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Aspirus’ Diabetes Education Programs Earn ADA Recertification For Quality & Performance

LAURIUM, Mich.  – Diabetes self-management education programs at Aspirus Keweenaw and Aspirus Ontonagon hospitals have recently been awarded recertification by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Program for providing high-quality education services for patients. The ADA Education Recognition effort is a voluntary process and assures that approved education programs have …

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Pasty Fest Moved To August

The annual festival in Calumet celebrating the pasty is moving to a new date. The 15th Annual Pasty Fest will be held on Saturday, August 18th. The event has traditionally been held at the end of June but event organizers at Main Street Calumet say the move is to avoid …

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Fish For Free This Weekend

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, for the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. Ice Fishing Tips These two days make up #MiFreeFishingWeekend – …

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MTU Economics Professor Explains Great Recession

As college students enter adulthood, they face many uncertainties related to their finances. Michigan Tech’s economics club shed some light on some of those concerns Thursday night by hosting a lecture featuring Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Latika Gupta as the key speaker. Rising tuition costs, inflation, automation and greed …

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Portage Health Foundation Accepting Applications For Small Grants

[Hancock, MI] The Portage Health Foundation’s mission is to support the charitable health needs of the community through enhanced philanthropy and community collaboration. The Portage Health Foundation’s five pillars of emphasis guides meaningful investment in projects, programs, and services that meet the needs of the community and align with our …

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Dianda’s Bill On Liquor Licenses Passes Committee

The House Regulatory Reform Committee has approved a liquor license bill from State Representative Scott Dianda. The bill seeks to prorate the cost of a new liquor license so that businesses are not paying the license fee twice in one year. Dianda said this is common-sense legislation to help new …

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CCISD Students Excel At Skills USA Competition

On Friday, February 9, 2018, Bay Community College held a Skills USA Competition for Auto Tech students across the U.P. Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Skills USA helps each student excel. They provide educational programs, events …

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