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MHSAA Announces Football to Move to Spring Season for 2020-21 August...

MHSAA Announces Football to Move to Spring Season for 2020-21 August 14, 2020
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Aug. 14 – The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association today announced it will move the 2020 Fall football season to Spring 2021, due to football’s higher risk for spreading COVID-19, with the rest of Fall sports proceeding as scheduled. The football season switch...

NMU Postpones Community Walking August 14, 2020

NMU Postpones Community Walking August 14, 2020
Northern Michigan University will open its Superior Dome to students when classes begin Monday, Aug. 17. Free community access to walk and jog in that facility, as well as the Berry Events Center, will be postponed until Oct. 1. “The October date is tentative, depending on the COVID-19 situation at...

NMU Postpones Community Walking August 14, 2020

NMU Postpones Community Walking August 14, 2020
Northern Michigan University will open its Superior Dome to students when classes begin Monday, Aug. 17. Free community access to walk and jog in that facility, as well as the Berry Events Center, will be postponed until Oct. 1. “The October date is tentative, depending on the COVID-19 situation at...

Summaries of 2 GACS August Meetings August 14, 2020

GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841 BOARD MEETING SUMMARY AUGUST 4, 2020 Superintendent Petrovich updated the Board on various topics including: the proposed Return to Learn preparedness plan; recent professional development activities for teachers; budget updates and the restoration of the second 5th grade class at KI Sawyer Elementary...

Tourist Park Reopened at 11am August 13, 2020

Effective Date: Thursday, August 13th Be advised that the Tourist Park waterfront will be re-opening. As of today at 11:00AM, Lifeguards will resume normal hours. As always beach status updates may also be accessed through the City’s website, https://www.marquettemi.gov/departments/fire/waterfront-safety/

Kader Exports Recalls Frozen Cooked Shrimp Because of Possible Health Risk...

Kader Exports Recalls Frozen Cooked Shrimp Because of Possible Health Risk August 13, 2020
Kader Exports, with an abundance of caution, is recalling certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp sold in 1lb, 1.5lb., and 2lb. retail bags. The product has been distributed nationwide from late February 2020 to Mid-May 2020 because it has the potential to be contaminated...

Agricultural employers, employees file legal challenge to MDHHS COVID-19 testing mandate...

Agricultural employers, employees file legal challenge to MDHHS COVID-19 testing mandate August 12, 2020
Agricultural employers, employees file legal challenge to MDHHS COVID-19 testing mandate An emergency order issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Aug. 3 mandating COVID-19 testing by farm employers with 20 or more farmworkers is headed to court. Grand Rapids-based Varnum LLP formally filed motions on...

Fish kill being investigated on Escanaba River in Delta County August...

Fish kill being investigated on Escanaba River in Delta County August 12, 2020
Personnel from the Michigan Departments of Natural Resources and Environment, Great Lakes and Energy are investigating a fish kill incident along the lower reaches of the Middle Branch of the Escanaba River. The fish kill – which was reported Aug. 9 and responded to by state agencies the following day...

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – Aug. 12, 2020

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – Aug. 12, 2020
Inland lakes in this region were good for panfish, fair for walleye and very good for pike and bass. Rivers with brook trout had good catch rates. Keweenaw Bay: Anglers had success trolling and jigging for lake trout. A few lucky anglers picked up a couple Chinook and steelhead; however,...

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – Aug. 12, 2020

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – Aug. 12, 2020
Inland lakes in this region were good for panfish, fair for walleye and very good for pike and bass. Rivers with brook trout had good catch rates. Keweenaw Bay: Anglers had success trolling and jigging for lake trout. A few lucky anglers picked up a couple Chinook and steelhead; however,...