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Event raises funds for Gladstone K-9 officer

GLADSTONE — Residents gathered at the Gladstone Beach House recently for a live K9 demonstration by D&D K9 Dynamics, a Gladstone-based police K9 training program and facility, as part of a fundraiser event for Gladstone Public Safety’s K9 Unit. Teaming up with the Dewdrop Family ...

Prices trim grocery lists

By Houghton Daily Mining Gazette staff HOUGHTON — According to a survey of 3,500 adults, ages 18 and up, conducted by CouponBirds to determine how many have skipped meals entirely or cut down on their food portions due to unaffordable food prices, it was found that overall, 45% of adults ...

Interest in community gardens grows in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Since early May, local gardeners have been picking weeds, generating compost, and tending to their plants at the Community Gardens in Escanaba. Located alongside the northbound lane of M-35 near the Delta County Airport, 30-foot. by 30-foot plots are available to the public. ...

Seney Wildlife Refuge seeks public comment

By Escanaba Daily Press staff SENEY — Seney National Wildlife Refuge is requesting public input on an environmental assessment regarding the proposal to complete structural improvements to the existing historic wildlife observation and picnic shelter, located approximately 2.5 miles north ...

Publisher/editor takes reins

HOUGHTON — Candace Wolf, a 24-year veteran producer of daily newspapers, has been named editor and publisher of The Daily Mining Gazette effective this week. She leaves the staff of the Observer-Reporter in Washington, Pennsylvia, to accept the Houghton position. She served as night editor ...

Departments square off at U.P. Volunteer Firefighters Tournament

By GARRETT NEESE - The Daily Mining Gazette C A L U M E T — Teams from across the Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin met in Calumet Township to claim the trophy at the 127th annual U.P. Volunteer Firefighters Tournament. Nearly 40 teams registered for the event, which also included a dress ...