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U.P. Legionnaires to meet in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Legionnaires throughout the Upper Peninsula will be holding their annual Fall Conference on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the American Legion Post #71, Gladstone, Michigan. Activities begin at 9 a.m. EDT, with a seminar on Post Finance and Adjutant Training for Legionnaires serving their ...

Event to raise funds for child abuse, neglect prevention statewide

LANSING – Child abuse and neglect prevention supporters can make a difference in the lives of Michigan children and families by taking part in the 19th annual Pam Posthumus Signature Live Virtual Auction Event Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. People can help fund child maltreatment prevention ...

MDHHS urges Michiganders to continue routine screenings

LANSING – Life-saving cancer screenings have experienced a significant decline during the pandemic, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting an 87% drop in breast cancer screenings and an 84% decrease in cervical cancer screenings nationally in April 2020 compared to the ...

Dial Help receives donation of drug deactivation kits

HOUGHTON — You may have heard the news that there were an estimated 93,331 overdoses in 2020, a record high up 30% from 2019. This is the kind of number that can make people feel hopeless to stop opioid misuse. But there are everyday things you can do to make an impact. One of them is safely ...

Have a bushel of fun picking pine cones

Looking for an outdoor side hustle? Collecting a bushel of pine cones this month will net you $75 and help the Michigan Department of Natural Resources plant trees in state forests. Sept. 1 through 30, you can pick red pine cones and drop them off by appointment at six DNR locations: three in ...