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KBIC Announces Six-Month Disbursements

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has authorized $139,372.65 in distributions to local units of government in Baraga County. The money represents two percent of the slot machine revenues at the Baraga Casino over the past six months. The Baraga Area School District gets the largest grant, at a little over …

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KBIC Pushes Forward on Baraga County Recycling

Efforts continue to give Baraga County residents more opportunities to recycle. Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Environmental Response Specialist Serene Gauthier provided an update at the L’Anse Village Council meeting Monday night. Gauthier said the Tribe is proceeding with plans to offer motor oil recycling… The KBIC has also received a …

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IncredibleBank Continues CopperDog Commitment

IncredibleBank has again signed on as Lead Dog Sponsor for the CopperDog 150. Formerly River Valley Bank, IncredibleBank has been the lead sponsor for all 11 years of the event, which brings mushers and their dog teams from across the United States and Canada to the Copper Country. The commitment …

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First Serious Winter Storm Eyes Keweenaw

The first major snowstorm of the season is threatening to dump as much as two feet of snow on portions of the Copper Country. WeatherEye meteorologist Derek Dahlman says the hardest-hit area will probably be the Huron Mountains in eastern Baraga County, but even sheltered areas could receive around a …

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L’Anse Prepares for Christmas

Christmas preparations continue in L’Anse. At last night’s village council meeting, Public Works Director Scott Lloyd said that the village crew had begun installing holiday lights. Workers were expected to report early this morning, to hang the decorations at the intersection of Main and Broad Streets. The council authorized the …

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MTU Announces Winter Break Hours

As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, Michigan Tech has released its modified operating schedule for the upcoming Winter Break. University offices will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas day, and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Some critical areas will remain in operation. Some offices may also be …

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