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Articles from the December 28, 2013 edition

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 By Ralph Ansami    News    December 28, 2013

November jobless numbers brutal for northern Wisconsin counties

The employment picture in Iron County, which has the highest jobless rate in Wisconsin, didn’t get any better in November. The latest report from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development lists the county with a 13.2 percent jobless rate,... Full story

 
 By Jan Tucker    News    December 28, 2013

Group seeks support for proposed campground

MASS CITY — Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment is garnering support for an equestrian campground at the Simar Landing Strip in Mass City. In a letter requesting support from local groups and state officials, Cathy... Full story

 
 News    December 28, 2013

Wolverine exhibit taking final lap before retiring

BURTON (AP) - Michigan's lone wild wolverine - the first confirmed since the 1800s - is taking a farewell tour. The stuffed and mounted animal is hitting Monroe and the Flint and Saginaw areas in the... Full story

 
 News    December 28, 2013

Recycled Christmas trees: mulch, dunes, habitats

NEW YORK (AP) - It's one of America's great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused. Many are picked up curbside by local ga... Full story

 
 News    December 28, 2013

New Year's Day polar plunges could be extra frigid

MILWAUKEE (AP) - If you've never done a polar bear plunge before, this New Year's Day might not be the best day to start. In some cold-weather climates, hardy souls ring in the new year with a chilly... Full story