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COWABUNGA — Riders line up before the Irontown Rail Jam on the first night of festivities.

Opinion — Time spent with the snow god

Fischer Genau February 22, 2023

Legend speaks of a god that lives deep in the frozen woods of Tapiola, Michigan, a remote village in the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula. Its name is Heikki Lunta. It is said there’s a magical song...

RAIL JAM - Skier flips off of a feature during the finals of last year’s rail jam held in 2022. The Irontown Rail Jam returns Friday, Feb. 3, during the Heikki Lunta Winter Festival in downtown Negaunee.

Second annual Irontown Rail Jam to return during Heikki Lunta Winter Festival

Fischer Genau February 3, 2023

The second ever Irontown Rail Jam will take place today, Feb. 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Negaunee. Both skiers and snowboarders will compete and ride various freestyle features like jumps...

Warning Sign in Negaunees Old Town

Local Filmmakers Discuss Iron Town Documentary, Negaunee’s Abandoned Old Town

Harry Stine December 8, 2022

If you were to walk down Negaunee’s Iron Ore Heritage Trail, you’d come across Old Town, an abandoned piece of the area that has now been taken over by nature. Walking through dilapidated roads, you’ll...

Photo courtesy of Lanni Lantto

UP Wild hosts hike in ‘Old Town’ Negaunee

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 16, 2021
UP Wild hosts haunted hike through "Old Town" Negaunee on Saturday.
Stan Wright

Man involved in child porn case pleads guilty

Von Lanier November 2, 2017

A Negaunee man and former WNMU-FM employee has entered a plea deal in an ongoing child pornography case, in which authorities say he used a work computer to download and view illegal material. Stan Wright,...

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