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MARSP offers foundation scholarships

LANSING— The Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Foundation has awarded scholarships of up to $1,000 since 1996 to working members of the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System who want to improve their position in the workforce through continuing education at ...

Survivor of Shackleton voyage settled in the Upper Peninsula

MARQUETTE — The discovery of the sunken ship Endurance has a connection to the Upper Peninsula, the Marquette Mining Journal reported. William Bakewell, a member of the Endurance’s crew, would come to reside in Marquette County after taking part in Ernest Shackleton’s famed ...

St. Urho’s Day celebration set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Purple and green will be the dominant colors for the Raja Ryhma Finnish American border organization’s annual St. Urho’s Day celebration Saturday, March 19. The event will begin with a meet and greet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Recreation Lanes Antoine Room in Iron ...

Messy habits may mean more

Dear Annie: I am a licensed professional counselor writing in response to “Cleaning the Chaos,” the woman who was sick of cleaning up after her boyfriend. The boyfriend, “Denny,” the apparent slob, has the classic signs of attention deficit disorder. Does he lose things? Does the ...

Friends of the Florence Library promotes programs in the county

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Books on the Bus program at the Florence County School District is alive and well. The Books on the Bus was started in 2016 by the Friends of the Florence Public Library. It was through generous donations by the 100-Plus Women Who Care that enabled the program to begin ...