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Articles from the April 15, 2016 edition

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  • Count 'em again Ouimette requests recount in Iron County race

    Apr 15, 2016

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] HURLEY - Victor Ouimette filed papers requesting a recount in the county board election Thursday with Iron County Clerk Michael Saari. Ouimette lost his seat representing Mercer's District 11 on the county board of supervisors to John Sendra in the April 5 election 109-105. Ouimette told the Daily Globe following his completion of the paperwork, the close result made a double-check of the vote a sensible option. "I think that in an election this... Full story

  • Rotary club gets sneak peek at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital

    Apr 15, 2016

    By JAN TUCKER [email protected] ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club had an opportunity this week to preview the $2.84 million construction slated for the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital. Project manager Leanne Jessup presented the group with the floor plan, drawings and other details of the project, scheduled for groundbreaking in June. The main focus of the construction will be the emergency department, which has had a privacy issue that needed to be addressed. Jessup showed pictures of the present congested room, which separates p... Full story


    Apr 15, 2016

  • Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble to perform at HIT

    Apr 15, 2016

    By TOM STANKARD [email protected] IRONWOOD — To salute the U.S. military, The Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Historic Ironwood Theatre Monday at 7:30 p.m. Bruce Greenhill, HIT managing director, said the ensemble is a band of 18 professional, enlisted musicians whose repertoire ranges from traditional big band jazz, to bebop and swing, to modern jazz. Greenhill said it is a Glenn Miller-style band and the concerts are just as likely to feature the music of contemporary composers as the classic sounds of Count Basie....

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 15, 2016

    Friday, April 15 Gogebic Conservation District, 10 a.m., Natural Resources Center, Bessemer. Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Scrabble at the Mercer Library, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Mercer, Wis., Public Library. 715-476-2366. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon United Methodist Church basement, next to Holiday gas station, Ontonagon.