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 News    August 14, 2013

Dam construction 40 percent complete

ROCKLAND — Construction on the Victoria Dam in Ontonagon County is nearly 40 percent complete, according to officials, who are targeting a Nov. 15 finishing date. Virgil Schlorke, manager of...

 By Ralph Ansami    News    August 14, 2013

City to accept bids to demolish blighted Bonnie Street structure

IRONWOOD — A blighted structure has been boarded up to be demolished and another house is scheduled to be leveled, the Ironwood City Commission learned Monday. An eyesore at 213 Bonnie St. that was...

 Opinion    August 14, 2013

Sign, flashing lights the answer to intersection

To the Editor: I use the Section 12 Road-U.S. 2 intersection every day, usually several times a day. I can attest to the fact that many vehicles drive through after the signal turns “red.” Going north on U.S. 53 out of Duluth, Minn., there is a...

 Opinion    August 14, 2013

Animals shouldn't be sold to unsupervised minors

To the Editor: County fairs usually have something for everyone. Whether you go for the rides, the food, the exhibits, the entertainment or even the beer tent, just about everyone can find something they are looking for at our county fairs. The same...

 Obituaries    August 14, 2013

Janice G. Tesarik

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Janice G. Tesarik, 73, of 9729 County Road R, Whitelaw, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at the Aurora Baycare Medical Center in Green Bay. Janice was born on March 7, 1940, in Ironwood...

 News    August 14, 2013

Ninth annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival set for Aug. 23-25

SILVER CITY — The Friends of the Porkies will present the ninth annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival Friday through Sunday, Aug. 23-25, at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park winter...