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Articles from the August 19, 2013 edition

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 By Pat Krause    News    August 19, 2013

Soaring with eagles

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — After nearly a lifetime of devotion and passion for ski jumping, ski flying and Copper Peak, Charlie Supercynski was inducted into the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame with the...

 News    August 19, 2013

Gogebic Range Woodcarvers hold annual weekend class

By KATIE PERTTUNEN BESSEMER — The Gogebic Range Woodcarvers hosted a class at A.D. Johnston High School over the weekend, drawing eight aspiring and experienced...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 19, 2013


SAXON, Wis. — Snowmobiles on snow is not uncommon, but snowmobiles on grass? That is something entirely different. Hundreds of people spent Saturday afternoon at the second annual Rolling Thunder...

 By Cortney Ofstad    Opinion    August 19, 2013

School just around corner

As summer draws to a close, I am reminded of that dreaded feeling that all children get when the weather gets a little cooler, days get a little shorter and Mom starts taking you shopping for pants instead of shorts. School is just around the...

 Obituaries    August 19, 2013

William G. "George" Phillips

IRONWOOD, Mich. — William G. “George” Phillips, 91, of West Michigan Ave., Ironwood, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, with his wife by his side. He was born July 9, 1922,...

 Obituaries    August 19, 2013

George T. Sporcich

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — George T. Sporcich, 86, of Wakefield, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. George was born on June 2, 1927, in Ironwood, the son of Thomas Marco and Helen (Mordish) Sporcich. He...