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Blood needed

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MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Health System Regional Blood Center in Marquette is experiencing a need for O-positive, O-negative, A-negative, B-positive and B-negative blood donors. If you have not donated in the last eight weeks, please consider giving the “gift of life.” If you ...

Seasonal road restrictions start Monday in Dickinson County

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Road Commission will impose seasonal load and speed restrictions on all county roads effective 7 a.m. Monday. Up to normal loads are permitted on roads designated as all season. A list of all season roads can be found at www.dickinsoncrc.com.

Bennett Scholarship available

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ESCANABA — A new scholarship to support Bay College students was recently developed by Diane and Bill Bennett of Escanaba. Diane is a retired nursing instructor, teaching heath care courses at Bay College over a 29 year span, working in the field for 45 years, and a graduate of the first ...

Erickson Jewelers helps SA food pantry

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Erickson Jewelers in downtown Iron Mountain offered shell pearl earring sets for $10 during the holidays, pledging to give money from the sales to the Salvation Army of Dickinson County’s Bread of Life Assistance Center. The store at 511 S. Stephenson Ave. sold about 75 to ...

Garage burns after stove lit up inside to melt roof snow

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HOUGHTON — An Allouez Township garage had extensive damage after a fire Wednesday afternoon in Keweenaw County. The garage’s owner, Mark Mountz, said he had started a fire in a stove in the building’s interior to melt the snow on his roof and went on a brief walk. “I came back, and ...

Reports on Michigan child welfare called ‘depressing’ by judge

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s new governor has inherited a troubled child-welfare system that has failed to protect foster kids from abuse and operates with a faulty computer network that might need to be scrapped after just five years, experts reported Wednesday. A judge got an update on a ...

Beekeeping workshop set

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EWEN — Michigan State University Extension once again is teaming up with Les McBean of White Birch Apiary of Bruce Crossing LLC to offer a Backyard Beekeeping Workshop from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, March 30, at the Ewen-Trout Creek High School in Ewen. For more ...

Meltdown begins

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Stockbridge Avenue near West F Street in Iron Mountain had puddles approximately 2 feet deep Wednesday as temperatures reached 41, with about a quarter-inch of rain. The meltdown led the National Weather Service office in Marquette to issue a flood watch through Friday morning for parts of the ...

US moves to lift gray wolf protections

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subject to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

Boy safe after Amber Alert in Chippewa County

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MARQUETTE — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy who prompted an Amber Alert after reportedly being abducted from a Chippewa County home Wednesday night has been found safe, with the two men accused of kidnapping him in custody. Chippewa County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the North ...

IR hospital restricting visitors due to flu

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IRON RIVER — Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics is restricting visitors at the hospital in response to an increase in flu illness in the area. The restriction are: — No more than two visitors for any patient; — No visitors younger than age 12; — No visitors who have any ...

Three-vehicle accident in Iron Mountain

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IRON MOUNTAIN — At least one person was taken for medical treatment after a three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 2 near the Home Depot store. Iron Mountain Police had few details on the accident that was reported about 3:28 p.m., but one person was believed transported to ...

Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing’s newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company’s biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which had been one of the last holdouts — ...

Woodland achievers

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Woodland Elementary Schools Academic Achievers for the month of January. From left, in the front row are Kameron Broecker, Chrarlotte Zeuske, Taytum Pultz and in the back row are Tylar Mierzejewski, Myla Linsmeyer, Brooklyn Mann and Allison Deuter. These students were honored this month for ...

GARS seeks volunteers

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Goodman-Armstrong Rescue Squad is under new leadership as of Feb 25. From left are Secretary Becky Oleson, Vice President Dawn Stec, President Tom Kessel and Treasurer Diane Smith. The squad is currently looking for new members to join the team and is in need of first responders, EMTs, EMRs, ...

M & M foundation awards grants

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MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation recently awarded grants to 13 organizations across Marinette and Menominee Counties. The grant funds were made available through contributions from community members to the Philanthropy Fund. In addition, the MMACF formed a partnership with ...

Prosecutor releases February activity report

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Prosecutor Lisa M. Richards has released her department’s activity report for February. The office received 51 police reports from the five area law enforcement agencies and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. From those reports, the office ...

CAROLYN DENISE MENTEL

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STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF DICKINSON PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF HEARING FILE NO. 18-023-NC In the matter of Carolyn Denise Mentel TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS including: whose address(es) is/are unknown and whose interest in the matter may be barred or affected by the ...