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Opinion—Are we getting too lax about COVID-19?

Peter Smedley February 23, 2021

We’re all sick of seeing it, reading about it, talking about it and living it. Gov. Whitmer’s initial executive order for COVID-19 turns one year old on March 13th. This was a declaration of a state...

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MDHHS issues three week pandemic order, NMU moves to online instruction

Jesse Wiederhold November 16, 2020

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has ordered the closure of highschools, colleges, indoor bar services and dine-in restaurants in light of an alarming spike of COVID-19. This decision...

Whitmer with National Guard

State legislation for veterans introduced

Akasha Khalsa November 12, 2020

Michigan lawmakers on Nov. 10, one day before Veterans’ Day, announced a proposed legislation which seeks to make professional life easier for veterans in Michigan. It does so by removing barriers for...

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PUSHING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC—Despite having to stay closed longer and through many regulations, the PEIF and its staff are doing its best to ensure that visitors are safe and still get a good workout.

PEIF staff makes most out of disheartening pandemic

Travis Nelson September 17, 2020

A sigh of collective relief was seen throughout the state of Michigan in the past week as gyms that previously were still closed were allowed to open on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 25% capacity as a part of the...

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