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June 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

District Court Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The 92nd District Court, which serves both Mackinac and Luce Counties, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this week with past and current judges, community leaders, court employees and local citizens.  More...

Showcasing the DNR: Banking on Wetlands

May in Michigan: a time to celebrate warmer weather, greener scenery and the chance to jump back into outdoor pastimes like birding, biking, fishing and camping.  This month also marks another cause for celebration, one that’s vital to the More...

M-DOT Discusses US-2 Project in Naubinway

Monday, June 4 the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) held a meeting in Naubinway about an upcoming road construction project. Approximately six miles of US-2, from just west of Naubinway to the Borgstrom Road, will be affected.  More...

$800,000+ in Grants to Improve Health in U.P.

Fourteen community organizations throughout Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will receive a total of $814,652 in grant funding to begin new projects or expand existing projects that address critical healthcare problems in their communities.  More...

Paws in the Parks: Bringing Pets to Michigan State Parks

As travel trends change, recreational vehicles get larger and modern technologies come to campgrounds, one thing has not changed: love for family pets and including them in daily activities and even vacations. More...

Pesky Forest Tent Caterpillars Munching Leaves

Forest tent caterpillars are making a nuisance of themselves across Michigan, eating leaves from sugar maple, aspen and oak trees and leaving small strands of webbing as they go.  More...

DNR Conservation Officer Assists in Lake Michigan Fatal Kayak Accident

One man was rescued and another drowned Monday, June 4 after the kayak they had taken out into the winds and waves of Lake Michigan overturned in rough seas off the Schoolcraft County mainland.  More...

Learn History of American Flag

National flags serve to unite citizens of a given country. Flags wave proudly in front of government buildings and schools, and they also identify athletes during international sporting competitions. More...

Remember, Your Actions Can Affect Bear Movement

It’s pretty impressive to think a black bear can find a meal about anywhere in the forest—food is not the limiting factor for bear locations.  “Bear, like other wildlife, are smart and make finding food their job,” said More...

EUP School Districts Access Early College Program

Lake Superior State University has partnered with the school districts of the Eastern Upper Peninsula and Ameri- Corps Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) to push the boundaries in tuition-free education.  More...

Boating Michigan’s “Water Wonderland”

In Michigan—a state with more than 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of rivers and streams—you’re never farther than six miles from a body of water or 85 miles from a Grea More...

U.S. Firefighter Fatalities Report Shows Lowest Total in 40+ Years

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released its annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report, which showed a total of 60 U.S. firefighter fatalities while on duty in 2017. More...