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 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 18, 2013

Tribe's appeal of drilling turned down by WDNR

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has denied an appeal from the Bad River Band to stop exploratory drilling near Upson. Late last week, DNR waste management director Ann Coakley said the drilling will continue. The Bad R...

 By Katie Perttunen    News    June 18, 2013

Bessemer council approves change order for park

BESSEMER — A project in the works to create some green space and honor heritage downtown Bessemer on Mary Street drew ire at Monday’s Bessemer City Council meeting, due to a lack of parking....

 Sports    June 18, 2013

Borseth duo claims victory at GCC Basketball Golf Classic

IRONWOOD — Andy and Halley Borseth shot nine-under-par 62 to win the 19th annual Gogebic Community College Basketball Golf Classic two-person scramble held Saturday at the Gogebic Country Club. Ei...

 Obituaries    June 18, 2013

Dolores F. Spittler

MERCER, Wis. — Dolores F. Spittler, 87, of Black Lake Road, Mercer, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, in her home. The former Dolores Urman was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Chicago, daughter of the late Frank...

 Obituaries    June 18, 2013

Ronald L. 'Ron' Saari

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Ronald L. “Ron” Saari, 73, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died peacefully Monday, June 17, 2013, at his home, with his loving family by his side. Ron was born on Dec. 12, 1...

 Obituaries    June 18, 2013

Shirley Ann Dowd

SAGINAW, Mich. — Shirley Ann Dowd, of Saginaw, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013, at home, surrounded by family. She was 80 years old. Shirley Ann Christensen was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in...

 Obituaries    June 18, 2013

James A. 'Cheeks' Rigoni

IRONWOOD, Mich. — James A. “Cheeks” Rigoni, 55, of Ironwood, died Friday, June 14, 2013, in Ironwood. He was born March 3, 1958, in Ironwood, son of the late James and Helen (Jussila) Rigoni. He attended Ironwood schools, graduating from the...