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Local History Smackdown Registration Open

Calling all Teams: The High School Local History Smackdown Is Approaching!   History fans: it’s time to get ready for the 13th Annual High School Local History Smackdown! Are you a high-school age student interested in local history? Gather your friends, form a team, and get ready to compete in …

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Casperson Promises To Help Paper Mill Workers

Upper Peninsula State Senator Tom Casperson says he’s ready to roll up his sleeves and look for a new employer to help the Manistique community. The FutureMark Paper mill is closing its doors on Tuesday, putting 147 people out of work. Casperson says that he will work with Governor Rick …

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Michigan’s Entrepreneur Climate Vastly Improved

Michigan is now considered the 12th best state for entrepreneurs, a dramatic improvement from a decade ago when it was ranked 42nd. A study released by MiQuest, a Lansing-based nonprofit research organization, said the state had shown major improvements in a variety of areas. The study used 137 indicators to …

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