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Articles from the May 15, 2013 edition

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 By KATIE PERTTUNEN    News    May 15, 2013

Mine protesters gather in Hurley Saturday

HURLEY — A small group of folks, some wearing masks of woodland animals, gathered Saturday in Hurley to protest a proposed iron mine near Upson, Wis. Robert Menard of Ashland, Wis., spoke to the... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    May 15, 2013

Hurley boys, girls runners-up at Indianhead championships

HURLEY — In the first outdoor track meet this season held in the Gogebic Range, South Shore came to Hurley and swept the Indianhead Conference championships Tuesday. Hurley was runner-up in both... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 15, 2013

Elaine Kleimola Leinonen

SEATTLE, Wash. — Elaine Kleimola Leinonen, 79, passed away on May 9, 2013, near Seattle. She was born Aug. 29, 1934, the daughter of Jacob Kleimola and Elizabeth (Toolanen) Kleimola Sikkila. Elaine... Full story

 
 Opinion    May 15, 2013

School consolidation should include Ironwood

To the Editor: On Monday, the Daily Globe printed an excellent letter to the editor by Mike Korpela. However, Korpela missed one point. It’s very well-written and makes sense, except for again omitting Ironwood from consolidation plans. I moved to... Full story

 
 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 15, 2013

Thirteen test holes planned at G-Tac's Upson mine site

UPSON, Wis. — Gogebic Taconite plans to drill 13 test holes at its proposed Upson area mine site, where hundreds of core samples were removed in the past, according to an application to the... Full story

 
 News    May 15, 2013

Fat Tire Bicycle group enjoys second Tuesday night ride

HURLEY — The Fat Tire Bicycle group met Tuesday night behind the Iron Nugget to enjoy its second night of riding this season in 80-degree temperatures. Group members have been riding together for... Full story

 
 News    May 15, 2013

Mercer plans loon birthday bash

MERCER, Wis. — Organizers of Claire d’Loon’s a-May-zing Birthday Bash finalized plans at a meeting Thursday in Mercer. The birthday party for the town’s loon statue will be held Saturday in... Full story

 
 By KATIE PERTTUNEN    News    May 15, 2013

G-Tac continued focus of protest

HURLEY — A small group of folks, some wearing masks of woodland animals, gathered Saturday in Hurley to protest a proposed iron mine near Upson, Wis. Robert Menard of Ashland, Wis., spoke to the group of around 15 at the visitor’s center,... Full story