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Articles from the March 28, 2015 edition


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  • Ironwood's Hudacek, Joki win again at Simpson indoor invite

    Jason Juno|Mar 28, 2015

    SUPERIOR, Wis. - Ironwood's Jared Joki won the 800-meter run by an even narrower margin than the day before as Joki and Rachel Hudacek were the Red Devils' winners at the 37th annual Dennis Simpson Invitational. Joki edged Superior's Robert McClarey by .11 second, winning the 800 run in 2:06.87. Joki won the same event by .25 second at Northland Pines' indoor invitational Thursday. McClarey led much of the race until Joki was able to make it neck-and-neck down the final straightaway. Both leaned...

  • Montreal River ice returns

    Mar 28, 2015

  • Bessemer set to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day next week

    Alissa Pietila|Mar 28, 2015

    BESSEMER - Students and faculty at A.D. Johnston High School have been preparing to celebrate the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Students will be tested with trivia about autism at the end of each class hour on Thursday, said ADJ special education teacher Jamie Stiffarm. Stiffarm said the questions will help to "celebrate what kids already know about autism" and will help them learn new things, too. According to Stiffarm, data shows that "one out of every 68 children born i...

  • Fundraiser crucial for Memorial Building

    Mar 28, 2015

    To the Editor: The Iron County Memorial Building Restoration Committee thanks the community for its support of the fundraiser held Sunday, March 22, for the purchase of new tables for the building. The tables are on order and will arrive for the busy season at the hall. Thanks to the area businesses that donated, as well at the Hurley Lioness for providing bakery, area students who shared their talents for the entertainment, and to all the volunteers who helped in their special way. Joe Walesewicz, Kimball, Wis....

  • Globe's coverage of Olympus was helpful

    Mar 28, 2015

    To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the excellent coverage of the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus. We had a terrific year and we spent a lot of time thanking our sponsors and volunteers, who make it all possible. I am not sure if you ever hear it, but your help with covering the race, before, during and after, is important to the overall success of the race, and for that we thank you. We look forward to working with you in the future and continuing this partnership that will ensure the success of the Ironwood...

  • Community Calendar

    Mar 28, 2015

    Saturday, March 28 Waiting for Spring Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Iron County Memorial Building, Hurley. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Bessemer Easter EGGstravaganza Hunt, 11 a.m., Bessemer City Hall Auditorium. Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Group, noon, Salem Lutheran, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2 to 5 p.m., Mercer, Wis., School gymnasium. Chess Nuts Chess Club, 4 p.m., Maplewood Steakhouse, Ironwood. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street,...

  • Geraldine M. Korri

    Mar 28, 2015

    SEATTLE — Geraldine M. Korri, 55, formerly of Ewen, Mich., passed away on March 8, 2015, at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous 17-year battle with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. Geraldine was born in Wakefield, Mich., to Bruce and Gloria Korri on April 16, 1959. She graduated from Ewen-Trout Creek High School in 1977. She had an associate degree in fire protection technology, Bachelor of Arts degree in recreation and conservation and a master’s degree in Chinese medicine....