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DNR Makes Sure Outdoor Activities Are Possible

With social distancing seeming to be the new norm, at least for the foreseeable future, Michigan’s DNR is working hard, to make sure outdoor activities are still possible. John Pepin, Deputy Public Information Officer from Marquette. Boating, with a motor, was one of the restrictions recently lifted. State Parks are …

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Village Of Lake Linden Passes Millage

Absentee Balloting wasn’t a factor in results coming in for the Village of Lake Linden’s millage election yesterday. Results are in, and residents overwhelmingly voted to pass the millage, which will be used to maintain heavy equipment. Of the 219 votes cast, 198 residents voted to pass, while 21 voted …

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Markkanen Seeks Re-Election

Representative Greg Markkanen, from Hancock, has announced he will seek re-election. In a press release sent out late last night, Markkanen said that he helped accomplish much needed help for hardworking Yoopers, but that his work has just begun. He also stated he was ready to roll up his sleeves, …

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Proper Campfire Etiquette

With the weather breaking, and COVID-19 restrictions beginning to loosen, people are beginning to gather more outdoors, and what outdoor gathering is complete, without a campfire? There’s nothing wrong with a campfire, provided you properly extinguish it when you’re done. Within the last week, the Lac La Belle volunteer fire …

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Governor Whitmer Thanks Medical Personnel

Governor Whitmer thanked medical personnel during a press conference yesterday afternoon, to update everyone on Michigan’s battle against COVID-19. She also noted the state now has increased testing capability, and that the number of confirmed cases seems to have plateaued. She also said this. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Spoke …

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