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Articles from the August 2, 2013 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 2, 2013

Young green thumbs

HURLEY — Students in the Youth Farm to Market program participated in their first farmers market Wednesday in Hurley. According to group leader Joy Schelble, nutrition education program coordinator... Full story


Andrew Marshall Forsberg

PETOSKEY, Mich. — Andrew Marshall Forsberg passed away peacefully after a short illness on July 15, 2013, at McLaren Hospital in Petoskey. He is now in paradise with his Lord and Savior. Marsh was... Full story


Wesley R. Peterson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Wesley R. Peterson, 91, of Wakefield, formerly of Milwaukee, entered eternal life on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. He was born on March 18, 1922, in Wabeno, Wis., the son of Robert H. and Barbara (Davis) Peterson. Wesley was employed... Full story


Ohio man who enslaved 3 women gets life in prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — Standing before the man who enslaved and raped her for a decade, Michelle Knight described how the world had changed in the three months since they last saw each other: The... Full story


Church choirs join voices to raise money for new roof

ONTONAGON — Thirty-three singers and musicians from Christian churches throughout the Ontonagon area are coming together to help one church pay for a new roof. The White Pine Community United Method... Full story


David Erick Erickson

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — David Erick Erickson, formerly of Bessemer, Mich., passed away June 27, 2013, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Lynn and Lori; grandchildren, Michael, Chris and Suzanne; great-grandchildren,... Full story