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THE DAILY GLOBE. Ironwood. Ml — Tuesday. June 30,1998 Page 2 No Other Reason To Co Anywhere Else, We Can Serve You With ' Most Of Your Automotive Needs RIGHT HERE. ' Western Auto 1-800-546-WEST 507 N. Lake St. Ironwood. Michigan (906) 932-WEST NEW TOLL FREE 1-800-546-WEST For Noon Wednesday LJnM,s*p*f»t* high l*n>penttuf« zorms for Ifw day Weather Data COLD WARV O 1995 AccuWeathe H L E^ tVXJ U_kJ ' - -I LS-JLJ MK* iO* SMO«*f»S RAM. TSTCHUS FLUHtllfS SHOW PT CLOVOV CiOLCf FORECAST Tonight, clear. Lows 50 to 55. North winds 10 to 20 mph dinain- ahing to 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday, sunny. Highs from about 65 along the Lake Superior shoreline to near 75 inland. LAKE FORECAST Lake Superior Tonight, north winds 10 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Wednesday, north winds 5 to 15 knots becoming variable. Waves 1 to 3 <*«*• ' ' EXTENDED FORECAST Upper Penin«u!« Thursday, partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s to about 80. Friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s to about 60. Highs in the 70s. Fourth of July: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the 70s. IN IRONWOOD For the 24-hour period to 7 this, morning: high 80, low 63. Previous period: high 81 low 64. Year ago: high 76, low 62. Records:'high of 97 in 1963; low, 35, 1982. Precipitation during the 24-hour period: .12 inch. Sunset today: 8:57 p.m. Sunrise Wednesday: 5:13 a.m. Acreage through the years Florida continues to burn In 1997, tner* were more than two million farms in America. The average acreage per farm has increased approximately 10 percent since 1980. Hot, dry weather speeding harvest DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hours after Vice President AJ Gore praised firefighters for stopping the flames from destroying any homes in Florida's most fire-devastated county, an unoccupied home burned. Authorities urged residents in southern Volusia County to flee Monday, so homeowners packed their vehicles with belongings and watched from about a mile away as black smoke rose up in the air. "I'm so sorry," Gore said to Jus to and Josephina Urquiza, hugging the couple in front of what was left of their home in a burned-out subdivision in Flagler County. Since Memorial Day, fires have burned almost 237,000 acres — mostly forest and scrubby swamp land — from one tip of Florida to the other. The fires have destroyed 78 houses and threatened several subdivisions. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent $35 million in Florida and expects to spend another $35 million by the time the fires are out, Gore said. . In the Seminole Woods subdivision in Flagler County, 19 homes were destroyed by fires June 6. "We lost everything in this neighborhood and I'm telling you, it's difficult," Bob March, who intends to rebuild, told Gore. "The house didn't mean anything. It's what's in the house that makes a home." Fires have ravaged 80,000 acres in Volusia County. The flames threatened nearly 200 homes in one subdivision. Sheriffs deputies at first wouldn't let Shanna Stuart and her 15-year-old son, Ryan Varner, retrieve their two rottweilers and two cats from their home, which was within hundreds of yards of the fire. "You can either let m« go down there or ar- rest me here," Mrs. Stuart told the deputies before they let her through a street blockade. After more than a month of burning, Florida's blazes showed no signs of letting up. This year, an extremely wet winter was followed by a bone-dry spring and the hottest June on record. The wetness fed underbrush that later dried and fueled fires throughout thestat*. Hot, dry weather also was a problem for firefighters in the West. Among the blazes they were fighting were a 6,000-acre fire in southwestern Utah's Beaver Dam Mountains, near the Arizona border and a fire that blackened 2,660 acres of the Santa Fe National Forest in New Mexico. High heat and winds also fanned the flames of three large wildfires in Colorado. CONCORDIA, Kan. (AP) — In less than a day, the Cloud County Co-op Elevator here will begin turning away farmers who bring in trucks brimming with their spring crop. A bumper wheat harvest has strained storage and transportation facilities. The harvest is about 80 percent complete in the farms around Concordia, where yields have been better than expected at between 40 and 60 bushels an acre, said elevator manager Darrell Nelson. Hot, dry weather has speeded the harvest. The wheat harvest is 68 percent complete across the state, the Kansas Agricultural Statistics office reported Monday. That compares to 5 percent last year at this time. Most years, about 28 percent of the wheat is harvested by this date. At the Concordia elevator, crews have already handled 2.4 million bushels of wheat this season, Nelson said. "We are within a day .of being full. Then we will have to turn it away until we are able to move some out," Nelson said. "We don't store it on the ground." One disappointment with the local crop is protein. content, which is too low for the mill market, he said: Wheat prices are also extremely low, now at $2.55 a bushel and falling. Most farmers bringing in the wheat are putting it into storage, waiting to pick a better time to sell, Nelson said. Farmer Brad Berk stopped at the grain elevator Monday. He has already harvested all hia wheat crop, with some fields yielding as much a.s 70 bushels an acre. "I don't know what I'm going to do. I'm not selling it today. It's down 10 cents today," he said. Like many farmers around here. Berk has diversified his crop to spread his risks: He also grows corn, onts, beans and milo. "I won't store it, I'll probably sell it, and then buy it back on the futures market," Berk said. The Lottery Stamp prices to rise in January Keno 1, 5, 14, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 35, 37, 42, 46, 47, 49, 57, 61, 62, 67, 75. 79, 80. Wednesday'* Michigan Lotto jackpot is estimated it $10.3 million. Tuesday'* Big Game jackpot i» estimated at $15 million. PlckS The winning numbers for Wisconsin's Daily Pick 3 lottery drawing Monday were: 4-7-6. Pick 4 The winning number* for Wisconsin's Daily Pick 4 lottery drawing Monday were: 4-2-7-8. Cash 4 Life None of the ticket* sold for Monday'* "Cash 4 Life" game matched the four winning numbers. The numbers drawn were: 8-24-46-70. Tickets matching all four number* would have won $1,000 a week for life. No tickets matched the computer-generated numbers forth* $100,000 prize. Super-cash The winning numbers for the Wisconsin atate SuperCash drawing Monday were: 11-13-19-26-28-36. Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Michigan State Lottery: Midday Daily Lottery 4-6-8 Midday DaiJy-4 8-0-0-2 Dally LotUry 2-9-6 Daily-* 6-6-9-1 Caah-5 10-12-21-26-28 WASHINGTON (AP) — The coat of mailing a letter will go up by a penny early next year, the Postal Service's governing board announced today. The new rates, approved by the independent Postal Rate Com- mission earlier this year, will take effect Jan. 10, 1999, board •chairman Sam Winters said. The new rates will boost the cost of mailing a first-class letter by one cent, to 33 cents. A variety of other increases will affect other classes of mail. Rains hit East CLOVERLAND *xs»i Day JUJM 3Oth 032-4424 H 6Days7N!ghts"pg-13 TtOO . "Godzilla" pg. 1 3 Ka«U Tsaon. "Can't Hardly Watt" pq-13 •MS Only STARTS WED., July 1st "ARMAGEDDON" pg-13 Will Show *t 6:00 and 9:15 By The Associated Press More rain threatened the Northeast, the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes today, while most of the West was expected to see fair and dry weather. Strong and severe storms were predicted in the Midwest and East, with winds up to 70 mph, hail and isolated tornadoes. New England was expected to see scattered showers and thunderstorms The storms • followed several days of wet weather that plagued much of the Midwest and the East with floodwaters and damaging, winds. At lonst 23 people have died or hnvc been reported missing in recent days. Partly sunny skies were forecast for the Southeast today, with scattered storms building into the afternoon and evening. 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