Positions ranging from handing out drinks at aid stations to manning road crossings. There were hundreds of racers taking part in the event. As volunteers were hard at work, one racer says everything went smoothly.
Formerly known as the “Mini-Grant” program, with the help of David and Clair Pasahow, the grant has been renamed to the “Community Impact Grant.” The Pasahow family will match any Community Impact Grant awarded by the Community Foundation.
He says investing in rural communities is important whether they be in the mainland or in the U.P. For those who are moving into Michigan he says that this is the perfect time to start a business. It wasn’t just Gilchrist who thought that the tour went well. Iverson Snowshoes co-owner Jim Baker says it felt like the Lieutenant Governor was listening to what he had to say.
Spectrum reminded its customers Friday to be wary of scam callers. A U.P. resident called TV6 Friday afternoon after receiving a scam call themselves. They reported that the scammer claimed to be Spectrum and promised a discounted bill if they paid the caller $120.
One Marquette company offers a hands-on experience to tourists rather than just a scenic overlook turnoff. Currently offering ice fishing excursions, Marquette Adventures has been giving guests a comfortable experience in rural areas of the U.P. for the past 5 years.
Sawyer International Airport is in line for some big upgrades. These include renovating and expanding the terminal, modernizing the entrance, providing a shuttle service for travelers, changing the airport name, demolishing unusable buildings around the airport, and adding more commercial flights to its schedule.
The omicron surge this winter has not only swamped U.S. hospitals with record numbers of patients with COVID-19, it has also caused frightening moments and major headaches for people trying to get treatment for other ailments.