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AG: UPPCO acquisition to come with added ratepayer benefits, protections

LANSING — The acquisition of an Upper Peninsula electric company has resulted in additional benefits for thousands of customers after Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel intervened. At a recent meeting, the Michigan Public Service Commission approved a settlement that allowed Axium UP ...

New virus cases continue to decline in U.P.

ESCANABA — State data Tuesday showed only one new confirmed COVID-19 positive in the area, in Schoolcraft County, and only six new cases in the Upper Peninsula. The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website had no changes to its figures Tuesday for a second straight day. As of ...

Agency offers help for family caregivers

ESCANABA — Caregiving for a loved one with chronic health conditions can feel like a second job. Family caregivers can get overwhelmed, particularly if they are also dealing with the demands of work, family, and other areas of their lives. Many caregivers feel uncertain, alone and isolated, ...

West Shore Fishing Museum plant sale scheduled

MENOMINEE — West Shore Fishing Museum is holding a Heritage Plant Sale on Saturday, June 12,from 1 to 4 p.m. Central Time. Offered for sale will be perennials from the museum gardens that are ready to thrive in our climate. A wide variety of day lilies and many other bee-friendly choices ...

Medical issue causes auto crash

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Channing woman was sent to the hospital Tuesday after a medical issue caused her to lose control of her vehicle. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain post responded to the crash on US-2 in the parking lot of the First National Bank in Iron Mountain. Upon ...

Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale planned

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be holding a rummage sale June 11 from 5 to 8 p.m., June from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and June 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Miracle Life Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. All proceeds from this event go to helping the homeless animals in need.