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 News    June 6, 2013

Fishing for a cause

ONTONAGON — Jim Johnson, captain of the Jolly Roger, and his boat crew captured first place in Ontonagon’s recent Eighth Annual Lake Trout Classic. Johnson, who operates the Jolly Roger out of...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 6, 2013

Ironwood Class of 2013 earns high marks for excellence in classroom

IRONWOOD — Three members of the Class of 2013 surpassed a high goal in graduating on May 26, something superintendent Tim Kolesar can’t remember ever seeing in 30 years of working in the school...

 News    June 6, 2013

Florida widow, 84, claims $590 million Powerball jackpot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An 84-year-old Florida widow who bought her Powerball ticket after another customer let her get ahead in line came forward Wednesday to claim the biggest undivided lottery j...

 Opinion    June 6, 2013

Wolf supporters shouldn't be silenced

To the Editor: During the lame duck session, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law, Public Act 520, designating the wolf a game animal. A referendum drive was launched and signatures were gathered in every Michigan county by registered Michigan...

 Obituaries    June 6, 2013

Louis 'Louie' Eppolite

BYRON, Minn. — Louis “Louie” Eppolite, 86, of Byron, died at home Tuesday, June 4, 2013, with his family at his side. Louie was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Bessemer, Mich., to Arnold and Mary (Magnag...

 News    June 6, 2013

Treasury to sell 30 million shares of GM stock

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government plans to sell another 30 million shares of General Motors stock in a public offering on Thursday as it speeds up efforts to divest itself from a stake in the auto...