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Articles from the July 9, 2014 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Wet weather dominates June

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range saw a bit of everything when it came to weather during the month of June, but wet weather dominated much of the forecast throughout the Upper Peninsula. Ironwood saw 5.52... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    July 9, 2014

Students get help for 'summer slide'

IRONWOOD - In addition to family vacations, playing outside, swimming and enjoying the sunshine, Ironwood elementary students are doing homework. But instead of traditional textbooks and paper,... Full story


Ramsay 4th of July celebration key event in small community

RAMSAY - Despite about an hour downpour, the 4th of July festivities in Ramsay went off without a hitch on Saturday night. The community event began with a parade on July 4 and continued into July 5... Full story


Aleda A. Slade

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Memorial services for Aleda A. Slade, 88, of Little Girl's Point, will be held Friday, July 11, at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation at 1 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, in... Full story


Eleanor Bessen

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - Eleanor Bessen, 87, of Trout Creek, passed away July 2, 2014. She was born June 11, 1927, in Eagle River, Wis., to Albert and Martha (Olsson) Soquist of Conover, Wis. On Nov. 24, 1951, Eleanor married Roy Bessen, of Trout Creek,... Full story


Donovan J. Laessig

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Donovan J. Laessig, 79, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home. Don was born on Oct. 1, 1934, in Stratford, Wis., a son of Reuben and Florence...


Rose M. Hill

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Rose M. Hill, 77, a former resident of Arbor Green Senior Living Community and White Pine, passed away Monday evening July 7, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in...