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Governer Whitmer Extends Tax Deadline

Governor Whitmer has signed an executive order, which extends the deadline for Michigan residents to pay back taxes and stop foreclosure of their property during the COVID-19 pandemic. The executive order is already in effect, and moves the tax foreclosure deadline from March 31st to May 29th, or 30 days …

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Michigan Suffers First Death From COVID-19

Michigan now has 110 cases of COVID-19, along with their first death from the virus. A Wayne County man in his 50’s, who had ongoing health concerns, was Michigan’s first death. Governor Whitmer offered condolences to the victims’ family. Governor Whitmer also said the decisions that have been made recently, …

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Hancock City Council Holds Monthly Meeting

The City of Hancock held their monthly meeting last night. Two members of the Council,  Mayor Pro-Tem Will Lytle and At Large member Whitney Warstler, attended the meeting, via video conference. The meeting began with a moment of silence, for former City Manager Barry Givens, who was laid to rest …

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Lions Sign Trufant – Thursday Sports Wrap

Finlandia The Finlandia University softball team has added a new recruit. Makayla Escobedo hit .429 last season for Westview High School in Glendale, Arizona, and was her team’s defensive player of the year. The Lions men’s soccer team is also adding a player. Francisco Arreaza is a two-time most valuable player …

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Copper Country ISD Holds Monthly Meeting

The Copper Country ISD held their monthly meeting last night. Procedures on how to make the most of the school closures were discussed. Board members are asking for patience from parents, as this is the first time this has ever happened, and the situation changes frequently. The Board also voted …

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Finlandia University Updates COVID-19 Restrictions

Finlandia University has updates in regards to their COVID-19 restrictions. Library offices remain open and staff will continue to provide services through interlibrary loan and online document requests. Local students without computer access at home, can check out a Chromebook by appointment by calling 906-487-7252. Effective today, the Finnish American …

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Michigan Tech Team Wins Multiple Awards

A Michigan Tech Team has won 1st place in the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. Tech’s Enterprise Team took 1st place in the Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engine Category last weekend at the Keweenaw Research Center. The team kept winning, also taking awards for the Best Lab Emissions, Quietest Snowmobile, Most …

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L’Anse Teens Died Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The toxicology reports for two teenagers who were found dead in a car in L’Anse on February 17th,  have come back. The cause of death for Dylan Roberts and Christopher Turpenien was listed as Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Baraga County Sheriff Rick Johnson confirmed the toxicology report and also added no …

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