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Articles from the October 8, 2013 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    October 8, 2013

Fire guts Ironwood church

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Public Safety Department’s fire officer on Monday was investigating a late Saturday night fire that gutted a downtown church. Brandon Snyder said the IPSD received an... Full story

 News    October 8, 2013

Creative collaboration

IRONWOOD — Sometimes collaborations lead to creations and that was the case for local artists Peg Sandin and Amanda Szot. The duo will display pieces at the Downtown Art Place until the end of... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 8, 2013

Mercer School receives state award

MADISON, Wis. — The Mercer School is one of 167 across the state to be honored with a Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition award today in Madison, through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. School board members Kelly Kohegyi and... Full story

 Obituaries    October 8, 2013

Joseph C. Maslanka Sr.

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Joseph C. Maslanka Sr., 78, of Montreal, Wis., died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood, following a courageous... Full story

 Obituaries    October 8, 2013

Kenneth 'R.C.' Aho

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Kenneth “R.C.” Aho, 84, of Ironwood, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Marquette. He was born on Nov. 2, 1928, in Stambaugh, son of the late John and Mary (Waldros) Aho.... Full story

 Obituaries    October 8, 2013

Marsha Faith Burroughs

WAUSAU, Wis. — Marsha Faith Burroughs, born Nov. 8, 1969, passed away Sept. 30, 2013, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital due to cardiac arrest following emergency surgery. Marsha is survived by her daughter, Jenna, of Topaz, Mich.; her parents, Ed and Ann... Full story

 Opinion    October 8, 2013

Board has only requested consolidation input

To the Editor: It has recently been brought to our attention that there is a petition circulating through the communities of Bessemer and Wakefield recommending putting the consolidation of Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco school districts onto the... Full story