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Complete the school survey

June 6, 2014 If yours is one of the 1,500 households to receive a Dickinson County Schools Consolidation Survey, we urge you to take the time to complete it and send it in. Surveys need to be returned by June 2. more »»

Recreation area comments sought

June 5, 2014 If you enjoy one of the Upper Peninsula’s greatest natural wonders — Piers Gorge — mark June 11 on your calendar. more »»

Plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions

June 4, 2014 President Obama’s plan to cut the pollution discharged by America’s power plants will affect the entire natio. more »»

Who will watch the children?

June 3, 2014 The school year is rapidly coming to an end. Children are being released for their three-month vacation. more »»

Never leave your child alone in a car

June 2, 2014 As the summer-like heat arrives in the Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), Michigan State Police and Secretary of State Ruth Johnson are... more »»

Let the people decide

June 2, 2014 EDITOR: I was surprised to learn that Dickinson County is funding the Almost Home Animal Shelter with $15,000 this year, and that the county gave them $25,000 of our tax dollars in 2012. more »»

True to your own ideals

June 2, 2014 EDITOR: Here’s my advice for graduates. One of my favorite quotes and poems by an anonymous author is: “It’s not enough to have a dream unless I’m willing to pursue i. more »»

What a great tribute

May 31, 2014 From Agatha Cavaiani of Kingsford: Bouquets to the Sons of the American Legion Post 363 of Kingsford for presenting the Breen Avenue Senior Citizens Center of Kingsford with a new American Flag from... more »»

Biggest sports event of the year

May 30, 2014 The greatest school sports spectacle in the Upper Peninsula — the U.P. Track and Field Finals — are about to begin. more »»

Animals need spring vaccines

May 29, 2014 Rabies, West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Leptospirosis — oh my. It’s spring and our animals need their vaccinations. more »»

It happens every summer

May 28, 2014 Drowning is the nation’s fifth leading cause of accidental death for all ages and the second leading cause of unintentional injury for children age one to 14 years, reports Community Service Trooper... more »»

Protect against ticks, mosquitoes

May 27, 2014 As the weather warms and people begin to spend more time outdoors, it is important to take precautions against mosquito and tick bites. more »»

Honor and remember

May 26, 2014 Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has joined in President Barack Obama’s call to lower all U.S. flags within the state Capitol complex on Memorial Day. Flags should be returned to full-staff at noon. more »»

Goose bumps on my arms

May 24, 2014 Bouquet From Terese Higgins of Kingsford: I would like to congratulate the KHS and KMS Music Departments’ students for the wonderful Spring Choral and Band Concerts. more »»

Troopers provide safe bicycle tips

May 23, 2014 With bicyclists facing a higher risk of injury and death than occupants of motor vehicles, Michigan State Police officials are reminding bicyclists to take precautions when riding this spring and... more »»

May is Electrical Safety Month

May 22, 2014 From the light switch, to the circuit breaker panel at home, or surge protector at school or office, May is the month to practice electrical and fire safety and know common electrical hazards. more »»

May is Electrical Safety Month

May 22, 2014 From the light switch, to the circuit breaker panel at home, or surge protector at school or office, May is the month to practice electrical and fire safety and know common electrical hazards. more »»

Baby boomers at higher risk for Hepatitis C

May 21, 2014 Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease that results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus. more »»

Take precautions to limit exposure to mosquitoes

May 20, 2014 A dead crow found in Dodge County, Wis., has tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said Monday. This is the first bird to test positive for the virus in Wisconsin this year. more »»

Keep the fires burning

May 19, 2014 The wood-burning stove is part of the heritage of the north. Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin folks have been using them in camps, out-buildings and homes for generations. more »»

 
 
 

 

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