Daily Globe, June 4, 2001

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June 04, 2001

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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - June 4, 2001, Ironwood, Michigan SIXERS ANSWER FINALS CALL Iverson pours in 44 as MVP leads Rnals for first! time since 1983 Pg. 7 MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2001 ironwoottelobe.com GOOD DAY Cindy Blazonin Niemi Congratulations on graduat- ing from WITC in Ashland wititx your degree in occupational are all so proud of you. Your loving family FORECAST TONIGHT Partly cloudy. L642 TUESDAY Increasing Hi 56 Page 2 June 11 12 13 14 15 16 June is bustin' out all over. Though the first days of the month were more like October, it's June, June, June and school will be out this week, marking; the official beginning of that phenomenon known as summer Vacation. Area schools wrap up the year in various ways. The Wake- field Board of Education may well a school this after- noon- The final decision on clos- ing Central School and mpv- mg elementary: students to the high school is on. the 4. p.m. 'agenda.-. School ends its run Tuesday, with staff taking a formal approach to the :last hours of class in the vener- able building. Teachers Newport; students -will'inove to r fall, while all sixth graders will "attend class at the high school building.. The IJoys of summer are at it, -as rainouts "have' forced the. Western UP.. Baseball League to stack up games this week. Teams will be playing as many as five games this week. Western IIP. High -school basketball all-stars will com- pete boys and girls at Gogebic Community College this evening. Girls play at 5, boys at 7. Hurley's softball team will be in competition: Wednesday at the state tournament in Wauke- sha. The Daily Globe's Larry Holcombe .will be on hand to provide photo coverage and words. Later this week, we'll provide information on contested school board races. Michigan voters go to the polls Monday to select new trustees, and the hottest of the races is in Iron- wood. Our candidate forum will offer pictures of the candidates, as well as their responses to questions we posed. An array of columnists will be back at work, with Andy. Hill's to appear Wednesday, Phil Watson's Thursday and Jan Tucker's Saturday. As far as topics, our writers are still cogi- tating. INDEX r .v.lO Community 74 Obituaries ;5 Opinion Sports "t..... Tidbits, RAMME COLLISION CENTER HAVE AN ACCIDENT? We will get your vehicle in out in 2 weeks or we cover your deductible! FREE ESTIMATES COMPLETE COLLISION FOREIGN DOMESTIC TRUCK FRAME, STRAIGHTENING FIBERGLASS WORK GLASS WORK LEAD WORK AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE INSIDE STORAGE-A-IMPOUND AREA SERVICE (DAMAGE FREE TOWING) CAR OPENING ATEG 24 Hoar Towing I-CAR 932-5470 OFF LAKE RO.-8EHIHD W1LURD EUECTRIC 800 SUTHERLAND AVE-, IRONWOOD Search operation ends happily BESSEMER A missing Ironwobd Township man was found, "cold and wet but. the Gogebic County Sheriffs: Depaftment reported after Michael Carl- sonvSS, was.located Saturday in the woods of the township. Family members reported Carlson as missing: on Friday and law enforcement, local fibre department personnel and other volunteers began an extensive search which continued' until dark and resumed Saturday. Carlson was suffering from mild hypothermia when he was found by Jim Aili of Ironwood about p.m. Saturday. He was located in an area used as a snowmobile trail in the winter Searchers and an ambulance respond- ed to the scene and Carlson was taken to Grand View Hospital for treatment and observation where he remains today in stable condition. Searchers included personnel from the sheriff's department, Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, Ironwood Public Safety Department, fire departments from Ironwood and Bessemer townships, Head- waters Search and Rescue of Vilas County, Wis., Beacon Ambulance, and other volun- teers. Elsemore wins pair of state 7 .v- Ralph Globe Hurley graduating senior Eva Vokolek had a large and visible of supporters at Sa in school Weekend chill no damper for graduates H Hurley jiinior wins WIAA mile and two-mile championships LA CROSSE, Wis. Hurley junior Kyle Elsemore claimed his second state tracck title in as many days Saturday by winning the run at the Wisf consin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 3 meet at LaCrosse. Elsemore won the near-mile race in in front of a crowd of about at Memorial dium on the campus: of .the Unp- versity of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. "He ran a textbook said Hurley .coach Chris Kelly; "He was in control the whole way and ran as fast as he needed to win it." Elsemore ran in second behind Cody See of Chippewa From 'staff .reports It was- cold and rainy outside, but.spirits in the Hur- ley K-12 school gymnasium Sat- urday as 58 members graduated in the Class of 2001, A .rousing high school band performance of "Into the directed by Dan Mykkanen, blew the socks'off the ing off the 107th commencement ceremonies. Class Margaret Madden, the daughter of Patrick- Madden and Jenny Gayari, who ywas valedictorian with a perfect 4.0 grade point average, and salutatorian Adrierine ieinp, daughter of Gary and.Bonnie Leino, spoke. They urged :their classmates "not to sweat the small things in life" and to remember fondly their school Gayan, a school board "mem- ber; and Kichie handed out diplo- mas. Gayan- was warmly embraced by her daughter as" she her diploma. The ceremony was dedicated remembrance of friends and classmates "...who have gone before us." Members of the class with grade point averages of 3.5 or above included .Jacob. Bertagno- In, Dane Jusula, Danielle Lad- wig, Leino, JuHaLuppinp, Bryant Mosconi, Bridget O'Brien, Travis "Sarah Tarasewicz. District administrator Mike Richie and high school principal Chris Patritto addressed the class. Patritto fondly. outlined numerous outstanding athletic and scholastic accomplishments of class members. Among the athletic achieve- ments of the class, Patritto sin- gled out Kurt Van' Epern setting the single season rushing mark in "football; Luke" Sargent sur- passing 1.000 points in a regular" season in which the basketball :Midgets went unbeaten, .and Tarasewicz sliding into home with the winning run, sending the softball team to the final four in the state tournament Wednes- day. National Honor: Society mem- bers included Leino, Madden, Ladwig, Luppino, Mosconi, O'Brien, Smith, Emily .Swetkovich and Tarasewicz. The class song. "I Hope You was performed near the end of the ceremony by the senior choir ensemble. rof the f with -600 meters to go and con- trolled the last part of the said Kelly. "Kyle recognized his competition, reacted to it and used wonderful strategy." Elsemore won the meter title on Friday night in He had to run the race at p.m. because of rain delays. "Kyle felt really good after the personal best in the two-mile on" Friday. He was gung-ho about going for a record in the mile on said Kelly, "but it was too cold and a wasn't realis- tic." Elsemore, the son of Perry and Marcy Elsemore, of Saxon, finished the two-day meet with a ELSEMORE, Page 6) action on Nichols appeal WASHINGTON The Supreme. Court' delayed a rating in .Terry Nichols' request for a new trial in the Oklahoma City bombing case, saying the govern- ment must first respond to his assertion that -mishandled evi- dence in Timothy McVeigh's case adversely affected him; The court's decision today to. order a response from the. Jus-, tice Department raised the pos- sibility that the justices would reopen the .case involving Nichols, a conspira- tor in the April 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.. This came in the wake of the disclosure that the FBI failed to provide McVeigh's attorneys with thousands of documents at the time of McVeigh's trial in 1997. Lawyers for McVeigh last week asked a federal court in Denver to stay his scheduled June 11 execution for the bomb- ing at a federal prison facility in Terre Haute, Ind. .The court's brief order today asked the Justice Department to 'respond to Nichols' assertion that the mishandled material might have affected Nichols' trial. But that order did not address allegations by Nichols' lawyer that the FBI. may have deliberately withheld informa- tion both from the bombing Page 2) RED DEVILS COP U.P. TRACK CROWN A well-bundled Ironwood Red Devils girls track team huddles after the trophy presentation at Saturday's Upper Peninsula Track arid Reid Finals at Kingsford. It was Ironwood's seventh title in eight years as the Red .Devils won four of the field events, including a record-setting effort by Andrea Smith in the shot put. (More details, Page 6) Larry Globe Peru elects rags-to-riches president LIMA, Peru (AP) Peruvians' elected a rags-to- riches economist as their next president in a vote that highMghted persisting racial "divisions in the land where Spanish -conquistadors .defeated the ancient Inca Empire. With 85 percent of the today, Ale- jandro Toledo had defeated Alan Garcia, 52 percent to 48 percent. International observers said Sun- day's runoff election cleanest vote in years. "Tonight Peruvians celebrate the triumph of Toledo told thousands gathered in front of the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Lima. "I swear, brothers and sisters, I will never let you "Tonight Peruvians celebrate the triumph of Toledo .told thousands gathered in front of the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Lima. T swear, brothers and sisters, Twill never let you .down." Toledo, a shoeshine boy who rose from poverty to become a World Bank economist before entering politics, will become Peru's first freely elected pres- ident of Indian descent and probably the first pres- ident ever in Latin America who made Indian pride a cornerstone of his campaign. Toledo capitalized on his dark, chiseled Indian features and short stature to mount a campaign replete with imagery of triumphant Inca emperors and with odes to Indian glory. Such rhetoric came as a shock in a country where Indians face discrimination in almost every Page 2) SHORTS SALE starting at HOBBY WHEEL US 2 Ironwood, MI 49938 ;