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Articles from the September 3, 2016 edition

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  • Dorie L. Olson

    Sep 3, 2016

    WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Dorie L. Olson, 98, of Wakefield, died Sept. 1, 2016, at Aspirus Grand View Hospital in Ironwood. She was born Oct. 23, 1917, in Wakefield, daughter of the late James and Marian (Ozzello) Negro, and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1935. After graduation, she worked at the Wakefield Co-op in Jim Town for three years. In 1938, she married Edward W. Olson of Bergland, and they moved to Big Bay and later to Detroit, where she worked during the war years. Upon returning to... Full story

  • Radovich outlines Bessemer school expansion project plans

    Tom Stankard|Sep 3, 2016

    BESSEMER - Bessemer Area Schools Superintendent David Radovich has released preliminary floor plans for the proposed A.D. Johnston High School expansion project that calls for closing Washington Elementary School and moving all students into one building. There are roughly 400 students attending the school district. To make room for the influx of students at the high school, Radovich said plans include moving and adding walls in the multi-purpose room and the library to make about 10 classrooms...

  • Midgets upend Wykons

    Jason Juno|Sep 3, 2016

    HURLEY — Hurley not only excelled in its first major West-PAC test, it kept conference power West Iron County out of the end zone. Hurley upended the Wykons with an exciting 22-3 victory Friday night. Penalties cost the Wykons, who reached the red zone on both first-half possessions but only managed a field goal. Hurley took all the momentum, scoring a touchdown with 14 seconds left in the first half and another just 3:10 into the second half for a 14-3 lead. "To not let this team in the end z...

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 3, 2016

    Saturday, Sept. 3 Festival Italiano, all day, food, activities, music, Hurley. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Sunday, Sept. 4 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Gogebic Range Trail Authority, 6 p.m., Pit Stop, Bessemer. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Sharon Lutheran Church, Bessemer. Monday, Sept. 5 Iron County Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 72 Michigan Ave., M... Full story

  • WDNR issues permit for Enbridge pipeline

    Ralph Ansami|Sep 3, 2016

    SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural issued a permit for wetland and waterway crossings required for Enbridge to replace a 14-mile segment of pipeline, called Line 3, in Douglas County. Line 3 extends from Alberta, Canada, through North Dakota and Minnesota to Superior. The project in Wisconsin involves replacing the 1960s vintage 34-inch pipe with a new 36-inch diameter pipeline that could carry up to 760,000 barrels per day. The pipeline would cross about 14 miles of land, mostly following the old pipeline route in the town o...