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Articles from the March 29, 2013 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 29, 2013

MDOT presents plan for US 2

IRONWOOD — Michigan Department of Transportation and city of Ironwood officials Thursday heard passioned pleas for new sidewalks on both sides of U.S. 2 during highway reconstruction in 2014-’15....

 
 By Lisa M Reed    News    March 29, 2013

Family, friends excited to have National Guard soldiers home

KINGSFORD — Family and friends were more than excited to welcome their loved ones back from Afghanistan during a welcome home ceremony for the 1432nd Engineer Company on Thursday. Approximately 1,000 people gathered at Kingsford High School to...

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    March 29, 2013

Commission takes no action on union request

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission took no action Monday on a proposed agency fee agreement requested by the local employees union. Michigan officially became a “freedom-to-work” state on Thursday, meaning employees can choose whether or...

 
 Obituaries    March 29, 2013

Duane B. Forte

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Duane B. Forte, 74, affectionately known as “Moon” and “Papa,” beloved father, grandfather and best friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for and loved, on March 16, 2013. Duane was b... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 29, 2013

Geraldine M. 'Jeri' Erspamer

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Geraldine M. “Jeri” Erspamer, 87, of Hurley, Wis., died peacefully Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 29, 2013

Fight for six-day mail delivery

To the Editor: Do you like when someone tries to trample on your rights and freedoms? If you do not fight for your rights, they will be eroded. This country was founded on such principles. Past generations fought for our freedoms that we enjoy....

 
 Opinion    March 29, 2013

Military spending out of control

To the Editor: Time magazine recently published an article on “The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built,” designed to be invisible at the cost of nearly $400 billion. The F-35 is loaded with sophisticated electronics. The more sophisticated and compl...

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    March 29, 2013

McGeshick, Truscott gain All-U.P. honors

MARQUETTE — Ewen-Trout Creek’s Zoey McGeshick and Ontonagon’s Chelsea Truscott were named to the All-U.P. Class D Second Team. While those two players are seniors, all five members of the all-class All-U.P. Dream Team are not — four are...

 
 Sports    March 29, 2013

Midgets travel to Metrodome to play ball

MINNEAPOLIS — The Hurley Midgets baseball team had to travel more than 250 miles — and still go inside — to start its baseball season. They were only scrimmages, against Chequamegon and...