Dickinson County Newswire

Dickinson County Newswire

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  1. Deer disease not found in hundreds of dead UP deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Experts say they've found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after testing hundreds of dead deer during the hunting season. The Daily News in Iron Mountain reports more than 750 deer heads were examined in a core surveillance area around Dickinson County.

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  2. Deer disease not found in hundreds of dead UP deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Experts say they've found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after testing hundreds of dead deer during the hunting season. The Daily News in Iron Mountain reports more than 750 deer heads were examined in a core surveillance area around Dickinson County.

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  3. UP hospital asks county for help while it fixes financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WHMI-FM Howell

    An Upper Peninsula county is being asked to extend a financial lifeline to a hospital, which is the area's largest employer. Dickinson County Healthcare System wants the county to back a $7 million line of credit from banks while it pursues a federal loan or other financing.

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  4. Firearm Deer Season Starts TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... A couple weeks ago, Stewart says chronic wasting disease was discovered for the first time in southern Dickinson County in the U-P. He says staff has been working really hard and would like more hunters to participate in the DNR surveillance program ...

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  5. Police: Michigan woman suffocates while dumpster divingRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2018 | Silver City Sun-News

    ... 59, died accidentally after slipping and falling head first into an open area within the refuse. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Department, the Kingsford Public Safety Department and the Michigan State Police assisted in the investigation. Read or ...

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  6. Body found in Upper Peninsula dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | MLive.com

    ... eased, pending notification of family. The Iron Mountain Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Department, the Kingsford Public Safety Department and an evidence technician from the Michigan State Police.

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  7. Bond sale for jail, courthouse closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The bond sale that will finance building a new jail and renovating the Dickinson County Courthouse closed as expected earlier this month. Representatives from PiperJaffray, underwriter for the bond issue, have provided the county with a booklet that will serve as the official record of the sale.

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  8. Deer in Upper Peninsula tests positive for fatal illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Officials say a deer in Dickinson County carried the first known case of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The state Department of Natural Resources says the 4-year-old doe was shot on a farm in Waucedah Township.

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  9. Deer tests positive for CWD in Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Northern Michigan News

    A doe recently killed in Waucedah Township in Dickinson County was the first confirmation of chronic wasting disease within the Upper Peninsula. A doe recently killed in Waucedah Township in Dickinson County was the first confirmation of chronic wasting disease within the Upper Peninsula.

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  10. Deer tests positive for CWD in Dickinson CountyRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | State of Michigan

    A 4-year-old doe killed on a deer damage shooting permit in Dickinson County's Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of the incurable deer disease within Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The finding was verified by Michigan State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in East Lansing and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa.

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  11. Massive, volleyball-like mushroom found in Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | MLive.com

    The Associated Press, citing a report from the Iron Mountain Daily News , says Kay and Joe Arcand of Quinnesec recently pulled the volleyball-like, puffball mushroom from a remote location in Dickinson County. While less celebrated than morel mushrooms that pop up in the spring, puffball mushrooms are one of many varieties ripe for the picking during the fall.

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  12. 'Shroom boom: Mushroom pickers find big ones in UPRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The giant mushroom, known as a puffball, was recently picked in Dickinson County. Joe Arcand of Quinnesec wants to keep the exact location a secret and isn't giving too many details.

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  13. Sections of Norway ORV Trail closed for construction in Dickinson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | State of Michigan

    Sections of the Norway Off-Road Vehicle Trail and forest road known as the "Cassidy Creek Truck Trail" will be temporarily closed this fall for trail improvements. The work will include new culvert, bridge and decking installation, along with other trail improvements, that will occur as part of an ORV Trail Improvement and Restoration Project.

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  14. County fee increases for license renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County Commissioners on Aug. 23 approved increasing the county fee for licenses issued at the courthouse from $2 to $4 effective Sept. 1. That amount is in addition to fees charged by the state.

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  15. Officials meet to discuss disposal of oil contaminated materials at Dickinson County landfillRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    When Dickinson County Supervisors met earlier this month, Supervisor Paul Johnson questioned whether the material was adequately tested before it was deposited in the landfill. BNSF representatives today said none of the soil tested by Test America was found to be hazardous, and that it is appropriate to dump it in the Dickinson landfill.

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  16. Joint meeting set to discuss disposal of oil contaminated materials at Dickinson County landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A long-awaited meeting involving the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors and representatives of various other entities to discuss the disposal of oil-contaminated material at the Dickinson County Landfill is scheduled for August 27. The material was trucked to the landfill east of Arnolds Park over the past month-and-a-half or so from the site of a BNSF train derailment June 22 of this year near Doon, Iowa. The agenda for Monday's meeting lists a presentation from DNR officials including a background and timeline, regulatory requirements for Iowa landfills and testing requirements.

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  17. Local Quick read Dickinson County Courthouse To Close For One Day...Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Dickinson County Treasurer Kris Rowley says the station will be closed on Wednesday, August 15th, but will return to normal business hours on Thursday, August 16th. Anyone in the county wanting to renew their driver's license at that time will be able to do so on the State of Iowa website.

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  18. Wind damages courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Winds in excess of 70 mph Wednesday night blew several air conditioning compressors to new locations on the roof of the Dickinson County Courthouse. Despite being moved, the compressors still functioned properly.

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  19. Newest Iverson on track at Norway SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Door Reminder

    ... family champions at the third-mile paved oval less than a mile across the Wisconsin/Michigan border in Dickinson County of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. If Iverson were able to pull off the feat, it would make the Iversons the first family in track ...

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  20. & Shopper's GuideRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | Iron County Reporter

    ... Life Committee, Ann Collins, ACS Iron River Change Northpointe back to what it was To the editor: At the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, June 25, the board reviewed minutes from a meeting last month of the Northpointe ...

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