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Agreement Reached Between Nurses & Duke LifePoint

MARQUETTE — During a marathon negotiating session that started on Thursday and ended early this morning, the UPHS – Marquette nurses and Duke LifePoint reached an agreement in principle on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement. “This is a win for our entire U.P. community, and we could …

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Get Out & Experience The Keweenaw This Weekend

The Keweenaw has a lot to experience and you’re invited to head outdoors this Memorial Day weekend to do just that. Experience the Keweenaw is organized by the Portage Health Foundation and the Copper Harbor Trails Club and includes the annual Ride The Keweenaw event. Executive Director of the Portage …

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Brewers Blanked Again – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and host the Chicago White Sox tonight. Mike Fiers will start against Reynaldo Lopez. Pregame coverage will begin at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift. The Milwaukee Brewers collected just five hits in a 5-0 loss …

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New UP Water Park Opens This Weekend

The Upper Peninsula is home to one of the three new water parks to open up this Memorial Day weekend at a state park. The Water Warrior Island is located at Van Riper State Park on Lake Michigamme in Champion. The floating inflatable playground features 20 foot water slides, rock …

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Another Rental License Denied

The Rental Housing Board in the city of Houghton continues to scrutinize applications for new rental licenses. The latest request that was denied was for 106 West Douglass Avenue. Neighboring residents voiced their opposition to the license application after years of dealing with problems from renters under the previous owner. …

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Ontonagon County REA Announces New Power Deal with Wolverine

ONTONAGON—The Ontonagon County Rural Electrification Association (Ontonagon REA) has announced a new, long-term wholesale power supply agreement with Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) that begins next year and will reduce the UP Cooperative’s future power supply costs. These cost reductions may allow Ontonagon REA to consider future retail rate reductions and/or …

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No Investigation Into Councilman’s Residency

There will not be an investigation into Hancock Councilman Ted Belej’s residency at this time. Fellow Councilman John Haeussler questioned whether Belej actually lived in the city at their regular meeting last week. Haeussler contends that Belej should not be allowed to continue serving on the city council if he …

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