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Delta County incident used to remind canvassers of duties

LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson are using a situation in Delta County to remind canvassers about their duties when certifying elections. Swearing-in ceremonies for newly elected Delta County commissioners had to be postponed earlier this ...

Back to the Present

This week’s “Back to the Present,” provided by the Menominee Range Historical Museum in Iron Mountain, is of the John Scavarda family home at 411 Thistle Ave., now Seventh Street, in Iron Mountain in 1912. Shown is John next to the truck, with his wife, Anne, holding their daughter, ...

Man dies after ATV crash

THOMPSON TOWNSHIP — A 33-year-old Chicago man died Sunday after an ATV accident in Schoolcraft County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Manistique post were sent about 8:15 p.m. to Hemlock Trail in Thompson Township, where they found an ATV had gone out of control and overturned, ...

Wisconsin unions seek to overturn collective bargaining limits

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Public worker and teachers unions argued Tuesday that their lawsuit seeking to strike down a Wisconsin law that drew massive protests and made the state the center of a national fight over union rights should be allowed to proceed, even as the Republican-controlled ...

The School District of Niagara awards scholarships

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara High School seniors were awarded the following scholarships: American Legion Good Citizen — Annika Sweig; Anne Marie Ponzio — Emily Kay; Bert and Beverly St. Arnauld Memorial — Emma Brasure; Butterfield Family — Emily Kay; Carol Cretton Skowronski ...

Breitung Township Schools establishes an Achievement Hall of Fame

KINGSFORD — The newly established Breitung Township Schools Achievement Hall of Fame is seeking nominations of district graduates and other significant individuals who have demonstrated remarkable achievements and a high level of character throughout their career since graduating from ...