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The Mining Journal
Road construction to begin, lane closures expectedflag control, and it is expected to be completed in mid-July. Resurfacing is a
Road construction to begin, lane closures expected
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
flag control, and it is expected to be completed in mid-July. Resurfacing is also slated to take place in Houghton and Baraga counties on M-28. The 15.8-mile-long, $1.3 million project will span from the Ontonagon/Houghton county line to... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community distributes fundsTrails: $15,000.00 For the period of Oct. 1 through March 31, the total to be
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community distributes funds
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
Trails: $15,000.00 For the period of Oct. 1 through March 31, the total to be distributed to local units of government in Baraga County, which was derived from the Ojibwa Casino Resort-Baraga, was $99,349.95. The payments approved by Tribal... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Walleye, musky taking the baitweek was up and down. Those out trolling picked up a few coho, Chinook, lake tr
Walleye, musky taking the bait
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
week was up and down. Those out trolling picked up a few coho, Chinook, lake trout and splake from the first bridge at the Baraga State Park to the mouth of the Falls River and from the Baraga Marina northward to the red rocks. Most were trolling... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Dickinson shows lowest unemployment rate in U.P.of the 15 counties in the U.P. The largest over the year rate cuts were posted
Dickinson shows lowest unemployment rate in U.P.
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
of the 15 counties in the U.P. The largest over the year rate cuts were posted in Schoolcraft County, down by 2.4 percent; Baraga County, down by 1.3 percent; Keweenaw County, down by 1.1 percent; and Ontonagon County, down by 1 percent, Weaver... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Memorial Day services to honor nation’s fallenThe Rev. Joseph Basso, minister of the Felch Mountain Bible Chapel, will provid
Memorial Day services to honor nation’s fallen
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Rev. Joseph Basso, minister of the Felch Mountain Bible Chapel, will provide the invocation. CHANNING The Cuculi-Baraga American Legion Post 168 will have services at the Channing Cemetery at 9 a.m., with performances by the North... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Corpus Christi procession setbegin at noon at St. Michael's Church on West Kaye Avenue, and proceed south on
Corpus Christi procession set
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
begin at noon at St. Michael's Church on West Kaye Avenue, and proceed south on Fourth Street to St. Peter Cathedral at 311 W. Baraga Ave. The procession will have a police escort, and motorists are asked to use an alternate route during that... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Take look inside Michigan State Police’s Calumet Postoperations in the area, but more or less merged with the Calumet post, sharing
Take look inside Michigan State Police’s Calumet Post
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
operations in the area, but more or less merged with the Calumet post, sharing responsibilities. An office space in the Baraga Correctional Facility is utilized by troopers assigned to the original L'Anse post area. The post coverage areas... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Myra J. Walitaloin Hancock, a daughter of the late Peter and Tyyne (Wesman) Kinnunen. She was r
Myra J. Walitalo
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
in Hancock, a daughter of the late Peter and Tyyne (Wesman) Kinnunen. She was raised in Arnheim and was a graduate of the Baraga High School. On July 14, 1956, she was united in marriage to Robert Walitalo. The couple had resided in Baraga,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
KBIC gaming revenue payments to communitywriting. "For the period of October 1, 2015 through March 31, the total to be
KBIC gaming revenue payments to community
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
writing. "For the period of October 1, 2015 through March 31, the total to be distributed to local units of government in Baraga County, which was derived from the Ojibwa Casino Resort-Baraga was $99,349.95. The payments approved by the tribal... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Gloria M. TahtinenHome. Her funeral mass will be at St. Ann Church at 1:30 p.m. with Fr. Corey Li
Gloria M. Tahtinen
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Home. Her funeral mass will be at St. Ann Church at 1:30 p.m. with Fr. Corey Litzner officiating. Burial will be in the Baraga Cemetery. A luncheon will follow in the church hall. Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family. Friends may sign... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Ground broken on new hospitalThursday morning for the hospital’s groundbreaking ceremony. Building of the ne
Ground broken on new hospital
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday morning for the hospital’s groundbreaking ceremony. Building of the new health care complex, located at 850 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, is expected to support about 2,500 construction-related jobs. (Journal photo by Ryan Jarvi) Several... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogTuesday - 11:18 a.m., well-being check, 300 block West Baraga Avenue - 1:01 p
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday - 11:18 a.m., well-being check, 300 block West Baraga Avenue - 1:01 p.m., suspicious activity, 700 block West Washington Street - 1:15 p.m., lockout opened, 300 block West Bluff Street - 1:17 p.m., receiving inappropriate Facebook... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHandicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Cribbage - The Marquette Elks is starting a summer cribbage league with a start time of 1... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Signs of the season continueand blue jay number finally topped out on May 17 as 1,350 were counted there. T
Signs of the season continue
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
and blue jay number finally topped out on May 17 as 1,350 were counted there. To the west, a great egret was spotted in Baraga. in Marquette. Warblers are singing on their breeding territories across the U.P.... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
3, 2, 1, go! Memorial Day kicks off summer funBurt Lake or Interlochen state parks in the northern Lower Peninsula, Waterloo
3, 2, 1, go! Memorial Day kicks off summer fun
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
Burt Lake or Interlochen state parks in the northern Lower Peninsula, Waterloo Recreation Area in southern Michigan or Baraga or Brimley state parks in the Upper Peninsula. Book up to six months in advance atwww.midnrreservations.com or call... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Memorial Day in Michigan: Weather, gas prices, what to doBurt Lake or Interlochen state parks in the northern Lower Peninsula, Waterloo
Memorial Day in Michigan: Weather, gas prices, what to do
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Burt Lake or Interlochen state parks in the northern Lower Peninsula, Waterloo Recreation Area in southern Michigan or Baraga or Brimley state parks in the Upper Peninsula. Book up to six months in advance at www.midnrreservations.com or call... Read more
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The Mining Journal
UP Health System-Marquette breaks ground on new facilityspeaks to the crowd during the groundbreaking ceremony earlier today for UP Hea
UP Health System-Marquette breaks ground on new facility
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
speaks to the crowd during the groundbreaking ceremony earlier today for UP Health System-Marquette’s new hospital along Baraga Avenue. (Journal photo by Ryan Jarvi) A large audience attended the hospital’s groundbreaking ceremony, which was... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogElder Drive - 10:10 p.m., fireworks complaint, 300 block Waldo Street - 11:37
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Elder Drive - 10:10 p.m., fireworks complaint, 300 block Waldo Street - 11:37 p.m., lost bicycle, 300 block West Baraga Avenue Tuesday - 12:30 a.m., traffic detail, Washington Street near Seventh Street - 12:40 a.m., very intoxicated... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Leslie C. ‘Hutch’ HutchensAnthony Catholic Church in Gwinn with Monsignor Jed Patrick officiating. The fa
Leslie C. ‘Hutch’ Hutchens
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Anthony Catholic Church in Gwinn with Monsignor Jed Patrick officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends in the Baraga Room at St. Anthony's from 5-7 pm on Tuesday evening with a prayer service to be held at 6:45 pm, and also from 10:00... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHandicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne's Bridge Club - plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police Log- 12:51 p.m., possible overdose, subject was conscious and responsive, not suic
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
- 12:51 p.m., possible overdose, subject was conscious and responsive, not suicidal, turned over to EMS, 200 block West Baraga Avenue - 1:01 p.m., caller would like a well-being check on a small dog left in a motor vehicle, animal fine, good... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHandicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne's Bridge Club - plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call... Read more
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The Mining Journal
McClellan, Baraga intersection planning continuesimpacts from the various road network changes. The city is looking at removing
McClellan, Baraga intersection planning continues
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
impacts from the various road network changes. The city is looking at removing the traffic signals from the plan for the Baraga and McClellan avenues intersection. Instead, the two Baraga Avenue approaches could be stop controlled, allowing... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Local briefing- A ground-breaking ceremony is set for Thursday morning at the site of UP Heal
Local briefing
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
- A ground-breaking ceremony is set for Thursday morning at the site of UP Health System-Marquette's new hospital along Baraga Avenue. The event, which is by invitation only, will take place at 850 W. Baraga Ave., the site of the former... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Pearl Doris ToyrasHelmer Toyras on September 1, 1957. He preceded her in death on November 10, 20
Pearl Doris Toyras
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Helmer Toyras on September 1, 1957. He preceded her in death on November 10, 2014. Pearl was an L.P.N. and worked at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital doing private duty nursing. She also worked at Winkler's Nursing Home and a nursing home in... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
West Michigan has warmest day in over 8 monthsthe first tornado warning of the year for the state of Michigan was issued in t
West Michigan has warmest day in over 8 months
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
the first tornado warning of the year for the state of Michigan was issued in the Upper Peninsula at 2:27pm for eastern Baraga and western Marquette counties. As the storm capable of producing a tornado moved east, the warning was then re-issued... Read more
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MLive.com
2 tornadoes touch down in the Upper Peninsulatouched down this afternoon in the central Upper Peninsula. The first tornado
2 tornadoes touch down in the Upper Peninsula
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
touched down this afternoon in the central Upper Peninsula. The first tornado touched down at 2:30 p.m. near the Marquette/Baraga County border. It then traveled east-northeast across River Road before lifting west of M-95 near Republic. Damage... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Tornado warning issuedThe National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for southeastern Bara
Tornado warning issued
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for southeastern Baraga County and west central Marquette County until 3 p.m. At 2:26 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Lake Michigamme 17 miles west... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Despite rain, Upper Peninsula fire danger remains highMonday - west of the Huron Mountain Club near the Little Huron River, said DNR
Despite rain, Upper Peninsula fire danger remains high
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Monday - west of the Huron Mountain Club near the Little Huron River, said DNR fire management specialist Keith Murphy. Baraga management units were on scene until about midnight fighting the blaze, which burned nearly 10 acres northeast of Big... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Pool power: Third graders learn safe swimming at Dickinson YMCAfrom Woodland Elementary School in Kingsford, North Elementary School in Iron M
Pool power: Third graders learn safe swimming at Dickinson YMCA
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
from Woodland Elementary School in Kingsford, North Elementary School in Iron Mountain, Norway Elementary School, Bishop Baraga Catholic School in Iron Mountain, Holy Spirit Catholic School in Norway and North Dickinson Elementary School in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogStreet - 11:15 a.m., community service project, cleaning patrol vehicles perfo
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Street - 11:15 a.m., community service project, cleaning patrol vehicles performed by subject, three hours working on cars, 300 block West Baraga Avenue - 11:38 a.m., caller reports money stolen from her, report taken, 200 block South Fifth S... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Pearl Doris Toyrasmarried Helmer Toyras on September 1, 1957, he preceded her in death Nov. 10, 2
Pearl Doris Toyras
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
married Helmer Toyras on September 1, 1957, he preceded her in death Nov. 10, 2014. Pearl was an LPN and worked at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital doing private duty nursing, she also worked at Winkler's nursing home and a nursing home in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHandicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Cribbage - The Marquette Elks is starting a summer cribbage league with a start time of 1... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Green Bay Edison Middle School in Secure Building situationOconto, Oneida, Vilas Fire Weather Warning issued May 23 at 9:58AM CDT expirin
Green Bay Edison Middle School in Secure Building situation
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
Oconto, Oneida, Vilas Fire Weather Warning issued May 23 at 9:58AM CDT expiring May 23 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
110th Challenge: Hancock City Council member will oppose Dianda in state House racescience at the local branch of Gogebic Community College for 16 years, and he's
110th Challenge: Hancock City Council member will oppose Dianda in state House race
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
science at the local branch of Gogebic Community College for 16 years, and he's been teaching civics and world history at Baraga High School for two years. Because of that experience in education, Markkanen said he has an insight to the struggles... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Clarence “Dempsy” ForciaHe was born October 28, 1926, in Baraga, the son of John and Ellen (Hawkins) Fo
Clarence “Dempsy” Forcia
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
He was born October 28, 1926, in Baraga, the son of John and Ellen (Hawkins) Forcia. He attended Baraga High School then went into the U.S. Navy. Clarence married Dolores Jokinen on March 25, 1950, in L'Anse. He worked as a miner at CCI for 35... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Superiorland Yesterdays30 years ago BARAGA - The transplanted moose herd in the Upper Peninsula has s
Superiorland Yesterdays
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
30 years ago BARAGA - The transplanted moose herd in the Upper Peninsula has seen its first complete cycle from conception to the birth of twins recently. The calves were spotted Tuesday by Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Rob Aho,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Clarence ‘Dempsy’ Alfred ForciaHe was born October 28, 1926 in Baraga, MI son of John and Ellen (Hawkins) Forc
Clarence ‘Dempsy’ Alfred Forcia
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
He was born October 28, 1926 in Baraga, MI son of John and Ellen (Hawkins) Forcia. He attended Baraga High School then went into the US Navy. Clarence married Dolores Jokinen on March 25, 1950 in L'Anse. He worked as a miner at CCI for 35 years.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Local briefingfor the vacancy are available in the county clerk's office in the Marquette Cou
Local briefing
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
for the vacancy are available in the county clerk's office in the Marquette County Courthouse at 234 W. Baraga Avenue or online at www.co.marquette.mi.us. For more information, call 225-8330. The appointment is scheduled to be... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHandicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Cribbage - The Marquette Elks is starting a summer cribbage league with a start time of 1... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Report: Fish ‘going crazy’ at Gene’s Pondbrown or lake trout taken. They were trolling 15 to 45 feet down in 20 to 60 fe
Report: Fish ‘going crazy’ at Gene’s Pond
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
brown or lake trout taken. They were trolling 15 to 45 feet down in 20 to 60 feet from the first bridge next to the Baraga State Park and around to the Falls River mouth with spoons and body baits in orange and green. Those jigging a Swedish... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Top 10 percent named for Kingsford High Schoolcoach, was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Little Dribbler and the Millie
Top 10 percent named for Kingsford High School
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
coach, was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Little Dribbler and the Millie Hill Marathon, and helped with the Bishop Baraga Catholic School playground restoration. His honors included Tennis U.P. Champion, Tennis GNC Champ, Basketball... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Children of the Copper Countryin East Houghton, while in 1882, Hancock school district found 1,100 children o
Children of the Copper Country
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
in East Houghton, while in 1882, Hancock school district found 1,100 children of school age, but only 400 enrollees. Baraga County's Arvon Township comprised School Districts 2 and 3, while Baraga Township was divided into three districts,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Weekend Gas GaugeHancock (Holiday) $2.39 Munising (Holiday) $2.34 Escanaba (BP?Amoco) $2.28 S
Weekend Gas Gauge
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Hancock (Holiday) $2.39 Munising (Holiday) $2.34 Escanaba (BP?Amoco) $2.28 Sault (USA?Marathon) $2.28 Ishpeming (Elaine's) $2.20 Baraga (Pines) Source: AAA and Journal survey. Prices, rounded to the nearest penny, are as of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarwww.pwpl.info or 226-4318. NAMI - n educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in t
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
www.pwpl.info or 226-4318. NAMI - n educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette. Lynn Johnson from Pathways will be speaking about their jail diversion efforts. And three candidates... Read more
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The Mining Journal
KBIC makes trust acquisition request for gas stationbefore press time today when the KBIC request was made or when a decision may b
KBIC makes trust acquisition request for gas station
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
before press time today when the KBIC request was made or when a decision may be reached. The KBIC's reservation in Baraga is located roughly 70 miles northwest of the gas station in Marquette Township. The tribe also owns the Ojibwa II... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardwith mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the No
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
with mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., in Marquette. Lynn Johnson from Pathways will be speaking about their jail diversion efforts. And three... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
UP health issues include smoking, obesity, access, assessment findsto more people having health care coverage. "Unemployment rates have gone down
UP health issues include smoking, obesity, access, assessment finds
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
to more people having health care coverage. "Unemployment rates have gone down," he said. The Health Department covers Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties. This time the survey included Iron County. Participating in the... Read more
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examiner.com
Record rain, a wildfire, and unusual warmthThis warm front combined with wind gusts up to 50 mph to spark two large wildfi
Record rain, a wildfire, and unusual warmth
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
This warm front combined with wind gusts up to 50 mph to spark two large wildfires in the afternoon across Marquette and Baraga Counties. Winds gusting over 50 mph downed a 40 foot pine tree and snapped power lines in Marquette in the afternoon.... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
CTE continues community survey to improve future programsjust the first week of the project, Stockero said he has already received 55 re
CTE continues community survey to improve future programs
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
just the first week of the project, Stockero said he has already received 55 responses from businesses throughout Houghton, Baraga and Keweenaw Counties. "I have eight businesses that said the certified nursing (curriculum) helps their program," he... Read more
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