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Articles from the October 4, 2013 edition

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 News    October 4, 2013

Area students learn about logging

OMA, Wis. — For the first time, Iron County hosted fourth and fifth grade students from across northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula for a Log-a-Load for Kids event Thursday. The event... Full story

 
 News    October 4, 2013

Minnesota officials look at closed Flambeau mine

LADYSMITH, Wis. — Minnesota and Wisconsin environmental agency staff members this week toured the closed Flambeau mine near Ladysmith. “We came to see what a closed mine of this sort might look like,” said Tom Landwehr, of the Minnesota... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    October 4, 2013

Committee sets work bee to improve park

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP — On Saturday at 10 a.m., the Bessemer Township Place-Making Committee will gather at Bessemer Township Memorial Park for a work bee. Velda Sclafani, of the Gogebic-Ontonagon... Full story

 
 By Katie Perttunen    News    October 4, 2013

Group celebrates new ORV trail's opening

To celebrate the successful opening of a new 70-mile Ottawa East Connector Trail, Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment recently hosted an appreciation luncheon and... Full story

 
 News    October 4, 2013

Rep. Duffy of Wisconsin assaulted outside Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A stranger screamed at and grabbed U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau (Wis.), who has been a vocal advocate for delaying the rollout of the federal health care law, as he walked to the Capitol to vote on legislation, his office said... Full story

 
 Obituaries    October 4, 2013

Jacob Andrew Grambow

BESSEMER, Mich. — Jacob Andrew Grambow, 16, of Bessemer, died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in Bessemer. Jacob was born Oct. 29, 1996, in Marshfield, Wis. He attended Ironwood grade schools,... Full story

 
 News    October 4, 2013

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's third day

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown... Full story

 
 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 4, 2013

No small feat

IRONWOOD — In an Indianhead Conference East Division volleyball showdown of undefeated teams, Mercer cranked up the intensity and emotion and swept the Ironwood Red Devils 25-21, 25-18 and 25-18 at... Full story