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Tech Soccer Blanks NMU – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In high school volleyball tonight…• The Houghton match scheduled to be played at Marquette has been canceled. See the full schedule for all our local high school teams here. College Soccer The Tech soccer team blanked Northern Michigan 2-0 yesterday. Grace Shaw and Stephanie Yeager each found the …

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Lakes Outlast Eagles – Sunday Sports Wrap

High School In high school football Saturday… • Lake Linden-Hubbell survived a late Stephenson comeback attempt, and earned a 34-30 homecoming victory at Warner Field. The Eagles grabbed an early advantage, with quarterback Canaan Elson completing a nearly eight-minute opening drive with a one-yard plunge. The two-point conversion attempt failed. …

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Chassell Township Schools Hosts 1st Annual Autumn Festival

  Chassell Township Schools is starting the school year with something new. On Saturday there will be the first autumn harvest festival at the Chassell school building. The event is being put on by students, who have worked together across grades says English Teacher Sarah Guidotti and Title One Aid …

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Kings Stifle Mountaineers – Saturday Sports Wrap

High School In high school football last night… • Calumet shut down Iron Mountain 21-6. The Copper Kings held the Mountaineers without a first down in the first half, as they built a 14-0 halftime lead. Dryden Nelson and Kip Kangas ran for touchdowns, and Nolan Sturos caught a TD …

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Eighth Annual Ride Against Abuse revs up Monday

Bikers will be on the road for a good cause Monday evening. The 8th Annual Ride Against Abuse is a community awareness event for the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home held early in October, coinciding with the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Few things raise awareness like a convoy …

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Houghton County Commissioners hold special meeting

The Houghton County Board of Commissioners met at noon on Wednesday to pass a budget for the new fiscal year which began today. In general, revenue and expenditures were in line with past amounts with one notable exception. Over $3.7 million is courtesy of federal sources thanks to recent COVID …

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National Park Service funding inspection of the Calumet Theatre

At Thursday’s Calumet Village Council work session, the gallery was nearly full. Dozens of people attached to the Calumet Theatre Company, along with Wendy Davis and Sean Gohman from the National Park Service were in attendance. There has been some discussion among the council that it look at potentially breaking …

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COVID cases rise to new seasonal high

The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department says they will be prioritizing contact tracing efforts for high-risk cases, namely nursing homes and potential school outbreaks. The decision comes as COVID activity hits a six-month high for the period ending September 29th. Over seven days, Houghton County recorded 78 cases. Luckily, that …

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Water shutoff expected this morning north of Hancock

Franklin Township Treasurer Jodi Mikesch says one fire hydrant is in need of emergency repairs. That will result in a shut off for Quincy Franklin Water customers North of Lake Annie Road starting at 8:00 am. Work is expected to be completed by noon. Run your taps to allow the …

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Kings, ‘Dogs and Jets Earn Volleyball Wins – Friday Sports Wrap

High School In high school volleyball last evening… • Calumet blanked L’Anse 3-0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-10). Helen Beiring led the Copper Kings with 12 kills, and Jana Loukus had 11 digs. • Hancock swept Houghton 3-0. • Ewen-Trout Creek got past Bessemer 3-2. • Jeffers dropped the first two sets, …

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