Wednesday Apr 16
Western U.P. to Take the Brunt of This One
Snow spread into the Ironwood area from Wisconsin during mid-morning. As of mid-afternoon, 2.4 inches of new snow had already accumulated there.
The Detroit News
Bat disease hits Michigan, threatens farms and forests
A disease-causing fungus that targets bat populations has been found in Michigan for the first time, according to state officials.
Lansing State Journal
Mongolian exchange student spends school year in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Mick and Heidi Reynolds of Hardwood have been traveling to Mongolia for the past 14 years to teach English in rural areas.
Iron County Reporter
Road Board will look into pre-wet system
Is Iron County ready for a new system of clearing snow and ice from highways during winter? What if it works better but damages expensive equipment? The pros and cons of a "pre-wetting" system were discussed during the Road Commission's monthly meeting March 11. Pre-wetting is a system in which liquid deicing chemicals are applied to sand or rock ... (more)