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CLK Board Honors Students, Coaches

At a quiet CLK Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, board members took time to salute a long list of students, coaches and teachers who achieved honors this fall. The group included the football team, which reached the regional championship game, and placed numerous players on all-star and all-academic rosters; …

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Five Esky-Area Residents Nabbed in Drug Raid

Five people have been arraigned on drug related charges after a series of arrests in the Escanaba area. Members of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say the big fish is 34-year-old Travis Anderson of Escanaba, who faces several charges for delivery of methamphetamine. The other four are charged mostly …

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Hockey Wins for Kings, Gremlins – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey last night… – Houghton earned an 8-0 mercy rule victory over Kingsford. Brandon Trudeau had a hat trick for the Gremlins. Dane Johnson, Milo Schaefer, Ty Halonen, Carson Stevens and Niko Rajala scored one each. Jimmy Pietila and Matthew Ryynonen combined for the shutout, …

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Keweenaw “Holiday Hoopla” Tomorrow

One of the Keweenaw’s biggest Christmas parties will be held tomorrow night. The Holiday Hoopla will begin at 6:00 at the Continental Fire Company. Tara Arens from the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce says it’s part for fun, and part for a good cause… KEDA and the Keweenaw Young Professionals …

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DNR Winter Land Auction Opens Today

The bidding process opens today for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources winter surplus land auction. 147 parcels of state property are being offered for sale. Only one is in the Copper Country – a 1.44-acre parcel with frontage on Otter Lake. The minimum bid has been set at $6,440. …

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L’Anse Council Hears “Light Up” Update

The L’Anse Village Council heard an update about the upcoming Light Up Baraga County celebration. Council member Leann Davis said there’s been a lot of interest in the Christmas parade. Anyone can enter a float, with one big requirement… They’re also hoping for a lot of big rigs… The parade …

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Potential Bergman Challenger Visits L’Anse

One of the Democrats who is hoping to challenge Republican Jack Bergman for the First U.S. House of Representatives seat next fall made his first official appearances in the Copper Country over the weekend. In L’Anse yesterday, Dana Ferguson of Negaunee said he thinks Bergman is out of touch with …

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