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Articles from the August 31, 2015 edition

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  • Miners kick off season with rout of Bulldogs

    Pat Krause|Aug 31, 2015

    WAKEFIELD - The Gogebic Miners and first-year varsity head coach Mark Movrich started off the season with a convincing 48-7 win over Hancock on Saturday. "I'm definitely glad for the win," Movrich said. "When you win that first game, it's easier to come back to practice and focus on the positive things we did and what we have to do better. "We made some first-game mistakes, but we were able to keep the ball moving and we've got some explosive backs. All too often, a line will just push or lean... Full story

  • Vox Vidorra performs at Porkies

    Tom Stankard|Aug 31, 2015

    PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - During the Porcupine Mountain Music Festival, Vox Vidorra wowed with audience with their passion for music. Vox Vidorra, or voice of life, is a group of multi instrumentalists performing indie rock and soul music, fronted by Molly Bouwsma-Schultz. Growing up, Bouwsma-Schultz said she had a hard life living with her single mom in Grand Rapids. Bouwsma-Schultz was introduced to music at a young age and hasn't stopped pursuing her passion of singing and songwriting. Together,... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 31, 2015

    Monday, Aug. 31 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., Montreal, Wis. 715-561-4450. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court, Ontonagon. Methamphetamine ETC, 8 p.m., support group, Woodland Church, Ironwood. 906-285-2813 or Tuesday, Sept. 1 Gogebic County Veterans Service Officer, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ironwood... Full story

  • Fun at the skate park

    Tom Stankard|Aug 31, 2015

    IRONWOOD — Bored at their Gogebic Community College dorm rooms on Sunday, five friends went to “shred” at Hiawatha Rotary Skate Park. Thinking It was a nice day, Shane Ollila brought his new dorm friends friends Jenna Juntunen, Christian Eggleston, Nuski Malith and Dakota Jones to the Ironwood skate park to have fun. Ollila said he’s an experienced skateboarder who’s been riding since he was 8 years old. To show off his skills, Ollila performed “ollies,” kick flips and went up and down ramps at the park. “Ollies “are not named after Ollil... Full story