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Articles from the September 8, 2018 edition


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  • Dowd runs for 312, L'Anse beats Miners

    Pat Krause|Sep 8, 2018

    BESSEMER - L'Anse coach Mark Leaf tried to alert football fans as to what a good football player Purple Hornet tailback Jonah Dowd was in the pigskin preview The Daily Globe does each week. But Dowd put on a performance rarely seen in these parts as L'Anse thumped Gogebic 34-6 in West-PAC action at Massie Field on Friday night. "We played a complete game tonight," Leaf said. "You worry about the long bus trip from L'Anse to Bessemer, but getting off to that fast start was really important for...

  • Whitecap manager outlines renovation progress, plans

    Ralph Ansami|Sep 8, 2018

    UPSON, Wis. — An ongoing renovation project at Whitecap Mountains is preparing the facility for year-’round tourists. David Dziuban is managing the effort that currently includes 30 employees. “These are all local people. We wanted to make an effort to hire locally,” Dziuban said. The main lodge is being renovated into a new cafeteria, kitchen, restaurant and bar, and snowmaking will return for the winter. Dziuban said one thing that can’t be improved is the terrain and the beauty the ski and golf experiences offer. He began working to turn W...

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 8, 2018

    Saturday, Sept. 8 Winter clothing give-away, Childrens and adults, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sharon Lutheran Church, Bessemer. Union Station Food Pantry/Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 252 E. Ayer St., Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Community Pickleball Paddlers, 2-5 p.m., Mercer, Wis., School gymnasium. 715-776-4588. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. area74.org. Sunday, Sept. 9 Work Bee, 9:30 a.m., Historic Ironwood Theatre. Winter clothing give-away, Childrens and...

  • Paul V. Perkovich

    Sep 8, 2018

    PRIOR LAKE, Minn. - Paul V. Perkovich, 56, of Prior Lake, formerly of Ironwood, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 29, 2018. Paul was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to John and Catherine (Klug) Perkovich. After his graduation from high school he attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo where he received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. In 1990, he received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Central Florida. He received his Lean Six Sigma...

  • Midgets rout Suring for second straight win

    Jason Juno|Sep 8, 2018

    SURING, Wis. --- Andy Hamlin ran for five touchdowns as Hurley improved its record to .500 with its second consecutive win, 62-7, at Suring Friday night. The Midgets' offense was operating at an elite level all evening. Hamlin scored touchdowns on five of his nine carries and rushed for a team-best 174 yards. Dakota Haanen rushed eight times for 143 yards, and between them, they averaged 18.6 yards per carry. But Haanen was injured on the last drive the starters played and his status going forwa...

  • Clay Ora Thomason

    Sep 8, 2018

    KALISPELL, Mont. - Clay Ora Thomason, 91, lived life to the fullest and died, Sept. 3, 2018, as he lived his life, looking forward to his next adventures. His bucket list was never ending! Coming up next was his wish to combine wheat on the farm in North Dakota and visit the new locks of the Panama Canal in 2019. Clay was born in Eugene, Ore., to Chester Clay and Ethel Mae Thomason on Feb. 2, 1927. He joined a brother, Bill; and sister, Helen. He graduated from Eugene High School where he was a...

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