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High risk exposure sites lead to increasing positive cases in Gogebic County

The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) is raising concerns over recent case count increases in Gogebic County. Cases in Gogebic County have been steadily increasing, with over 90 cases reported in the last 30 days. Overall numbers for the local health jurisdiction climbed by ...

ORV trail section closed temporarily in Keweenaw County

Logging operations on private property along a 15-mile-long section of the state-managed off-road vehicle B Route in Keweenaw County have forced temporary closure of the trail effective immediately. Michigan Department of Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division trail officials said the ...

Historical Park Advisory Commission to meet virtually

The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene virtually for its regular quarterly meeting at noon on Wednesday, August 5 via Zoom. The meeting will include an update on the work of the Commission and the National Park Service during the last quarter as well as ...

Ontonagon School District preparing for students’ return

ONTONAGON — While the decision as to whether the students in the Ontonagon Area School District (OASD) will be attending classes in school or taking the classes online was not decided at the July School Board Meeting, the district is moving forward as if the students will be in school. “We ...

UP Health System – Marquette eases visitor restrictions

MARQUETTE – UP Health System – Marquette announced that it is transitioning from a zero-visitor protocol to limited visitor restrictions. The decision was made after careful review of state and federal guidelines. The updated restrictions, which will now allow most patients to have one ...