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Three New COVID-19 Cases In Baraga County

Three new cases of COVID-19 in Baraga County. This from a press release from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department late last night. Three employees of Bayside Village, which is a nursing home in the Village of L’Anse, were diagnosed, after baseline testing was performed on staff and residents, earlier …

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Absentee Ballots Go Out Today

In line with an amendment to the Michigan Constitution from 2018, absentee ballots for the August 4th primary election will go in the mail beginning today. Michigan voters will have multiple ways to make their voice heard for this election cycle. Voting methods include absentee ballot by mail, absentee ballot …

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Michigan Tech Moving COVID-19 Testing Lab

Since the country is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan’ Tech’s testing lab, will be moving to the Great Lakes Research Center in July. The lab, which runs at the same safety level as a hospital run lab, is currently running from a classroom and lab in the Dow building. …

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Governor Whitmer Extends E-Signature Executive Order

Governor Whitmer has extended the executive order, allowing e-signatures and remote notarizations, in order to avoid unnecessary in person contact, while the state battles the COVID-19 pandemic. Whitmer stated that encouraging the use of e-signatures and alternative means of notarization, will protect more people during this ongoing health crisis. The …

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