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Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted vaults into cable’s top 30

The Keweenaw is a star! Sunday’s episode of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted did well in the ratings against tough competition from the Olympic Games. In fact, overall viewership was better than the July 18th episode (Iceland) and July 4th (The Great Smoky Mountains), before the flame was lit in Tokyo. Preliminary …

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Fall turkey deadline is this week

Sunday, August 1st is the last day to apply for a fall turkey license through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. A lottery will be held with results announced on August 16th at the DNR’s website. Only one application is allowed per person and it comes with a $5 fee. …

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National Guard exercises open to the public next week

Correction: The Alpena exercise on M-32 is scheduled for August 5th. Operation Northern Strike has been rumbling across the upper portions of the Lower Peninsula for weeks. It is coming to the UP now, including land and air exercises nearby. Monday through Wednesday, flying operations will take place in Ontonagon …

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SUV stolen in Laurium

UPDATE TO STOLEN VEHICLE IN LAURIUM; A GMC Acadia that was stolen yesterday in the Village of Laurium, has been recovered by the police. Laurium Police Department says that the case is still under investigation. ***************************************************************************************************************************** The Laurium Police Department is asking you to be on the lookout for a …

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Houghton council acts on parking deck recommendation

In a 6-1 vote, with member Jan Cole the lone dissenter, the Houghton City Council adopted the recommendation on the parking deck from the Planning Commission. It is now the city’s position that the structure will come down at some point in the future. This allows staff to begin to …

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Flames Open Legion Baseball State Tourney This Morning – Thursday Sports Wrap

Slow Pitch Softball In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play last evening… • Paul Hyrkas Construction v Pat’s Foods/Buckos – no report • Koppers defeated Downtowner Two 19-13. • Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics v Sayen’s Auto/Coca Cola – no report • Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics v Bucko’s/Labatts – no report Twilight League Baseball …

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City of Houghton Planning Commission July 27th, 2021

The planning commission for the city of Houghton met last night, with a lot on the agenda the meeting was concluded late into the night. One item would determine if a parcel of land set to be developed into high density student housing, would be rezoned from R-3 to R-4. …

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Keweenaw Wild Ones hosting plant sale

Find the perfect fit for that hole in your garden thanks to the local Wild Ones chapter. Their native plant sale is running this week, with the opportunity to buy at their website and pick up some new flora over the weekend. President Marcia Goodrich says pollinator plants are at …

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Water service disruption in Portage Township

After a leak was discovered Tuesday night, the Portage Township Water Department has initiated an emergency water shut off to the Mill Road area. The action was taken at approximately 9 AM Wednesday, with no expected resolution time given yet. Mill Road connects US-41 to the parking area for the …

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Another M-26 culvert set to be replaced

The Michigan Department of Transportation continues to be busy making repairs that stem from damage due to the Father’s Day Flood, particularly on M-26 between Hancock and Hubbell. As one culvert replacement is nearing completion, another job starts Monday, August 2nd. Already, steel culvert segments can be seen parked near …

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