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ASHLAND / BAYFIELD COUNTIES -The National Forest Service plans to conduct prescribed burns later this month on the Chequamegon-Nicollet National Forest. There are no exact dates for the burns as they will be held as the weather allows, but they could begin as early as mid-March. Prescribed fires are intended to help restore and improve […]

ASHLAND – The annual Chequamegon Bay Arts Council call for artists has been announced. The Arts Council puts out a call for application for artistic development grants. The Ashland Daily Press reports the grants are intended to promote learning and encourage local residents to explore and extend their artistic abilities for their own growth and […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democrats have passed legislation in the state House that would repeal the state’s right-to-work law that prohibits public and private unions from requiring that nonunion employees pay fees. The law was passed by a GOP-led Legislature and Republican Gov. Rick Snyder in 2012 amid intense protests at the Capitol. Democrats […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – An expansion of Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act will be sent to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk after the House of Representatives voted to pass the amendment late last night.  The expansion prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender or identity or expression in employment, public accommodations and public services, educational […]

GRAND MARAIS – Yesterday afternoon in Grand Marais, Cook County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of a possible person deceased following an altercation in the city of Grand Marais. Upon arrival Deputies located a 78-year-old male suffering from multiple areas of trauma to the head who ultimately succumbed to the injuries sustained.  The […]

IRONWOOD – The Gogebic County Fair Board voted to offer a new rotating feature during each of the days of the fair this year. Board member Holly Ramme suggested that the fair offer an additional event each day of the fair, like stock car drivers offering a close up look at their vehicles before the […]

IRONWOOD – The director of the Gogebic Community College Ski Area Management program for the last 17 years has announced he will retire as of mid-October 2o23. The Community College Board of Trustees approved the retirement request from Jim Vander Spoel. College president George McNulty applauded Vander Spoel’s work for the college and the ski […]

GOGEBIC COUNTY – MDOT says it is planning 38 major road projects in the U.P. this year.  In Gogebic County a nearly 12-mile stretch of US-2 will be rebuilt from Old US-2 West of Watersmeet Road easterly to the Gogebic/Iron County Line along with a mile of Roadway on US-2 in Wakefield from Eddy Street […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers says he’s open to rejecting a Republican budget that doesn’t include pay raises for corrections officers, prosecutors and public defenders. The state has struggled to hire across the criminal justice system because of low pay and long hours. More than 33% of correctional officer jobs are […]

NORTHERN WISCONSIN – The Duluth Builder’s Exchange is accepting applications for its Apprenticeship Scholarship. New workers entering the construction industry are eligible to apply for $500 vouchers for tools and equipment. Applicants must be entering the first or second year of a trade apprenticeship program and must live in Ashland or Bayfield counties locally and […]