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17th Annual Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe Race takes place in Conover

CONOVER, Wis. (WJFW) - The 17th annual Callie Rohr memorial canoe ride took place outside Conover today. Callie Rohr died of a brain tumor more than 20 years ago and this race started in her legacy. The day started with the the pro and semi pro race who went 14 miles then an 8 mile recreation race, then later on the tv media race which went a mile and a half.
CONOVER, WI
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County denies pay for Juneteenth

By Allison Joy CRYSTAL FALLS — At its June 14 general meeting, the Iron County Board of Commissioners voted against paying trial court employees who did not work on June 20 in acknowledgment of Juneteenth as both a state and federal holiday. Earlier this month, the Michigan State Supreme Court added Juneteenth to its official list of paid holidays specified in court rules. This follows the…
IRON COUNTY, MI
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Ben Franklin ribbon cutting

Pictured, from left, are Mark Bromley (Managing Director, Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance), Gerard Valesano (City Manager, City of Crystal Falls), Louisa Kniivila (Office/RV Park Manager, ICECA), Tara Peltoma (City Clerk/Treasurer, City of Crystal Falls), Nikki Herbert (Trustee, ICECA), Ella Gasperich, Stacy Gasperich (Owner/Operator, Ben Franklin), Jason Gasperich (Owner/Operator, Ben Franklin), Matthew Gasperich, Mike Bjork (Trustee, ICECA), Zach Hautala (Chamber Director, ICECA). (submitted photo)
CRYSTAL FALLS, MI
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A Ron Johnson revelation, gas prices, and downtown revitalization

Evidence revealed at the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection shows that an aide for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told former Vice President Mike Pence’s staff that the Republican from Wisconsin wanted to hand-deliver fake elector votes from Wisconsin and Michigan. Then, Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order yesterday banning gasoline price gouging in Wisconsin. And Eagle River’s downtown is taking off. In the last two years it has seen 26 new businesses.
WISCONSIN STATE
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Eagle River bounces back stronger after pandemic set-backs

Even going back just a few years ago, your image of a downtown area in any given Northwoods city might be more empty storefronts than filled ones, a lack of people walking the sidewalks, or maybe even just a place for tourists. But that image has slowly been changing, especially...
EAGLE RIVER, WI
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WIC Class of 1977 to hold 45th reunion

IRON RIVER — The class of 1977 is planning to hold its 45th Class Reunion on July 2 at 6 p.m. at the Stambaugh Legion. Riverside pizzas will be ordered and cost for the night is dependent upon number of attendees. A cash bar will be available. Donations of...
IRON RIVER, MI
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Ocean Trivia Night and more at CFDCL

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls District Community Library will host its first Family Night Event on Thursday, June 23 at 6:00 p.m. The theme will be an Ocean Trivia Night where patrons will learn and share how much they know about the ocean. There will be prizes and some ocean-themed foods and beverages. All are welcome to attend--individuals and families!
CRYSTAL FALLS, MI
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Buddha Bean Coffee Co. opens in Crystal Falls

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. (WLUC) - Buddha Bean Coffee Co. is now open in Crystal Falls. Owner Kimberly Spigarelli has worked on renovations since early April. Now, it is complete and open to the community. Spigarelli says the coffee shop is the only store in Crystal Falls that features a drive-thru window. The Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance awarded Spigarelli $2,500 as part of its Fast-Track grant program.
CRYSTAL FALLS, MI
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Obituaries 6-22-2022

WATERSMEET — Connie Rogers, 72, passed away at home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Visitation and funeral mass were held Monday, June 13, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watersmeet. Following the mass, a luncheon celebrating Connie’s life was provided at the Watersmeet Community Center. After the luncheon, burial was held at a site on their homestead that was very special to Connie and Mike. Online condolences may be expressed at gaffney-busha.com. Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River.
IRON RIVER, MI
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Summer reading kick off makes a splash at WIDL

IRON RIVER —The West Iron District Library dove into its annual Summer Reading Program with the theme of “Oceans of Possibilities” on Tuesday, June 14. The kick-off was a success, with over 100 readers registered on the first day. The new Teen Summer Reading Program was a big hit with the older youth readers excited to jump into books for the summer.
IRON RIVER, MI
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Friends of WIDL

IRON RIVER — In conjunction with the 2022 Rodeo festivities, the Friends of the West Iron District Library will hold its annual used book sale and bake sale. Both events will take place during Market Day on Friday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The book sale will be held outside in front of the library with the bake sale being held inside the library. Donations of gently used books in fair to good…
IRON COUNTY, MI
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Crandon International Raceway ready for summer season

The Crandon International Raceway will kick off their summer season this weekend. "Crandon International hosts three events during the summer," said Marty Fiolka, promoter for the raceway. "The first one being the Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run which is this weekend." The races will kick off on Friday and end...
CRANDON, WI
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Gerard Valesano named Crystal Falls ‘Citizen of the Year’

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. (WLUC) - The Crystal Falls Business Association (CFBA) awarded its “Citizen of the Year” honor. Gerard Valesano has worked in the City of Crystal Falls for 42 years. He currently serves as city manager. The Crystal Falls Business Association and council members voted on the...
CRYSTAL FALLS, MI

Northern Lakes All-Conference: Evan Schmidt reps Elcho baseball

The All-Conference teams for spring sports have been released by the Northern Lakes Conference, and one Elcho Hornet receives baseball honors. Junior outfielder Evan Schmidt was named to the second team. The speedy and solid-hitting Schmidt was a big bright spot for an Elcho team that finished without a win in Northern Lakes play. Florence and Three Lakes-Phelps tied for the conference title, finishing with identical 8-2 Northern Lakes marks....
ELCHO, WI
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Local snowmobile dealer receives international recognition

EAGLE RIVER - A local business is being globally recognized for their outstanding service. Track Side in Eagle River has been nominated as International Snowmobile Dealer of the Year. Trackside originally won AWSC Dealer of the Year through the state of Wisconsin for 2021. For the year of 2022, they...
EAGLE RIVER, WI

Three Lakes Lions host July 4 breakfast, parade

Now in its 70th year, the Three Lakes Lions Club will once again sponsor the annual 4th of July pancake breakfast and parade in downtown Three Lakes. The breakfast takes place from 7-11a.m. July 4 at the Three Lakes High School cafeteria located at the end of West School Street. All-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, along with all-you-can-drink orange juice, milk and coffee costs just $10 for adults and $5 for children 4-12. Children younger than 4 eat for free. ...
THREE LAKES, WI
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