Articles from the April 29, 2013 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 29, 2013

Climbing water levels have cities watching for potential flooding

With temperatures continuing to climb and snowbanks continuing to shrink, eyes remain glued to local water levels for potential flooding in area throughout Gogebic and Iron counties. According to...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    April 29, 2013

Wakefield church hosts annual rummage, bake sale

WAKEFIELD — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wakefield held its annual Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday and Sunday. The proceeds from the event, benefitted Father Daniel Hall, according to...

 By Katie Perttunen    News    April 29, 2013

Hurley 'Singspiration' filled with music, fellowship

HURLEY — Havenwood Baptist Church sponsored a ‘Singspiration’ Sunday evening at the Hurley School auditorium, with Vic Eliason from VCY America. Eighty-eight people brought their voices to sing and share fellowship. Songs included old...


Grand Rapids was 3-4 inches of rain from disaster

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — The swollen Grand River came uncomfortably close to breaching its flood walls and causing disastrous flooding in Grand Rapids earlier this month, a National Weather Service...


Have terrorists already won?

To the Editor: I often see in my mind’s eye a picture of Lady Justice with her blindfold around her neck, scale broken beyond repair, dress ripped, being chased out of the White House by Eric Holder and President Barack Obama. This week a new... Full story


Bessemer can't afford taking on more debt

To the Editor: My name is Kim Wright and I am a member of the Bessemer Area School Board. First, I want to encourage every voter in Bessemer and its townships to vote yes or no on our schools’ May 7 bond proposal. I am writing to explain why I... Full story


Marguerite F. Hansen

BESSEMER, Mich. — Marguerite F. Hansen, 91, a lifelong resident of Bessemer, entered eternal life on Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was born on Jan. 11, 1922, in Bessemer, the daughter of John... Full story


Milan 'Sonny' Shegan

TROUT CREEK, Mich. — Milan “Sonny” Shegan passed away at his home in Trout Creek Friday, April 26, 2013, following a courageous 10-year battle with cancer.  He was born Oct. 3, 1938, in McKeesport, Pa., to the late Mike and Milka Shegan.... Full story


Darla G. Lazowski

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Darla G. Lazowski, 77, of Ironwood, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Ironwood. She was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Philip and Kate (Nicholls) Symons. Darla attended Ironwood schools, graduating from... Full story


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