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Cardiovascular care done well at UPHS

Western Upper Peninsula residents know that they have access to a number of different pharmacies, express care clinics and emergency departments for the occasional accident or injury. However, some may be surprised to read that a state-of-the-art cardiovascular center and catheter lab is ...

Construction scholarships available through Marquette Builders Exchange

The Marquette Builders Exchange is awarding five (5) Scholarships of $1,000 each to qualifying U.P. senior high school students who are pursuing careers in the construction industry. Scholarship recipients must be registered and accepted at an approved college, vocational or trade ...

UP Health System – Portage earns 5-star rating for overall hospital quality

HANCOCK - UP Health System - Portage today announced that it has been awarded five stars in the latest round of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). UP Health System - Portage's Overall Hospital Quality 5-Star Rating puts it in ...

Jerry Primeau retires after 50 years with Mercy EMS, Inc.

Jerry Primeau, CEO of Mercy EMS, Inc., retired from his role after 50 years of serving the community. His EMS career started in 1970 when he started working for Mercy Ambulance as a part-time, pay-per-call Ambulance Attendant while attending Michigan Technological University. In 1971, he ...

State retiree association chapters merge

The two State Employee Retirees Association (SERA) Chapters in the Upper Peninsula have merged to better serve membership and to streamline operations. The former Lake Superior Chapter headquartered in Marquette and the Upper Peninsula Chapter centered in Escanaba have become the 906 Chapter ...

Little Finnish Dancers

Finnish Folk dancing for boys and girls in kindergarten, first and second grades, just like the big kids in Kivajat! Classes will meet on Thursdays for four weeks (not consecutive) starting Feb. 20, at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. (3:45 is the start of ...

Ladies Night Out- Vendors wanted

L'ANSE - The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce presents: Ladies Night Out in downtown L'Anse on May 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. Are you interested in having your business participate in Ladies Night Out? If you do not have a physical store located in downtown L'Anse, we have space for your pop-up ...

UPHS-Portage Emergency Center well-equipped

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Take time today to plan your vacation for later

CALUMET – As part of National Plan for Vacation on Jan. 28, the Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau (KCVB) encourages potential travelers to explore two new tools intended to make visiting the Keweenaw easier and more enjoyable. More than half of American workers (55%) failed to use ...

UPHS welcomes back Dr. Santosh Gowda to hematology and oncology staff

ESCANABA — UP Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Santosh Gowda, MD, to UPHS’ hematology and oncology team. Dr. Gowda is returning to Escanaba after having previously worked in the area from 2009-14 as a Medical Oncology/Hematology Physician. “After having worked at ...

UP Health System – Portage named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader

HANCOCK — UP Health System - Portage today announced that it has been named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader, recognizing it's continued efforts in transforming its culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement, and patient engagement. The ...

Thanks from Washington Middle School for good behavior donations

Thank you to the following Copper Country business for their donations to the Washington Middle School; Center Ice, American, Jim's Pizza, Cross Country sports, Snyder’s drug, Campioni’s True Value, Downwind sports, Surplus Outlet and Walmart. These business’s donated items to reward our ...

Keweenaw Co-op hosts free Super Beer Sampling Feb. 1

Super Sunday is considered a national holiday by most NFL football fans. Even the most casual observer is probably going to at least catch the halftime show. Did you know that it’s the second-largest day for food consumption in the U.S. after Thanksgiving Day? So, Your Hometown Keweenaw Co-op ...

Superior National Bank and Trust adds Jill Lindenberg to their team

Superior National Bank and Trust is proud to announce the addition of Jill Lindenberg to their consumer lending team. Jill brings 14 years of banking management, personal banking and lending expertise to Superior National Bank customers. Superior National Bank has the area’s largest ...

Viking Cruises to enter the Great Lakes in 2022

HOUGHTON — In a major announcement Wednesday evening, Viking Cruises unveiled its entry into the Great Lakes cruise market beginning in 2022. The company’s Viking Expeditions joins the renowned Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises, offering premier travel experiences that highlight ...

UPHS donates $10,000 to Noquemenon Ski Trails

MARQUETTE — In conjunction with its mission of “Making Communities Healthier,” UP Health System donated $10,000 to the Noquemanon Trail Network to support the maintenance of the central UP’s non-motorized trails, which are home to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, trail ...

U.P. Labor-Management Council Annual Conference announced

The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has once again selected the Island Resort & Casino in Harris as the host site for its 2020 Annual Conference. The conference, entitled "Celebrating 50 Years - 1970-2020", has been scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2020. The one-day conference will ...