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Fireworks law needs a second look

August 19, 2015 A recent Michigan newspaper editorial: The Fourth of July passed more than a month ago, but in many Northern Michigan neighborhoods the skies still light up with fireworks into the overnight hours... more »»

U.P. State Fair part of area’s heritage

August 18, 2015 It’s that time of year again. Summer is starting to wind down, but not before the U.P. State Fair takes center stage. Like other years, the 2015 U.P. more »»

U.P. Veteran of the Year honored

August 17, 2015 Negaunee resident Thomas James Stanaway was recently chosen as the Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year, and we’re pleased the prestigious award went to such a deserving local resident. more »»

Happy anniversary, Social Security

August 15, 2015 Bouquet On Friday, the Social Security Administration celebrated its 80th anniversary. On August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. more »»

Lake Superior Cinder Pond Marina project worth the wait

August 14, 2015 It's been a long time coming, but the Cinder Pond Marina service building reconstruction project is set to begin soon. more »»

Community colleges a good fit for job training

August 13, 2015 As Michigan seeks to tackle its skills gap, community colleges have been on the ground floor of training workers for specific jobs. more »»

Gas under $2 for Christmas

August 12, 2015 Here’s news we want to believe, but are hesitant to embrace fully just yet. According to fuel experts, the price of gas at the end of this year could hover around the $2 a gallon mark. more »»

Michigan agency offers advice on meat sellers

August 11, 2015 Although door-to-door meat sales can offer the ease of being able to shop at home, these types of transactions can also provide an opportunity for some bad actors to take advantage of customers. more »»

Iron Belle Trail a wise investment

August 10, 2015 Marquette County and a few others in the Upper Peninsula and below the bridge were recently awarded grants to build and maintain new and existing sections of the Iron Belle Trail. more »»

A friend and leader

August 8, 2015 Bouquet From The Daily News: The Daily News family presents a bouquet in memory of Managing Editor Blaine Hyska. Blaine died Wednesday and funeral services are being held today. more »»

Excellence in Education awards will return for 2015-16 school year

August 7, 2015 Michigan State University men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo will again team up with the Michigan Lottery to present Excellence in Education awards. more »»

Prevent bear troubles by removing food

August 6, 2015 As hard to believe as it might be, black bears see a bird feeder as a food source. Bird feeders, garbage cans and barbeque grills all are bear attractants that humans can control. more »»

Michigan’s organ donor registry keeps growing

August 5, 2015 The Michigan Organ Donor Registry now stands at more than 4 million people willing to be organ, tissue and eye donors, bringing the statewide total of donor registrants to 52 percent of adult. more »»

Clean air rules for power plants

August 4, 2015 President Barack Obama has unveiled the final version of his plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. more »»

Our election selections

August 3, 2015 Tuesday’s election proposal could give Michigan residents an idea of what they might expect later this fall. more »»

‘Let’s Make it Work’

August 1, 2015 From Jenny DeDecker, Chair of Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lactation Coalition, of Hamilton Lakes; The first week of August marks the internationally-recognized World Breastfeeding Week. more »»

Keep children vaccines current

July 31, 2015 While the debate continues over childhood immunizations, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging parents to make back-to-school appointments, and keep children’s vaccines... more »»

Important piece of American history

July 30, 2015 The Vietnam War left an unsettled memory on the minds of many Americans. It was a war that cost thousands of U.S. lives, but it did not result in a satisfying ending. It began for the U.S. more »»

Michigan has issues

July 29, 2015 Michigan has issues — lots of issues — that ought to be addressed by state officials. The trouble is: they are not being addressed. If they are being addressed, action is at a snail’s pac. more »»

Tendency to rule by executive order

July 28, 2015 After 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother, 20 children and six school staffers in at Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn. more »»

 
 

 

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