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Articles from the January 7, 2014 edition

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 By Larry Holcombe    News    January 7, 2014

Brand new addition, family welcomes first baby of new year

IRONWOOD - The first flower of 2014 bloomed in the wee hours of Jan. 2. Sandy blonde hair, blue eyes, a bundle of joy, according to the new parents, Ron and Aubre Hoeft, of Ironwood. Iris Lillian...

 News    January 7, 2014

Michigan temps plunge after big wallop of snow

DEARBORN (AP) - Michigan residents on Monday watched - and felt - the thermometer spiral downward to dangerously cold levels as they dug out following a multiday storm that shuttered schools, closed...

 By Miranda Anderson    News    January 7, 2014

Gogebic County brings back snowmobile races

IRONWOOD - "Snowmobile racing in the 1970s was huge in Ironwood," said Tom Auvinen, Gogebic County Fair Board member and Snowmobile Olympus organizer, "but in the 1980s it started to disappear, so...

 Community    January 7, 2014

'Selfie,' 'twerk' top school's annoying word list

SAULT STE. MARIE (AP) - A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note. In addition to "selfie"...

 Obituaries    January 7, 2014

Lucy Theresa (Marchello) Benetti

WITTENBERG, Wis. - Lucy (Marchello) Benetti, 94, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Homme Home Nursing Home in Wittenberg. She was born in Bessemer, Mich., on July 1, 1919, to John and Silvia...

 Obituaries    January 7, 2014

Jason J. Ollila

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jason J. Ollila, 21, of Columbus, formerly of Hurley, Wis., passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Jason was born in Plymouth, Wis., to Jeffrey Gerald Ollila and Maureen (Mahoney)...

 Obituaries    January 7, 2014

Jennene A. Bach

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Jennene A. Bach, 64, formerly of Ironwood, Mich., died at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, after a long illness. She was born July 10, 1949, in Ironwood, the daughter of Eugene and Mary Asplund...