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It’s the Iron Belle Trail

January 29, 2015 Congratulations to Michigan for the progress being made on the state’s new hiking and biking trail from the Upper Peninsula to Detroit. more »»

 
 
 
Most oppose wolf decision

January 28, 2015 The Michigan State Senate Natural Resources Committee took testimony today on a resolution being introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson, calling on the U.S. more »»

Giving the gift of life

January 27, 2015 Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced that the number of Michigan adults registered as organ, tissue and eye donors has now surpassed 50 percent. more »»

First measles case of 2015

January 26, 2015 The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed Michigan’s first measles case of 2015. more »»

Causes that are important

January 24, 2015 Every year, area residents sacrifice their weekends, and their comfort, to bring attention to causes that are important to them. Two such events are planned this month. more »»

Snowmobile Safety Week

January 23, 2015 A 38-year-old Indiana man died from injuries suffered in a Jan. 19 snowmobile crash near Ewen. Chad E. Keifer of West Lafayette, Ind. more »»

Win-win for the entire area

January 22, 2015 Everyone’s talking about gasoline prices. U.S. gas prices this week are more than a dollar less per gallon than they were a year ago. That’s good news. more »»

Mentoring in Michigan

January 21, 2015 Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed January 2015 as Michigan Mentoring Month. more »»

OK2SAY helps keep students safe

January 20, 2015 Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Michigan State Police Director Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue have announced the significant first semester success of OK2SAY, Michigan’s comprehensive schoo... more »»

Too many people dying from stroke

January 19, 2015 Stroke has dropped from the nation’s fourth-leading cause of death to No. 5, according to new federal statistics. Unintentional injuries takes its place in the No. more »»

National Blood Donor Month

January 17, 2015 The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to start a lifesaving habit by becoming a regular blood donor this year, starting with National Blood Donor Month in January. more »»

Deadly home fires on the rise

January 16, 2015 Tragedy struck in the town of Dunbar, Wis., this week. Eight-year-old Emilee Gill, a first grader at Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine Schools, perished when her family’s home on Collins Lane caught fire. more »»

Streamlining HIPPA information sharing

January 15, 2015 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, otherwise known as HIPPA, helps keep your private medial information private. more »»

U.P. energy crisis solution

January 14, 2015 Sometimes, lawmakers’ response to Upper Peninsula needs are as slow as dial-up internet. Sometimes, they surprise us. more »»

On-going fight against flu bug

January 13, 2015 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza activity in the U.S. remains high overall and is likely to continue for several weeks. more »»

January Cervical Awareness Month

January 12, 2015 January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and Marinette County Public Health urges every woman to talk to their health care provider about preventing cervical cancer. Each year in the U.. more »»

A gem in the middle of the U.P.

January 10, 2015 From Dave & Rhonda Wickerham of Crystal Falls: We want to thank the Friends and Patrons of Crystal Theatre. more »»

Most readers oppose gas tax

January 9, 2015 With gasoline prices comfortably affordable, it’s easy to imagine a small fuel tax increase to improve Michigan roadways. But you don’t think about it for long. Michigan Gov. more »»

Birth Defects Prevention Month

January 8, 2015 January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, and Marinette County Public Health’s suggestion for Marinette County’s New Year’s resolution is to do everything we can to give our newborns the... more »»

National Radon Action Month

January 7, 2015 January 2015 has been declared National Radon Action Month by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department is working with the U.S. more »»

Extreme cold is dangerous

January 6, 2015 Temperatures are forecasted to hover around zero degrees with wind chills at 25 below or colder the next coupled of days. This extreme cold can be very dangerous. more »»

 
 
 

 

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January 29, 2015 Republicans Mitt Romney, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may run for president in 2016. more »

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