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Drop in Wisconsin deer licenses raises funding concerns

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The number of deer hunting licenses sold in Wisconsin has dropped over the past two decades, raising concerns about funding for the state’s conservation efforts, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Data from the Wisconsin Department of Natural ...

Michigan to develop online voter registration under new laws

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents will be able to use the internet to register to vote under laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The measures enacted Thursday require the state to develop an interface so voter registration applications can be submitted on the secretary of state’s ...

Mini-grant for food baskets

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The Crystal Falls Area Community Foundation along with Dickinson Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $250 mini-grant to Guardian Angels St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry to purchase turkeys and other items for holiday food baskets. From left are Pam Pintarelli, volunteer, Al Anderson, ...

Walker open to limiting replacement’s power

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promised Thursday he wouldn’t “retreat” after losing re-election and signaled potential support for a variety of Republican-backed efforts to limit the power of his Democratic successor, including moving the date of the 2020 presidential ...

Bay offers first aid, CPR, AED training

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ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development will be offering CPR and first aid training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28. This course is perfect for daycare providers, coaches, school and office staff, production workers, or anyone else who is interested in learning CPR ...

Goodman-Armstrong Creek School opens StoryWalk

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GOODMAN, Wis. — Nov. 7 marked the opening of the StoryWalk in Goodman-Armstrong Creek’s School Forest. Families gathered that cold, blistery night enjoy a cup of hot cocoa while exploring a story about lumberjacks during the elementary school’s family literacy night. With money from ...

Caylor named top volunteer at KHS

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KINGSFORD — Valerie Caylor was named the Kingsford High School Volunteer of the Year in the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. She is the daughter of Carl and Theresa Caylor of Breitung Township The honor was granted as part of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a ...

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE; KEITH LYMAN

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Notice of Foreclosure by Advertisement NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to MCL 600.3212, that the following will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public auction at the place of holding the circuit court within Dickinson County, at 10:00 ...

DCHS to hire interim administrator

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IRON MOUNTAIN — An interim CEO who also will serve as a chief restructuring officer is expected to be hired at Dickinson County Healthcare System after the announced retirement of current CEO-Administrator John Schon. “The goal is to protect and preserve DCHS and the health care ...

Michigan Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has become the second state to win federal approval for a drug-pricing experiment aimed at saving money in the Medicaid program and ensuring better patient outcomes. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Wednesday authorized the state’s proposed ...

IM plans to regulate fabric-covered structures

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A public hearing will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, on a proposed zoning amendment to further regulate accessory buildings in residential areas of the city. The zoning change limits the use of fabric-covered storage units, which have become the subject of blight ...

Lawsuit seeks to maintain federal gray wolf protections

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to preserve federal protections for gray wolves and force the agency to develop a national recovery plan for the species. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit in federal court in ...

DNR biologist expects good UP deer hunt

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ESCANABA — Opening day for firearm season is here and hunters in the local area can expect a good hunt, but should also keep the Department of Natural Resource’s chronic wasting disease sampling effort in mind. Karen Sexton, a wildlife biologist at the Department of Natural Resources ...

Wisconsin’s nine-day deer hunt begins Saturday

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The day Wisconsin hunters have been waiting for all year is finally here. The state’s nine-day gun deer hunt begins a half-hour before sunrise Saturday. The season runs through Nov. 25. State Department of Natural Resources officials say Wisconsin experienced a ...

Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast compromise

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Senate approved a compromise policy Wednesday on dumping ship ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy. The plan, part of a $10.6 billion Coast Guard ...

DNR schedules public meeting on UPX minerals lease request

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MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Office of Minerals Management will hold an informational public meeting next month in Marquette on a metallic minerals lease request by UPX Minerals Inc., a division of Highland Copper. The meeting is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern ...

Niagara students recognized

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From left are 4K through fifth grade October Students of the Month from the School District of Niagara, front row, Emma Wahlstrom, kindergarten; Cooper DeClark, 4K; Joshua Mills, second; Boston Werner, first; back row, Scott Trevillian, principal; Kristina Kreh, third; Jayden Bryngelson, ...