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Isle Royale National Park Artist-in-Residence Program Summer 2019 Call for Entries

HOUGHTON, MICH – Applications for Isle Royale National Park’s 2019 Artist-in-Residence Program will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2019. This program provides artists the opportunity to become part of a long-established tradition of interpreting national parks through art. The Artist-in-Residence Program is open to professional artists whose work …

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Celebrating Finndependence

Finland celebrated its Independence Day yesterday and so did Finnish Americans in the Copper Country.  The Finnish American Heritage Center held its annual celebration last night, presenting song and dance along with authentic apparel. “We were very pleased to have a bunch of people come out despite Mother Nature’s best …

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Tech Hoops Teams Fall – Friday Sports Wrap

High School In high school boys basketball last night… – L’Anse defeated Houghton 62-56. – Hancock lost to Ewen-Trout Creek 68-46. – Lake Linden-Hubbell overwhelmed Watersmeet 75-29. Carter Crouch led the Lakes with 25 points, and Cole Gregoire added 19. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City beat Jeffers 57-48. – Chassell swamped Baraga …

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DNR auction of surplus public land starts Dec. 11

Eighty-one individual land parcels in Michigan – ranging in size from less than an acre to 160 acres – will be available for sale by sealed-bid auction starting Tuesday, Dec. 11. The auction is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ overall strategy to efficiently manage public lands while …

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Fatal Crash Leads To US-41 Closure

An accident Thursday morning in Baraga County has left one person dead and another critically injured.  The accident happened at the southern end of Keweenaw Bay on US-41. Baraga Sheriff Deputies were sent out at 5:51 Thursday morning to a head on crash.  James Turriff, 31, of L’Anse was headed …

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Curbing The Rise Of Violence Among Youth

Is there a connection between a child’s exposure to violence and the escalation of violent events in our nation?  That’s the question that many parents had on their minds when they attended a discussion at Houghton High School that featured author and retired US Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. Grossman …

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