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Hancock schools industrial ed classes are community resource

HANCOCK — At Hancock High School, the industrial education classes taught by Gary Mishica do more than teach shop skills to the students that enroll; the classes and students contribute to their school and community in invaluable measures. Recently, Mishica’s class had worked on a pair of ...

Paving set in Breitung Township

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Road Commission has several paving projects planned this week in Breitung Township, including Swanson Road beginning today and Lucas Drive and Four Season Road beginning Friday. On Pine Mountain Road, preparatory work and repaving of the areas that were ...

Virus cases continue decline in U.P.

ESCANABA — The state on Saturday showed only two more confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula as the region continues its trend of single-digit daily increases. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website Saturday posted the new cases in both ...

Caring House honors student for good deeds — and good cookies

FLORENCE, Wis. — Ella DeRoche has been tapped as the first recipient of the Caring House’s Student of the Year Award. The 12-year-old, a sixth-grade student this past school year in the Florence County district, was recognized by the Iron Mountain shelter for “Making the World A Better ...

Peters intros motorcycle bill

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, announced he introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance the Motorcyclist Advisory Council within the U.S. Department of Transportation and extend it for an additional six years. “There’s no better way to see all that Michigan has to ...

Two more virus cases in Dickinson County

IRON MOUNTAIN — Local data Friday showed two more confirmed COVID-19 positives in Dickinson County this week while both it and Iron County reclassified six residents as recovered from the virus. The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department’s Facebook post Friday morning also had a single ...