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Adopt-a-Forest cleanup challenge passes 50-site midpoint August 5, 2020

Adopt-a-Forest cleanup challenge passes 50-site midpoint August 5, 2020
Refrigerators, tires, old cars, barrels with mysterious contents and an entire body cast are among the strange things pulled out of the woods by Adopt-a-Forest volunteers in the program’s nearly 30-year history. The DNR program’s summer forest cleanup challenge, which recently passed the halfway mark toward its goal with more than 50...

SmithFoods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew Allergen in Earth...

SmithFoods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew Allergen in Earth Grown Vegan Non Dairy Almond Based Frozen Desserts July 31, 2020
SmithFoods Inc. announced that it is voluntarily recalling 16-oz pint packages of Earth Grown Vegan Non-Dairy Almond Based Frozen Desserts because it may contain an undeclared cashew allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashews run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they...

Thomson International Inc. Conducts Voluntary Recall of Red, Yellow, White, and...

Thomson International Inc. Conducts Voluntary Recall of Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions August 1, 2020
Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California is recalling Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions shipped from May 1, 2020 through the present.  The onions are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young...

COUNTY ROAD JJG (GRIMES ROAD) TRAVEL DELAYS THURSDAY AUGUST 6, 2020

COUNTY ROAD JJG (GRIMES ROAD) TRAVEL DELAYS THURSDAY AUGUST 6, 2020
COUNTY ROAD JJG (GRIMES ROAD)TRAVEL DELAYSMOTORISTS CAN EXPECTEXTENDEDTRAVEL DELAYS ON COUNTY ROAD JJG (GRIMES ROAD) IN NEGAUNEETOWNSHIP FROM 8A.M. TO 3P.M. ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020, DUE TO A CULVERT BEING REPLACED APPROXIMATELY ½MILE FROM M-35.WE ARE ASKING MOTORISTS TO AVOID TRAVELING ON THIS ROUTE DURING THIS TIMEFRAME. FOR MORE...

President Trump Grants Governor Whitmer’s Request to Extend Michigan National Guard...

President Trump Grants Governor Whitmer’s Request to Extend Michigan National Guard Through December 31 to Assist With COVID-19 August 4, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after President Trump granted her request that he authorize the use of Michigan National Guard forces for COVID-19 response through December 31, 2020. Title 32 authority, which allows Guard members to receive federal pay and benefits, was previously set...

Marquette City Fire Department dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for...

Marquette City Fire Department dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for a structure fire August 3, 2020
The Marquette City Fire Department was dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for a reported structure fire. As fire crews arrived on scene the Incident Commander immediately established command and noticed moderate smoke and fire conditions coming from the roof of the structure. Fire crews preformed and initial search of...

Marquette City Fire Department dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for...

Marquette City Fire Department dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for a structure fire August 3, 2020
The Marquette City Fire Department was dispatched to 110 E. Michigan Avenue for a reported structure fire. As fire crews arrived on scene the Incident Commander immediately established command and noticed moderate smoke and fire conditions coming from the roof of the structure. Fire crews preformed and initial search of...

NMU Protects Surfaces from COVID-19 July 29, 2020

NMU Protects Surfaces from COVID-19 July 29, 2020
In preparation for the fall semester, NMU facilities staff members are applying a unique antimicrobial coating with hospital-grade disinfectant to high-touch areas on campus. The product creates an impenetrable barrier that permanently bonds to any surface and retains its full strength in providing reactive protection against microorganisms, including COVID-19. According...

NMU Classrooms Reconfigured for Safety July 29, 2020

NMU Classrooms Reconfigured for Safety July 29, 2020
Northern Michigan University is reconfiguring most classrooms to align with six-foot social distancing guidelines and installing plexiglass barriers in others to enhance student safety in advance of the fall semester. “Capacities in most classrooms have been reduced by 50%, give or take, depending on the type of room,” said Jim...

Peter White Public Library Youth Services: Game Night To-Go Tuesday August...

Peter White Public Library Youth Services: Game Night To-Go Tuesday August 11, 2020
Peter White Public Library Youth Services: Game Night To-Go Tuesday August 11, 4pm-7pm; Wednesday August 12, 10am-1pm & Saturday August 29, 10am-2pm. Peter White Public Library Parking lot, drive up to the pop-up tent. August’s round of take home activities feature ‘Minute To Win It’ challenges great for the whole...