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Iron Mountain VA Medical Center implements temporary urgent care hours

IRON MOUNTAIN – Effective Monday, Oct. 18, the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will temporarily change the operating hours of its Urgent Care Clinic to 7a.m. to 6p.m. daily. After hours, emergency and urgent care services are available in the community. Eligible veterans can find ...

Support for family and friends of people with a substance use disorder

HOUGHTON — Addiction is a disease that impacts everyone around the addicted person. At Dial Help, we are now offering community presentations at businesses, agencies, and other groups in the UP through our new Affected Others Program. The goal is to educate friends and family of people with ...

Friends of the Michigan Tech Library annual meeting and lecture

HOUGHTON — The Friends of the Michigan Tech Library will hold its Annual Meeting via Zoom on Oct. 21, featuring Faith Morrison speaking on her book "Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers and Scientists (Cambridge University Press, 2021)." Morrison will discuss the inherent levels of uncertainty ...

AG Nessel provides update on three public integrity cases

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is announcing the outcomes of three public integrity investigations, which resulted in charges in one of the cases involving law enforcement in Isabella County and clearing two of any criminal wrongdoing. The cases were reviewed and evaluated ...

Research talk at Michigan Tech Library

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University’s Van Pelt and Opie Library will be hosting a special talk by local researcher John Haeussler in the East Reading Room on Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. In his presentation, Haeussler will share his research on and photographs of local hockey players who made ...

Houghton and Hancock to become International Cities of Peace

On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Houghton and Hancock will become International Cities of Peace according to an announcement shared by Keweenaw Faiths United which spearheaded the application with the support of both cities and their Rotary Clubs, along with endorsements from many residents. The ...