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VILAS COUNTY – A Vilas County committee wants to make sure everyone in Vilas County has access to the emergency medical help they need, no matter where in the county they live. Vilas County Board member Marvin Anderson serves as the chair for Vilas County’s EMS Paramedic Sub-Committee. He says the county’s effort to find […]

BESSEMER – The final touches on the current water-sewer project are to begin this week. Engineers from C2AE updated the council both on current and upcoming projects which relates to the US-2 reconstruction. On the current project work will be completed on Tamarack Street, with the final leg of the project to be on Spring […]

IRONWOOD – At last night’s Ironwood Area Schools board of education meeting last night the board approved a resolution exploring the possibility of refinancing its older bonds. The measure would be for two of the district’s bond measures a $1,655,000 measure from 2002 and a $1.4 million measure from 2009 the refinance is in hopes […]

IRONWOOD – The Gogebic Community College Foundation 10th annual Taste of the Gogebic Range was last nights at the college. A ticket for the event gave the attendee a set of coupons good for samplings of food and beverages at tables set up around the room, offering fare from area restaurants and caterers. Last night […]

HURLEY – Iron County paid employees in most cases won’t need to have to use their own vehicles when traveling outside the local area for county business, after the Iron County Board of Supervisors’ finance committee recommended purchasing two Jeep Cherokee Latitudes.  The two county vehicles are expected to cost around $22,000 apiece. Based on […]

The auto club puts the statewide average at two-dollars-92-cents after a 14-cent spike in three days last week pushed the average to two-93 on Friday, which was a new high for the year. The lowest price in the state is two-88 per gallon in Traverse City. Locally you can find fuel for (2.79) a gallon […]

Off-road vehicle enthusiasts have a new map available from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to help find new forest roads. The DNR map details over 63-hundred miles of state forest roads open for ORV use in northern Michigan. The process to map all the roads began three years ago, and wrapped up at the […]

IRON COUNTY – The checks from FEMA are now on the way for storm damage in Iron County last summer. The town of Oma receiving $5,417 Montreal $3,206 for the costs they spent on “protective measures,” according to Iron County Emergency Management Director Stacey Ofstad. Ofstad said the money was largely to reimburse the eligible […]

BESSEMER – At last nights Bessemer Downtown Development meeting Members learned that they received an $8,000 grant from the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region also known as WUPPDR. City manager Charly Loper said the funds, which include an additional $2,000 required match from the DDA, will be applied to creating videos aimed at […]

BESSEMER- The strange noise some in the Wakefield area yesterday has been explained. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s office says on their Facebook page that TransCanada is blowing off natural gas lines, which is creating a loud roaring sound some reported hearing east of Wakefield. Multiple callers have asked the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office to report […]

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