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Survey Of Line 5 Damage Continues

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) are notifying residents near the Straits of Mackinac to increased activity related to damage to American Transmission Co.’s electrical transmission lines and Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. Crews …

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Remains Of Calumet Soldier Identified

A soldier from Calumet who has been missing since the Vietnam War has now been accounted for. An announcement from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency earlier this month said the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina were identified. The aircraft Kipina was serving on was lost on a …

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Dementia Caregivers Program Available In Houghton

Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting new program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. This is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase …

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Study Shows UP Is Lagging In College Savings

Lansing – Upper Peninsula parents are less likely than those in other regions of the state to have begun saving for their children’s college education, a first-of-its-kind survey by the Michigan Education Trust (MET) found. The study by the state’s 529 prepaid tuition program discovered that 47 percent of Upper …

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Calumet Art Center’s Ed Gray Retires

The Executive Director of the Calumet Art Center is stepping down. In a post on the center’s Facebook page last week, Ed Gray announced his retirement as of Saturday, April 14th. Gray has been the executive director of the art center since 2008. Gray indicated that he will continue to …

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Crew Falls in Ninth – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB Both of the Detroit Tigers’ games against the New York Yankees yesterday were canceled because of bad weather. They’ll be made up in a day-night doubleheader on June 4th. The Tigers have a scheduled day off today, and will open a …

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