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141 North Acoustic to perform Thursday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Another new group to the program this year, 141 North Acoustic, will play for the penultimate Out to Lunch concert of the summer Thursday in downtown Iron Mountain. OTL programs take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 13 at the Magee Johnson park, on ...

Evers: No plan to close schools, will let locals decide

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers pushed back Tuesday against Republican claims that he’s secretly planning to shut down Wisconsin schools this fall, saying he’s content to let local officials decide whether to offer in-person or online instruction as the coronavirus continues to ...

IM’s DDA plans evening outdoor concert Aug. 20

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IRON MOUNTAIN — An evening outdoor concert is planned Aug. 20, part of the Downtown Development Authority’s Third Thursday promotion that encourages businesses to stay open late one night a month. The city council on Monday approved closing the parking lot east of the downtown performance ...

More than 900 workers needed for Wisconsin polls Aug. 11

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election clerks need more than 900 additional workers for the Aug. 11 statewide primary, the Wisconsin Elections Commission said Tuesday. The commission put out a call for more volunteers to step forward to work the polls in the middle of the coronavirus ...

Thousands awarded for COVID-19 relief

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MENOMINEE — The words “commitment” and “community” share the same root. The M&M Area Community Foundation showed its understanding of the meaning of both words as nonprofit organizations struggled from the effects of the coronavirus. The Community Foundation’s Impact Fund ...

Music in the Park organizes virtual concert

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NORWAY — Although the 2020 season of Norway’s Music in the Park concert series was not able to be held live this summer, organizers have arranged a special online performance with Safe Sax featuring Michael Prucinsky and friends. It will be streamed live from Prucinsky’s studio at his ...

UP Health System eases zero-visitor restrictions

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MARQUETTE — UP Health System-Marquette and UPHS-Bell announced on Monday the transition from a zero-visitor protocol to limited visitor restrictions. The updated restrictions, which will now allow most patients to have one visitor or support person per stay, are effective immediately. As ...

Florence school board to meet

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FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County School Board will have a special meeting at 5:15 p.m. today in Florence High School Auditorium Agenda items include the district reopening plan, the 2020-21 school calendar and a resolution providing for referendum on exceeding the district’s revenue ...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS; DAVID EDWARD ANDERSEN

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STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF DICKINSON NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent's Estate FILE NO. 20-110-DE Estate of David Edward Andersen, deceased Date of Birth: 01-5-1948 TO ALL CREDITORS* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, David Edward Andersen, deceased, died ...

Al fresco in IM

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Jessica Bourgeois and David Stohl enjoy a beverage Monday outside Sol Blu Lounge & Tap Room at 212 E. Ludington St. in downtown Iron Mountain. The Iron Mountain City Council gave Sol Blu permission last week to set up seating in two street parking spaces as well as the sidewalk in front of ...

Boss granted tax break for expansion

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IRON MOUNTAIN — One of Iron Mountain’s major employers gained approval from the city council Monday for a tax break on a $12.5 million expansion. Under the council’s action, Boss Snowplow is eligible for an Industrial Facilities Tax exemption for up to 12 years, providing a 50% ...

Teens caught after police chase; power pole sheared

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NORWAY TOWNSHIP — A police chase that started in Iron Mountain early Monday morning ended in central Vulcan with two teen suspects from the Milwaukee, Wis., area nearly crashing into a residence. The vehicle, a white Chevrolet Trailblazer, was driven by a 15-year-old male juvenile, ...

COVID-19 cases jump again in Marinette County

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For a third straight day, Wisconsin COVID-19 data shows Marinette County with a double-digit increase in positive cases Monday to top 330 total. Dickinson County also has three new positives for a total of 46 to date, the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department posted Monday on its Facebook ...

State Legislature cancels session after senator’s test

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature on Monday canceled this week’s session and hearings because a Lansing-area state senator tested positive for the coronavirus through screening required by his service in the Michigan Army National Guard. Republican Sen. Tom Barrett, of ...

Stromberg Park campground project to get $103,600 in funds

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Legislation signed Friday by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will provide $103,600 in state funding to renovate the campground at Breen Township’s Stromberg Park. The funding is part of $28.7 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants recommended by the fund’s board in ...

GOP leader wants Wisconsin Senate to strike down mask order

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature should act as quickly as this week or next to strike down Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate, Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said on Monday. The order from Evers, designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus as cases ...

Michigan orders tests of workers

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Monday ordered coronavirus testing of agricultural and migrant workers, citing nearly a dozen outbreaks at farms and food-processing plants in recent weeks. Under the emergency order issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services, migrant ...

St. Louis series at Detroit off after Cardinals test positive

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. The series was to have been played at Comerica Park from Tuesday through Thursday. “You think ...

State posts 35 new cases of COVID in Marinette County

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Marinette County has 35 new confirmed COVID-19 positives to reach 315 cases, Wisconsin health officials reported this weekend on that state’s data site. For Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the state’s COVID-19 data site showed 41 more positives among the 15 counties over the weekend: 13 in ...

New building for longtime Crivitz Lumber after fire in early 2019

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CRIVITZ, Wis. — A massive fire at the Crivitz Lumber & Rental in late January 2019 took down the central structure of the business, which had sections that dated back to at least 1906, if not longer. It was a devastating blow to the Gocht family that incorporated Crivitz Lumber Co. a ...