COVID-19 cases rise in Eastern U.P.

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NEWBERRY — COVID-19 cases are increasing more now in the Eastern U.P. than they were a year ago, according to the Luce, Mackinac, Alger, and Schoolcraft District Health Department. “There were a total of 66 COVID cases in Luce, Mackinac, Alger, and Schoolcraft counties — that total was ...

VA Medical Center opens Gladstone clinic

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GLADSTONE — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will open a new Community-based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Gladstone and begin seeing patients September 7. The clinic will be located at 2001 Minneapolis Ave. The new 5,637 square-foot facility is designed to improve veterans’ access to ...

Pandemic windfall for schools has few strings attached

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By The Associated Press As the federal government releases historic sums of pandemic aid to the nation’s schools, it’s urging them to dream big and invest in seismic changes that will benefit students for generations to come. But many districts say they have more urgent problems to tackle ...

Trappers workshop in Hermansville Saturday


HERMANSVILLE — U.P. Trappers of District 3 will hold the New Trapper’s Workshop Saturday. This “family orientated “event is free to the public. A lunch will be available and is being served by the friendly members of the William Anderson Sportsmen’s Club. The agenda for the day is: ...

Center has critical need for blood


ESCANABA — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for all blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Iron Mountain and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 UP hospitals. Visit its Facebook page at ...

Bay Sages to resume monthly meetings


ESCANABA — The Bay Sages Board of Directors has announced regular monthly meetings will resume in September 2 at 10 a.m. at Bay de Noc Community College Joseph Heirman Center. The Bay Sages is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational programs for older adults in the ...