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Articles from the February 8, 2014 edition

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Past mines didn't disrupt fishing streams

To the Editor: We who have lived here all of our lives have seen the huge iron ore stockpiles freshly hauled up from underground waiting to be moved out by railcar bound for the smelters. Left behind to this day are the immense waste rock piles. Thes... Full story


Time to salute, thank veterans for service

To the Editor: The week of Feb. 9-15 is designated National Salute to Veterans Week. The employees and volunteers at the Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Medical Center and the Ironwood VA Outpatient Clinic salute America’s heroes — the... Full story


Jane Ann Hanousek

WAUSAU, Wis. - Jane Ann Hanousek, 75, of Ringle, died Feb. 5, 2014, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Jane was born on Jan. 14, 1939, in Wakefield, Mich., to the late Ted and Agnes (Gustafson) Johnson. She... Full story


Terry M. Hoag

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Terry M. Hoag, 51, of Ironwood, born Dec. 23, 1962, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield. Terry is also survived by four daughters and seven grandchildren, Melissa Hoag-Gunter and children... Full story


Utility crews restore power to Pennsylvania, Maryland

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A small army of electricity restoration crews labored Friday to reconnect nearly 300,000 customers in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and utility companies warned some will have to... Full story

 By Pat Krause    Sports    February 8, 2014

Speedgirls beat Panthers for 4th straight win

BESSEMER - What's with all these winning (and losing) streaks the Bessemer Speedgirls have been on this season? Bessemer started out with three wins, lost five in a row and now have won four straight... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 8, 2014

Lewinski picks up 500th varsity win

IRONWOOD  - Ironwood coach Pete Lewinski picked up his 500th varsity basketball win in Friday's win over W-M. In his 22nd year as boys basketball coach, he's 259-212. At Andress High School in El... Full story


Russia kicks off Sochi Games with hope, hubris

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports... Full story


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