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Salvation Army, CCHS Request Help

Two non-profit organizations are asking for item donations. The Copper Country Humane Society needs cat litter, equine pine pellets, bleach and paper towels. Donations can be dropped off at the Humane Society in Houghton. The Salvation Army has released a list of items they need, to help serve individuals and …

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U.P. Remains Michigan’s COVID Hot Spot

The COVID-10 infection rate in Michigan continues to soar. The seven-day rolling average of new cases per day set a new record Saturday, when it reached 4,231. That’s more than two-and-a-half times the highest level seen during the initial surge last spring.  The hardest-hit area continues to be the Upper …

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Lions Fall, Stafford Hurt – Monday Sports Wrap

NFL The Lions lost to the Vikings 34-20 yesterday. Quarterback Matthew Stafford returned from the reserve/COVID-19 list. He had a good first half, but threw two interceptions in the third quarter, before being forced to the sideline because of concussion protocol. Chase Daniel relieved him. Vikings running back Dalvin Cook …

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LL-H Falls at North Central – Sunday Sports Wrap

High School In high school football tournament play… Lake Linden-Hubbell’s season ended with a 52-8 loss at North Central Saturday. The Jets took control early, when Alex Naser returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown. North Central then proceeded to core on every first-half possession – a two-yard …

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Hancock Council Members Bid “Adieu”

Last night’s special meeting was the last for two Hancock City Council members. Dan Seguin did not run for re-election in the third ward, as he and his family plan to move outside the city limits in the near future… “It’s been a real learning experience and a real honor …

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Trump Vote Challenge Tossed; James Won’t Concede

The first legal challenge of Michigan’s election by the Donald Trump campaign didn’t get very far. Yesterday, Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens dismissed a lawsuit which demanded that ballot counting be stopped. Stephens said the case was based on a “hearsay affidavit that… is not first-hand knowledge.” She ruled …

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Little Brothers’ Food Drive Tomorrow

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly will hold their annual food drive tomorrow. They ask that you place non-perishable food donations in labeled bags outside your residence by 8:00 tomorrow morning. Members of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will canvass local communities, and pick up the donations.

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