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WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s declining teacher salaries are leaving many educators feeling undervalued and pushing some to leave the field. MLive.com reports that new data from the National Education Association shows Michigan teachers’ average salary continued to decrease last year. The labor union says that contributed to a 12% decline over the last decade. The Michigan […]

THREE LAKES – A 51-year-old man died after his motorcycle veered off the road in Three Lakes Saturday evening, according to the Three Lakes Police Department. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a one vehicle crash on Highway X near the intersection with Shackleford Road just before 7:30 p.m. The man […]

SAXON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources released 5 inch long brown trout at Saxon Harbor as part of the department’s continuing effort to stock Lake Superior and provide a popular fishery for local anglers. Approximately 27,000 Seeforellen brown trout — a specific strain of brown trout, were released just outside the harbor’s break […]

BESSEMER – The Gogebic County Road Commission reports that Lake Road will be closed to traffic beginning at 7am Monday through 4pm Saturday June 22nd. The road closure on Lake Road is located at approximately 11 miles north and west of Airport Road through Brace Road intersection. The purposed of the closure is to remove […]

EAGLE RIVER – 19 year old Tyler Metz, pled not guilty Thursday to killing a man with his car while under the influence. In January Metz crossed the center line while driving in Bolder Junction and hit and killed 59-year-old Timothy Boss. Witnesses told police Metz’s Chevrolet Silverado smashed into Boss’s Ford F-150 around 10:15 […]

IRONWOOD – The Wild and Scenic River postage stamp set from the U.S. Postal Service is now available and to celebrate the Ottawa National Forest will host a hiking event to Kakabika Falls along the Ontonagon River that is depicted in one of the featured stamps. The Post Office announced the series in November 2018 […]

HURLEY – The Hurley School District Rebranding Committee completed the voting process yesterday. There were 3 names on the survey the Hurley Northstars was voted the winter by students and staff at the Hurley schools. The next step in the process is for the student representatives from the committee to present the winning selection to […]

WAKEFIELD – More delays for the start of mining on the Gogebic Range.  Recent low copper prices appear to have  slowed the progress toward the Copperwood Project in Wakefield and Ironwood townships.  Right now the price of copper was at $2.67 per pound.  The price needs to be closer to  $3.20 per pound to make the project viable.  Canada’s Highland Copper […]

KIMBALL- According to Sheriff Paul Samardich, the Iron County Sheriff’s Department responded to a large grass fire extending approximately 2 miles along US Highway 2 in Kimball yesterday afternoon. Multiple fire departments responded to extinguish the fire. Agencies responding were the Hurley Fire Department, Kimball Fire Department, Saxon/Gurney Fire Department, Montreal Fire Department, WI DNR, […]

SAXON – Gov. Tony Evers awarded Iron County around $13,000 yesterday to help fund their Land and Water Resource Management Plan. It’s a 10-year plan that focuses on how to protect water quality and prevent soil erosion.   Gov. Evers says one of the top priorities for the state of Wisconsin is to protect their water […]


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