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‘Thank you for your service’

Speaker Jim Edberg asks veterans to stand up and be recognized for their service during the Tribute to Veterans program Friday at the Dickinson County hangar at Ford Airport in Kingsford. The veterans received a round of applause from those attending and the Kingsford High School Band. Behind ...

State: 282 more virus positives in UP, 48 in Dickinson

State data Friday showed 282 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Wednesday, including 48 cases in Dickinson County and 30 in Menominee County. For the Upper Peninsula, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Friday also listed 67 new ...

Kayakers die in Lake Superior off Pictured Rocks

MUNISING — Searchers Friday reportedly recovered the bodies of two kayakers who went missing in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The National Park Service, along with the U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and state agencies, launched the search after the two kayakers ...

Panel backs boosters only for seniors, high-risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe ...

Judge rejects suit to remove Wisconsin DNR board chair

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Friday rejected a lawsuit seeking to remove the state Department of Natural Resources policy board’s leader from his post even though his term has ended. Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn ruled against Democratic Attorney General Josh ...

Enbridge ordered to pay $3M for Line 3 groundwater leak

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have ordered Enbridge to pay more than $3 million for allegedly violating state environmental law by piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement. The state Department of Natural Resources said ...