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Articles from the February 19, 2014 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    February 19, 2014

Ironwood's not alone with frozen water pipes

Numerous communities across the Upper Peninsula, including Ironwood, have issued water let-run notices to prevent homeowners' pipes from freezing. With frost already more than 7 feet deep across the...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    February 19, 2014

History Prize event finalist in Jump Start competition

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range is being represented at the 2014 Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism in Traverse City in March, competing for $5,000. Mara MacKay and Sandy Sharp of Old Wood...

 News    February 19, 2014

Families celebrate Olympics with backyard sled track

MASON (AP) - Two Michigan families are celebrating the Olympics with a massive sled track that they built into a backyard hill. WILX-TV reports the Baker and Hines families came up with the idea for...

 News    February 19, 2014

Students unhappy about U. Michigan's racial climate

ANN ARBOR (AP) - University of Michigan students plan to hold an all-night protest starting Tuesday over what they call low minority enrollment and inclusion on campus as school officials move...

 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 19, 2014

Speedboy stunner

BESSEMER — Everything — everything — was stacked against Bessemer Tuesday. The fourth-ranked Class ABC team in the U.P., Ironwood, opened up a 17-4 lead on the Speedboys, which had lost three of their last four, and now were dealing with an an...

 Opinion    February 19, 2014

Can airport set agreement with airline?

To the Editor: The Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board recommends Air Choice One, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., over Great Lakes Airlines, which has also entered a bid, as the carrier for Ironwood under the Essential Air Service program. The board...

 Opinion    February 19, 2014

Why should farmer pay for wolf damage?

To the Editor: I find it interesting that the state government spent in excess of $200,000 to protect a farmer’s cattle from wolves. According to a January 2014 Associated Press news article, said it made the estimate based on documents...