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Electrical therapy has many uses in medicine

I would venture to guess that when Benjamin Franklin experimented with electricity, he did not for a moment realize the multitude of uses to which this exciting new force would be put. Then again, Mr. Franklin was a particularly brilliant fellow, so perhaps he had an inkling. We all are aware ...

Hancock updates zoning ordinance

HANCOCK — After more than two hours of comments from council members and more than a dozen members of the public, the Hancock City Council approved its new zoning ordinance by a 5-2 vote at a special meeting Wednesday night.  The top-to-bottom rewrite is the first overhaul of the city’s ...

First response teams focus on ARPA funds

L’ANSE — Baraga County first responders presented a proposal to the county board Monday night for use of $450,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The chiefs of the eight departments and agencies met last week to decide on a proposal they all thought was fair, said Gary ...

L’Anse OKs police contract

L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Council approved a three-year contract with its police union at its meeting Monday night. The contract with Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) calls for a 75-cent hourly raise the first year, then 50-cent raises the next two years. The village was ...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tests positive for COVID-19

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has tested positive for COVID-19. The Democratic governor said in a statement that she tested positive for the virus Monday evening and is experiencing mild symptoms. Whitmer said she plans to follow proper guidance and protocols, while ...

Farm Block Fest returns

ALLOUEZ TOWNSHIP — The reunion aspect of the 14th annual Farm Block Fest & Reunion took on added meaning this year, as the festival returned to live music for the first time since 2019.  The three-day festival, held at John and Charmaine Parsons’ farm in Allouez Township, raises money ...