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2020 Census Deadline Less Than Two Weeks Away

With the deadline to fill out your 2020 Census form less than two weeks away, Michigan’s “Be Counted” campaign has released two new American Sign Language videos urging the state’s 740,000 deaf and hard of hearing residents to fill their form out. According to the US Census Bureau, Michigan still …

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Keweenaw’s Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Keweenaw Community Foundation has awarded three local students with scholarships, to help further their education. The KCF Granting Committee and their Board of Trustees awarded the Ronald and Lou Ellyn Helman Scholarship, valued at $700 to Katherine Jaszczak and Gabrielle Roberts. Jaszczak is attending Saginaw Valley State University, pursuing …

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Houghton County Tops 200 COVID-19 Cases

Houghton County has topped 200 confirmed cases of  COVID-19. The Upper Peninsula is at risk of returning to Phase Four of Michigan’s Safe Start Plan, if things continue along their current trajectory. Houghton County with 204 confirmed cases leads the Western Upper Peninsula. Gogebic County has 140 cases. Ontonagon County …

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Baraga Day’s Celebration Is Virtual This Year

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t enough to stop this year’s Baraga Day’s Celebration. Venerable Bishop Frederic Baraga, was known as the snowshoe priest for traveling through the worst of conditions to reach his flock. This year’s celebration of his life is still on, although this year, it’s virtual. The Baraga Association …

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Governor Whitmer Updates State On COVID-19 Battle

Michigan is one of the state’s leading the nation in terms of facilitating safe elections. This from Governor Whitmer’s press conference yesterday. This year we have emerged as a leader in facilitating safe elections, during this pandemic. Whitmer also reminded everyone that democracy is a team sport. It was also …

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