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Articles from the March 12, 2013 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 12, 2013

Jauch questions location of Walker's mine bill signing

MADISON, Wis. — State Sen. Robert Jauch questioned why Gov. Scott Walker chose to sign Wisconsin’s new mining bill on Monday so far from the counties that would be affected by a Gogebic Taconite mine. Walker signed the controversial mining bill...

 
 By Larry Holcombe    News    March 12, 2013

Benishek visits GCC campus, looks forward to second term

IRONWOOD — U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, is looking forward to his second term in Congress, despite a rocky start with the uncertainty surrounding federal budget cuts and a looming...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 12, 2013

City attempts to recoup money from failed loan

IRONWOOD — The city of Ironwood is seeking to recoup some of the money it stands to lose in a $60,000 loan that was approved in 2010 for a new business that never got of the ground. The city commission agreed Monday to try to sell equipment it has...

 
 Opinion    March 12, 2013

Spending cuts could avoid entitlement programs

To the Editor: Over the past several months our Congress has been talking about government spending and deficit reduction. The only thing that appears to be on the table to accomplish this is entitlements that have been contributed to by those...

 
 Obituaries    March 12, 2013

Frances M. Guenther

HURLEY, Wis. — A Mass of Christian Burial for Frances M. Guenther, 95, of Hurley, who died Jan. 10, 2013, in Ironwood, Mich., will be celebrated Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in... Full story