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UP Michigan Works hosts first virtual job fair

On July 21 from 1 to 4 p.m., Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! (UPMW) will be hosting its first-ever virtual job fair. Using software provided by the State of Michigan for use by Michigan Works! organizations around the state, UPMW will provide Upper Peninsula job seekers and employers with a ...

AG Nessel, Better Business Bureau warn of fake ‘Face Mask Exempt’ cards

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan & the Upper Peninsula are warning Michiganders about fraudulent cards that falsely claim to exempt the holder from wearing face coverings in businesses and other areas where such ...

BHK receives CARES Act funding, plans slow and safe reopening

Nationally, $750 million has been designated for Head Start programs through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support preventative, preparedness, and response activities related to the coronavirus. Funds will be released directly to all 1,600 Head Start and ...

Application now live for Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program

LANSING - The application process is now open for $15 million in grants for Michigan farms and agricultural processors to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state's food production industry, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Michigan Department of ...

Potential COVID-19 site exposures for Houghton County

HOUGHTON COUNTY– The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) has identified sites visited by individuals who later tested positive for COVID-19. Local residents visiting these sites may be at a higher risk for exposure if larger crowds were present and masking and social distancing ...

Online directory of resources for the tourism and hospitality industry

In response to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic, Michigan State University Extension’s Tourism Team has created an online directory of resources for the tourism and hospitality industry. It includes best practices for safe operation and sanitation recommendations from trusted ...

SHF accepting health-centered grant applications for fall funding cycle

MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its fall 2020 funding cycle. SHF will award more than $50,000 in grants during the fall cycle. Eligibility information and on-line application forms are available on the SHF’s website at ...

Aspirus welcomes board certified Oncologist Dr. Divis Khaira

LAURIUM - Aspirus proudly welcomes board certified oncologist Divis Khaira, MD to its cancer care team. Dr. Khaira specializes in oncology and hematology and brings extensive experience to patients of all ages at Aspirus. She joins Audrea Williams, PA-C; Michelle Morel, PA-C; Gustavo Morel, MD; ...

GCC ranks #4 of the Best Online Community Colleges in Michigan

Gogebic Community College is ranked #4 of the Best Online Community Colleges in Michigan according to the Guide for Online Schools website. With the future of higher education and the economy more uncertain than ever, many students are rethinking the traditional model of a brick-and-mortar ...

The Historic Calumet Theatre is now open for tours.

The historic Calumet Theatre has reopened its doors for self-guided tours. Tours are available June 17 through July 24, Wednesday through Friday, Noon to 5 p.m. Beginning July 27 through September 4, self-guided tours will be available Monday through Friday, Noon to 5 p.m. Tour ...

Gundlach Champion appoints veteran, Michigander, to president

IRON MOUNTAIN - Stanley (Stan) C. Kaczmarek has been promoted to President of Gundlach Champion, Inc. (GCI). He began his career at GCI 22 years ago as an estimator. Stan was promoted to chief estimator and was responsible for all pre-construction services. In 2019, he was promoted to Senior ...

Houghton County Historical Society cancels summer season

The Houghton County Historical Society board has decided, with regret, to cancel our 2020 summer season. To maintain the safety of patrons and staff from the uncertainty of the Coronavirus, we have decided to err on the side of caution, curtailing operations for the foreseeable future. We will ...