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Governor Whitmer Amends Executive Orders

Governor Whitmer has amended the MI Safe Start Executive Order and also issued revised workplace safeguards. Beginning July 31st, indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people or less, and bars will be closed for indoor service, throughout the state. This from a press release earlier this evening. Whitmer said …

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New Company Founded By Yoopers Promotes Upper Peninsula

There’s a new online t shirt  and apparel company, which is dedicated to showing love for the Upper Peninsula. Friends Matt Palomaki from Marquette and Gary Campioni from Dollar Bay, met while attending Northern Michigan University.  Their new business aptly named Showupness, came about during a Facetime conversation. Campioni said …

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Houghton Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital

A downstate woman was injured in a car-motorcycle crash this afternoon in Houghton. The Houghton police department tells us that a 59-year-old Wheeler woman was driving her motorcycle southbound at the intersection of US-41 and M-26 just before 1:30. She crossed from the far-left lane into the center lane, and …

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Western U.P. COVID-19 Numbers Jump

COVID-19 numbers continue to increase in the western Upper Peninsula. The Western U.P. Health Department is reporting 16 more cases confirmed in Gogebic County since Thursday. Houghton County has five more confirmed cases, and two probables. Ontonagon County has one new probable. The number of diagnosed cases in Houghton, Keweenaw, …

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