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Oktoberfest event returns to Iron Mountain

By TERRI CASTELAZ Iron Mountain Daily News The Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority’s annual Oktoberfest opens Saturday with traditional German music. The authentic Bavarian festival, sponsored by First National Bank & Trust, runs from noon to 11 p.m. CT. in the parking ...

Suspect files insanity defense

By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON—The Houghton man accused of killing a L’Anse man in Houghton earlier this month is entering an insanity defense. The attorney for Luke Kreider, 19, filed motions for forensic evaluations of competency and criminal ...

Dickinson County sets budget timetable

By JIM ANDERSON The Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County will adjust its budget calendar to avoid conflicts with the Nov. 8 general election. Budget requests from senior centers and the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency will be due Nov. 8, with a meeting to ...

Cold Tone Harvest set to play at Crystal Theatre Friday

CRYSTAL FALLS — Crystal Theatre welcomes the changing season with a performance by the southeast Michigan quartet Cold Tone Harvest Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 pm CT. The name itself evokes the reflective wistfulness of a midwest autumn but patrons will not be lulled into a long-winter’s ...

Man wanted on drug charges extradited to Iron County

IRON MOUNTAIN — A man wanted on drug charges in Iron County was located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and extradited recently to Michigan. Donald Kurth is charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and absconding from justice, according to the Iron County Prosecutor’s ...

Blood drive set

POWERS— A Red Cross blood drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at North Central High School, W3795 U.S. Hwy 2/41. Times to give blood or platelets can be booked by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, going to RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.