Articles from the October 12, 2013 edition

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 By Pat Krause    Sports    October 12, 2013

Doggone it

IRONWOOD — Ironwood came as close as it possibly could to winning its first game but fell to Hancock, 28-26, in overtime in an exciting West-PAC game on Friday night. “I thought I was going to... Full story

 By Jason Juno    Sports    October 12, 2013

Midgets breeze past W/B/SS, improve to 7-1

HURLEY — Hurley steamrolled past an outmanned Washburn/Bayfield/South Shore 49-6 Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field. Consider the first quarter. The Midgets had an opening kickoff return for a... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 12, 2013

Hurley students tour city offices, learn about local government

HURLEY — First grade students at the Hurley K-12 School learned about local government during a field trip to city of Hurley offices Thursday. Students in Kelli Pitrone, Kathy Czarnecki and Mary... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    October 12, 2013

Staying strong

HURLEY — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and for Susan Wolfe, of Hurley, it’s the anniversary of a long-fought battle. Oct. 1 marked the one-year anniversary of Wolfe being... Full story

 News    October 12, 2013

Construction continues on airport taxiway

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — A $1.85 million taxiway project began at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport on Sept. 3, but won’t be completed until next summer. Airport manager Mike Harma said completion is... Full story

 Opinion    October 12, 2013

District electors should take lead on consolidation

To the Editor: Five months have passed since the Bessemer Area Schools’ $7 million bond proposal was decisively rejected by district voters. Rather than accepting the vote as an informed decision, our school board is bogged down in a tiresome... Full story

 Opinion    October 12, 2013

Blood drive nets 74 pints, support appreciated

The American Red Cross blood drive on Sept. 25 in Ironwood received 74 pints of blood, which are now available for patients in need at approximately 3,000 hospitals in our community and across the nation. They send their sincere appreciation for... Full story

 Opinion    October 12, 2013

Donors, volunteers make blood drive a success

The Mercer Lioness community blood drive was held Tuesday, Oct. 8. There were 29 registered donors. A milestone donor award was given to Opal Roberts, who earned her seven-gallon pin. The Mercer Lioness members are grateful for the donors and... Full story

 Obituaries    October 12, 2013

Carlyne Faye Jarvenpaa

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Carlyne Faye Jarvenpaa, 60, of Ironwood, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. She was born Nov. 27, 1952, in Milwaukee, to William R. Dull and Annabelle Fust. Carlyne enjoyed lounging in... Full story

 Obituaries    October 12, 2013

Robert J. Scholar

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Robert J. Scholar, 82, Marion, died at 2:14 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born April 29, 1931, in Ramsay, Mich., to... Full story