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Articles from the March 26, 2013 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 26, 2013

Township hears zoning ordinance concerns

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Changes to the comprehensive plan for zoning ordinances were discussed by the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees’ Monday. Ironwood Township resident Tom Schneller spoke to...

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    March 26, 2013

Mining impact committee discusses reclamation plans

HURLEY — Representatives from the Gogebic Taconite company spoke to the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Monday about possible reclamation at the proposed mine near Upson. GTAC president Bill Williams said studies on the proposed mine site...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2013

Welcome home local National Guard troops

It’s time to put out the flag and welome mat for a group of local soldiers returning from the war in Afghanistan. The men and women of the 1432 Engineer Company of the Michigan National Guard, based in Kingsford and Iron River, will return... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 26, 2013

Lester 'PeeWee' Neumann

WATERSMEET, Mich. — Lester “PeeWee” Neumann, of Watersmeet, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at the age of 92. He was born on Sept. 3, 1920, at home in Athens, Wis., to Anton and Thekla... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2013

Wisconsin job creation lagging behind

To the Editor: National jobless claims for the week ending March 16 are at 336,000. That is a good number. That number was consistently above 400,000 and as high as 474,000 when unemployment was at 9 percent. National unemployment is now at 7.7... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 26, 2013

Mary Mattson Richter

HURLEY, Wis. — Mary Mattson Richter, 103, of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Hurley, three days before her 104th birthday. The former Mary Laitila was born March 27, 1909, in National Mine, Mich., daughter of the late... Full story