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Articles from the August 26, 2013 edition

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 By Jan Tucker    News    August 26, 2013

White Pine power plant, refinery sold

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com WHITE PINE - Prairie Plant Systems, owners of SubTerra in White Pine, said it has completed its purchase of the Traxys Power Group Inc., which includes the White... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    August 26, 2013

Drawn to the music

SILVER CITY — The ninth annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival ran Friday through Sunday, featuring 22 bands on the Peace Hill and Singing Hills stages, and 24 bands and performers on the... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 26, 2013

Committee hears results of economic impact study

HURLEY — During a Iron County Mining Impact Committee meeting Wednesday, John Sendra presented an economic impact study in relation to the proposed Gogebic Taconite iron mine in Upson, Wis. The purpose of the study, according to Sendra, was to... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 26, 2013

Laurance William 'Larry' Vittone

KIMBALL, Wis. — Larry Vittone, 68, of Kimball, died at home Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, with his loving wife by his side, following a courageous fight against cancer. Larry was caring and generous. He... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 26, 2013

Joseph D. Gembolis

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Joseph D. Gembolis, 87, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. He was born on Dec. 30, 1925, in Verona, the son of Anton and Helen (Sujek)... Full story

 
 News    August 26, 2013

Food stamp use growing at Michigan farmers markets

LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich. (AP) — Food stamps are getting more common at farmers markets around Michigan as a growing number of recipients look for locally grown food and sellers reach out for new... Full story

 
 News    August 26, 2013

National Park Service works to restore Apostle Islands lighthouses

BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Beginning in 1857, lighthouses began shining across the Apostle Islands, guides for sailors and fishermen and witnesses to shipwrecks and rescues, to family life and... Full story

 
 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 26, 2013

Midgets blank Boscobel in prep season opener

WAUSAU, Wis. — Two goal line stands in the first half by Hurley kept Boscobel from making things more interesting and off the scoreboard all together. The Midgets started the season with a 34-0... Full story