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Articles from the April 2, 2014 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 2, 2014

Iron County Board gets 3 new members

Three incumbents were unseated from the 15-seat Iron County Board of Supervisors in Tuesday's general election. Ten of the 15 seats were contested. All were seeking two-year terms. The three new... Full story

 
 By Miranda Anderson    News    April 2, 2014

SAM director offers comments on ski season

IRONWOOD – With a good amount of snow for the season, Mount Zion closed on March 23. The ski season wasn't great but it wasn't bad, said Jim Vanderspoel, director of the ski area management program... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Elementary students get kid-sized workout machines

MISHICOT, Wis. (AP) - Kindergartners at O.H. Schultz Elementary School cranked some tunes and climbed onto junior-sized cardio equipment ready for a workout. "This is my favorite song," several kids... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Minimum wage already an issue in Michigan

DETROIT (AP) - President Barack Obama is bringing the minimum wage fight to Michigan. Michigan, as it turns out, is already fighting. Obama, who has endorsed legislation to gradually raise the... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

4 incumbents, 2 newcomers on Hurley City Council

HURLEY — Hurley mayor Joe Pinardi was re-elected in Tuesday’s general election. He ran unopposed for the two-year term, and received 285 votes. Eight candidates also vied for six seats on the city council. Four incumbents won re-election,... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Mattson, Sokol elected to Hurley School Board

HURLEY — Darryl Mattson and Maria Sokol were elected to the Hurley School Board of Education Tuesday. They were among three people seeking two open seats on the five-member board. Mattson, of Kimball, received 785 votes. Sokol, of Hurley, had 725... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Two elected in Mercer School contest

MERCER — Incumbent Micki Pierce-Holmstrom and newcomer Noel Brandt were elected to the Mercer School Board of Education Tuesday. Brandt tallied 377 votes and Pierce-Holmstrom had 350 votes. Paul Juske finished in third with 246 and Tanner Hiller... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Lambert, Sendra elected in Mercer

MERCER — It was a tight race for the Mercer Town Board of Supervisors during Tuesday’s general election, with five votes separating two candidates. Incumbent James Lambert was re-elected to the board with 420 votes. Challenger John Sendra edged... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Koski re-elected mayor of Montreal

MONTREAL, Wis. — Mitchell Koski won re-election as mayor of Montreal in Tuesday’s general election. He ran unopposed and received 114 votes. Two incumbents were also re-elected to the Montreal City Council, including Karen Secor in Ward 1 with... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 2, 2014

Clarence D. Negri

ASHLAND, Wis. — Clarence D. Negri, 77, of Bessemer, Mich., died Monday, March 31, 2014, in Ashland. He was born Aug. 21, 1936, in Bessemer, son of the late Clarence T. and Helen (Johnson) Negri. He attended Bessemer schools and graduated from A.D.... Full story