KBIC Giving Narcan To Tribal Police Officers

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s Tribal Police Department has issued Narcan to all its Patrol Officers.

The officers have been trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, as well as how to administer Narcan to victims experiencing an overdose. Each officer was issued nasally administered Narcan upon completion of training.

The new program supports the Community’s and Police Department’s commitment to public safety and health. The addition of Narcan to the officer’s capabilities greatly enhances their ability to respond to opioid overdoses.

 

Bay College Signs All-U.P. Girls Basketball Player

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Jordan Kraemer, a senior from Norway High School has signed a NJCAA Letter of Intent to play for the inaugural women’s basketball team at Bay College. Kraemer, the daughter of Jamie and Bret Kraemer, signed her Letter of Intent at a ceremony this afternoon at Norway High School.

Kraemer is one of the most decorated players in Norway history, earning All-UP Player of the Year in 2017, two time All-UP Dream team (2015 &

 

Hiawatha Forest Volunteer Gets National Service Award

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Hiawatha National Forest presented volunteer Laura Woodworth with the agency’s Enduring Service Award.

The Enduring Service Award is a regional award recognizing sustained support and engagement with volunteerism and service to the Forest Service over many years. Nominees exemplify excellence in their work and commitment to the Forest Service mission.

“Laura is an excellent volunteer and is a valued asset to the District,” stated District Ranger Joanne Sanfilippo. “She is conscientious,

 

Governor Reappoints Marquette Woman To Fitness Council

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Tori Sager of Marquette to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. Snyder also announced the appointment of University of Michigan Athletic Director Warde Manuel, who will join Michigan State University Athletic Director Mark Hollis as honorary co-chair of the council.

The 15-member council works to improve lives and strengthen communities by supporting healthy eating and physical activity. In an effort to further promote healthy lifestyles,

 

Michigan Education Trust Promoting Prepaid Tuition

To help highlight the importance of saving for college, the Michigan Education Trust (MET) is giving families an opportunity to win $1,529 worth of prepaid tuition through its MET 529 Awareness Week Sweepstakes and is temporarily waiving its contract enrollment fees.

The Michigan Department of Treasury’s 529 prepaid tuition program also is encouraging families to share their stories about saving for college on the MET Facebook page – with the goal of inspiring others to begin preparing for their children’s higher education.

 

Bay College Honors Wilbee-Amis As Top Part-Time Educator

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Bay College honored its 2017 Outstanding Part-Time Educator at an awards dinner held on April 18.   Don Johnson Agency/MEEMIC Insurance sponsored the Outstanding Educator Awards.  To receive consideration for the award, faculty were nominated by a colleague, student, or someone from the community.  The primary focus of this award is to acknowledge faculty’s commitment to education and excellence in service to others.

Joanna Wilbee-Amis

Joanna Wilbee-Amis is a part-time faculty member in our Business Division,

 

DNR Looks For Comments On State Park Management

In an effort to guide the future management of the state’s park and recreation system, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking feedback on the draft Parks and Recreation Division Strategic Plan 2017-2022: ConnectionsThe draft plan is available for public review and comment.

The DNR Parks and Recreation Division manages 103 state parks and recreation areas, totaling 306,148 acres across Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsulas. It also manages the state’s boating program,

 

Michigan Day Celebrations Set For Saturday In Lansing

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Michigan Day is a new twist on a tradition that began more than 60 years ago.

On Saturday, May 6, the Michigan History Center in Lansing debuts a new signature event celebrating our Michigan pride. Michigan Day features free admission, special guests, activities, hands-on explorations, demonstrations and make-and-take projects highlighting the full range of Michigan’s diverse history.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Michigan History Center,

 

Graduation Ceremonies Set Saturday At Northern, Bay College

Saturday is graduation day at Northern Michigan University and Bay College.

At Northern, the registrar says that 883 of the 11-hundred-22 students who are eligible to take part in the ceremony will walk across the state at the Superior Dome Saturday morning. The keynote speaker is Jason Jennings. The student speaker is Jeulani Gahiji…an entrepreneurship major from Chicago.

The ceremony starts at 10:30 and can be seen live on Public T-V 13.

 

Two Men Arrested On Marijuana Charges After Police Chase

The Marquette Police Department has arrested two subjects involved in a police pursuit early this morning.

Local Three News reports that at around 2:30 Friday morning, Marquette Police Officers noticed a car traveling southbound on North Third Street that was swerving aggressively. Police tried to initiate a traffic stop, at which time the suspect vehicle accelerated and attempted to elude police.

The vehicle lost control in a bend on Baker Street and crashed through a guardrail,