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Dianda Honors Fallen Beartown Firefighters at 9/11 Ceremony

LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) hosted Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal President Chris Swartz and honored two fallen firefighters from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Beartown Firefighters, at the Michigan House of Representatives’ Sept. 11 recognition ceremony today. Alan J. Swartz and James Shelifoe Jr. were traveling with …

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Walk To End Alzheimer’s Takes Place Saturday

There currently is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but a walk is taking place tomorrow to try and change that. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will start at the Finnish American Heritage Center with registration opening at 9am and the walk beginning at 10am. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Phil Poutinen says …

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Michigan Tech Enrollment Highest In 33 Years

Fall 2016 enrollment at Michigan Technological University is 7,268, the highest the school has seen since 1983. That’s 30 students more than last fall. Female enrollment is at a record high, with 1,957 women making up 27 percent of the student body. Michigan Tech submitted its official fall enrollment figures to …

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UPPCO’s Rate Increase Reduced By MPSC

Upper Peninsula Power Company Customers may see their electric bills go down slightly. The Michigan Public Service Commission ruled that the UPPCO will be allowed to increase its electric rates by more than $4.6 million annually. This rate increase is lower than the $6.2 million rate increase that the company …

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“Guys and Dolls” Opens Tonight At Calumet Theater

Set in 1930’s New York, the Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” centers around notorious gamblers and infamous gangsters. The Calumet Players are set to bring the show to audiences in Calumet, staring tonight. “Guys and Dolls” Co-Director Erin Kauppila, along with Christopher Schwartz, said, “Guys and Dolls is one of …

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Houghton Boys Win Esky XC Invitational – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school volleyball last night… – Calumet shut out Chassell 3-0. – Lake Linden-Hubbell stopped Bessemer 3-0. – Dollar Bay v Wakefield-Marenisco – not reported. – L’Anse lost to West Iron County 3-0. – Ontonagon blanked Watersmeet 3-0. Tomorrow… – Calumet plays …

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New Ways to Explore the Quincy Smelter

HANCOCK, MI – There will be several opportunities to explore and learn about the historic Quincy Smelter on Saturday September 10, 2016. Included in the day’s events are: a paddle to the smelter, offered by the Western UP Health Department and Keweenaw National Historical Park; a photography exhibit at the …

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An Open & Honest Discussion On Climate Science

Though the issue of climate change continues to be hotly debated among political pundits, scientists find themselves nearly all in agreement. That’s Michigan Tech Chemistry Professor Sarah Green. She is taking part in a series of Climate Science Café’s that will give the public a chance to ask questions and …

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Hearing Held To Discuss Warden Power Plant Issues

For the original story and video by ABC-10’s Melanie Palmer, click here. The Warden Power Plant is requesting a change to the mix of biofuel it currently uses to produce electrical power. A public hearing was held in L’Anse Wednesday to discuss the request. Two non-compliance issues have recently arose …

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