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Relay for Life worth cheering for

July 21, 2016 In May 1985, a doctor in Tacoma, Washington, stepped onto a track and began walking, sometimes breaking into a run, always moving as day passed into night and the sun climbed the sky agai. more »»

Tips for safely riding the storm out

July 20, 2016 With summer heat settling into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin, the possibility of thunderstorms and more severe weather rises with the temperature. more »»

Drivers need to ‘move over’ for emergency vehicles

July 19, 2016 The sight of lights flashing atop an emergency vehicle ahead should prompt all motorists to move to another lane or slow down as they carefully pass by. more »»

Police, press need better cooperation

July 18, 2016 With only a handful of notable exceptions, Upper Peninsula media have historically been a docile lot when covering law enforcemen. more »»

Antique Tractor Club makes annual visit to VA Hospital

July 16, 2016 Bouquet From Vance Jones, Northwoods Antique Tractor Club: On July 12, the Northwoods Antique Tractor Club made our annual trip from the Aurora, Wis. more »»

Do the math, seniors, on supplemental insurance

July 16, 2016 Social Security recipients and Medicare participants: “There is no inflation” ... more »»

DNR asks ORV operators to ‘TREAD Lightly’

July 15, 2016 We’re well within the time of year in which groups of off-road vehicles, commonly known as ORVs or ATVs, take to the trails in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. more »»

Despite progress, problems persist

July 14, 2016 “Refusing to acknowledge that this hateful behavior exists in this town is no better than actually committing it.” — Julio Ledesma. more »»

Fines for ship’s bilge discharge should have been higher

July 13, 2016 We applaud the recent leveling of a hefty fine in connection to a German-based cargo ship dumping oily bilge water into the Great Lakes — and only regret the sanction wasn’t much higher. more »»

Take a Vet Fishing program comes to U.P.

July 12, 2016 Military veterans will have the opportunity to take a half-day guided fishing trip on the Bays de Noc on Sunday. more »»

Effort on to return arctic grayling to state

July 11, 2016 Mankind wielded all three prongs of the spear that killed Michigan’s arctic grayling — we caught too many, we damaged their watery home and we imported invasive species to compete with them. more »»

Appreciated all the work for a great Fourth

July 9, 2016 Bouquet From Agatha Cavaini, Kingsford: Our great community and surrounding areas did themselves good in observance of Independence Day: —The parade, with Aaron Harper as grand marshal; —When the... more »»

Applauding Apple for organ donor drive

July 8, 2016 It’s difficult not to like and support a program about to be offered by Apple designed to encourage people — especially young people — to register as organ donors. more »»

Don’t let food spoil your outing

July 7, 2016 Now that summer is in full swing, more people will be spending time outdoors. more »»

Take care to not spread invasive species

July 6, 2016 It was a glorious Independence Day weekend in the Upper Peninsula, with scores of people taking to the region’s waterways. more »»

State education budget going in right direction

July 5, 2016 Gov. Rick Snyder last week inked into law a bill authorizing $16.1 billion in education spending. The measure included modest increases in per-student spending and a bump in higher education spending. more »»

The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2016 IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. more »»

Garden club works to ‘keep area beautiful’

July 2, 2016 Bouquet Think the flowers look nice at the Dickinson County Courthouse? Or at Kingsford City Hall? Thank the Northwoods Garden Club. more »»

Consider others when using fireworks

July 1, 2016 There’s no denying the visual appeal of vivid, bursting fireworks against a night sky. Fourth of July this year falls on a Monday, which means a long weekend of celebration, cookouts and recreation. more »»

Join Norway in celebrating 125 years this week

June 30, 2016 Twenty-five years ago, the city of Norway marked its centennial with five days of festivities at Marion Park. more »»



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