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Calumet Girls in State Hoops Semifinal Today – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School The Calumet girls basketball team will face Kent City in the Division Three state tournament semifinals today at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Both teams are unbeaten. Coverage will begin at 12:10 in advance of a 12:30 tipoff on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. The winner will face …

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Hancock Planning Commission hosting special meeting

OHM Advisors is presenting Tuesday evening before a special meeting of Hancock’s Planning Commission. The consulting firm will address survey work they have been doing regarding the city’s zoning ordinances. Taking part in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Redevelopment Ready Communities grant program requires the review. OHM’s Ericka Malone says …

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Rapid testing event Saturday

The Copper Country ISD will be hosting a rapid response COVID-19 testing event Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM at Houghton High School. A nasal swab will still be utilized but it is self-administered and results are ascertained in as little as 15 minutes. Whether positive or negative, your …

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UP Energy Task Force makes recommendations

Area homes are saddled with higher average electricity rates than those found in other parts of the state. A recent report from the UP Energy Task Force says in some cases, they are the highest in the country. Governor Gretchen Whitmer set up a panel to look at ways to …

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Lake Linden – Hubbell instructor named Regional Teacher of the Year

Heather French, an english and visual arts teacher at Lake Linden – Hubbell Middle School/High School is the Region One Teacher of the Year. The district encompasses the entire Upper Peninsula and the honor is bestowed by the Michigan Department of Education. French joins nine others in vying for the …

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UK COVID variant confirmed in Houghton County

One of the more common variant strains of COVID-19 has been identified in Houghton County for the first time. The B.1.1.7 version, sometimes referred to as the United Kingdom variant, was initially identified overseas and has been in Michigan since February. All testing for newer strains of the virus is …

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Calumet Girls Advance to Hoops Semis – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School The Calumet girls basketball team advanced to the Division Three state semifinals with a fast-paced 73-69 victory over Glen Lake last night. In a seesaw battle, the Copper Kings started slowly. They gained the lead midway through the second period, then went cold, and trailed by as many …

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Florist sales bloom with Easter

The holiday ushered in terrific sales at area shops like Calumet Floral and Gift. Easter 2021 was a tricky proposition for many small businesses in the Copper Country. Calumet Floral Owner Amy Knight says they traditionally use the prior year as a barometer for ordering, regarding holidays and other special …

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Michigan Tech mourns the loss of Milt Olsson

Long-time Director of Arts and Music at Michigan Technological University, Milt Olsson, died over the weekend at 80 years old. Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair Jared Anderson says employees at the school found out this morning, and are just now processing the news. Anderson says Olsson was a dear …

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Delivering more than a meal

Keweenaw Report got to ride along with Adam Johnson and Kora Melia as they delivered meals for Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly on Easter Sunday. Johnson refers to the pandemic experience as sterile compared to pre-virus protocols, but the time spent still leaves an impression on those helping …

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