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 By RALPH ANSAMI    News    July 23, 2013

Ballot language proposed for 10-year street millage

IRONWOOD — Ironwood residents will likely vote in November on a special 10-year, $2 million millage to fund street improvements. The city commission voted 5-0 on Monday to approve referendum language seeking to authorize levying two mills per year...

 By KATIE PERTTUNEN    News    July 23, 2013

Bessemer receives Johnson's resignation

BESSEMER — Bessemer School Board received district administrator Mark Johnson's resignation letter late Sunday night, effective June 30. Board President Robert Berg read the letter to the crowd at Monday evening's school board meeting. In the...

 By CORTNEY OFSTAD    News    July 23, 2013

Ironwood hires new elementary principal

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area School Board of Education approved the hiring of an elementary principal during Monday's meeting at Luther L. Wright School in Ironwood. The board approved the hiring of Nicholas Steinmetz, of St. Clair Shores, pending...

 By JAN TUCKER    News    July 23, 2013

Casperson tells Ontonagon council to study state policy

ONTONAGON — State Sen.Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba) urged Ontonagon Village Council members and a group of residents attending the council's session Monday, to focus on how state policies are relevant...

 Sports    July 23, 2013

Festival Ironwood Walk, Run and Roll has record turnout

The 21st running of the Festival Ironwood Walk, Run and Roll held on July 20 was met with a record turnout. “We had 230 entrants which tops all past 20 years,” said Chris Bergquist, race...

 Obituaries    July 23, 2013

Joseph B. Younger

NEENAH, Wis. — Joseph B. Younger, 63, of Neenah, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Thursday, July 18, 2013. He was born Jan. 17, 1950, son of the late Joseph and Mildred (Cayer)...

 Obituaries    July 23, 2013

Daniel E. Swanson

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Daniel E. Swanson, 61, Green Bay, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, surrounded by friends and family at St. Vincent Hospital after a lengthy battle with multiple medical conditions. He was born on Dec. 7, 1951, to the late...