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Articles from the June 13, 2014 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 13, 2014

IC Finance Committee recommends switching to Chippewa Valley Bank

HURLEY - The Iron County Finance Committee hired two employees Thursday morning, creating a new position, and backed switching the county's depository to another bank. New bank The committee heard a p... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    June 13, 2014

Barbecue event benefits local cancer patients

ONTONAGON - The eighth annual Barbecue Cook-off for Life added more than $6,000 to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. On Wednesday, members of the cook-off staff presented a check for $6,390 to... Full story

 
 News    June 13, 2014

Walker largely silent of late on same-sex marriage

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker has a history of forcefully opposing same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, but in the wake of the state's ban on gay marriages being found unconstitutional the... Full story

 
 News    June 13, 2014

NASA hopes to launch 'flying saucer' after delay

LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA hopes to try again to launch a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test Mars mission technology after losing the chance because of bad weather, project managers said... Full story

 
 News    June 13, 2014

Fear behind Iraq army collapse

CAIRO (AP) - The video, set to sweetly lilting religious hymns, is chilling. Islamic militants are shown knocking on the door of a Sunni police major in the dead of night in an Iraqi city. When he... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 13, 2014

Matilda (Soffiette) McClure

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Matilda (Soffiette) McClure, 97, of Boca Raton, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, peacefully in her sleep. Matilda was born on Aug. 31, 1916, in Anvil, Mich., a daughter of Victor... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 13, 2014

Melba Jean Barbera

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Melba Jean Barbera, 87, of Ironwood, passed away Thursday morning, June 12, 2014, with her adoring family at her side. Melba was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Picher, Okla., a daughter... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 13, 2014

Letters show 'highly negative,' 'extreme' attacks

To the Editor: In recent letters to the editor, it is quite clear that Michael Korpela’s and William Hill’s highly negative attacks on the Bessemer schools are extreme. Korpela’s letter states that the data from the Michigan Education... Full story