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Improving mental health services

October 29, 2013 Treatment of mental illness is a great challenge in today’s society. In fact, it has been for years. On Oct. 31, 1963, President John F. more »»

Protect pets on Halloween

October 28, 2013 Halloween is right around the corner. Many youngsters dabble in devilish behavior this time of year, and often animals are the targets of their pranks. more »»

Bouquets & Barbs

October 26, 2013 Bouquet Ted Corombos was honored for the 35 years he has served the city of Iron Mountai. more »»

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 25, 2013 The Caring House of Iron Mountain, this area’s domestic violence shelter, is winding down on its activities for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is October. It’s a unique situation. more »»

Stay safe and warm this winter

October 24, 2013 The days are chilly, the nights are cold. Area residents have been forced to use their furnaces much earlier than they thought. And the extended forecast calls for more of the same. more »»

Halloween safety guidelines and tips

October 23, 2013 Halloween is a great treat for youngsters and the young at heart. Costume parties, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating are time-honored traditions for this festive autumn event. more »»

Not just a runny nose

October 22, 2013 Influenza is not just a runny nose or and a stuffy head. Influenza is serious business. If you have the flu, you can expect to be sick from five to 10 days. more »»

Teen Driver Safety Week

October 21, 2013 Traffic crashes kill more teenagers in Wisconsin and the rest of the nation than any other cause of death. more »»

Appreciation for cattle letter, Norway museum

October 19, 2013 From Frannie Weigelt of Homestead, Wis.: Kudos to the gentleman who wrote the article in the “Letters to the Editor” section about the longhorn cattle. What a delightful stor. more »»

Plan ahead now for snow

October 18, 2013 Giving your mailbox a thorough shaking can save you from headaches this winter. Michigan’s county road agencies have joined together in asking residents to prepare for winter by shaking their mailbox. more »»

Fires start in the kitchen

October 17, 2013 October is Fire Prevention Month Fire Prevention Week with the theme “Prevent Kitchen Fires. more »»

Safety tips for autumn clean-up

October 16, 2013 It’s autumn in the Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin, and many area folks take this time to prepare their homes and yards for winter. That’s a good idea. more »»

Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 15, 2013 Disability doesn’t always mean unemployed. Approximately 19 percent of people with a disability in Michigan are employed, reports the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council. more »»

Time for the annual flu shot

October 14, 2013 The days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder and soon, there will be more than frost on the pumpkins. Autumn weather means it’s time to get your annual flu shot. more »»

World Arthritis Day on Friday

October 11, 2013 Friday is World Arthritis Day, and the Michigan Department of Community Health is encouraging residents to mark the occasion by taking control of their healt. more »»

Composting good for the environment

October 10, 2013 The great thing about autumn is colorful beauty of the leaves on the trees. The worst thing about autumn is when those leaves end up in your yar. more »»

Cancer Control and Prevention Month

October 9, 2013 Local health departments across the Michigan have designated October as Cancer Prevention and Control Month. more »»

Cut energy, heat bills this winter

October 8, 2013 Have you turned your furnace on yet? If you haven’t, it won’t be long. It’s autumn and this is the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Head, Heart, Hands, Health

October 7, 2013 This week, Oct. more »»

Determining ore dock future

October 5, 2013 The Marquette City Commission took the first steps Monday toward securing the future of one of the city’s premiere landmarks: the Lower Harbor ore dock. more »»



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