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Articles from the March 24, 2014 edition

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 News    March 24, 2014

Mercer students attend Superior Days in Madison

MERCER, Wis. - Four Mercer School students attended the Superior Days conference Feb. 18-19 in Madison to lobby with other students and adults, a news release said. Superior Days is a community-based... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 24, 2014

Dogs get a break from prison training program

IRONWOOD -┬áKratos and Oceta took a furlough from their prison training program Saturday to attend the Spring Home, Yard and Sport Show at the Patrick O'Donnell Civic Center. The dogs are two of many... Full story

 By Miranda Anderson    News    March 24, 2014

Bessemer PTO holds 6th annual auction

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Parent-Teacher Organization held its sixth annual action night Saturday evening at the VFW. "Beach party" was the theme of the event. All attendees were given leis upon entry.... Full story

 News    March 24, 2014

Gay marriages in Michigan halted by appeals court

MASON (AP) - An appeals court reinstituted Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state's county clerk's offices to get hitched.... Full story

 Obituaries    March 24, 2014

Marvin L. Tassava Sr.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Marvin Leonard Tassava Sr., 78, a lifelong resident of Ironwood Township, Mich., passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, while vacationing in Florida. Marvin was born July 16, 1935, in... Full story

 Obituaries    March 24, 2014

M. Therese 'Terry' Bartlett

CHISAGO CITY, Minn. - M. Therese "Terry" Bartlett, 86, of Van Buskirk Road, Erwin Township, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Parmly Life Pointes Nursing Home in Chisago City. She was born Aug. 29,... Full story

 Opinion    March 24, 2014

McGrath runs for county board

To the Editor: Thank you for the opportunity to voice my opinion in the upcoming Iron County Board of Supervisors election. Although this is my first time running for any public office, as a concerned citizen of Iron County and a Hurley resident for... Full story

 Opinion    March 24, 2014

Hitchhiking in 1980s brought adventure

To the Editor: To me, it was a no-brainer in the early 1980s to opt for hitchhiking. My 1970 vehicle was good for only 12 miles to the gallon, highway mileage. Previous bus rides to and from Detroit, with all their stops, had been done to more than... Full story

 Opinion    March 24, 2014

Historian helps preserve Ironwood park, heritage

To the Editor: About 10 years ago, I was searching for people interested in putting up informational signs at historic mine shafts and headframes in Ironwood. I found people with this same goal when the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park... Full story