Written by ironcountylodging on August 26, 2014
It’s a busy upcoming weekend in Iron County Michigan! Iron County Fair, Picnic, Concert, Open Mic Night & More!
IRON COUNTY FAIR: The Iron County Fair is celebrating its 124th year this summer. Opening day is set for Wednesday, Aug. 27. The closing day is Sunday, Aug. 31. A few events have been scheduled on different days this year, including the 4-H market livestock auction, which now takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. The draft horse pull is now Thursday at
Written by ironcountylodging on August 21, 2014
Joe Basso will be speaking at the Focus on Life Annual Benefit Dinner on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
In 1979, an 18 year old young lady became pregnant and was told by family members to have an abortion. She refused. Her child was born on September 11, 1979. Today, her son Joe Basso is a husband, father of four, and Senior Pastor at Felch Mountain Bible Chapel in Felch, Michigan.
In 2013, Joe was asked to
Written by ironcountylodging on August 21, 2014
Saturday, October 4 at 3:30pmCaspian, Gaastra Fire Department-1 Museum Drive, Caspian, MI 49915We are asking our community to get together and come out to support the benefit for Joe Holm and his family. It will be held on Saturday, October 4th at Caspian, Gaastra Fire Hall.
For those of you that don’t know, Joe Holm fell from a roof and broke his left tibia and tore his acl and mcl. He also broke two metatarsals in his right foot. He had emergency
Written by ironcountylodging on August 19, 2014
The End-of-Summer Blues Fest is set for Saturday, Aug. 23, and coincides with the Vets Freedom Ride. The event will proceed rain or shine. The day begins with the blessing of the bikes and bikers at 11 a.m. followed by the Veterans Freedom Ride and Memorial Poker Run. Motorcycles and cars travel from Alpha through Iron County and back to Alpha with stops at three area memorials, where cards will be punched for a chance to win a HDTV. The
Written by ironcountylodging on August 15, 2014
The Iron County Fair is celebrating its 124th year this summer. Opening day is set for Wednesday, Aug. 27. The closing day is Sunday, Aug. 31. A few events have been scheduled on different days this year, including the 4-H market livestock auction, which now takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. The draft horse pull is now Thursday at 6 p.m. The arts and crafts sales are on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Carnival specials will be offered Thursday through Sunday
Written by ironcountylodging on August 5, 2014
The Crystal Falls Business Association has announced the schedule for the 2014 Fungus Fest, to be held Aug. 8 and 9. Prior to the beginning of the event proper, a teen softball game is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 at Runkle Lake Park.
Friday, Aug. 8
Things get going at 9 a.m. with a day of sidewalk and garage sales, which take place all over town from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. United Lutheran Church will hold a
Written by ironcountylodging on July 31, 2014
Join us in celebrating Cori’s life on August 7 & 8
Pre-registration on August 7th & 8th – call (906-265-9244) to do so. Final Registration at 8:30am – August 9th & Tournament begins at 9:00am. Double Elimination… $50.00 registration fee per team(5 to 7) person teams with rotation1st Place Team – $1002nd Place Team – $75
3rd Place Team – $50
Burgers, brats, salads, beans, chips, pickles and cookies will be served through out the day.
Players cost – $5.00 & Non-players cost – $8.00
Written by ironcountylodging on July 29, 2014
Strongman Competition This Weekend! Who are the strongest dudes (and dudettes) in the U.P.? Find out this Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Nylund Food Center here, at the annual U.P. Strongman Contest. It starts at noon, and the public is invited to come over and watch the fun. The event is a fundraiser for the Forest Park High School football program, and admission is $3. Spectators will be seated up close to the action, and concessions stands will be
Written by ironcountylodging on July 22, 2014
More than 6,000 visitors are expected to attend the National Trappers Expo, July 24 to 27, at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST) and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon. Admission is $10 for all four days with kids under 12 admitted free.
Famous trappers and outdoor experts will be on hand presenting demos on trapping, fur handling, and hunting every hour on the hour. The demos will also
Written by ironcountylodging on July 17, 2014
YEEE HAW! It’s Rodeo weekend!
JULY 18TH- the rodeo will start with a Market Daze, but this year be held at the fairground ,due to construction, from 9 am to 3 pm. the West Iron District Library will hold its used book sale at the same time. The Rodeo Vittles luncheon starts at 11 am at First Presbyterian Church. Miss UP Rodeo event also gets going on Friday. Check when in the weekly editions in the Reporter. Family Fun Night, from