Advisory on fire weather danger

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The National Weather Service warned Sunday of elevated fire weather conditions in the central and western portions of the Upper Peninsula through this evening. The advisory was issued for Dickinson, Iron, Menominee, Delta, Marquette, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, Houghton, Baraga, Alger, Luce, Gogebic ...

Climate change makes ticks a year-round pest in Michigan

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Michigan’s landscape is diverse, ranging from vast forests to urban areas, providing habitats for various wildlife, including ticks. These tiny arachnids have long been a public health concern due to their ability to transmit diseases like Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and ...

Board meetings scheduled

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By Daily News staff Norway Township Planning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the township hall in Vulcan. A discussion will be held on updating the township master plan. Michigan Department of Transportation will host a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at Kingsford City Hall to ...

Tracy Byrd to perform at UP State Fair

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ESCANABA—This summer at the U.P. State Fair, you can learn the “Watermelon Crawl” when country music artist Tracy Byrd takes the Grandstand stage at 7 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Aug. 14, along with special guests The Riflemen. Byrd and The Riflemen are the first acts announced by ...

K of C to host blood drive Tuesday

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KINGSFORD — The Knights of Columbus Bishop Baraga Council 1585 in Kingsford will host a blood drive Tuesday at the hall, 520 W. Breitung Ave. in Kingsford. The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center will have mobile collection facilities set up from 2:30 until 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome ...