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Coronavirus

107 Yoopers dead from coronavirus

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula had 5,836 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 942 probable cases, 107 deaths and 21 probable deaths linked to the disease, as of Friday according to state officials. Due to statewide network issues, some of the numbers included in Friday’s count would normally have ...

Extension offers online cooking class

LANSING — MSU Extension SNAP ED program is providing a Cooking for One Online class starts July 22, 2020. This series is a six-session series that will meet every Wednesday for six weeks- Starts July 22 and ends Aug. 26 from 11a.m. to noon. There is no charge for joining. Register at the ...

U.P. sees 209 cases of COVID-19

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula has had 209 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths caused by the virus, according to state officials. Delta County had a total of 23 confirmed COVID-19 cases, four probable cases and three deaths; Schoolcraft County had six confirmed cases; and Menominee ...

States enter into various stages of reopening plans

EDITOR’S NOTE: Much of the nation has been shut down over the past two-plus months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the economy is reopening, and businesses of all types are quickly ramping up for what they hope will be a busy summer season that will return them to some sense of ...