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Quick state action appreciated in disaster declaration

October 25, 2016 Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday approved a disaster declaration for Marquette County, three days after unusually heavy rains pummeled the area, causing heavy, localized flooding in the Chocolay River. more »»

Start planning for a U.P. winter

October 24, 2016 Winter will be here soon. In an effort to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the upcoming winter season, Governor Rick Snyder has declared Nov. more »»

DEA coordinates Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 21, 2016 Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an event coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. more »»

Celebrating forest products

October 20, 2016 Nationwide, according to the American Forest and Paper Association, the U.S. more »»

Debate demanded knowledge, stamina from participants

October 19, 2016 The Mining Journal-sponsored debate among candidates for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District seat being vacated by Republican Dan Benishek is in the books and some day-after commentary seems... more »»

Much is at stake in Mosul

October 18, 2016 Iraqi officials announced during the weekend that the long-awaited major offensive to liberate Mosul from Islamic State terrorists was getting underway. Good. It is about time. more »»

Donations, volunteers helped make church festival a success

October 15, 2016 Bouquet From Jeanne Lake, Bible bingo coordinator, Grace Covenant Church, Iron River: Grace Covenant Church in Iron River held its seventh annual Summerfest on Saturday, Aug. more »»

Loss of bats in Michigan a scary thought

October 14, 2016 It’s getting close to Halloween, so that means an abundance of holiday-related images, such as witches, goblins and bats. Depending with whom you speak, witches and goblins don’t exis. more »»

The season to get a flu shot

October 13, 2016 It’s autumn. Days grow shorter. Trees become more colorful and then bare. Mornings begin to have the touch of frost. Another sign of the season: Flu shots now are available in the regio. more »»

More transparency needed in state budget documents

October 12, 2016 The Associated Press broke a story over the weekend — assuming break is the correct word — that profiled a handful of line items in the FY 2017 state budge. more »»

1st Congressional District debate will provide much insight

October 11, 2016 As the political campaign ads continue to flood our television screens and candidate endorsement signs keep sprouting up like dandelions in yards and along roadways, it’s obvious that the race for... more »»

Check smoke alarms for Fire Prevention Week

October 10, 2016 If your smoke detector has spent a decade in service, it’s time to be retired. more »»

On Newspaper Carrier Day, saying thanks for the effort

October 8, 2016 Bouquet From Jennifer Flynn, circulation manager, The Daily News: Today is International Newspaper Carrier Day and on behalf of myself and everyone here at The Daily News, I would like to take this... more »»

Think pink for breast cancer awareness

October 7, 2016 While October might be best associated with the color orange, it also has become a time to think pink. more »»

Raising awareness about the problem of domestic violence

October 6, 2016 The statistics are as grim as the display of 82 crosses outside First Covenant Church, each representing a life lost to domestic violence in Michigan in the past year. more »»

Keweenaw Bay thanked for gift of lifesaving equipment

October 5, 2016 The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community recently made an important gift to local officials and first responders that will provide one additional tool emergency personnel will have at their disposal to mak... more »»

Emphasis on cybersecurity in October

October 4, 2016 Even the average household and individual today increasingly turns to technology to handle transactions, purchases, correspondences, filing taxes, renewing licenses, even registering to vote. more »»

Keep campaign signs in the yard, not on the road

October 3, 2016 Like dandelions in the spring, this is the time when campaign signs — for local government contests all the way up to the presidential race — pop up in great profusion on people’s lawns, hitting its... more »»

Appreciate effort at half-marathon for Cancer Closet

October 1, 2016 Bouquet From Diane Schabo, president, Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet: Thank you to everyone who in some way helped make the Iron Mountain Road and Trail Half-marathon fundraising event fo... more »»

Make sure to get registered for Nov. 8 vote

September 30, 2016 Good news: the Nov. 8 elections are little more than a month away. Bad news: Yes, we’ll have to wait that long — and through two more presidential debates — for it all to be over. more »»



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