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Articles from the April 8, 2014 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 8, 2014

Hurley third graders publish book about pioneers

HURLEY - Hurley third graders held a book party Monday to celebrate the publishing of the class's book on pioneers in the old West. Students in Kristen Kolesar's class wrote fictional stories about...

 

Crews work to clear shipping pathways

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews kept up their battle Monday to clear pathways for vessels hauling vital raw materials on the ice-clogged Great Lakes, where a shipping logjam...

 

'Promising lead' emerges in hunt for Flight 370

PERTH, Australia (AP) - After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official...

 

Bryan M. 'Roundy' Pumala

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Bryan M. "Roundy" Pumala, 69, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home. Bryan was born May 30, 1944, in Bessemer Township, son of the late Matt and Helen (Rant...

 

Livio A. 'Leo' Ravanelli

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Livio A. "Leo" Ravanelli, 79, of Milwaukee, and a native of Ironwood, Mich., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Lake Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center in Milwaukee, with...

 

Robert F. Youngberg Sr.

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - Robert F. Youngberg Sr., 80, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Robert was born in Winegar, Wis., to the late Doris and George Youngberg. He attended Luther L. Wright High...

 

Bessemer needs to upgrade schools

To the Editor: The citizens of Bessemer, Ramsay and Bessemer Township are asked to vote on May 6 for a revised bond allowing the Bessemer Area School District to make necessary upgrades. These upgrades will allow our schools to become more energy...

 

Wright wrong about Bessemer schools, students

To the Editor: The Bessemer Education Association took great offense to Kim Wright’s swipe at the reputation of Bessemer Area Schools and the community of Bessemer as a whole. The Bessemer school community excels at educating students and...