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Articles from the October 1, 2013 edition

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 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 1, 2013

Former Ironwood coach Betchek dies

IRONWOOD — Jim Betchek, a former teacher and coach at Luther L. Wright High School, passed away Sept. 22 at the age of 85. Many in this area may not know or remember Betchek; he lived in Ironwood from 1956-61. But while he was here, he made... Full story

 
 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 1, 2013

Mobile food pantry delivers fresh produce, other goods to Iron County

HURLEY — Residents of Iron County took part in the first mobile food pantry Monday at the Iron County Courthouse in Hurley. The pantry was created through a partnership between the Iron County... Full story

 
 News    October 1, 2013

Dozens injured in Chicago train collision

FOREST PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials said nobody was at the controls of an empty commuter train that slammed into another train at a suburban Chicago station Monday, injuring dozens of commuters, but... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 1, 2013

City should focus on wolves

To the Editor: First, I would like to say that I am a deer hunter and have been since the late 1960s. Let me ask all of you a question: “What should the city of Ironwood do if a child predator moves into the city?” Do any of you think that the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2013

John L. Cattelino

HURLEY, Wis. — John L. Cattelino, 94, of Hurley, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Hurley. He was born Sept. 11, 1919, in Gile, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Gallo) Cattelino, and attended Gile... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2013

Robert A. 'Bob' Hanson

DULUTH, Minn. — Robert A. “Bob” Hanson, 66, of Saxon, Wis., died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2013

Gary Armedas Dalbeck

THOMASTON, Mich. — Gary Armedas Dalbeck, 68, a lifelong resident of Thomaston, passed away unexpectedly early Monday morning, Sept. 30, 2013. He was born on Dec. 27, 1944, at home in Thomaston, the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2013

Andrea LaChapelle

MOSINEE, Wis. — Andrea (Pahl) LaChapelle, 53, Mosinee, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Henry (Hank) and Melba Pahl. She was a... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    October 1, 2013

Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region Commission holds 45th annual meeting

IRONWOOD — The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region Commission held its 45th annual meeting Monday night at Tacconelli’s in Ironwood, with speakers discussing Michigan’s wolf... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 1, 2013

Consistent Piispanen seeks first U.P. tennis title

IRONWOOD — There’s only one thing that Ironwood’s Katie Piispanen likes better than playing tennis. And that’s winning when she plays tennis. “I love the competition and I try my best to... Full story