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Coronavirus Still A Concern

Michigan Senator Gary Peters, is continuing his oversight efforts, to make sure the U.S. is prepared in case the coronavirus epidemic widens. So far, the outbreak has affected over 60,000 worldwide, and left close to 2,000 people dead. Peters recently held a round table discussion with public health officials as …

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Quinnesec Man Named Outstanding Conservationist

Anton “Tony” Demboski of Quinnesec has been awarded 2020’s “Outstanding Conservationist” from the Upper Peninsula’s Sportsmen’s Alliance. Dave Johnson, UPSA’s president said “Through his important work in this group and elsewhere, Tony Demboski repeatedly demonstrated his caring, concern and willingness to act on behalf of conservation issues.” Johnson also added …

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U.P. High School Students Win TRIO Scholarships

High School students from the Copper Country ISD, Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD and Forest Park Schools, have won $1,000 scholarships from the TRIO Talent Search from Finlandia University to attend Summer Youth Programs at Michigan Tech. In all, 19 9th, 10th & 11th graders won the scholarships, offered by TRIO, through a …

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Calumet Girls Stifle Houghton – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school girls basketball last night… – Calumet shut down Houghton 68-35. Jana Loukus led the Copper Kings with 26 points. Maryellen Trewhella scored 13 for the Gremlins. – Hancock lost to West Iron County 50-42. D’Andra Kero led the Bulldogs with 11 points. – Lake Linden-Hubbell …

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New After School Club In Hancock

Thanks to a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, the Hancock School Public Library will be hosting a new after school club. The new Code Club will teach you how to make apps, games and websites. The primary software that will be used, is a coding software …

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U.P. Energy Task Force Meeting In Houghton

If you have questions regarding the U.P. ‘s propane supply, you can stop by the Portage Lake District Library this Saturday, the 22nd, from 12:30p-2:30p and meet with representatives from the U.P. Energy Task Force. This is an informal meeting, and is considered an opportunity for residents to learn how …

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