Articles from the September 10, 2013 edition

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Speedgirls edge Cardinals in fifth set

WAKEFIELD — It’s not often that a good-sized crowd stands up at the end of a volleyball match and gives both teams a standing ovation. But that’s what happened at Cardinal Gym in Wakefield on Mo... Full story


Midgettes pick up first win

HURLEY — Hurley swept South Shore 25-19, 25-11, 27-25 Monday for its first win of the season. “I was happy with the way we served,” Hurley coach Liz Constantini said. “I thought that was much... Full story


Council receives final energy bill, spillway update

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council heard Monday from electric/water department working foreman John Granato that a final Xcel Energy bill has been assessed for $18,055. Xcel’s earlier figures... Full story


Airport Park project moves ahead

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees heard an update about the Airport Park project Monday. According to supervisor Alan Baron, the next step is to transfer dirt to level off... Full story


Obama: I might lose congressional vote on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling stiff resistance in Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday night he might lose his fight for congressional support of a military strike against Syria, and... Full story


Harbor visit prompts thoughts of all, nothing

To the Editor: Crow call sharply drifts over forest wall, between the nothing and the all. All, or nothing at all. It is remindful of Aristotle’s “law of the excluded middle,” which states that everything is either “A,” or “Not A.” But... Full story


Terry V. Gustavson

MERCER, Wis. — Terry V. Gustavson, 74, of Popko Circle West, Mercer, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in the comfort of his home, with family. He was born Nov. 14, 1938, in Chicago, son of the late... Full story


John T. Lewinski

IRONWOOD, Mich. — John T. Lewinski, 64, of Waukesha, Wis., and a native of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Ironwood. He was born June 17, 1949, in Ironwood, son of Patricia... Full story


Mary Rose Jacobson

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Mary Rose Jacobson, 98, of Johnson Road, Bessemer, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in Wakefield. Mary was born Nov. 29, 1914, in Yankton, S.D., daughter of Jacob and Albertina... Full story


Jennie M. Tarro

HURLEY, Wis. — Jennie M. Tarro, 92, formerly of Montreal, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Hurley. She was born Sept. 19, 1920, in Brule, daughter of the late Iver and Linda (Ruuska) Hakkinen. Jennie was married to Lewis J. Tarro on May 24, 1941. He... Full story