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Grant Will Help U.P. Math Teachers

The following press release was issued by Northern Michigan University: Northern Michigan University has been awarded a nearly $300,000 MiSTEM Advisory Council grant that will incorporate the Add+Vantage Math Recovery program for Upper Peninsula elementary schools and provide related training for teachers. There are three MiSTEM Network regions in the …

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Officers help Escanaba family escape apartment fire

ESCANABA — On Wednesday, February 13th, at approximately 4:37 p.m., Delta County Central Dispatch received a 911 call of a structure fire with occupants still inside the residence. The fire was in the upstairs apartment that was occupied by an Escanaba couple and three infant children. Officers assisted the couple with …

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Transport of kiln components from Escanaba to Tilden Mine rescheduled

February 14, 2019 — Drivers traveling between Escanaba and the Tilden Mine area beginning Feb. 18 can expect delays. Four large kiln components will be transported to the Tilden Mine, temporarily blocking traffic.             Under a permit from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), contractors will move the oversize loads from Escanaba to …

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Westwood Mall In Marquette Township Sold

Properties at the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township have been officially sold and will be going through some changes in the future. The main part of the mall, which includes the former JC Penney’s and Younkers spaces, has been sold to retail investor Michael Kohen of New York. The other …

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Stolen Firearms, Other Property Recovered During Search

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post have recovered multiple items of stolen property that was taken during a breaking and entering. Authorities say the search warrant was executed on a residence on the 500 block of North 4th Street in Marquette on Friday in relation with a Breaking …

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Markkanen Sees Silver Lining In GM Layoffs

With direct ties between the automotive industry and the Keweenaw Peninsula, could recent job cuts from General Motors have any economic impact to the area?  Awkward and unsettling is the current workplace environment at many General Motors facilities as the first round of job cuts has begun for many veteran …

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Aspirus Seeks Sole Ownership of Health Plan

WAUSAU, Wis. – Aspirus is pleased to announce plans to acquire full ownership of Aspirus Arise Health Plan of Wisconsin. Upon regulatory approval by the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance, Aspirus will buy WPS Health Solutions’ ownership stake in the Wisconsin-based health plan. “To help our communities become as healthy …

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