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Minimum wage goes up Sept. 1 in Michigan

August 27, 2014 Beginning Sept. 1, Michigan workers will see an increase in the minimum wage rate from $7.40 per hour to $8.15. more »»

Flu clinics scheduled

August 26, 2014 The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department (DIDHD) has announced plans to conduct community influenza (flu) immunization clinics. more »»

Make healthier school lunches

August 25, 2014 With summer coming to a close, it’s time for parents to start gearing up for the first day of school and planning back-to-school shopping ‘must-haves. more »»

Raised over $3,100 for the MDA

August 23, 2014 Bouquet From Charles Lauersdorf, Iron Mountain Fire Chief: The fire fighter affiliation with the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been a continual partnership since the 1950s. more »»

Dental care for students

August 22, 2014 It’s difficult to concentrate on school work if you’ve got a tooth ache. That’s where Northwoods Dental Project comes in. more »»

Time to think about recycling?

August 21, 2014 Should Dickinson County residents start thinking about community-wide recycling? Lucy Shampo of Iron Mountain thinks s. more »»

Enjoy Michigan’s outdoor heritage

August 20, 2014 The Michigan Department of Natural Resource has announced that nine new members have been selected to serve on the Natural Resources Commission Youth Conservation Council. more »»

Getting ready for school days

August 19, 2014 School days are rapidly approaching. Most schools in the Dickinson-Iron County area, and northeastern Wisconsin will start classes on Tuesday, Sept. 2. more »»

Celebrate a positive task

August 16, 2014 Bouquet From Amy Geronimi, Chief Juvenile Officer, Dickinson County Probate and Family Court: I wanted your newspaper to be aware of something positive the youth in our community recently did. more »»

Getting rid of mercury at home

August 15, 2014 Mercury is a naturally occurring toxic trace element found in air, water, soil and rocks. Mercury, a silvery colored liquid, is a member of a group of elements called heavy metals. more »»

Healthy start to school year

August 14, 2014 Shuffling your child back to school these days takes more than a new wardrobe and a shiny apple, says Denise Berland, Office Supervisor at the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department. more »»

Make time to give blood

August 13, 2014 Summer is a time for the days that never end — a time to watch fireworks, take a boat ride or have a picni. more »»

Enjoy fair animal exhibits with caution

August 12, 2014 County and state fairs have been organized in the United States since the 1800s. They are local events organized by local people for local people. more »»

A serious outbreak

August 11, 2014 In the last few months, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and World Health Organization and other partners have been actively engaged in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. more »»

The first new trail since 2001

August 9, 2014 Bouquet After spending years in the planning stages, a proposal to create a non-motorized trail around the Little Badwater area of the Menominee River is moving forward. more »»

Elections are important

August 8, 2014 How would you like your neighbor to tell you what you’re having for supper tonight? Or when to cut your grass, or what color to paint your house? Most people would not find that too appealing. more »»

Important tool for school districts

August 7, 2014 It’s August and local school officials are getting ready for the new school year. They worry about enrollments, budgets, class offerings and class schedules. more »»

Foundation seeks grant applications

August 6, 2014 If your non-profit organization is in need of help funding your community activity, you should contact the Dickinson Area Community Foundatio. more »»

Keep food safe in power outages

August 5, 2014 Summertime is a popular time of year for family gatherings, outdoor recreational opportunities, and fun in the sun. Along with fun and enjoyment comes the increased risk of tornadoes. more »»

Input sought on forest land update

August 4, 2014 The forest products industry supports 150,000 jobs, and contributes $14.6 billion annually to Michigan’s economy. Here in the Upper Peninsula — and Michigan — trees are more than a job. more »»

 
 

 

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