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Stamp Sands Dredging Contract Awarded

DETROIT— U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces a contract award for dredging of the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. Petersen Companies, Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin, will dredge approximately 27,500 cubic yards of stamp sands from in and around the …

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Michigan Tech Students Get Ready For K-Day

Michigan Tech students will be celebrating K-Day tomorrow in a new location. Due to construction at the event’s traditional location at McLain State Park, K-Day will take place at noon at Chassell’s Centennial Park. Short for Keweenaw Day, K-Day is an annual outdoor event held on the Friday of the …

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The Prehistory Of Copper In The Keweenaw

The copper mining boom began in the 1800’s in the Keweenaw, but a local study shows that the practice of extracting the red metal from this area dates back as far as 8,000 years ago. It’s no secret that the Upper Peninsula is known for its supply of metals. Some …

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FEMA Denies Appeal For Individual Assistance

The federal government is sticking with their decision not to provide assistance to private individuals affected by the flood in June. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the appeal by Governor Rick Snyder saying the local and state impact from the severe storms and flooding was not beyond the …

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Four Homers Power Tigers’ Win – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. High School In high school volleyball today… – Houghton entertains Westwood. – Hancock welcomes Jeffers. – Calumet travels to Iron Mountain. – Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Bessemer. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City entertains Wakefield-Marenisco. – Baraga visits Ewen-Trout Creek. – Ontonagon plays at Watersmeet. …

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