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Benishek Closes In On Retirement

For a fourth consecutive term, the U.P.’s voice in Washington will be a Republican. Jack Bergman defeated Lon Johnson to become the first congressional district’s representative in D.C. Bergman will be succeeding Dan Benishek, who decided to retire after three terms in office. Benishek says he has had some ‘great …

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Immediate Need For Blood Donations Across Upper Peninsula

There is an immediate need for blood donations of the following types in the Upper Peninsula: O-negative, A-negative, B-negative, O-positive, and A-positive. Blood donation sites are open in Hancock, Marquette, Iron Mountain, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie. Donations to the UP Regional Blood Center always stay in the Upper Peninsula …

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Calumet Colosseum To House Hockey & Guts Frisbee Kiosk

The Calumet Colosseum is the recipient of a grant of $8,400 from the Michigan Humanities Council for a project promoting hockey and Guts Frisbee. The application for the Humanities Grant was submitted by International Frisbee Inc for an interactive kiosk and traveling exhibit called Pucks and Guts. The exhibit, which …

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Pack Wins; MTU Men’s Hoops Falls – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey tonight… – Hancock skates at Houghton. – Jeffers travels to Negaunee. – L’Anse hosts Kingsford. The girls’ basketball season opens tonight… – Houghton welcomes Baraga. – Hancock visits West Iron County. – Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts …

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Progess Being Made On Keweenaw County Roads

Keweenaw County sees an average of 245 inches of snow every year. That much snow makes it challenging for the Keweenaw County Road Commission to make it through the winter, especially with decreased funding over the years. The County Road Association of Michigan says a road millage passed in August …

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