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LaPlant Joins Lions – Saturday Sports Wrap

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Morning Sports for Saturday, May 31st: MLB: Tigers Power Past M’s The Tigers blasted three home runs, and cruised to a 6-3 victory over the Mariners Friday night. Rajai Davis hit a solo shot. Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer. Victor Martinez knocked a three-run bomb, after Seattle walked Cabrera …

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2014 Copper Country Softball All-Stars Announced

Calumet High School catcher Selena Stromer has been named the Copper Country Softball Conference Player of the Year. Calumet coaches Luke Peterson and Joel Rastello received Coach of the Year honors. To see the full All-Conference roster, click here: 2014 CC Softball All Stars

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CC Habitat for Humanity to Celebrate Two Events

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This weekend, one journey will end while another one will be just beginning. The Copper Country Habitat for Humanity is holding two events tomorrow. The first will be a mortgage burning celebration for Steve Fish of South Range. Fish received his house in 1997 and has paid off his mortgage …

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Aspirus Keweenaw Recognized

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Aspirus Keweenaw has been named one of America’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals by the iVantage Strength Index, the health care industry’s most comprehensive rating of acute care hospitals. The system rates more than 1300 critical access hospitals in rural areas on metrics ranging from quality, patient perspective and affordability. …

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Coffee With A Cop

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Today you can spend some time with those who protect and serve the community during the Coffee With A Cop event going on this morning until 11 a.m. The Michigan State Police from the Calumet Post will be hosting the event at the Suomi Restaurant in Houghton. Among those who …

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Lake Char Preparing for Survey

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The Lake Char has been preparing this week for its spring surveys throughout Lake Superior. The boat is a DNR operated research vessel that conducts surveys of fish populations in Lake Superior from Isle Royale along the coast to Grand Marais. The crew will survey details of fish populations such …

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DNR Advises Anglers to Lookout

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists are reminding Lake Superior anglers to keep an eye out for Chinook salmon with missing adipose fins. In 2012, the DNR’s Fisheries Division began stocking clipped Chinook salmon as a means to track and evaluate the proportion of fish caught that originated in …

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MSP Debunk Trailer Hitch Myth

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The Michigan State Police from the Calumet Post want to put a certain rumor to rest: it is not illegal to operate a vehicle with a “Reese style” trailer hitch when not pulling a trailer. This rumor has spread across the Keweenaw and troopers say there is no truth to …

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Target Seeks Help from MTU Program

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  Michigan Tech’s Enterprise program has received participation from its first retail firm. Target Corporation has become involved in the program, where teams of students work with a business or industry sponsor on a real-world problem that the sponsor would like the students to help solve. The team is called …

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Hancock, Jeffers Win Golf Titles – Friday Sports Wrap

Mel Pearson Feature

MLB: Tigers Slip Past A’s Rick Porcello overcame some control issues, and the Tigers edged the Athletics 5-4 Thursday night. Porcello walked six batters before leaving with two outs in the sixth inning… but held the A’s to just two runs, and earned his eighth victory of the season. Joe …

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