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Articles from the January 31, 2014 edition

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 By Miranda Anderson    News    January 31, 2014

Bessemer school board re-elects officers

BESSEMER - The Bessemer school board discussed enrollment and graduation rates at its meeting Thursday evening. "Bessemer's flying high, both athletically and academically," said superintendent Dave...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    January 31, 2014

G-TAC bulk sampling permit approved

HURLEY - The Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning Committee unanimously approved a conditional use permit for Gogebic Taconite Thursday, allowing the company to begin bulk sampling at th...

 News    January 31, 2014

Obama: Job training must reflect changing economy

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - Stressing the importance of having job-training programs that work, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered a "soup to nuts" review of federal workforce training initiatives...

 News    January 31, 2014

Shibori: Ancient art now revamped, revisited

NEW YORK (AP) - From tablecloths to duvet covers, iPhone cases to wallpaper and startling calf-skin wall hangings, the ancient Japanese resist-dying technique of shibori has gone mainstream. Vera...

 Obituaries    January 31, 2014

James D. 'Jim' Karvonen

DULUTH, Minn. - James D. "Jim" Karvonen, 58, of Superior, Wis., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 8, 1955, in...

 Obituaries    January 31, 2014

Dorothy L. Harma

DULUTH, Minn. - Dorothy L. Harma, 95, of Hurley, Wis., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, with her loving family by her side. The former Dorothy Kangas...