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Articles from the November 4, 2016 edition

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  • W-M to play Forest Park in district final tonight

    Pat Krause|Nov 4, 2016

    WAKEFIELD — Crystal Falls Forest Park swept Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco blitzed Watersmeet in the MHSAA Class D District 127 volleyball semifinals on Thursday. The winning teams will meet tonight at 6 p.m. to determine the 2016 district champion. CFFP has won districts 17 years in a row. It was evident that W-M coach Jessica Novascone already had Crystal Falls Forest Park on her mind. "We never get to see them and we never play them," Novascone said. "You have to start quick against them o...

  • Wisconsin, Michigan voting registration requirements differ

    Nov 4, 2016

    By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] There will be a key difference between Wisconsin and Michigan rules when voters head to the polls for Tuesday's presidential election. While Wisconsin allows same day registration for voters, Michigan law requires registration 30 days prior to the election. Michigan's deadline for absentee ballot requests from registered voters is Saturday at 1 p.m. Ironwood city offices at the Memorial Building will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday for...

  • Bessemer woman pleads in credit card case

    Nov 4, 2016

    By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] BESSEMER — A Bessemer woman pleaded guilty to a felony count in Gogebic County Circuit Court related to a stolen credit card. Karin Marie George, 37, pleaded guilty to stealing/retaining a financial transaction device without consent, a potential four-year felony. The plea comes as part of a plea agreement that will have two other four-year felonies — two counts of illegal use of a transaction device — dismissed at sentencing. All three counts also carry potential fines up to $5,000. Gogebic Count...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 4, 2016

    Friday, Nov. 4 Double Trouble, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Serenity Center, Ironwood. Mercer Food Pantry, noon-1 p.m., Railroad Street, Mercer, Wis. Emergencies: 715-476-7655. Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Harbortown AA, 7:30 p.m. EDT, Ontonagon United Methodist Church basement, next to Holiday gas station, Ontonagon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Ironwood. Saturday, Nov. 5 Community Pickleball Paddlers, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Mercer School... Full story