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State lists 24 new virus cases in Iron, 20 in Dickinson

State data Monday showed 24 new COVID-19 positives in Iron County and 20 in Dickinson County in the past three days. Figures on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Monday indicated 312 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Friday: ...

No Daily News on Thursday

Due to the Thanksgiving postal holiday, The Daily News will not publish a paper Thursday and the office will be closed. The normal publishing schedule and office hours will resume Friday.

GOP leader pleads to harassing call

DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — The leader of the Flint-area Republican Party pleaded guilty Monday to making a harassing phone call to a Democratic county official in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. "My actions were totally inappropriate and I sincerely apologize for this call this late at night, ...

NC Jets are champions again

North Central’s football team celebrates after winning the 2021 MHSAA Division 2 eight-player state championship Saturday on C.V. Money Field at the Superior Dome in Marquette. The Jets powered past Colon, 63-0, to capture their second consecutive state title. For more on the game, go to ...

Chaos as SUV hits Waukesha parade

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A joyous scene of marching bands and children dancing in Santa hats and waving pompoms turned deadly in an instant, as an SUV sped through barricades and into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring more than 40 others. One ...

RiZE UP, Kiwanis Ski Club team on fundraiser

IRON MOUNTAIN — RiZE UP has challenged area business owners to purchase 2021 commemorative ski buttons for their employees to support the Kiwanis Ski Club fundraising efforts to pay for the renovated Pine Mountain ski jump. RiZE UP will match the total amount of money generated by ...