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‘A beautiful, serene space’

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NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Historical Museum is a few steps closer to completion of its second property. “Serenity Woods,” on the corner of Jefferson and Quincy streets, is being developed as a place for the community to reflect while enjoying a piece of local history. “People ...

IM and CF may benefit from state retirement grant funds

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A state program aimed at stabilizing underfunded municipal pension and retirement health benefit systems could provide a payment of about $1 million or more to the city of Iron Mountain, council members learned this week. City Manager Jordan Stanchina said $35 million is ...

NMU board OKs higher tuition rates, new programs

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MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved 2024-25 tuition and fee rates that support strategic goals of removing barriers to student access, investing in faculty/staff and infrastructure, and maintaining the university’s financial strength and ...

The resilient mallard is widespread

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While the mallard might seem common to us, in several ways it can be considered special among waterfowl. They are the most widespread duck in the world, naturally occurring in North and Central America, Eurasia and North Africa. They have been introduced in such places as Australia, New ...

Home invasion arrest made early Friday in Kingsford

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KINGSFORD — An 18-year-old male was taken into custody early Friday after reportedly trying to enter a home on the 600 block of Edsel Street where he was confronted by the homeowner who held him until officers arrived, Kingsford Public Safety Department reported. The incident was reported ...

Brown pleads no contest in strangulation case

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A Norway man accused of attempting to strangle a former member of his household has pleaded no contest to an assault charge in Dickinson County Circuit Court In accepting the plea deal on assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder or by strangulation, ...