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Articles from the April 3, 2013 edition

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 News    April 3, 2013

Kichak edges Roberts for chairman

James Kichak was re-elected chairman for the Town of Mercer during the general spring election on Tuesday. Kichak edged challenger Opal Roberts, 355-343. In other Mercer races, Lin L. Miller defeated...

 
 News    April 3, 2013

Gauthier promoted to state police Wakefield Post sergeant

WAKEFIELD — Glenn Gauthier, of the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, has been promoted to sergeant after serving nearly 14 years at the post. “It feels very, very good,” Gauthier said. He ha...

 
 News    April 3, 2013

Lioness club welcomes new member, plans events

MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Lioness Club held its monthly meeting March 19 at the Whistle Stop in Mercer. President Betty Meinholz inducted new member Martha Pierpont into the club during the...

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2013

Dennis K. 'Dbl D' DeRosso

MINOCQUA, Wis. — Dennis K. “Dbl D” DeRosso, 78, of Oma, died peacefully Monday, April 1, 2013, at Avanti Health and Rehabilitation Center in Minocqua, with his family by his side. He was born... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2013

Betty Irene Pikka

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Betty Irene Pikka, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Monday, April 1, 2013, at the age of 84. Betty was born on April 24, 1928, in Hibbing, Minn., the... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 3, 2013

Proposed veterans cemetery a worthy perpetual honor

Last week’s return of the 1432nd Engineer Company of the Michigan National Guard was a reminder of how important the service of our soldiers is to our country. Their service is truly honorable. Their return was also a reminder of how crucial it is...

 
 Opinion    April 3, 2013

Wolf hunt would bring many benefits

To the Editor: This is my view on the wolves in the western U.P. We have to take a look at who is the real enemy to the wolves in the U.P. These pro-wolf groups think that stopping a management hunt for wolves is protecting the species, but in...

 
 Opinion    April 3, 2013

OK for letter to express writer's opinion

To the Editor: A letter from Ken Bowman in Monday’s paper took issue with a previous writer to the Daily Globe expressing her opposition to same sex couples having access to the rite of marriage. Bowman is a very talented writer who authored a...