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Adopt-A-Highway cleanup coming Saturday

LANSING — Motorists should be on the lookout beginning Saturday as Adopt-A-Highway volunteers fan out along state roadways from Ironwood to Monroe picking up litter. Participants in the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will clean highway roadsides from July 15 to 23 during ...

US-2 resurfacing in Escanaba July 16-18

ESCANABA — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $550,000 to resurface about 1.9 miles of US-2 from north of Ludington Street to 20th Avenue in Escanaba. Work includes intermittent asphalt milling and resurfacing. Work will start Sunday, July 16. The estimated ...

Sault Tribe Board schedules meeting July 11 in Sault Ste. Marie

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting beginning 5 p.m. on July 11 at the Sault Kewadin Casino, in person or via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/83640619761. “Membership Participation” will be held at 5 p.m. in ...

Michigan expanding weatherization program

LANSING — Low-income residents of multifamily affordable housing will benefit from an expanded Weatherization Assistance Program provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The MDHHS Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity has expanded its ...

Archives receives award for preserving historical records

MARQUETTE — The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, located on the campus of NMU, recently received the Historical Society of Michigan’s Superior Award. It was recognized for its leadership and service related to UPLINK, an effort to digitize and preserve ...

Road work on portion of Ludington Street to start on Monday

ESCANABA — Road work with traffic lane shifts on Ludington Street from Stephenson Avenue to North 20th Street beginning Monday, July 10 at 8 a.m. with single lane traffic during construction. Expect traffic delays. This construction is anticipated to be completed by 4 p.m. Wednesday July 12 ...