The Daily Mining Gazette Newsen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 11:53:52 EDTThu, 30 Jun 2016 11:53:52 EDT Doodle Dandy Day celebrations in the western Upper Peninsula offer plenty of fireworks, parades and other events to mark the birth of the nation.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTLyme disease threat up in UP - Lyme disease cases in the Upper Peninsula have increased in recent years, making it is essential to protect yourself and pets from ticks, according to the Western Upper Peninsula District Health Department.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTPrevention tips from WUPDHD - Whenever possible, avoid entering areas that are likely to be infested with ticks, such as wooded areas with abundant leaf-litter and grassy or brush dominated areas.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT10 things to know today: Thursday, June 30, 2016 The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBoating Time, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT