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Articles from the September 27, 2014 edition

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  • Wakefield-Marenisco's Life Skills students to help with city projects

    Ryan Jarvi|Sep 27, 2014

    WAKEFIELD - Students at the Wakefield-Marenisco School District will be volunteering to help the city with a few different projects expected to start next week. Wakefield's City Council Monday approved a proposal to allow students in Chris Tweiten's Life Skills class to perform some tasks for the city. "What we have is, for this Life Skills class, we're kind of doing community enrichment projects and the city has volunteered to let us work with them," Tweiten said. Tweiten said he has about 27...

  • Hurley K-12 students partner to create non-motorized trail

    Cortney Ofstad|Sep 27, 2014

    HURLEY - Students at the Hurley K-12 School are collaborating on a variety of subjects, from wood shop to art to science, to help create a community-based environment. Amy Nosal, AmeriCorps Vista employee with the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension office, has been working with students to create a non-motorized trail, extending from Michigan into Iron County. The trail will connect from Belle Isle, near Detroit, into Ironwood, and local community members have been working to see the...

  • Gile Flowage dazzles with fall colors

    Sep 27, 2014

  • Bridge struck by trash truck collapses in Detroit

    Sep 27, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a Detroit freeway after a trash truck struck the overpass early Friday, leaving the truck driver dead and snarling rush hour traffic, officials said. Two other vehicles were struck by debris, but no one else was injured, Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw said at the scene. "If this would have happened maybe an hour later it would have been a lot worse," he said. The west side bridge is about two blocks from Cody High School. Reports of its...

  • Obamacare affront to God

    Sep 27, 2014

    To the editor: At the onset, Obamacare was an evident affront to God and to His people. It was signed into law on Christmas Eve. Well, this is a test of who reigns: God’s law or man’s law? Man has always been trying to rule, but we do know who loves us more and wants the best for us. God has proven this over and over in His book, the Bible. HIPPA is a fore-runner in an attempt to centralize information in a database. It deceives the general public by saying that your privacy would be protected. By getting the patient to sign a waiver, the pat...

  • Hurley defeats Gogebic in triple-overtime thriller

    Jason Juno|Sep 27, 2014

    BESSEMER - Even triple overtime didn't seem like enough to settle this one. Hurley's Devin Czerneski ran in from one yard out in the third OT to give Hurley a 32-26 Great Western Conference victory over the Gogebic Miners Friday night at Massie Field. The Miners fought back from a 14-0 halftime deficit to force overtime, all while shutting out Hurley in the second half. The teams went blow for blow in the first two overtimes before Hurley made the only stop of overtime, forcing quarterback...