Michigan

Marquette Voted “Best Shopping” 2014″

No Comments 01 August 2014

When your named “Best Shopping Experience” You have to be doing something right. Downtown Marquette Michigan will be featured Lake Superior Magazine. Upper Michigans Source has the story and a link to other catagory winners in Michigan. MARQUETTE — Downtown Marquette has been named “The Best Shopping Experience For 2014″ in Lake Superior Magazine’s Best [...]

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Intoxicated Man Shoots At Menominee County Sheriff’s

No Comments 30 July 2014

We are surprised with this story that police did not return fire and intoxicated man is not dead today. MENOMINEE TOWNSHIP — A Menominee County man is out of jail Monday night. However, he’s in a lot of trouble connected to firing a gun, including shooting at police. When officers arrived, they reported being fired at. [...]

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Mental Health Summit Success In Iron Mountain

No Comments 30 July 2014

Those concerned with the mental health services of veterans gathered at the VA in Iron Mountain.  The story from Upper Michigans Source. IRON MOUNTAIN — Tuesday marked the second year that the VA in Iron Mountain has held a day-long summit focusing on mental health services for veterans. It started when they recognized the need [...]

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Michigan, NASCAR

Wave The Green Flag At MIS

No Comments 28 July 2014

Wave The Green Flag At Pure Michigan 400  Ever wonder what it would be like to wave the green flag at the beginning of a NASCAR Sprint Cup race? The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is giving one person the chance to be the Honorary Starter for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 race on August 17th [...]

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Michigan Gas Prices Down

No Comments 28 July 2014

It seems gasoline prices are still coming down. More good news at the gas pump. Triple A of Michigan reports gas prices continue to slide. The Sunday report shows the statewide average at $3.49 per gallon. This is down fourteen cents from last week, and is seventeen cents less that a year ago. via Gas prices [...]

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Michigan’s $10.10 Proposal Falls Short

No Comments 25 July 2014

It would seem a group that wanted to raise Michigan’s minimum wage played with the numbers and are short with valid signatures.  The story from MLive.  LANSING, MI — An initiative petition that sought to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017 doesn’t have enough valid signatures to go to the legislature or the ballot, [...]

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Michigan Receives Winter Repair Grant Money

No Comments 23 July 2014

The Michigan Strategic Fund board has approved Community Development Block Grants for repairing damage that occurred from this past winter. The assistance will be for water and sewer mains, roads and other infrastructure.  Following from TV 6 Fox UP. The counties that are receiving the grants are Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Delta, Emmet, Gogebic, Luce, Mackinac and Marquette. [...]

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Michigan To Add 3900 Jobs

No Comments 22 July 2014

Great news for the people of Michigan but what does it really cost? LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s economic development arm has approved nine projects expected to bring about 3,900 jobs to the state. Auto supplier Challenge Mfg. will get $2.3 million in incentives to build a plant northwest of Lansing and create 420 jobs. Solar [...]

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Reid Andress, MD Joining Portage Health

No Comments 22 July 2014

Portage Health located in Hancock Mi. is adding to it’s staff, Reid Andress, MD. Dr. Andress will begin seeing patients August 1st which will greatly improve the high quality care the people of the area expect. The following from Portage Health. Reid Andress, MD joins the hospitalist team at Portage Health HANCOCK — July 25, [...]

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Kingsford Post Office Targeted

No Comments 18 July 2014

With the financial problems the U.S. Postal Service is having, the next rounds of closing, consolidations and changes to the post offices are coming in 2015. Michigan Congressman  Dan Benishek issued a statement on the possible closing. Here’s the story. KINGSFORD – The Upper Peninsula mail processing center in Kingsford is once again targeted for closure. The U.S. Postal Service [...]

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