Articles from the October 10, 2013 edition

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Fire safety 101

WAKEFIELD — Students from across the area learned about fire safety with the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department Wednesday. According to fire chief Mike Yon, students came from the...

 

Michigan governor testifies about Detroit bankruptcy

LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testified behind closed doors Wednesday about his role taking Detroit into bankruptcy, a rare interview with lawyers for creditors who pressed him about...

 

County officials show 'compassion' in recent case

To the Editor: Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the United States, profiting $32 billion annually, which includes more than 100,000 children being sold in the sex trade industry. The belief that this crime only exists in...

 

Harry Richard Rizzie

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Harry Richard Rizzie, 85, of Bessemer, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital with his family and excellent intensive care personnel at his side. Harry was born...

 

David R. LaBine

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — David R. LaBine, 59, of Dowagiac, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Feb. 22, 1954, in Ontonagon, to Forest and Fern (Gooding)...

 

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 Hash, of Topaz, Mich.; her parents, Ed and...

 

Verlander gets ball for Game 5 against A's again

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It’s Justin Verlander and Sonny Gray, the encore. These decisive Game 5s sure are becoming familiar for Verlander. Not so much for the Oakland rookie. Just like last...

 

South Korean journalists tour Wisconsin cranberry bog

CRANMOOR, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cranberry farmers hosted a group of South Korean journalists this week as part of an effort to expand exports to that country. The United States exported more than 15...