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Baraga Chamber Releases Resource Guide App

A new app will help those in Baraga County connect with local businesses, services and events. The Baraga County Resource Guide for Android or Apple devices has been released by the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce. It includes information about chamber member businesses.  It also includes a calendar of Baraga …

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Status Quo for Hancock Board of Ed Leadership

The Hancock School Board will keep its same leadership team this year. At last night’s meeting, board members re-elected Dale Kero as President, Randy Hannen as Vice President, Kathryn Jordan as Secretary, and Wendy Chynoweth as Treasurer. Superintendent Steve Patchin told us the board approved continuing the co-op high school …

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PLDL Begins Podcast Series

The Portage Lake District Library is introducing a new podcast series. The first installment of “PLDL Explores” is a two-episode podcast that focuses on shipwrecks in the Portage Waterway and Lake Superior… The host is Liam Anderson, a Tech student who is interning at the library. The podcast is produced …

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Rehabbed Eagle To Be Released

A young bald eagle will be released back into the wild today, after having been treated for lead poisoning. The eagle was rescued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources on December 7th. It was taken to the Wild Instincts Wildlife Rehab Center near Rhinelander. They discovered that the bird’s …

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DNR Offers Deer Habitat Grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has $100,000 available to help improve deer habitats in the Upper Peninsula. The money is for projects on non-state land. This is the 12th year of the DNR’s Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative. So far, $850,000 has been invested into almost 100 projects.  Groups …

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Marquette Police Seek Cold Case Murder Suspect

Marquette police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a nearly 32-year-old murder. Marquette Police Department composite drawing The body of 34-year-old Paul Girard was found in Presque Isle Park September 30th, 1988. Officials have now focused on two persons of interest. One has been identified. …

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KCF, Aspirus Auxiliary Accepting Scholarship Apps

The Keweenaw Community Foundation is accepting applications for several scholarships. –  The Alec Fisher Memorial Scholarship is open to Michigan Tech students at the junior level or above, studying Environmental Engineering or Management Information Systems. – The Bernard Gaffney Scholarship Fund is for students or graduates who demonstrate character, need, …

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