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CS Mott Foundation Tours Local Non-Profits

Grant money to improve energy efficiency at several local non-profits is going a long way to helping these organizations save money and reduce energy use. The CS Mott Foundation provided the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) a grant of $60,000 about a year and a half ago. KCF coupled that money …

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Aspirus U.P. hospitals and clinics receive awards based on patient feedback

The following press release was issued by Aspirus: UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. – Aspirus hospitals and clinics in the Upper Peninsula have been recognized by Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) with Excellence in Healthcare Awards based on information gathered during patient surveys. The Excellence in Healthcare Awards recognize organizations and individuals who achieve …

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Markkanen invites residents to May office hour

There will be a couple of opportunities to catch up with State Representative Gregg Markkanen in the month of May. “We have been working on a lot of important things in Lansing,” Markkanen said. “I look forward to discussing the issues on the minds of fellow Yoopers and answering any …

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Go Topless For Brain Cancer Research

This is the weekend to pop the top off and enjoy the outdoors. It’s the inaugural Yoopers Go Topless Too event–part of the 11th annual global celebration where Jeep enthusiasts take the top off their vehicles and go for a group ride. Organizer Tom Swetich says you don’t need to …

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Michigan Tech Offering Cybersecurity Camp For Local Students

Want to explore the exciting world of cybersecurity and computers? Michigan Tech is offering a weeklong GenCyber program this summer. This is an opportunity for students to enjoy a weeklong exploration in cybersecurity and experience university life. The camp is for local middle school and high school students (grades 7-12) …

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UP Students head to the Lake Superior Youth Symposium

A total of forty-five students in grades 8-11, along with teachers and chaperones, from eight UP schools will be attending the 13th biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium this week at University of Minnesota-Duluth. The symposium draws students from the Lake Superior watershed, including MI, WI, MN, and Ontario. Locally, students …

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Baraga Lumberjack Days Names Grand Marshals

The Grand Marshalls for the Baraga County Lumberjack Days will be Baraga residents Jim and Sue Wilson. The announcement was made on the Baraga County Lumberjack Days Facebook page. The couple graduated from Baraga High School in 1977 and were married in 1980. They are third generation owners of Wilkinson’s …

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