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Baraga County Deputy Honored

A Baraga County Sheriff’s Deputy has received a prestigious honor.  Deputy Thomas Randell was recognized as “Outstanding Rookie of the Year” at the Michigan Association of Drunk Drivers Lifesavers Award Luncheon in East Lansing last week. L-R – Baraga County Deputy Thomas Randell, Sheriff Joe Brogan

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Overnight Paving Begins in Harvey; Forest Road Work Starts Near Bergland

Traffic will be disrupted this week at the busy M-28/US-41 intersection in Harvey, east of Marquette.  The intersection will be repaved as part of a larger project stretching three miles south on US-41. Because of the heavy traffic, paving at the intersection will be done at night, to minimize disruption. …

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Tigers, Brewers Win Again – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. Slow Pitch Softball In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play this evening… • At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, Koppers plays A and S Industrial/Loukus Tech at 6:15, then takes on Pat’s Foods/Bucko’s at 7:30. • At the Hancock Driving …

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Copper Country Today – June 19, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program… • The Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union is changing its name. David Rautiola and Paula Magowan talk with host Todd VanDyke about the reason, and about the credit union philosophy. Listen to the discussion here. • It will be a busy and …

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Greene Shines as Tigers’ Bats Explode – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. High School At the 36th U.P. All-Star Classic basketball game in Saint Ignace Saturday… • In the boys competition, the East defeated the West 103-84. Escanaba’s Colin Hudson was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. • In the girls game, the …

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Bridge Fest Returns in Grand Fashion; Parade, Thatcher Markham 5K, Water Ski Show and a Day in the Sun

Editor’s Note; 97.7 The Wolf’s Kevin Ericson was able to provide us with some photos from tonight’s firework display. You will find them below within the photo gallery.  Bridge Fest has returned. Hundreds of people flocked to Quincy Street in Hancock and Sheldon Avenue in Houghton to see the grand …

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Kytta, Monahan Win Markham 5k – Saturday Sports Wrap

Running At the Thatcher Markham Memorial 5k Run last night… • Kolson Kytta of Chassell claimed the men’s title, finishing 15 seconds ahead of Hancock’s Nik Thomas. • Kristen Monahan of Houghton won the women’s crown, nearly two minutes ahead of Houghton’s Kristina Owen. To see full results, including the …

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Hancock’s Canal Rock Returning to Rock the Night Away at Porvoo Park

Following Bridgefest weekend the city of Hancock will keep on rocking the night away. As Canal Rock returns to Porvoo Park next Friday. The first band kicking off the summer concert series for the city is Conga Finn. The Canal Rock series will continue through the month of July with …

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IWA Returns to Lake Linden for the 3rd Annual Jeff Moyle Watercross Race

Out on Torch Lake will be the third annual fastest show on h2o, the Jeff Moyle Memorial Watercross race. Lake Linden is one of the International Watercross Association’s most pristine venues on their circuit. The watercross race is hosted by and benefits the Lake Linden Fire Department, who will put …

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Houghton and Hancock Officially Receive Portage Lake Lift Bridge Historic Landmark Plaques

Today the Portage Lake Lift Bridge earned a new milestone achievement. This morning ASCE Society President, Dennis Truax presented Houghton City Clerk Ann Volrath and Hancock Mayor Paul LaBine with placards commemorating the lift bridge as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. A small crowd gathered at Bridgeview Park in …

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