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Supporting healthy choices

As part of the Northwoods Tobacco Free Coalition, Amanda Hawkins of the Florence County Health Department presented water bottles to encourage students to make good choices and stay hydrated this school year. They were presented to Dorothy Vada from St. Vincent de Paul Back-to-School Program; ...

DC Sheriff issues report for July

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Sheriff Scott Rutter has issued his monthly report for July. The road patrol served 160 civil process papers, investigated 107 complaints, handled 29 accidents, issued 27 citations and 106 verbal warnings, made 18 arrests, four of which were for outstanding ...

First class days in the books

Iron Mountain and other area school districts in the Upper Peninsula started the 2021-22 academic year this past week. Students in Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools North Elementary preschool finished out their first few days of classes Friday afternoon learning name recognition by ...

State: 132 new virus cases in UP in past two days, 10 in Iron County

State data Friday showed 132 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Wednesday, with Iron County accounting for 10 of the cases and Dickinson County five. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Friday reported 27 new confirmed positives ...

New mural a ‘Natural’ choice for Marquette

MARQUETTE — It was a “natural” way for a mural to be officially introduced to Marquette society. The long-awaited mural on one side of the BeWell Marquette building at Third and Ohio streets was unveiled to the public Wednesday as part of the Power of Words Project, the 10th such mural ...