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Could the UP be a climate haven?

Climate change? No matter what your stand is, the world is growing in population and industrialization. North America is experiencing raging wild fires, triple digit temperatures, epic droughts, rising coastal waters, severe storms – including hurricanes, tornados, and thunderstorms, ...

L’Anse native serves aboard Navy warship in Mayport

MAYPORT, Fla. — Lt. Jordan Dix, a native of L’Anse, Michigan, serves aboard USS Billings, a U.S. Navy warship operating out of Mayport, Florida. Dix graduated from L’Anse High School in 2010. Additionally, Dix graduated from the Naval Academy in 2015. The skills and values needed to ...

A STAR is reborn

When Paul von Goertz first heard that a boat built by the historic Kivela Boatworks Company was being used as a lawn ornament, he knew he had to do something. The “STAR” was built by Jacob Kivela in 1934, for fisherman Sivert Andewson. It was built with the intention of being used to ...

FFN, FFF to explore future

MYSTIC, CT — Alumni, members and friends of the Finlandia Foundation National and the Fulbright Finland Foundation gathered in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Finland Foundation and the academic and cultural exchanges between Finland and the United States. Organized ...

ATV Ride to benefit Omega House

Omega House will host its annual ATV Ride fundraiser this weekend on Saturday, June 1. The ATV ride, now in its 7th year, is held to raise money to support the Omega House, an end-of-life care mission in Houghton. The first ride took place in 2015. Sadly, a few years were missed as a flood ...