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NMU Profs to Vote on New Contract

Northern Michigan University professors are expected to meet this morning to vote on a new contract. The one-year-deal between the university and its professors’ union came after months of negotiating. Union representatives have approved it… now it’s up to the rank-and-file. The contract includes furloughed pay for one day out …

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Baraga Man Hurt in Accidental Shooting

An accidental shooting in Baraga Township early Saturday sent a 31-year-old local man to the hospital. Michigan State Police troopers were called out just before 1:00 am. They found the injured man, with a 28-year man from Ashland, Wisconsin, providing first aid. Troopers say it appears the Ashland man was …

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Obituary: Jacqueline M.”Jackie” Chamberlain

As received from the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel: Jackie M. LaBerge Chamberlain passed away on Saturday June 27th, 2020 at UP Health System, Marquette. Jackie was surrounded by her loving, supportive family. Jacqueline Mary LaBerge Chamberlain was born on August 10, 1946 in L’Anse to Kenneth and Barbara LaBerge. …

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Obituary: Susan Marie LaFernier

As received from the  Jacobson Funeral Home: Susan Marie LaFernier, age 59 of L’Anse, MI passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. She was born August 6, 1960 in L’Anse, MI daughter of Terrence and Karolyn (Lucas) Reed. Susan graduated from L’anse High School in …

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Obituary: Lori Ann Nicklas

As received from the  Jacobson Funeral Home: Lori Ann Nicklas, age 54 of Baraga, MI passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at U.P. Health System, Marquette, MI. She was born July 26,1965 in L’Anse, MI daughter of Paul and Phyllis (Ellenich) Maki. Lori graduated from Baraga High School in …

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Finlandia Rolls Out “Safe Open” Plan for Fall Semester

Finlandia University has unveiled their “Safe Open” Plan for the 2020 semester.  University President, Philip Johnson. The universities internal COVID-19 Task Force has been working with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and American College Health Association and has hammered out the following safeguards.  All students and staff will …

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