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Aspirus Says Protect Yourself Against Ticks

As we head outdoors to enjoy the warm weather, there’s an insect that’s interested in going for a ride with you, or on you. Ticks are active now and the deer tick can transmit Lyme disease. Dr. Steven Nichols from Aspirus Family Physicians says you can lower your chance of …

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Aspirus Copperman announces Official Volunteer Sponsor

COPPER HARBOR, Mich. – The Aspirus Copperman Triathlon and Duathlon proudly announces this year’s official volunteer sponsor. Marquette, Mich.-based Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) has signed on as the lead volunteer sponsor of Copperman’s 26th annual event taking place in Copper Harbor Aug. 5. “Expanding our community giving outside of …

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Bergman Calls For Action On Asian Carp

There are reports that Asian Carp have been identified beyond the preventative electric barrier and dangerously close to the Great Lakes. Congressman Jack Bergman is a co-sponsor of the Stop Asian Carp Now Act, calling on the Trump administration to release the results of a study to help develop a …

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Merelaniite Named 2016 Mineral Of The Year

A mineral that was discovered by a team including a professor at Michigan Tech is the International Mineralogical Association’s 2016 Mineral of the Year. Currently nestled in the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, merelaniite was discovered in 2016 by a team that includes Michigan Tech’s John Jaszczak, a physics professor and …

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100th Anniversary Of The Doughnut

June is National Doughnut Month and Friday the Salvation Army threw a celebration to honor the treat, along with two more centennial anniversaries. 2017 marks the 100th celebration of the Salvation Army’s creation of the doughnut and the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering World War I. The celebration kicked …

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Crowds Enjoy Pasties At Pastyfest

Every Saturday before Fourth of July weekend, Yoopers make a pilgrimage to Calumet for PastyFest. This year, the weather pushed vendors and the star dish into the Keweenaw Heritage Center, but that didn’t stop all ages from enjoying their pasties from four different vendors. Jessica Jones from Pasty Central said …

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Cobbs Campaign Comes To Michigan Tech

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Bill Cobbs visited the Upper Peninsula back in February, but this weekend, he returned. His campaign hosted a Meet and Greet with Michigan Tech’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion on Friday. The former Xerox executive, Navy veteran and retired police officer spoke with a crowd of young …

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