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HEET helps heat homes

CALUMET — It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and Joann Peterson is very, very grateful. “This has been unreal,” she says. “You can’t imagine how happy I am.” Peterson is one of the dozens of Copper Country residents who’ve been assisted by the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team, ...

Lower Tahquamenon Falls prep for quiet winter recreation

NEWBERRY — Tahquamenon Falls State Park will provide an improved area at the Lower Falls for quiet recreation beginning this winter. Enhancements include an enlarged plowed parking area, trailhead, marked snowshoe trails and dog sled rides. “We have seen an increased interest in ...

Gwinn Middle School students to learn CPR

GWINN — Students at Gwinn Middle School had an opportunity to be trained in the American Heart Association’s Family and Friends CPR Program in Angela Micheau’s eighth-grade health education class. “I have to give a lot of credit to one of our bus drivers, Dave Oysti, for planting ...

Reunited and it feels so good!

MARQUETTE — You never know when or where romance will pop up. The amorously unexpected recently happened to Sue Davenport and Wayne Bessolo. The 72-year-olds had gone to school together in Negaunee, graduating in 1962. That’s when they went their separate ways. Davenport said she ...

RED Friday

MARQUETTE - Even though Friday was Veterans Day, the men and women still serving overseas are in people's minds.Heather Modell, a manager at Remies, said the bar is bringing the RED Friday campaign to the Marquette area.RED stands for "Remember Everyone Deployed," she said.The campaign kicked ...

Another day in the park

MARQUETTE - The gardening season's pretty much over for the year, but there are a few vestiges of color in Park Cemetery, many of them because of the hard work of Jeannette Hauver.It's work that hasn't gone unappreciated. Recently, Hauver received special recognition for her volunteer garden ...