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Animal shelters urge owners to spay, neuter

ESCANABNA — Puppies and kittens are cute, but we don’t need any more of them. Animal shelters across the country are overwhelmed and overcrowded — putting stress on veterinarians, animal shelters and the pets themselves. According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ...

Purdue students study Iron County streams

IRON RIVER — Students from Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources were back in Iron County in May as part of an ongoing study of the Iron River and the long-term effects area mining has had on area streams. As a final step, students presented their findings for ...

Forecast slightly favors warm U.P. summer

IRON MOUNTAIN — A long-range forecast from the National Weather Service favors above-average temperatures in the Upper Peninsula this summer while the outlook is neutral on rainfall. The Climate Predication Center sees a 45% chance of above-average temperatures through August and a 20% ...

Analysis of tourism economic boost in UP available to the public

HANCOCK — The first in-depth economic impact analysis of tourism in the Western U.P. has been released to the public. The Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region had been considering the project for years, said Executive D 0irector Jerry Wuorenmaa.“Travel Michigan, Pure ...

Florence museum has new exhibit for season

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Historical Society will recognize “Past Celebrations” with a new exhibit for the 2024 season. The museum, which opens Thursday, has developed displays from years of Labor Days, Reunion 2000, Centennial Daze and Firemen Tournaments. Many photographs ...

Water work becoming sign of summer in Escanaba

ESCANABA — With warm weather comes city projects, and none are as significant in the city of Escanaba as the water main and lead service line replacements, which have become a feature of Escanaba summers and have impacted the order of road improvement projects since the state began mandating ...