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Articles from the June 17, 2013 edition

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 By Katie Perttunen    News    June 17, 2013

Spruce tree memories

IRONWOOD — Bill Bier remembers when his family went to Hazelhurst, Wis., to buy trees from a nursery to plant in their yard on Douglas Boulevard in Ironwood. They bought two trees, and one lived,... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    June 17, 2013

Hospital receives approval to begin $4 million renovation project

IRONWOOD — Aspirus Grand View Hospital recently received approval from the board of directors to begin a $4 million renovation to the emergency room, chief operating officer Paula Chermside said.... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    June 17, 2013

GCC installs handicapped lift in Lindquist Center pool

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — A new handicapped lift has been installed in the Lindquist Center pool at Gogebic Community College, according to Diane Oliver, president of Snowflake Aquatics. The city of Ironwood donated a lift to the pool years ago, Oliver... Full story

 
 News    June 17, 2013

Saginaw County's Haley Williams wins Miss Michigan

MUSKEGON (AP) — Miss Saginaw County Haley Williams has been crowned Miss Michigan and will get the chance to compete for the Miss America title in Atlantic City, N.J., in September. Williams, a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 17, 2013

Henry R. 'Hank' Backman

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — The Wakefield News publisher emeritus Henry R. “Hank” Backman, 82, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died peacefully Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home, with his loving... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    Sports    June 17, 2013

Gravier has earned his stripes

ONTONAGON — For forty years John Gravier has run the football fields, basketball courts and tracks across the Western Upper Peninsula. He is affectionately known as a zebra by many and occasionally... Full story