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Articles from the September 26, 2015 edition

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  • Gabriella Piwonski-Dickinson

    Sep 26, 2015

    PULASKI, Wis. - Gabriella Piwonski-Dickinson, 4-month- old daughter of John and Heather (Piwonski) Dickinson, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at a local hospital. She was born on May 16, 2015, in Green Bay. Gabriella is survived by her parents, John and Heather Dickinson, Pulaski; two sisters, Isabella Piwonski-Dickinson and Amelia Piwonski-Dickinson; a brother, Alexander Piwonski-Dickinson; maternal grandparents, Ed and Lynn Piwonski, Gresham; maternal great-grandmother, Lorraine... Full story

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 26, 2015

    Saturday, Sept. 26 Bessemer Pumpkinfest, all day, various events, Bessemer. Miners Memorial Heritage Day, all day, Gogebic and Penokee Range. Story Time, 10 a.m., Wakefield Public Library. Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Free Supper, 5-6 p.m., Apostolic Lutheran Church, Aurora Street, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6-7 p.m., Church of Transfiguration, Ironwood. Open speaker meeting/potluck dinner. Sunday, Sept. 27 Bessemer Pumpkinfest, all day, various events, Bessemer. Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m.,... Full story

  • Blight enforcement should be consistent for everyone

    Sep 26, 2015

    To the Editor: In regards to the Letter to the Editor of Sept. 12 by David Schaaf, I am commenting on the 40 junkers on display on a piece of property on Cloverland Drive in Ironwood. I, along with someone else, own property and a house next to this property. I have been after the city going on 12 years to do something about this. I have had Jason Alonen (code enforcer), Dennis Hewitt (building inspector) and Scott Erickson (city manager) over to look at this problem many times. Most of these junkers have flat tires, have not run and have been... Full story

  • Midgets turn shootout with Miners into blowout

    Jason Juno|Sep 26, 2015

    HURLEY - Once defense arrived at Friday's game, it stole the show. The Hurley Midgets, buoyed by two third-quarter takeaways, shut out the Gogebic Miners in the second half for a 54-28 Great Western Conference victory. Gogebic recovered quickly from last week's humbling trip to Lake Linden and led the Midgets 28-27 at the half in a fast-paced shootout. But things quickly went Hurley's way after halftime. "We scuffled a bit in the first half. They were coming really quick downhill, in between... Full story

  • Panthers pounce on Gladiators in OT

    Pat Krause|Sep 26, 2015

    ONTONAGON - Ewen-Trout Creek came from behind in the fourth quarter and won its renewed rivalry game against Ontonagon 12-6 in overtime on Friday. "We were down 6-0 most of the game," E-TC coach Larry Maki said of the battle between two Ontonagon County schools. "But the boys didn't quit. We ran a lot of plays and kept plugging away, but we had a tough time for three quarters. That No. 70 for Ontonagon (Logan Jilbert) was a beast. We took the battle of Ontonagon County, and the team and the... Full story

  • Honor Flight heads for Washington DC

    Tom Stankard|Sep 26, 2015

    WAUSAU, Wis. — The Never Forgotten Honor Flight will fly 14 World War II veterans, 67 Korean War veterans and two Vietnam veterans from central and northern Wisconsin to Washington D.C. on Monday to view memorials honoring their service. Mercer residents Theodore Rogachuk and Ralph Tremmel will be on the flight alongside other veterans. Rogachuk served in the Army for Korean War and is honored to go. “I’m overwhelmed to be part of it and be recognized that we served this country and that we protected,” he said. “I’m looking forward to it.” Tre... Full story