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Year-long Cooling Trend Continues

Below average temperatures continue across the state, leading to cooler water temperatures here in the Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service in Marquette says a lack of sunshine statewide has been making an impact. “If we look right now, obviously it has been cool since we came through the spring …

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Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration

June 19th is officially recognized as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Michigan following a proclamation Tuesday by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Juneteenth commemorates the day when slavery was abolished in the United States. “Juneteenth is an important day throughout our nation and Michigan is proud to take part in recognizing the bravery …

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MDOT Works With Michigan Tech For Better Bridge Inspections

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) are researching a new way to collect bridge condition data. The 3-D optical bridge evaluation system (3DOBS) uses a vehicle-mounted camera and software to supplement traditional inspections. Here, the device is about to collect data on the northbound …

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Aquila Back Forty Online Public Meetings

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy will host two online public meetings Monday, June 17, 1-2 p.m. EST (Register Here) or Tuesday, June 18, 6-7 p.m. EST (Register Here) to inform the public about the Aquila Back Forty Mine applications and permitting process. The proposed project would …

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Houle Sainthood Cause Moves Forward

The following press release was issued by Communications Director John Fee from the Catholic Diocese of Marquette: Bishop John Doerfler’s statement on support of Houle sainthood cause It is an occasion of great joy in the Diocese of Marquette to receive the (unanimous) support of the U.S. bishops in the …

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New Interim CEO To Head Up UPHS-Marquette

UP Health System—Marquette has a new interim CEO. Veteran healthcare leader Jerry Dooley has been a part of the Duke LifePoint and LifePoint Health teams for more than a decade, serving as interim CEO for hospitals across the nation that are experiencing a leadership transition. He was chosen as the …

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