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Articles from the March 5, 2014 edition

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 News    March 5, 2014

US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed... Full story

 
 News    March 5, 2014

Ironwood native to join Chance at Saturday concert

IRONWOOD - Musical duo Chance will perform with pianist and Ironwood native Jody DeCarlo-Schneider Saturday at 7 p.m. at Theatre North in Ironwood. Chance, based in Highbridge, Wis., features Cheryl... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 5, 2014

Matthew R. 'Dick' Torma

DULUTH, Minn. - Matthew R. "Dick" Torma, 75, of Sunset Road, Ironwood Township, Mich., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, with his family by his... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 5, 2014

Barbara June Myers

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Barbara June Myers, 69, of Wakefield, passed on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Barbara was born on June 29, 1944, in Chicago, the daughter of Bernard E. and Ruth E.J. (Denton) Myers. She was employed by Super One Foods in Ironwood.... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 5, 2014

US doesn't come out ahead on free trade agreements

To the Editor: In response to the Wisconsin State Journal editorial published in the Daily Globe on Feb. 21, regarding “Europe should drop cheesy demand.” It is not about mozzarella cheese curds, it is about socialistic globalization and one... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 5, 2014

Aging Unit director responds to Feb. 27 letter

To the Editor: In response to a letter to the editor dated Feb. 27: The meals provided by the Aging Unit of Iron County’s nutrition program are funded in part by Title III-C of the federal Older Americans Act. Since enactment in 1965, the Older... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 5, 2014

Kudos to Ironwood city crew, staff

To the Editor: I would like to thank the city crew and staff of the city of Ironwood for the good job they are doing with thawing frozen water lines and fighting the snow and ice. With our crazy snowstorms and freezing temperatures, it has been a... Full story