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Joint Project In Ontonagon County Grows Trees For The Future

A cooperative seed collection effort in Ontonagon County will produce trees to be grown at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the western Upper Peninsula –Michigan’s largest state park. Recently, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Ontonagon Area School agriculture class and White Pine Electric volunteers gathered on a beautiful …

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Body Of Missing Woman Found In Alger County

Authorities have located the body of a missing downstate woman in Alger County. Sarah Krebs with the Michigan State Police says the body of Malvika Deshmukh was found Saturday. Krebs said Deshmukh’s body was located near her vehicle, which police found near the North Country Trail off Rock River Road. …

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Mark Your Calendars For Hancock’s Christmas Walk

Ah, now that Halloween is behind us–it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. The annual Hancock’s Christmas Walk will be Friday, November 25, the day after Thanksgiving. The walk will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Celebrating Hancock’s Construction Mile – Christmas Style”. Santa will be riding the …

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Statewide Child Welfare Award Recipients Announced

Six Honorees Have Shown Exceptional Service to Children in the Foster Care System LANSING, MI, October 31, 2016 – Six individuals will be recognized this week by the State Court Administrative Office’s Foster Care Review Board for their outstanding service to children in foster care in Michigan.  The Honorable Elizabeth …

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Bringing Big Brothers-Big Sisters To Baraga County

U.P. Kids and Baraga County Communities that Care will be hosting a Big Brothers/Big Sisters Information Open House tomorrow at the Baraga Lakeside Inn. You’re invited to stop in anytime between 6:00pm and 7:30pm to learn more about the effort to bring Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Baraga County. By partnering …

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