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28th Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition: Tia Salmela Keobounpheng

HANCOCK, MI –Finlandia University Gallery will present the 28thAnnual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition featuring the work of artist Tia Salmela Keobounpheng. Her exhibit, titled Permission,will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from November 29, 2018 to February 15, 2019. An …

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ReStore Under New Management

Copper Country Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Van Sickle as the new manager of the ReStore and Jim Wilson as assistant manager. Brian Van Sickle has extensive retail and customer service experience and has supervised and trained hundreds of employees since he first began …

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DNR Investigating Downstate Elk Poaching

Michigan conservation officers in the northern Lower Peninsula are investigating the illegal killing of two bull elk, north of Atlanta. The carcasses of the two animals were discovered Saturday off Montmorency County Road 622, near Roth Road. The location is about 7 miles north of Atlanta, just south of Clear …

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Lifepoint Health and RCCH Healthcare partners announce completion of merger

Brentwood, Tenn. – LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) (“LifePoint”) today announced the completion of its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners (“RCCH”), which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”). As a result of the merger, LifePoint’s …

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today registration is open for this winter’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 22-24 in Marquette County. This annual winter BOW gathering is for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in …

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Students Making use of Stamp Sand

As a group of young innovative thinkers in Lake Linden works to solve a long standing environmental issue, it has employed the assistance of a 7th grade computer class, leaving 5th graders with a new experience and an eco friendly desk top tool. The Whiz Kids, who are exploring practical …

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Grants Helping To Fight Local Food Insecurity

[Hancock, MI]  In the spring of 2018 the Portage Health Foundation continued their support of their food initiative. PHF’s initiative has taken three main approaches to addressing food needs in the four-county community: community education, access, and affordability. In May, two grants were awarded that addressed one or more of …

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