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Articles from the January 24, 2014 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    January 24, 2014

Walker touts mining in Hurley appearance

HURLEY - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker received numerous rounds of applause in a speech at Hurley Thursday, but the crowd didn't break into a standing ovation until he said he believes mining in Iron... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 24, 2014

Manki, Burchell net top Ironwood awards

HURLEY - The Ironwood Chamber of Commerce presented four awards during the 19th annual joint installation banquet with the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday evening. Executive director Tim... Full story

 
 News    January 24, 2014

Opportunity still roving on Mars after a decade

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along. Sure, it has some wear and tear. One of its six wheels and two instruments stopped working long ago. I... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 24, 2014

How did 'one-party system' come to exist?

To the Editor: It was a long time ago that former Ironwood Township clerk George Hakala stopped by my Section 12 home. After declining a cup of coffee, he got into his reason for stopping by. “Donald, your dad and two of your uncles have, at one... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    January 24, 2014

Ontonagon Rotary Club re-elects Burgess president

ONTONAGON - Ontonagon County Probate Judge Janis Burgess was re-elected president of the Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club. Burgess begins her second term on July 1. Serving with her and also re-electe... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    January 24, 2014

Comprehensive plan meetings aim at approving new document

IRONWOOD - Planning consultants for Ironwood's comprehensive plan revision held an open house at the Memorial Building Thursday afternoon. The event highlighted ideas and concepts developed by... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 24, 2014

Leonette E. (Winkowski) Kremer

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — Leonette E. (Winkowski) Kremer, a Bessemer, Mich., native, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at age 92. Leonette was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert. She was the loving mother of John (Tracy Carlin),... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 24, 2014

Randall W. Hill

SEBRING, Fla. - Randall W. Hill, 55, passed away on Jan. 18, 2014, in Sebring. He was born on April 3, 1958, in Ironwood, Mich. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard and retired honorably in 1995. Randa... Full story

 
 Obituaries    January 24, 2014

Thomas A. Finco

MADISON, Wis. - Thomas A. Finco, 71, of Lone Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. He was born on July 10, 1942, in Ironwood, Mich., the son of Benjamin and Ann... Full story