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Articles from the November 5, 2016 edition

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  • Forest Park starts fast at W-M, ends with another title

    Pat Krause|Nov 5, 2016

    WAKEFIELD - Wakefield-Marenisco's high hopes for an upset of Crystal Falls Forest Park in the Class D District 127 volleyball tournament finals were dashed by the fast, up-tempo starts of the Lady Trojans in all three sets. Forest Park played with a sense of urgency and defeated the Cardinals 25-12, 25-16 and 25-16. It was the 17th straight year CFFP has taken home the district tournament championship trophy. "To win 17 in a row, you can have the athletes, but if they're not dedicated, working...

  • American Idol finalist headlines HIT Idol event

    IAN MINIELLY|Nov 5, 2016

    IRONWOOD - Jessica Meuse, a fourth place finisher on the hit television show American Idol season 13, came into town Friday to fire up local area youth for the Historic Ironwood Theatre's HIT Idol competition this weekend. Bruce Greenhill, the theater's managing director, was impressed with Meuse's willingness to be available outside her stage show time. He said most artists come in right before a show, so they can spend as little time as possible in the area before leaving, but Meuse was...

  • Pat's Foods set to open Dec. 10 in Hurley

    IAN MINIELLY|Nov 5, 2016

    HURLEY — The owners of Pat’s Foods hope to open their grocery store in Hurley on Dec. 10. Co-owner Ben Campioni, with his brother, Joe, decided to expand the front of the building, which was a grocery store before, to make more room to enhance the shopping experience. Ben Campioni said the decision to extend the store’s floor space by building walls around what was a canopy in front of the building moved the projected opening date into December. He said they will open when everything is ready and the staff is well-trained so the store can o...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 5, 2016

    Saturday, Nov. 5 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, Nov. 6 Alcoholics Anonymous, 1 p.m., closed meeting, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. Gogebic Range Trail Authority, 6 p.m., Pit Stop, Bessemer. Ironwood PTO, 6 p.m., Luther L. Wright K-12 School. Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ironwood. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Sharon Lutheran Church, Bessemer. area74.o... Full story