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Articles from the July 1, 2013 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    July 1, 2013

Medicaid mire

IRONWOOD — There's a tough decision ahead for Michigan legislators on health care, State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, said Friday. Speaking at a town hall meeting at Gogebic Community College, he said a special session of the legislature may... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    July 1, 2013

Apostolic Lutheran Church Convention coming to Hurley

HURLEY— The 105th Apostolic Lutheran Church Convention begins July 10 with a service at 7 p.m. at the Hurley K-12 school, said convention chair Alan Estola. It runs through July 14. From 1,000 to 1,500 people are expected from all over the U.S.,... Full story

 
 News    July 1, 2013

Walker signs 2-year, $70 billion Wisconsin budget

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed a $70 billion, two-year state budget Sunday that he said invests in state education, residents and infrastructure, but that... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    Opinion    July 1, 2013

Life filled with choices; be proud of them

For some reason my mind has been thinking an awful lot about choices lately. Why, I have no idea, but my thoughts kept coming back to the idea of how choices change our lives. We make hundreds of choices a day. What clothes should we wear, what... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 1, 2013

Michael A. 'Kacko' Ercoli

HURLEY, Wis. — Michael A. “Kacko” Ercoli, 94, of Bessemer, Mich., died Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Hurley. He was born Jan. 20, 1919, in Gualdo Tadino, Italy. He was the son of Virgilio and... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    July 1, 2013

Lane throws TD pass in West All-Stars' defeat

MARQUETTE — Saturday wasn’t much of a day for offense, but Gogebic Miners’ quarterback Eric Lane helped account for one of West’s touchdowns. Seven local players took part in the U.P. Football... Full story

 
 Sports    July 1, 2013

Penokee Range drops heartbreaker, plays Portage Lake today

BESSEMER — The Penokee Range All-Stars lost a heartbreaker, 6-5, to Negaunee Sunday during the District 11 ages 11-12 Little League softball tournament. Penokee plays Portage Lake tonight at 5:30... Full story