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Ice cream shop may be able to have cows

IRON MOUNTAIN — Conditions for a special use permit will soon be drafted as Iron Mountain anticipates an ice cream shop owner will seek to house cows at his business. Last spring, in violation of a city ordinance, Ice Cream Barn owner Bill Neuens displayed two heifers in stalls at his ...

Hancock dissolves hockey cooperative with Lake Linden

HANCOCK — In a 4-2 vote the Hancock School Board on Monday dissolved the varsity hockey cooperative with Lake Linden. The primary reason for the dissolution, said Board President Dale Kero, was in response to what he referred to as the silent majority. “We hear from all the ...

Evers again seeks Wisconsin abortion ban repeal

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and his fellow Democrats worked Tuesday to keep the spotlight on abortion ahead of next month’s state Supreme Court election, resurrecting a bill that would repeal the state’s 1849 ban on the practice. Democrats introduced the bill in June days ...

IM council backs Pine Mountain plan

IRON MOUNTAIN — In a 4-3 decision, Iron Mountain City Council concurred Monday with a brownfield plan for an estimated $25.5 million expansion and redevelopment at Pine Mountain Resort, potentially making the project eligible for a tax abatement of up to 30 years. While taxes will continue ...

Finlandia University students look to future

HANCOCK — When higher-education institutions close, fewer than half of students continue their schooling somewhere else, according to a National Student Clearinghouse and State Higher Education Executive Officers Association study released last year. Finlandia University is hoping to best ...

Road work planned in Marinette County

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans several projects this year on U.S. 141 and U.S. 8 in northern Marinette County. From June to October, resurfacing and underseal work is planned on U.S. 141 from Betters Court in Niagara to County Road R in the town of ...