Mask order issued for pre-K through 6th grade students

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department on Monday issued a mask order for educational settings in Marquette County. The order, which takes effect Thursday, requires that children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade consistently and properly wear a facial mask covering both ...

Body of missing man found

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SENEY — The body of Thomas Szafran of Au Train, 62 — who in August had been reported missing — has been found, the Michigan State Police reported. On Thursday, a township employee in the Seney area was maintaining an area along M-28 when he observed vehicle tracks going around 100 yards ...

Support for those in recovery, family members


HOUGHTON — One of the goals of Keweenaw County Sheriff Curt Pennala’s concept for the Mental Health presentation in Eagle River on May 27, 2021, was to help the public reach a clearer understanding of mental health, to begin the elimination of the social stigma regarding mental illness and ...

Grant to boost schools in state


WASHINGTON, D.C — Michigan’s U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have announced that the Michigan Public Health Institute will receive $1,408,797 to provide smoke detectors and develop online fire prevention tools for Michigan schools. The Fire Department Safety Officers ...