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Becoming an Outdoors Woman

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today registration is open for this winter’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 22-24 in Marquette County. This annual winter BOW gathering is for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in …

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Students Making use of Stamp Sand

As a group of young innovative thinkers in Lake Linden works to solve a long standing environmental issue, it has employed the assistance of a 7th grade computer class, leaving 5th graders with a new experience and an eco friendly desk top tool. The Whiz Kids, who are exploring practical …

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“Cut Your Own” Tree Permits Available

The US Forest Service is Encouraging Upper Peninsula families to explore the forest this holiday season when searching for a Christmas Tree. Both the Ottawa and Hiawatha National Forests are inviting residents to come to the forest and cut their own tree this year. Tree permits cost $5 and can …

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MTU Women’s Hoops Suffers First Loss – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. Finlandia The Finlandia University women’s basketball team dropped a 54-43 decision to Carnegie-Mellon University at the Nan Nichols Classic in Wooster, Ohio, yesterday. Harlee Froberg paced the Lions with 13 points, and was named to the All-Tournament Team. The men’s basketball team …

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MTU Hockey Swept at Clarkson – Sunday Sports Wrap

 Click on the blue links for more details. High School Rapid River became the Upper Peninsula’s only state high school football champion yesterday, defeating Onekama 30-18 in the Eight-Player Division Two championship game at the Superior Dome. Morrice defeated Picfkford 44-16 in the Eight-Player Division One final. The Eleven-Player finals …

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Teen Killed in Ontonagon County Shooting Accident

A teenager is dead, following a shooting accident in Mass City. The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department was called to a residence in Mass City Friday afternoon at 3:08. Sheriff Dale Rantala report that a 13-year-old male who lives at the home was loading a rifle, which discharged and struck a …

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Grants Helping To Fight Local Food Insecurity

[Hancock, MI]  In the spring of 2018 the Portage Health Foundation continued their support of their food initiative. PHF’s initiative has taken three main approaches to addressing food needs in the four-county community: community education, access, and affordability. In May, two grants were awarded that addressed one or more of …

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Hancock Puts Marijuana Businesses On Hold

Local municipalities are in discussions this week as they decide how to address the legalization of marijuana in Michigan. Voters passed Proposal 1 during the November 6th election, legalizing recreational marijuana use and as the state prepares its guidelines for regulation, the city of Hancock is taking its own measures …

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