIVER – The Lakeland Times reports at a meeting of the county board’s law enforcement and emergency management committee, the idea of hiring a civilian to fill the position of dispatch supervisor was once again discussed and the decision to draft a job description and submit to the human resources department was made. The […]

RIDGELAND, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a van-car collision that injured 14 people, including two fatally, in Barron County.  The Sheriff’s office says the accident happened Monday evening when a van carrying 10 people was struck by a car carrying four teenagers. A 13-year-old boy from the car and a 54-year-old man riding in […]

LUCE COUNTY – The Michigan DNR is confirming a cougar sighting in Luce County earlier this month.  A Luce County resident caught a cougar on their trail cam. The DNR office in Newberry investigated the sighting and confirmed it to be legitimate.  Most Cougar sightings have been occurring either in the Eastern or the Western […]

LANSING – Fewer people are taking their returnable bottles and cans back for the money. In fact, so many that the state has dropped from number one in the country to number two when it comes to beverage container recycling.  Before the pandemic, more than 90% of Michiganders returned their cans and bottles, making our […]