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Rick Dees

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Author: Jesse Baroka

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ASHLAND – Ashland County lawmakers back away from implementing a so-called “wheel tax”. The Daily Press reports county board members decided not to vote on the proposal citing resident complaints as one of the reasons. The tax would have added a $25 charge per vehicle which would have gone to closing the $430,000 gap in […]

GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 166 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County no increase since yesterday.  Ontonagon County with 45 unchanged since yesterday.  While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 149 cases in Iron County no increase since yesterday.  Upper Michigan added 89 coronavirus cases Wednesday, and two […]

IRONWOOD – Aspirus Health Care tightens visitor restrictions to minimize the spread of respiratory infections like COVID-19 and the flu. Until further notice visitors are not allowed at all facilities to protect patients, staff and community members. Exceptions include permitting one adult support person for patients at clinics with specific caregiving needs and no restrictions […]

IRONWOOD – Growing interest in the Western Upper Peninsula might turn out to be the silver lining of the COVID-19 crisis, according to reports at last night’s meeting of the Ironwood Economic Development Corporation.  In his COVID-19 business update, Tom Bergman, director of community development for the city of Ironwood, said he is hearing at […]

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees received good news on an audit of the fiscal year that ended March 31.  CPA Karl “Gus” Ahonen of Makela Pollack and Ahonen, an accounting firm in Ironwood, provided the report, which indicated no problems.  He said the township had a fund balance of […]

GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 166 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County an increase of 2 since yesterday.  Ontonagon County with 45 unchanged since yesterday.  While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 149 cases in Iron County an increase of 5 since yesterday.  As of yesterday afternoon there […]

IRONWOOD – Ironwood Area Schools officials release their plans after Gov. Whitmer’s decision to revert the UP to Phase 4 of reopening. The district sent a letter home to parents saying while that decision and other executive orders are in question they are going ahead with the move which takes effect on Friday. The changes […]

GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 164 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County an increase of 4 since yesterday.  Ontonagon County with 45 an increase of 1 from yesterday.  While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 144 cases in Iron County unchanged since yesterday.  Upper Michigan reported 120 new […]

BESSEMER — It’s more than a year off, but the detour for reconstruction of U.S. 2 through Bessemer is set.  The council voted 4-1 Monday to accept the route proposed by the Michigan Department of Transportation, which will take eastbound traffic through town via Galena, Longyear and Peck streets for about 16 weeks, as well […]

RAMSAY- Power outages due to strong winds affected much of the Ramsay area yesterday.  Xcel crews say a tree fell on a power line causing the more than 5-hour outage.  Power was restored to the area by 6pm.