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UP jobless rate drops in May

LANSING, MI— The Upper Peninsula unemployment rate edged down 0.6 percent to 5.2 percent in May. That’s one percentage point less than a year ago. The number of employed people rose by 3,100 from April to May, while the number of unemployed dropped by 700. Dickinson County had...
MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI
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Forest Roads 400 and 630 to receive maintenance work

IRONWOOD — The U.S. Forest Service, Ottawa National Forest announces road maintenance on Forest Roads (FR) 400 and FR 630 on the Ontonagon Ranger District, northeast of Bergland, Michigan. Beginning Monday, June 20 the Ontonagon County Road Commission will be performing work on FR 400 and FR 630 to...
IRONWOOD, MI
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Heat Advisories continue through tonight

A Heat Advisory remains in effect through tonight for Baraga, Dickinson, Florence, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee and Ontonagon counties. High reached into the 90s for many locations Monday afternoon, with heat index values over 100 degrees. Many areas will not see lows drop below 70 degrees Monday night, with heat indices remaining in the 80s, making for very uncomfortable sleeping weather.
MARQUETTE, MI
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First Cases Of Highly-Contagious Bird Flu In Gogebic, Ontonagon Counties

The first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed on June 10, 2022 in an eaglein Gogebic County and a white pelican in Ontonagon County. No human illness has been associated with this detection. The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) is sharing this information to alert people who own or work with birds, including poultry, or hunt wild birds to the possibility of infection and the need to take recommended precautions. HPAI in birds is not a food safety concern if poultry and eggs are handled and cooked properly.
GOGEBIC COUNTY, MI