Michigan infections double in 2 weeks

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Friday reported an average of 431 new daily COVID-19 infections over three days, up 47% from the same period a week earlier. Cases have gone up in all but one state over the past two weeks, which health officials nationally have attributed to the ...

Enbridge: Anchor in Mackinac straits to be recovered

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ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — An anchor will be recovered from the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac after it became detached from a cable during maintenance of an oil pipeline, Enbridge Energy said Friday. “There was no risk to the pipelines,” the company said in a written statement. “The ...

Goodfellas performs Thursday in Norway

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NORWAY —Music in the Park will welcome a seasoned duo to the stage on Thursday, as Goodfellas perform for the eighth concert of the 2021 season. The free summertime music series starts at 7 p.m. at the bandshell in downtown Norway. Goodfellas are from Menominee. John Wills and Dave Ebsch ...

Singer Luke Combs pays for funerals of 3 who died after show

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Country singer Luke Combs is paying the funeral expenses of three young men who saw him perform at a Michigan music festival before they died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning at a nearby campground, relatives said. “For him to reach out and do that, I ...

3 deaths investigated as homicide

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WEST SALEM, Wis. (AP) — Workers discovered three bodies early Friday at the entrance to a quarry in far western Wisconsin, and authorities said they are investigating the deaths as a triple homicide. La Crosse County Sheriff Jeff Wolf called the deaths a "targeted act" but declined to tell ...

June DCH’s busiest month in two years

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Healthcare System had its busiest month in more than two years in June as more patients seek services following the peak of the pandemic last fall. “Our financial position is just great compared to what it was two years ago,” Trustee Kim Van Osdol said ...