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January 3, 2015 Bouquet From Agatha Cavaiani of Kingsford: Bouquets to the Kingsford snow plow guys during our recent heavy snowfal. more »»

Time to remove the Christmas tree

January 2, 2015 The gifts have been opened, the ornaments are starting to sag, and the fallen pine needles are multiplying daily. more »»

Healthy lifestyle in the new year

December 31, 2014 It’s the most wonderful time of year. It’s also the time for New Year’s Resolutions. A healthy lifestyle leads to a better life. Many people have that same resolution. The trick is staying healthy. more »»

Say no to wood stove regulations

December 30, 2014 Michigan Legislature has passed Sen. Tom Casperson’s legislation to make sure that Michigan residents aren’t saddled with state regulations on the use of their wood-burning stoves. more »»

Measles vaccine is highly effective

December 29, 2014 From 2001-2012, the average number of measles cases reported nationally per year was 60. more »»

Making a difference

December 27, 2014 Bouquet From Denise Formolo, Iron Mountain, UPCAP Services Inc., Office of Community Corrections: T’was the night before Christmas and I sat to reflect on all the good people this year I had met. more »»

Yes, it’s possible to quit smoking

December 26, 2014 Most smokers say they want to quit and many will make a New Year’s Resolution to quit in 2015. If this is your year to quit, the American Lung Association shares five tips to help you: — 1. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 24, 2014 Francis P. Church, an editorial writer for the now-defunct New York Sun, probably said it best. He was on that newspaper’s staff when an 8-year-old girl named Virginia wrote a letter to the editor. more »»

Provide safe sleep space for infants during holidays

December 23, 2014 During the holidays, people often travel away from home to gather with family and friends. more »»

Use caution on the ice

December 22, 2014 Nearly every ice fishing season, we have the unfortunate responsibility to announce an ice tragedy. more »»

It does my heart good

December 20, 2014 Bouquet From Tricia Cahee of Kingsford: On Saturday, Dec. 13, I had to drive into a snow bank to keep from hitting another car on Breitung Cut Off and Hydraulic Falls Roa. more »»

Tragedies can be avoided

December 19, 2014 While the holidays are a time for celebration and gathering together with family and friends, the Michigan State Police wants to remind area residents that the holidays are also a time for heightene... more »»

Holiday gift ideas for nearly everyone

December 18, 2014 If you’re scrambling for Christmas gift ideas for that hard-to-buy-for individual, the Michigan State Police have come to your rescue. more »»

Make a path for your mail carrier

December 17, 2014 Everyone likes to get mail. Some people may complain about getting too many bills, but in truth, checking the mail is as American as apple pie. It is part of our daily routine. more »»

Toys for Tots drive helps area children

December 16, 2014 During the Christmas holiday season, many area residents take time to think of others. Donations to charities increase at this time of year. Scammers know thi. more »»

Transparency in government

December 15, 2014 What if your local government officials decided it would be a good idea to construct a landfill across the street from your home or business. more »»

Hoping the board resolves this issue

December 13, 2014 From Agatha Cavaiani of Kingsford: Bouquets to a board member from the Breen Senior Center for expressing disappointment at the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners budget cut meeting held... more »»

Emergency preparedness

December 12, 2014 With the arrival of winter weather, Upper Peninsula Emergency Preparedness officials are encouraging residents to make winter emergency preparedness a priority. more »»

Beginning of a long SAD winter?

December 11, 2014 Winter came early this year in the Upper Peninsula. And this comes after a short, cool summer season. The snow season has been so dominate that some say we’ve been experiencing two years of winter. more »»

Candle, decoration fires in December

December 10, 2014 As you deck your halls this holiday season, make sure to keep fire safety in mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home candle and decoration fires peak in December. more »»



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