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National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and the Michigan Department of Transportation is now making 10 regional Road and Trail Bicycle Guides available for purchase online from the Michigan e-Store. Each map highlights roads suitable for bicycling, as well as regional trails, points of interest and destinations for bicyclists. The cost …

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Dianda to Help Remote Areas

State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced new legislation to make it easier for stores in remote rural areas to supply gas to tourists. With the summer tourism season ahead, the bill is expected to aid travelers looking to explore Michigan’s rural Upper Peninsula, and bring more business to local establishments. …

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Click it or Ticket Campaign

Michigan motorists are being given a heads-up to “buckle up” as the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches. The first phase of the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement mobilization began Monday with an advertising campaign designed to remind motorists of the upcoming two-week enforcement period. The goal is …

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Micheals Makes An Appearance

The Republican who hopes to unseat 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda in the November election has made his first public appearance – via Facebook. Bob Michaels of Ironwood says he was a copier repair technician for Canon until he was downsized out of a job a dozen years ago. …

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Baraga Mother’s Day

Some Baraga County residents turned Mother’s Day into an opportunity to help two community service organizations. Local musicians performed at Zion Lutheran Church in Skanee… and those attending contributed nearly 16-hundred dollars to support Saint Vincent dePaul and the Baraga County Shelter Home. Theresa Beasley from the Shelter Home says …

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Fatal Roll-Over Accident

The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single vehicle rollover accident that claimed the life of 22-year-old woman early Saturday morning. Police say it happened just before 7:30 a.m. on the WPA road just south of the Deer River Bridge in Crystal Falls Township. A second occupant of the …

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Marquette-Lundin Mining Agreement

Details of the agreement between the city of Marquette and Lundin Mining covering anticipated truck traffic in the city from the Eagle Mine in Northern Marquette County have been released. According to the agreement, Lundin will financially compensate the city for wear and tear and maintenance of city roads used …

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Food Co-Op Expanding

The Marquette Food Co-operative is expanding in downtown Marquette. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced that $615,000 from the Michigan Community Revitalization Program will be used to help the Co-op to create a regional “food hub”. The expansion will include a new teaching kitchen and a classroom. The city of …

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Ford and Chrysler Recalls

Ford and Chrysler both announced recalls Friday. Chrysler is recalling nearly 800,000 late model minivans because of a potential fire risk. The recall includes 2010-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans with third row power vents. The automaker says beverage spills on the vent switch can cause …

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Stamp Out Hunger

For 22 years the United States Postal Service has been collecting non-perishable foods for local foods banks as part of its Stamp Out Hunger initiative and it continues the tradition tomorrow. Each year during Mother’s Day weekend, letter carriers across the country pick up non-perishable foods along their route to …

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