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Articles from the June 5, 2014 edition

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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 5, 2014

Bessemer community gathers to celebrate heritage

BESSEMER - Bessemer's Downtown Development Authority officially dedicated its Ethnic Commons Park and Trailhead during a ceremony on Wednesday that drew a crowd of hundreds. The event also celebrated...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 5, 2014

Klements Racing Sausages sizzle at Ironwood PTO picnic

IRONWOOD - Elementary students took a break from their end-of-the-year studies to have a little fun during the annual Ironwood PTO picnic at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood Wednesday. Students in...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 5, 2014

Mercer 'hero' honored for saving fleeing teen girl

HURLEY - A Mercer, Wis., man was honored Wednesday for his role in saving a 14-year-old girl from prostitution. Pat Brandt was presented with a plaque from the Iron County Sheriff's Department for his...

 By Miranda Anderson    News    June 5, 2014

Klassic Kruiser's hold annual summer kickoff event

IRONWOOD – The Klassic Kruiser car club held its annual summer kick-off at the depot park Wednesday evening. "The club is 23 years old," said member Linda Gustafson, "And we've been doing this...

 Obituaries    June 5, 2014

Constance H. 'Connie' Mukavitz

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Constance H. "Connie" Mukavitz, 77, of Jessieville Location, Ironwood, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at her home. Connie was born in Hurley, Wis., on June 27, 1936, daughter of the...

 Obituaries    June 5, 2014

David R. Mukavitz

IRONWOOD, Mich. - David R. Mukavitz, 83, of Jessieville Location, Ironwood, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at his home. Dave was born in Ironwood on Dec. 11, 1930, son of the late Rudolph and Annabelle...

 Obituaries    June 5, 2014

Joseph LaForge

SUN CITY, Ariz. — Joseph LaForge, of Sun City, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2014, at the age of 94. Joe was born April 20, 1920, in Ironwood, Mich., and was preceded in death by his loving wife, Gladys. He is survived by his brother, Peter...

 Opinion    June 5, 2014

Fracking may threaten state water supply

To the Editor: Unknown by most, a method called fracking could be threatening Michigan’s water supply. Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is an extraction process used by the natural gas industry that involves blasting a mixture of w...