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Articles from the August 30, 2013 edition

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 By Jason Juno    Sports    August 30, 2013

Cross country season starts in muddy Ashland

ASHLAND, Wis. — Thursday’s season-opening cross country race was called the Ashland Invitational. The Ashland Mud Run would have been more appropriate. The Ashland course was soaked after storms e...

 Sports    August 30, 2013

Young Red Devils down Gladiators

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Red Devils defeated Ontonagon 25-18, 25-17, 20-25, 25-17 on Thursday night in a muggy John Krznarich Gym. “It was a pretty good start for our first real...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 30, 2013

Red Devils join National Dairy Council focus on drinking chocolate milk

IRONWOOD — Football players at Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood are drinking something different after games as part of the “Rethink Your Drink” campaign through the National Dairy...

 Opinion    August 30, 2013

Clarification offered on consolidation survey

To the Editor: In response to the recent comments made by members of the Bessemer School District Board of Education, I would like to take this opportunity to offer some clarification. Recently, the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education offered a su...

 Opinion    August 30, 2013

No-fault insurance works 'just fine'

To the Editor: Last week, I had the privilege of traveling around the seven counties in my district to discuss something very important to us in the U.P.: auto no-fault insurance. Since the so-called insurance reforms were introduced into the...

 Obituaries    August 30, 2013

Harold A. Gehrke

GILE, Wis. — Harold A. Gehrke, 65, of Montreal, accidentally drowned after launching his boat at the Gile Flowage landing on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 27, 2013. He was born Dec. 14, 1947, in...

 By Katie Perttunen    News    August 30, 2013

Burton Industries celebrates 35 years

IRONWOOD — Burton Industries celebrated its 35th anniversary on Thursday evening at its facility in Ironwood’s Industrial Park, with spirits high despite the weather raining on outdoor plans. The...