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Michigan Tech Hosts COVID-19 Town Hall

Michigan Tech hosted their 3rd of 12 scheduled COVID-19 Town Hall Meetings last night. The topic was “How COVID-19 Impacts the Human Body.” Dr. Tara Robinette, from UP Health System Portage. “It gets in through the respiratory system and then it affects the bodies cells. The specifics is that it …

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2020 Census Deadline Less Than Two Weeks Away

With the deadline to fill out your 2020 Census form less than two weeks away, Michigan’s “Be Counted” campaign has released two new American Sign Language videos urging the state’s 740,000 deaf and hard of hearing residents to fill their form out. According to the US Census Bureau, Michigan still …

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Keweenaw’s Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Keweenaw Community Foundation has awarded three local students with scholarships, to help further their education. The KCF Granting Committee and their Board of Trustees awarded the Ronald and Lou Ellyn Helman Scholarship, valued at $700 to Katherine Jaszczak and Gabrielle Roberts. Jaszczak is attending Saginaw Valley State University, pursuing …

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Houghton County Tops 200 COVID-19 Cases

Houghton County has topped 200 confirmed cases of  COVID-19. The Upper Peninsula is at risk of returning to Phase Four of Michigan’s Safe Start Plan, if things continue along their current trajectory. Houghton County with 204 confirmed cases leads the Western Upper Peninsula. Gogebic County has 140 cases. Ontonagon County …

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