Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Whitmer extends stay-at-home order through April


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LANSING — Michigan residents will have to continue staying in after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended her stay-at-home order through the end of April Thursday as part of the state’s effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Whitmer’s extension to the order also includes new restrictions designed to limit the contact people in an effort to halt the virus’s spread.

“Michigan has the third highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, and we’re still on the upswing. We must continue to do everything we can to slow the spread and protec...