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Articles from the May 21, 2013 edition

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Devils win one game over Hancock, second rained out

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood softball team came from behind to roll over Hancock 23-8 in non-conference action at the John Krznarich Field on Monday. The game (and one-half) was a preview of the MHSAA... Full story


Bessemer mine memorial wins state award

LANSING — The Colby Mine Memorial Ceremony in Bessemer won “Best Local Commemoration of Michigan’s 175th Birthday” on April 6, according to a press release from the Michigan Daughters of the... Full story


Nancy L. (Gulan) Finco

MEQUON, Wis. — Nancy L. (Gulan) Finco found peace on May 16, 2013. She was born in Hurley on Aug. 20, 1936. Nancy was the beloved wife of John R. Finco, of Mequon, for 57 years; loving mother to Marty (Audrey), of Boise, Idaho, Randy (Allison) and... Full story


Helen Ann (Robert) Drew

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Helen Ann (Robert) Drew, 81, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Aspirus Long Term Care Facility from salivary gland cancer. She was born May 18, 1931, in Ontonagon, the... Full story


Richard D. 'Little Swede' Holm

HURLEY, Wis. — Richard D. “Little Swede” Holm, 82, of Ironwood, Mich., died peacefully Saturday, May 18, 2013, with his family by his side, at Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in... Full story


Joseph J. McKevitt

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Joseph J. McKevitt, 97, of Ironwood, Mich., former longtime funeral director and co-owner and operator of McKevitt-Kershner-Patrick Furniture Co. and McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home... Full story


Bernice V. (Taskila) Shiroda

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Bernice Shiroda, 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 1, 2013, in Phoenix. She was born in Toivola, Mich., on Aug. 8, 1923, to William and Ingrid (Laurila) Taskila. She spent her childhood between Toivola and Detroit.... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    May 21, 2013

Kimball man remains jailed on courthouse bomb threat

HURLEY — Bond was continued at $10,000 cash Monday in Iron County Court for a Kimball, Wis., resident who’s alleged to have threatened to blow up the courthouse. Robert (Barrel Bob) Gollubske,... Full story


Barthel selected as Ojibway Correctional Facility's Officer of the Year for 2013

MARENISCO — Michigan Department of Corrections officer Bruce Barthel has been selected as the Ojibway Correctional Facility’s Officer of the Year for 2013. Barthel began his career with the... Full story