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Kellogg Youth Fund Grants Now Available Annually

Hancock, Michigan – The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its new annual granting cycle. Grant cycles for YAC will now be completed once yearly, rather than in both the spring and fall. $30,000 is available from the Kellogg Youth Fund …

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Fundraiser Held For UP Honor Flight

Employees of the Baraga County Memorial Hospital donated time and food to put together a luncheon to raise money for the Honor Flight fund. “Today, we are honoring the Honor Flight, by our employees volunteering by providing all of the food for this benefit for the Honor Flight,” said Margie …

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UPSET Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Houghton County Man

A Houghton County man is facing drug charges after he was arrested by detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. After a month long investigation for Conspiracy to Deliver LSD, Psilocybin Mushrooms and Marijuana, UPSET detectives arrested 18-year-old Ethan Willmert last Friday on a two count warrant for Delivery …

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Quest For Cleaner, Quieter Snowmobile Continues

The 2018 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge is underway and continues through Saturday. Teams left the Keweenaw Research Center Tuesday morning just after 10:00 as they made their way to Copper Harbor and back for the event’s gasoline endurance run. The quest for cleaner running and quieter sleds originated 19 years …

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Michigan’s Roads Get Poor Grades

The Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers has released its 2018 Report Card for Michigan’s Infrastructure. Michigan received an overall grade of D+, but received a D- for its roads because 39 percent of the 120,000 miles of paved roads are rated in poor condition, 43 percent …

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Yooper Talk Explores Local Dialect

No doubt, the people of the Upper Peninsula have a dialect all their own, but where did it come from and what does it mean to those who live here? Author Kathryn Remlinger explores the native dialect in her book, Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. “My …

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