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COVID-19 Claims South Range 4th of July Celebration

South Range’s 4th of July Celebration falls victim to COVID-19. From their Facebook page, the South Range 4th of July Committee has decided to cancel this year’s celebration, due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The possibility of an extension of Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home Stay Safe” Executive Order, also …

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CLK Schools Hope To Dispel Budget Rumors

In an email sent to parents, the Calumet Laurium and Keweenaw School District hopes to dispel what they perceive to be rumors about funding for the upcoming school year. There have been talks of Michigan’s K-12 schools losing up to $1.1billion per year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the …

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Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools Break Ground

The Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction project which voters had approved last August. New additions include an office at the main entrance, a new alarm system and the replacement of exterior doors on the building. Other improvements include a kitchen certified for food …

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New COVID-19 Case In Houghton County

Houghton County has another case of COVID-19. This coming from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department late this past Friday. The latest case was an asymptomatic person, who was tested as part of pre-surgical protocols. That bring’s Houghton County’s total to 6 positive cases, 2 out of state positives with …

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Governor Whitmer Announces Workforce Development Board

Michigan now has a Workforce Development Board. Governor Whitmer announced this at her press conference earlier this afternoon. She explained the board’s purpose. She also recapped some of her recent actions. She also spoke of the benefits of Michigan’s Workshare Program. The program benefits employers, by allowing employees to come …

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