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Civil War veteran honored with headstone at Kenton Cemetery

KENTON, Mich. (WJMN) – Sgt. Hiram White was laid to rest in an unmarked grave in Kenton Cemetery in 1917. The oral history of Mr. White has been passed down through the generations that he was a Black soldier in the Civil War, and that he moved to Kenton in Houghton County around the turn of the last century, where he was employed as a barber. Hiram later died in Kenton at the age of 61. His grave existed without a headstone until Friday, thanks to the curiosity of one man.
KENTON, MI
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Students receive first-hand training with off-road vehicles

BATES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Some western U.P. students are ready to ride safely on trails this summer. At Camp Nesbit, south of Sidnaw, students received hands-on training with vehicles from the non-profit MI-TRALE. President of MI-TRALE, Russ Diethert said the hardest part about the training is the first time a student drives.
SIDNAW, MI
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UP towns, health center get state, federal funding

MARQUETTE, MI— Two Upper Peninsula municipalities and a health center have received state and federal funding to enhance services for residents. The City of Gaastra in Iron County has received about $103,000 through Michigan’s Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships Grant Program. The money will be used to replace water meters.
IRON COUNTY, MI
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Land O’ Lakes baseball begins 101st season

Even though two games were played last Sunday, the official beginning to the 101st Land O' Lakes baseball season will begin this Sunday as a slate of six games will be played, all beginning at noon. If this season is as successful as the 100th season was last summer, Land...
LAND O' LAKES, WI
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Gaastra, Ontonagon awarded grants to upgrade infrastructure

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - The city of Gaastra and the village of Ontonagon were granted funds from the state for infrastructure upgrades and public safety enhancements. On Wednesday, during Economic Development Week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a total of $3 million awarded to 11 municipalities that will help move the municipality toward financial stability.
GAASTRA, MI
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Two Western U.P. Communities Awarded State Grants

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a total of $3 million is being awarded to fund infrastructure and public safety enhancements in 11 municipalities that will help move the municipality toward financial stability. Two of the communities are in the Upper Peninsula. “Today’s grants will help protect public safety and enhance infrastructure...
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Gear rentals, year-round dining coming to Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

ONTONAGON, MICH. -- Visitors to Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park soon will see some new offerings added to the park’s amenities. After an extensive search to find a contractor to develop the remote Upper Peninsula park’s warm-weather recreation opportunities, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has partnered with Auburn Hills-based outdoor recreation company Simple Adventures to offer some fresh visitor experiences.
ONTONAGON, MI
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Syl’s Café: three generations of women owners

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - Pasties and donuts are two popular items at the family-owned Syl’s Café in Ontonagon. It has been passed down through three generations of women and was first opened in 1972. The current owner, Kathy Wardynski, says she follows the original recipes of her grandmother, who first opened the café.
ONTONAGON, MI
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Ontonagon Eagle’s Club celebrates Mother’s Day

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Ontonagon Eagle’s Club celebrated mother’s day with a brunch Sunday afternoon. The meal was $12 and included pancakes, eggs, sausage and biscuits and gravy. It was part of a fundraiser to help people in need in the Ontonagon community. The Eagle’s Club president...
ONTONAGON, MI
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