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FinnU ranked third in 2020 best online RN-BSN programs in Michigan

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Finlandia University’s Online RN-BSN program has been named one of the 2020 – Best Online RN-BSN Programs in Michigan by Registered Nursing. Finlandia's program ranked third in the state ahead of Madonna University. "The Finlandia University online RN-BSN program provides a convenient and ...

Motorcycle larceny in Houghton

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HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department reports they are investigating the larceny of a motorcycle and a trailer which was stolen from 918 College Avenue in Houghton sometime between Saturday, June 6 and Monday, June 8. Another trailer containing two snowmobiles was also stolen from the ...

Aspirus updates visitor guidelines

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Aspirus patients in the system's hospitals and outpatient centers in Upper Michigan now have an additional source of support. New visitation guidelines allow limited access for family and friends while still following important safety practices. Aspirus' No. 1 priority is always the health and ...

Circle of Life curriculum released by National Native Network

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The National Native Network, the American Indian Cancer Foundation, and the Indian Health Service Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are partnering to host a seven-part webinar series focused on sharing important cancer information with health system staff. To register, click the links ...

Gov. Whitmer signs bills into law

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LANSING — Today, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bills 350 and 718, as well as House Bill 5766 into law. Senate Bill 350 amends the General Law Village Act to allow villages to determine when delinquent tax bills are forwarded to the county treasurer. SB 350 was sponsored by Senator Kim ...

Houghton–Hancock Lions re-establish eye glasses recycling sites

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HOUGHTON — The Houghton – Hancock Lions have re-established three used eye glasses donation and recycling collection locations. The collection boxes are located at the Thrivent Office at 101 Quincy St. in Hancock, Superior National Bank Ridgecrest Plaza Branch in Houghton (behind ...

LLHS grads receive $130K in scholarships

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LAKE LINDEN — Seventeen 2020 Lake Linden-Hubbell High School graduates were recently awarded a total of $130,750 in scholarships courtesy of the Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Schools Foundation. Scholarship recipients were: Sienna Anderson, Kaitlyn Baccus, Alyssa Burton, Megan Corrigan, Carter ...

Hancock Schools looks to fall classes

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HANCOCK — The Public School District is planning to return to face-face instruction with beginning of the 2020-21 school year, along with conducting the fall sports preparation and competition schedules. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in response to the Coronavirus outbreak in Michigan closed school ...

Local campgrounds have reopened

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HOUGHTON — As restrictions lift on campgrounds and the residents who fill them, local campgrounds are opening back up.  The Houghton RV Park reopened on June 2. It had been taking reservations before that based on a projected start date of June 12. Bookings have been filling fast, said ...

African American Michigan: Morning in America, but for who?

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Editor’s note: This story is the sixth in a series looking at racial disparity in Michigan. In the 1980s, the American political scene was mostly dominated by President Ronald Reagan. Reagan was a former California governor, and a movie star before that. Reagan had movie star charm and a ...

Isle Royale increasing boat access to the park

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HOUGHTON — Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Michigan Safe Start plan, and local public health authorities, Isle Royale is increasing boat access to the park.   Beginning Wednesday, overnight anchoring for boats will be ...

Ontonagon Area School District sets tax millage request

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The Ontonagon Area School District (OASD) held a special Board of Education Meeting last Thursday. The purpose of the meeting was for the board to agree on the tax rate request. The tax rate request is to set the millage for non-homestead properties, debt retirement millage on all ...

Sustainability Film Series a decade old

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HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University’s Sustainability Film Series recently finished its 10th year, said Joan Chadde. Chadde is the director of the Center for Science & Environmental Outreach Education Program; Coordinator of the Western U.P. Center for Science, Math & ...

A way to celebrate

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Joshua Vissers/Daily Mining Gazette A poster featuring L’Anse senior Shelby Harrison was on display during the school’s parade to honor those students who graduated in downtown L’Anse.

Whitman brings experience to bear

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With the sitting commissioner, Bill Menge, declining to run for reelection, four Baraga County residents are competing for the fourth seat on the board. Fran Whitman is the only candidate registered to run with the Democratic Party, and will compete in November with the Republican candidate who ...