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Articles from the August 29, 2013 edition

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 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 29, 2013

Ciao!

HURLEY — The annual Festivale Italiano is taking place Saturday in downtown Hurley. According to Dorrene O’Donnell, executive director of the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce, the “fun-filled,... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 29, 2013

Concerns raised over volunteer work

To the Editor: I am concerned about the Wakefield City Council allowing Scott Favero to clean up a site along an abandoned railroad that includes old bulk tanks and tires on city and private property. Is he insured for this task? Who will pay if any... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 29, 2013

Diane Lekies

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Diane Lekies, of N12115 Black River Road, Ironwood Township, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Ironwood. Her presence lives on through her husband, Donald... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 29, 2013

Leone E. Gulan

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Leone E. Gulan, 102, of Southgate Village, Hurley, Wis., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. The former Leone Sawicki was born Nov. 26,... Full story

 
 News    August 29, 2013

MLK's dream inspires a new march, and a president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing on hallowed ground of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama challenged new generations Wednesday to seize the cause of racial equality and honor the “gloriou... Full story

 
 News    August 29, 2013

US willing to go it alone against Syria if needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it would take action against the Syrian government even without the backing of allies or the United Nations because diplomatic paralysis... Full story

 
 News    August 29, 2013

Fast-food strikes set for cities nationwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food customers in search of burgers and fries today might run into striking workers instead. Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of... Full story