ABOVE the unemployment rate rose slightly in February | News, Sports, Jobs

ABOVE the unemployment rate rose slightly in February |  News, Sports, Jobs

IRON MOUNTAIN: The Upper Peninsula jobless rate rose to 6.6% in February, up from 6.3% in January, but down from the 7.5% reported a year ago, according to data from the Department of Management and Budget. Michigan Tech. “Most of Michigan’s regional labor markets showed only minor changes in unemployment in February,” said … Read more

Roaring Spring native reflects on his illustrious military career | News, Sports, Jobs

Roaring Spring native reflects on his illustrious military career |  News, Sports, Jobs

Kent Karagise of Kansas City, a native of Roaring Spring and a graduate of Central High School, class of 1989, retired from the Air Force on March 31. His move from the Army to the Air Force early in his career opened the doors to becoming a paralegal Courtesy Photo Then … Read more

4 injured in vehicle fire Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs

4 injured in vehicle fire Saturday |  News, Sports, Jobs

-Messenger photo by Kelby Wingert Four people, including a seven-year-old boy, were seriously injured in an explosion and fire in a van on Saturday. -Messenger photo by Kelby Wingert Four people, including a seven-year-old boy, were seriously injured in an explosion and fire in a van on Saturday. A 7-year-old boy … Read more

Local mom wants to educate about alopecia | News, Sports, Jobs

Local mom wants to educate about alopecia |  News, Sports, Jobs

courtesy photo Timmy Hong of Pleasant Grove, now 14, is pictured as a child. He started showing symptoms of alopecia when he was younger. His mother, Debbie Hong, is trying to spread awareness of the condition through social media. Let’s talk about Alopecia! This is how a recent social media post by … Read more

The beauty of Pinetown aims to empower

The beauty of Pinetown aims to empower

ST Mary’s Hospital clinic, Lindie Mthethwa-Cebekhulu, is a semi-finalist in the Mrs South Africa competition. Mthethwa-Cebekhulu said her journey as a semi-finalist began on March 5, where she was virtually announced on the official Mrs South Africa Instagram page, along with other women from across South Africa. In 2020, she won the SA Weddings Bride … Read more

Afghan, Honduran and South Sudanese families relocated to Weber County | News, Sports, Jobs

Afghan, Honduran and South Sudanese families relocated to Weber County |  News, Sports, Jobs

File photo of Benjamin Zack, Standard Examiner A couple of refugee families and a family of Afghan evacuees have resettled in Weber County, the first of a contingent expected to arrive here until 2022. In this April 12, 2018 file photo, Segafuni Muhanuka, a left, works on an English lesson with Kay Healey … Read more

Immigrants drive state economy, chamber said | News, Sports, Jobs

Immigrants drive state economy, chamber said |  News, Sports, Jobs

Staff photo of Clay Schuldt Speaking at a New Ulm Chamber of Commerce luncheon, state chamber Speaker Jennifer Byers said only the presence of foreign immigrants has prevented labor shortages and kept the general population of the state. NEW ULM: A net loss of internal migration has had a negative impact … Read more