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December 5, 2018 RSS feed / News

Follow 10 Tips for Safer Winter Generator Usage

Winter is here, and if your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep your power flowing to your home or business. More...

MDOT Keeping Most Rest Areas Open Year-Round

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will keep nearly all of the state’s 77 rest areas open this winter to maintain the convenience and safety they provide to motorists, but now has closed five seasonal areas.  More...

Secretary of State Office Targets Fraudsters, Scam Artists

With the prosecution and conviction of three individuals on federal conspiracy and identity theft charges in September, the Secretary of State’s Office added yet another successful outcome to what has become a formidable track record of fighting frau More...

UPPCO Highlights Home Heating Assistance Program, Winter Protection Plan

As winter establishes its hold on the region, Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is highlighting resources, including home heating assistance that may be available for Upper Peninsula residents.  More...

Eastern U.P. Offers Opportunities for Christmas Bird Counting

The National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count has been a holiday season tradition, engaging citizen scientists in bird census efforts since 1901.  Novice, expert and in-between birdwatchers will gather to count numbers of species and More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of November 25 – December 2 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to seven crashes, six involving a car/deer. More...

Get 2018 Wild Turkey Patch Now; 2020 Patch Design Contest Open

The 2018 Michigan Wild Turkey Patch is available now to hunters, collectors and other turkey enthusiasts. More...

Resources Available for Home Heating Assistance

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt recently reminded residents that there may be assistance available for those struggling to keep their homes warm this winter season. More...

Treasury: Be Aware of New Collections Scam

Michigan taxpayers with past-due tax debts should be aware of a new scam making the rounds through the U.S. Postal Service, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  More...

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The Newberry Area Ambassadors zipped over to 96.7 Flash FM last Wednesday, November 28 to wish owner Travis Sumbera and his wife, Shiloh, a warm welcome despite the cold weather outside. More...

Organ Donor Registry Now Includes 2/3 of All Michiganians

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson recently celebrated that now two out of every three Michigan adults have committed to giving the gift of life by joining the Michigan Organ Donor Registry.  More...

MSP Troopers Teach Emergency Preparedness to Fifth-Graders

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD), is offering elementary schools across Michigan the opportunity to enroll their fifthgraders in a national emergency preparedness program that teaches students More...

Still Plenty of Hunting, Trapping Opportunities Available

Whitetail deer rifle season may be over, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like to remind hunters that there are many other opportunities to get out hunting and trapping yet this year. More...

Protect Yourself from Getting the Flu with a Flu Shot

As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding Michigan residents that it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine.  More...

Michigan Provides Online Scholarship Search Tool

The Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid Team is reminding high school seniors and their families about an online scholarship search tool. More...

Online Renewal Now Available for Concealed Pistol Licenses

Effective November 30, Michigan residents with an existing concealed pistol license (CPL) now can renew their license online at www.michigan.gov/CPLrenewal. More...