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Articles from the June 20, 2014 edition

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 By Ryan Jarvi    News    June 20, 2014

Aging Unit audit gets 'clean opinion'

HURLEY - The Aging Unit of Iron County's board of directors heard that its financial books are in good shape Thursday. Dean Beaudoin, certified public accountant of Makela, Pollack & Ahonen,... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 20, 2014

Gurney prepares for centennial celebration

GURNEY, Wis. - This year marks the 100th birthday of Gurney and the town is preparing a centennial celebration for July 5. The event is co-sponsored by the Gurney Centennial Committee, Gurney... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    June 20, 2014

Get informed, know surroundings, be safe with fireworks

As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, emergency personnel offer tips for a safe and successful holiday. Each year, the night sky fills with fireworks, offering excitement and... Full story

 
 News    June 20, 2014

Keep grill going for colorful July 4 dessert

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press As somebody who spends a whole lot of time thinking about grilling, I love that so many Americans celebrate July Fourth by busting out the grill. So many of us... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2014

W. James 'Jim' Erickson

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - W. James "Jim" Erickson, 88, of Manitowish Waters, Wis., passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at University of Minnesota-Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis. Jim was born May 18, 1926,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2014

Mayme Irene Nurmi

ONTONAGON, Mich. — Mayme Irene Nurmi, 91, of Bruce Crossing, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014, in Ontonagon at the Aspirus Long Term Care Unit. Mayme was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Paynesville, to the late Robert and Hilda (Alapert)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2014

Rylie Jo Ludtke

KIMBALL, Wis. — Rylie Jo Ludtke, 15, of Kimball, passed away unexpectedly June 16, 2014. She was born May 26, 1999, to Jayme Tamble and Shawn Ludtke. Rylie loved her family, friends, her dogs, Buddah and Paco, and spending time with her horses,... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 20, 2014

Administrators fail to discuss 'elephant'

To the Editor: Bessemer Principal Daniel Vander Velden’s June 13 letter to the editor regarding the condition of our schools fails to discuss the elephant in the room. That is, the state’s education dashboard, mischooldata.org, has a detailed... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2014

Lucy (Marchello) Benetti

BESSEMER, Mich. — Lucy (Marchello) Benetti, 94, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and longtime Bessemer resident, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Homme Home Nursing Home in Wittenberg, Wis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be... Full story