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Area News/Tidbits THE DAILY GLOBE. Ironwood. Ml — Wednesday. Sept. 9.1998 Page 2 Walk meant fun, and a record Compiled by The Globe Staff and surrounding areas. '%^$ The 1998— ...Wakefield-Bessemer Fun Walk around Sunday Lake on Labor Day was pronounced another great success, according to Gene Maki, quoted in Thursday's Woktfuld News. Some 60,000 walkers joined Gov. John Engler to cross the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day. Wakefield's numbers were a bit lighter. Today's Tidbits A total of 206 walkers joined in th,e festivities, enjoying the esthetic beauties of the lake's environs, the comradery during the walk and enjoyable social period at Eddy Park pavilion. Lucky winners Pam and Wally Potter, of Ontonagon, were the lucky winners of $3,800 in the Ontonagon Labor Day Festival drawing. The lucky ticket number was 4,449. * ' "It's patterned after Bessemer's," said Jan Tucker, of the festival committee. "We decided to try it instead of selling booster buttons." V* ;•**•'.. r^ «, f*->sp- ?>•' ;*^J ' ' --:•; •f-?» Tk« ...walk was dedicated to the memory of John Mazes, who passed away last winter, and to Craig Massi, who recently underwent a kidney transplant and the donations received were presented to him to help defray the coat of his recent surgery. Another highlight of this year's walk was the special recognition accorded to the 4,000th walker. Sharon White, of Wakefield, was the sixth person to register and also the 4000th since the walk was initiated in 1984. For more on the event, pick up a copy of the News. Fans who... ...attend the Ontonagon-Baraga football game will have the opportunity to get rid of old catalogues and other glossy material . and help the Ontonagon Area Schools at the same time. A large trailer, parked in the Ontonagon lot, has been open each Saturday morning for glossy paper recycling as part of a cooperative program between Stone Container and the school. Ls ^L" ^s. V^ , \ ' •••'•-. -I •<••/' t> 1 £ Hank BactanaaWatoneW News The two oldest Sunday Lake walkers at Wakefield Monday were John Makela, left, and A. James Gilbert, 90 and 91 years old, respectively. Cheer her up Brenda Raivio-Anderson who underwent a bone marrow transplant last week, will be 27 years old on Thursday, Sept. 10. If you'd like to drop Brenda a card, please address it to: University of Wisconsin, Hospital and Clinic, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wis., 53792, Room B6-658. Let's surprise Brenda with a lot of birthday and get well wishes for the next few weeks from all "\her friends on the Gogebic Range Where it goes The paper is transported to another mill which uses such paper as soon as the semi is filled. The funds received by the school are used for computer equipment. The trailer is manned by present and retired Stone employees. - Stone officials said the trailer will be open Friday night from 6:30 p.m. until game time to accept glossy paper and magazines. Meredith Str' ;, Stone environmental manager, said each person who brings in such paper will be entered in a drawing to receive a season athletic pass to Ontonagon Gladiator events. How much... ....does an elephant weigh? Carson and Barnes' Susie, the elephant, weighed in at S.SSGVfc pounds at the Handsome Prints' "Guess the Elephant's Weight" contest. The lucky winner of the family pass is Mary Scheppler of Montreal, Wis., with a guess of 8,000 pounds. , Congratulations to the Scheppler family. The jackpot^. ...for Friday's multistate Big Game lottery drawing has grown to $14 million (see below). None of the tickets sold for Tuesday's $12 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers plus the Big Money Ball. Four tickets matched all five lotto numbers but not the Big Money Ball. Those tickets are each worth $150,000. Sixteen tickets, five of them sold in Michigan, matched four of the five lotto numbers plus the Big Money Ball. Each is worth $5,000. the American League's worst team traveled to a Chicago television studio Tuesday morning to watch a taping of the "Jerry Springer Show." The syndicated talk show is notorious for its verbal and sometimes physical fighting among guests. Springer introduced the Tigers to the rest of the audience during the taping of a segment called "I'm Lying to My Lover." Tigers springing back? Some of the Detroit Tigers must have wanted to see somebody else get beat up for a change. About a half-dozen members of "There were a couple of pretty good cat fight*," infielder Frank Catalonotto told The Detroit News. "It's every bit as wild as it looked on TV." Outfielder Luis Gonzalez said the Detroit contingent had a good time, a rarity for the Tigers. The host Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 7-5 on Monday night and 12-6 on Tuesday night. The Tigers have lost six of their past seven and are 12-37 since July 20. Iron County voters make selections (Continued from Page 1) Here are the clerk vote totals. with Saari's totals followed by Brunell and Klein, in that order: —Anderson: 17,13, 3. —Carey: 32, 10, 16. —Gurney: 26,11, 5. —Kimball:67,58, 31. —Knight: 37, 15, 26. —Mercer: 88, 37, 73. —Oma: 39,17, 68. —Pence: 29, 22, 8. —Saxon: 50, 29, 8. —Sherman: 29, 1, 12. —Hurley: 234, 222, 118. —Montreal: 111, 77, 50. Other county officials who ran unopposed Tuesday received the following vote totals: —Treasurer: Mark Gianunzio, 1,264. —Sheriff: Robert Bruneau, 1,291. —Register of deeds: Robert Traczyk, 1,311. The Lottery Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Michigan Slate Lottery: Midday Daily Lottery 3-4-5 Midday DaiIy-4 1-7-7-0 Daily Lottery 9-3-1 Daily-4 3-0-9-8 Ctuh-6 8-9-17-23-29 Keno 1, 2, 8, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 34, 39, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 57, 60, 72, 73, 76, 77. Big Game 1-14-24-25-26 Big Money Ball: 24. Tuesday 1 * Big Game jackpot is estimated at {12 million. Wednesday's Michigan Lotto jackpot is estimated at $2.3 million. Pick3 The winning numbers for Wisconsin's Daily Pick 3 lottery drawing Tuesday were: 4-6-7. Pick 4 The winning numbers for Wisconsin's Daily Pick 4 lottery drawing Tuesday were: 8-8-4-2. Cash 4 Life None of the tickets sold for Tuesday's "Cash 4 Life" game matched the four winning numbers. The numbers drawn were: 12-22-25-69. Tickets matching all four numbers would have won $1,000 a week for life. No tickets matched the computer-generated numbers for the $100,000 prize. Supe reach The winning numbers for the Wisconsin sUte Super-Cash drawing Tuesday were: 06-10-12-20-27-36. —Clerk of courts: Virginia Giacomino, 1,284. —District Attorney: Martin Lipske, 1,146. In the 74th district Democratic Assembly race in Iron County, it was: Mike Kinney, 508; Gary Sherman, 393; Karen Kuester, 281. Sherman won district-wide, however, and will face Republican Tom Duffy in the general election. Duffy got 93 votes in Iron County. For governor, Democratic Iron voters supported Ed Garvey over Gary George, 767-212, while Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson, who calls Hurley his second home, outdistanced Jeffrey Hya- lop, of Eagle River, 127-14. For Secreti.-y of State, Democrat Douglas LaFollete got 918 votes, while Republican Linda Cross had 111. They'll square off in the general election. Attorney General Jim Doyle, with 904 votes, will square off against Republican Linda VanDewater, 110, in the general election. Democratic U.S. Rep. David Obey ran unopposed in the Tuesday primary and will face Repub- lican Scott West in the general election. U.S. Sen. Rusa Feingold faces a November challenge from Mark W. Neumann. Vote totals still incomplete (Continued from Page 1) where less than 1,000 people went to the polls. Vote totals weren't available for Duffy, but he received about 2,400 votes in Sawyer County, where a Republican sheriff was re-elected and voters turned down a jaii referendum. The primary ballot could not be split. "These kind of turnouts do not necessarily reflect what will happen in the general election," Sherman, former president of the State Bar, said this morning. 74th State Rep. Barbara Linton, of Highbridge, is not seeking re-election after serving for 10 years. Give them a Hug „ they '// never forget. Send the FTD* Big Hug* Bouquet. FLOWER SHOP & GREENHOUSES ^ N 10255 Lake Road Ironwood 932-0420 or 932-0522 VFW STEAK FEED SAT., SEPT. 12 Mil 7.50 LAST ONE OF THE SEASON 11 Serving 5-8 p.m. - 16 oz. T-Bone Choice of baked or fried potato, homemade rolls, talad, dessert IRONWOOD VFW POST 1823 Reservations Appreciated Across from St. Vincent Do Paul Ironwood, Mich. Ph. 932-9944 Homer mark falls (Continued from Page 1) "Mr. McGwire," Forneris deadpanned, "I think. I have something that belongs to you." Across the stadium, from the most expensive box seats to hotdog vendors in the outfield, they all said it: The national pastime, an odd game in which the object is to get back to where you started, is a contender once again. "Now there's a reason to come back to baseball," said Sherry Irby, a pharmacist from Florence, AJa., who drove all night with.her husband and two young sons to se« McGwire. They set up shop on cardboard mats in the outfield standing-room-only section. "Good role models are few and far between for kids," said her husband, Ken. The home-run race being run by McGwire and the Cubs' Sammy Sosa, who has a 58, has Fontesfiles for disability PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit Lions coach Wayne Fontes haa filed for worker's compensation for injuries he said he sustained while coaching. Fontes, 59, filed the claim March 2, according to state Department of Labor records. Fontes, who now lives in Tarpon Springs, Fla., earned $850,000 in the last year of his contract with the Lions. In the claim, Fontes lists many ailments he said were caused or worsened by coaching duties. "Several traumatic incidents and strenuous, repetitive job duties caused and significantly aggravated injuries to neck, shoulders, lower back, chest, upper extremities, right leg, ankle, foot, resulting in disability," the application states. heralded a resurgence of the game, scorned by many since its players went on strike in 1394. Attendance is up 3.3 percent this year and on a steady rise. "Baseball aort of lost its way. Mark McGwire is doing a great job for the game," said Bob Edmiston, 87, who has been attending Cardinals games since 1920. "He's really the home-run hitter of our era," said Roger Maris Jr."This is something phenomenal in our lifetime," said Tony La Russa, McGwire's manager. "The whole country has been involved in this," a choked-up McG- wire said. "So be it. I'm happy to bring the country together." No. 62 came at 8:18 p.m., off an 88-mph fastball from a .Chicago Cubs pitcher named Steve Trachsel, who stood still on the mound as flashbulbs popped, fireworks exploded and 11 minutes of triumphant chaos unfolded. Watching from the box seats were the sons and daughters of Roger Maris, who broke the fabled record of Babe Ruth in 1961 by hitting 61 home runs. McG- wire climbed into the stands to hug them and share the moment their father couldn't; he died in 1985 at 51. "I wanted to embrace him for what he did and kind of share in the moment," Roger Maris Jr. said. McGwire said he knew he'd hit the record homer after touching Maris' bat earlier in the day. End* 77iur». 032-4424 Held Onr EVER AFTER »I(V IB Showtime* 7:00 a 9:15 IAMIKH OJKTIS a Starts Friday THANK YOU Voters for your support in Tuesday's Election. It is Greatly Appreciated! MICHAEL SAARI YPHW torfty UlcfUMt S*»rl, Hi* 1, Box 399, Hurkry, Wl) New Releases Now in Stock! 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