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Eight more virus cases in Dickinson, four in Iron

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Local health officials Thursday reported eight new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Dickinson County and four in Iron County in the past week. Also Thursday, Florence County added a third potential coronavirus exposure site, at a grocery store in Florence, Wis. The Florence County Health ...

Kingsford to look at policy for reserving parks, pavilions

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KINGSFORD — Kingsford City Council will have the citizen’s advisory committee for parks and recreation examine the policy for reserving parks and pavilions. The city now does not charge for using the facilities. City Manager Michael Stelmaszek has suggested a policy to allow residents to ...

Kayaker missing in Lake Superior near Marquette

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MARQUETTE — A 40-year-old Marquette man is missing after his capsized kayak was found Wednesday in Lake Superior just north of Partridge Island. Brett Russell Harriman launched the kayak into Lake Superior off Presque Isle near the Pavilion between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to ...

Houghton sheriff’s services Saturday

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HOUGHTON — Funeral service for longtime Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean, who died Monday after a weekend accident at his home, will take place Saturday at the Rozsa Center on the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. Public visitation will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern ...

New logging, lumber exhibit in IM

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The Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum at 300 Kent St. in Iron Mountain recently completed its Logging and Lumbering on the Eastern Menominee Range exhibit. The new addition features artifacts and tells the history of area logging and lumbering, including the Von Platen-Fox Lumber Co. ...

IM amends neighborhood zoning

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Zoning adjustments for a neighborhood business district in Iron Mountain are underway as the city moves to bring existing homes into better compliance. The changes drafted by the Iron Mountain Planning Commission are for an area within the border of River Avenue, West H ...