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Articles from the May 22, 2015 edition

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  • Cardinals sweep PMC, first of two meets for some athletes

    Pat Krause|May 22, 2015

    WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield-Marenisco girls track and field team put on a strong performance and out-distanced the Bessemer Speedgirls 102-78 in the final Porcupine Mountain Conference track meet at Cardinal Field in Wakefield. Along with the boy's W-M's victory, the double win will stand the test of time, because the Porcupine Mountain Conference, which has been the longest continuous running conference in Michigan since 1955 or '56, will be dis-banded next year. Cardinal coach Lauren Korpi thoug... Full story

  • Red light, green light, no light

    May 22, 2015

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  • 18th annual John Jarvi run to be held Saturday

    Richard Jenkins|May 22, 2015

    IRONWOOD — For the 18th time, area runners will run in the memory of John Jarvi Jr. as the Ironwood cross country team hosts its annual fundraiser in downtown Ironwood on Saturday. Jarvi, who was an avid runner and supporter of the community, passed away in 1996 after battling brain cancer, explained cross country coach Benjamin Schmandt. “(Jarvi) was very dedicated to the community,” Schmandt said, “He was an avid (supporter) of the sport of running ... very inspirational member of the community.” The event will feature a 10K and a 5K walk/r... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    May 22, 2015

    Friday, May 22 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Bessemer Area Heritage Center, 1 p.m., Mining and Logging Live Presentations, Bessemer Area Heritage Center. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court, Ontonagon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Full story

  • Esther Mallum

    May 22, 2015

    MERCER, Wis. - Esther Mallum, 95, of Mercer, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, surrounded by her family, and loved ones. She was born June 8, 1919, in the town of Franzen, Marathon County, Wis., daughter of the late Michael and Julia Cebula. She married Harold Mallum on Nov. 30, 1940, at St. Jospeph's Catholic Church in Galloway, Wis., where they owned a farm. Later they moved to Mercer. Harold preceded her in death in 1977. Esther was a homemaker. She enjoyed baking, canning, crocheting, and... Full story