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Articles from the February 27, 2014 edition

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 By Jason Juno    Sports    February 27, 2014

Samsons stay perfect at home, head to North Dakota

IRONWOOD - A lot of people are going to Florida and Arizona this time of year. The Samsons are going to North Dakota and are thrilled about it. The Gogebic Community College Samsons beat Dakota County... Full story

 Opinion    February 27, 2014

Meal program denial 'beyond comprehension'

To the Editor: I attended the Feb. 20 board meeting of the Aging Unit of Iron County. Speaking as one who was raised in Hurley and moved to Mercer, Wis., in 1957 — and worked closely with the Aging Unit years ago — I could not believe what I saw... Full story

 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Pete (Norman) Allen

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Pete (Norman) Allen, of Ewen, passed away on Feb. 24, 2014, at 4:30 a.m. at Marquette General Hospital, following a courageous and valiant battle with colon and liver cancer. Never losing his dignity or good nature, he is an... Full story

 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Rudy Brownell

WATERSMEET, Mich. - Rudy Brownell, 81, of Watersmeet, passed away Feb.21, 2014, at his home. He was born in Calderwood on Jan. 6, 1933, to Homer and Gertrude (Christie) Brownell. His parents passed aw... Full story

 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Willard A. 'Mr. Willard' Maki

DULUTH, Minn. - Willard A. "Mr. Willard" Maki, 82, of 725 E. Margaret St., Ironwood, Mich., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, as St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, with his niece, Vicky, at his side. He... Full story

 News    February 27, 2014

Ukraine protesters nominate legislator for new PM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Leaders of Ukraine's protest movement on Wednesday proposed a top legislator as the country's next prime minister, while Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered major military... Full story

 Sports    February 27, 2014

No. 16 Michigan escapes Purdue with 77-76 overtime win

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Glenn Robinson III wanted this win more than any other. Michigan coach John Beilein put the opportunity squarely in his hands. After Beilein took his final timeout, the... Full story