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1 dead, 1 injured in Wakefield Twp fatal snowmobile crash

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - One person is dead and another is injured after a snowmobile crash in Gogebic County early Sunday morning. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post and deputies from the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded around 1:30 a.m. to a snowmobile crash on Snowmobile Trail 2 in Wakefield Township.

DNR urges safety following 4 snowmobile accidents in span of 4 days

MCNAUGHTON, Wis. (WJFW) - Over the weekend 2 more crashes in the Northwoods brings the count of recent snowmobile fatalities to 4, all in the span of four days. The crashes include one in McNaughton and one in Phelps on Thursday, another in Nokomis on Friday, and one late yesterday in Arbor Vitae.

Ironwood, January 30 High School 🏀 Game Notice

The Ontonagon Area High School basketball team will have a game with Luther L Wright High School on January 30, 2023, 14:40:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p { margin: 24px 0; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 16px; line-height: 26px; letter-spacing: -0.24px; color: #333; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon { background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child { border-bottom: none; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item { padding-bottom: 32px; border-bottom: 1px solid #f9f9f9; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card { padding: 24px; border: 1px solid #F2F2F2; border-radius: 8px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams { display: flex; margin-bottom: 26px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team { display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex: 1; justify-content: flex-start; align-items: center; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs { width: 40px; height: 97px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo { width: 120px; height: 120px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name { margin-top: 11px; color: #333; font-weight: 600; font-size: 16px; line-height: 19px; text-align: center; letter-spacing: -0.31px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item { margin-left: -8px; margin-top: 8px; display: flex; align-items: center; font-weight: 400; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; letter-spacing: -0.15px; color: #888; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon { margin-right: 4px; width: 12px; height: 12px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; }

Concert in the Corn lands superstar headliner

In three years the Concert in the Corn has grown from a startup to an event capable of attracting a national superstar as the headlining act. The late summer country music spectacular marks its third anniversary with Trace Adkins taking the stage in Mason. Concert spokesman Tate Warren said signing the 11-million album-selling star was a reflection of the commitment the event has to establishing Concert in the Corn as the premier northern Wisconsin country music event. ...

Local colleges weekend recap

Men’s Basketball UW-Stout took on Finlandia University at home and came out with a 92-60 victory Saturday. Leading in scoring for the Blue Devils was Elk Mound native George Scharlau with 17 points. Stout out-rebounded Finlandia 47 for 33. Men’s Hockey Blugolds: ...
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Bayfield Up For Two USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

BAYFIELD, Wis. — Bayfield is receiving some special recognition as it is up for two USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. These awards are highlighting the town in the categories, “Best Coastal Small Town” and “Best Midwestern Small Town.”. Bayfield is known for being right...

2023 MECCA Trails Winterfest and Candlelight

MERCER, Wisc. (WJFW)- MECCA Trails was back in action for its second annual Winterfest. The event included multiple skiing races that were offered. Winterfest included multiple skiing events such as the MECCA 30K, Flowage 15K, Claire d'Loon 5K, and Candlelight Ski-Shoe-Hike. The MECCA 30K is designed to challenge skiers. The...

La Pointe seeks shift in law enforcement levy for Ashland County

LA POINTE, WI. (Northern News Now) - The Madeline Island Town of La Pointe is asking the Wisconsin Department of Revenue to deny Ashland County the power to collect property taxes for law enforcement the County no longer provides. For the past 27 years, the County paid the town to...

Have You Visited Mellen? Explore With Us!

If you’re looking to add a hidden Wisconsin destination to your vacation bucket list, Mellen is a must-visit location! Mellen is home to a community filled with rich history, one-of-a-kind sights at Copper Falls State Park, and many places to get out and explore the Northwoods such as through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Get ready to start your adventure with us and learn about Mellen now!

For the Love of Learning

In the spring of 1965, I graduated from high school and looked forward to the end of my formal education. After four years of being force-fed information for seemingly no purpose other than regurgitation for exams, additional schooling was on the bottom of my list and the last thing I wanted for the next four years of my young life. My parents, however, had other ideas.

Justin Liles: A few chances at light snow this week.

Several clippers will bring light snow to the Northland this week. Accumulations should be light overall. Colder temperatures will arrive late this week. Tuesday through Friday night will see two more fast-moving low pressure systems move through the region. Lake-effect snow showers may persist over northern portions of Bayfield, Ashland, and Iron counties Tuesday morning. Attention then shifts to the next clipper, expected to arrive late Tuesday afternoon or Tuesday evening.

Clippers Ski Team compete in Bayfield County

When you wake up in Washburn, Wisconsin, and Conway Twitty is playing on the radio, that's your first indication that it's going to be a great day of skiing and snowboarding. This past Tuesday, the Clipper Ski and Snowboard Team rode that wave of Classic Country excitement to a fantastic showing at their second Northern Conference event of the season at Mt. Ashwabay in Bayfield County.

GIANT busts one following Ecstasy buys

IRONWOOD, MI— An Ironwood man has been arraigned on drug and weapons charges. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team arrested 33-year-old Deantra Tawayne Harris—also known as King Wayne Harris—on January 17th after officers conducted three controlled buys of Ecstasy from him. Search warrants executed on Harris’ residence and...

Ramsay woman sentenced to prison on drug charges

BESSEMER, MI— A Gogebic County woman has been sentenced on drug delivery charges. Lynn Chapman, 41, of Ramsay was arrested last July in Bessemer Township and charged with two counts of delivery of meth and habitual offender, 2nd offense. She was sentenced Tuesday to 5 to 30 years in prison with credit for 187 days already served.

One of World’s Largest Ski Jumps Set to Reopen in Michigan’s U.P.

It's been a long time coming. About 28 years to be exact, but Copper Peak Ski Jump in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is set to reopen. Closed since 1994, the 469-foot ski jump in Ironwood is larger than most ski jumping hills seen in the Olympics and is the largest ski jump in the Western Hemisphere. Now, thanks to $20 million in funding from the state of Michigan, Copper Peak will once again welcome guests once again for competitions.