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Articles from the August 7, 2013 edition

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 Sports    August 7, 2013

Verlander, Tigers topple Indians for 10th straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander recently watched videotape of his 2011 season, when he was the AL’s MVP and noticed he wasn’t pitching the way he had back then — dominating, overpowering,... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    August 7, 2013

Labor of love

IRONWOOD — Tony Fabbri, of Ironwood, has finished a two year labor of love to rebuild a 1959 Cushman Eagle, which he calls “The eagle flies again.” Fabbri owned a small engine shop for 40 years... Full story

 
 News    August 7, 2013

Pennsylvanian man charged with killing 3: Town stole my home

SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A disabled junk dealer feuding with local officials over his debris-strewn property packed a rental car with guns and ammunition before opening fire at a town meeting and... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 7, 2013

Lake Gogebic saw best of times, worst of times

To the Editor: Ghost wind haunts my midnight reverie and eliminates the need to whistle out from underneath the shadow of the tree. I gaze at my large, framed map of Lake Gogebic, dated 1948. The lake was in days past much more isolated than at... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 7, 2013

Remodeling projects continue at Iron County Memorial Building

HURLEY — The Iron County Memorial Building Restoration Committee is continuing to tackle projects over the next couple of months before winter arrives. Tuesday, committee members were updated on the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 7, 2013

Patricia A. 'Tish' Leinon

HURLEY, Wis. — Patricia A. “Tish” Leinon, 83, of Second Avenue North, Hurley, died peacefully Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at home, surrounded by her loving family. The former Patricia Trier was born... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 7, 2013

Joyce E. Dahlbacka

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Joyce E. Dahlbacka, 89, of Ironwood Township, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Ironwood. She was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Hjalmer and Alma (Magnuson) Wester. Joyce attended Ironwood schools, graduating... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 7, 2013

Merry E. Funk

WESTON, Wis. — Merry E. Funk, 71, Mercer, died Monday, July 29, 2013, at St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston. She was born Sept. 13, 1941, in Avilla, Ind., daughter of Evert and Carrie (Craft) Pippenger. On Dec. 8, 1972, she married James Funk in Fort... Full story