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Man in Marinette County barricades himself in residence, refuses to surrender

NIAGARA, Wis. (WFRV) – Law enforcement in Marinette County tried to bring in a suspect for multiple felony charges after he barricaded himself inside his residence. According to the Niagara Police Department, on August 8 around 8 p.m., officers tried to apprehend a man at his residence for multiple felony charges. The man’s residence was in the 1800 block of River Street.
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UPDATE: US 141 reopened in Marinette County

NIAGARA, Wis. (WFRV) – All lanes of US 141 in Niagara were reopened around 1:10 a.m. following an incident. The closure lasted about seven hours. No additional information has been provided. ORIGINAL: US 141 closed due to an incident in Marinette County. MONDAY 8/8/2022 8:29 p.m. NIAGARA, Wis. (WFRV)...
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Man wanted on multiple warrants flees police in Niagara

MARINETTE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man wanted on multiple felony charges was involved in a standoff with law enforcement in Niagara Monday. At about 5 p.m., police attempted to arrest the man at his home in the 1800 block of River Street in Niagara. The man saw an officer...

Highway 141 closed through Niagara

NIAGARA (WLUK) -- The Marinette County Sheriff Office has closed off all lanes of Highway 141 at Highway Eight eastbound in northern Wisconsin. The state Department of Transportation first issued an alert about the closure around 6 p.m. Monday. The department initially expected the closure to last two hours. Northbound...

Iron Mountain Bank Celebrating 135th Anniversary This Month

First National Bank & Trust is celebrating its 135th anniversary in 2022. Organized on October 10, 1887 as the First National Bank of Iron Mountain, the first bank president, John R. Wood, purchased the entire brick building, known as the Wood Block, for $22,000. On November 1, 1887, the bank was chartered and open for business six days later. The bank served the community in its original building for over 100 years until 1991, when a new bank building was constructed on the site of the Wood Block, opening for business on Monday, May 20, 1991.

Pedaling to fly: Cyclists plan to bike 200 miles for U.P. Honor Flight

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WJMN) – From Iron Mountain to St. Ignace, eight cyclists from the Iron Mountain area plan on biking this 200-mile journey. “This is a brand new-event, brainchild of Scott Llewellyn, who’s also a member of our team,” said Melissa Wentarmini, Member, UP Honor Flight Cycling Team. “And just something a little different to help fundraise for U.P. Honor Flight and to also really try to increase awareness. Each of the members of the cycling team is somehow aligned or affiliated with the Armed Forces. Myself, for instance, my father was in the Air Force and my son is joining the Air Force. So, I am wearing an Air Force jersey. My husband is a Navy veteran, so he’ll be wearing a Navy jersey and each of the team members has a similar story.”

Mondeik overcomes Cootware to snare late-model win at Norway Speedway

NORWAY, Mich.—With $1,000 on the line, Justin Mondeik roared from the back of the pack to capture the late model feature at Norway Speedway Friday night. Werner Electric Supply night means a big day will be waiting for the first late model driver under the checker, and for the first half of the race it looked like it might be Cory Cootware. Cootware grabbed the lead at the drop of...