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Gogebic Community College recognized by UP Michigan Works!

If you are looking to transition into manufacturing or health care, and are in need of short term training for a necessary credential, Gogebic Community College is expanding access to solutions that fit your situation. The opportunity is available for both current students or those outside of campus who meet …

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Hancock transforming into Whoville

The Grinch promises to be on his best behavior Friday, November 26th in Hancock. His heart will be three times too large and doling out holiday cheer for the Christmas Walk. Organizer Shelly Lucchesi says the event will run from 5:00 to 7:30 and feature cookie decorating, a judging of …

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Kings, ‘Dogs, Vikes, Jets Advance in Volleyball Tourney – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School High school volleyball tournament district champions will be crowned tonight. In semifinal action last evening… • In Division Three, Calumet breezed past Ishpeming 3-0 (25-5, 25-9, 25-10). Helen Beiring led the Copper Kings with 12 kills. Marybeth Halonen had six aces, and Jana Loukus recorded 12 digs. Hancock …

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Houghton High seniors give themselves a graduation gift

Seniors at Houghton High School will walk across the stage in May 2022, receive their diploma, switch their tassel from one side of their cap’s mortarboard to the other, and then they can enjoy a gift to themselves. The class was busy last week planting 1,300 bulbs near the waterfront …

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Michigan Tech offering ways to prove vaccination status

Michigan Tech employees will need to be vaccinated by the start of spring semester, a little over two months away. The university is working on making several options available to provide proof of vaccination status, including online and in person. Associate Vice President of Communications Ian Repp says the mandate …

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Calumet Council holds special meeting

The Calumet Village Council met Tuesday with two items on the agenda. President Brian Abramson announced that he is in the process of selling his home, and will be stepping down once that is finalized. The listing will be up soon and it could be months until a potential closing …

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Western UP Health Department teaming with National Guard

Antigen community testing clinics have been added over the month of November thanks to a partnership between the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and the Michigan National Guard. Four of those dates will occur in the Copper Country; at the Ontonagon Village Hall starting today and each Wednesday through the …

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Volleyball Tourney Continues Tonight – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school volleyball tournament district semifinals tonight… • In Division Three, Calumet will host Ishpeming tonight at 6:00. Coverage will begin at 5:40 on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3. Hancock will entertain Gwinn in the other semifinal at 6:00.• In Division Four, District 98, …

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Proposed Keweenaw Heartlands Park Would become Third Largest in State

Grant Township Supervisor Scott Wendt talks about the proposed Keweenaw Heartlands Park, challenges and benefits to the Copper Country. Some places are too awe-inspiring to not preserve for future generations. The tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula is definitely one such place. The Keweenaw Heartlands Park is the culmination of three …

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Baraga’s Osterman Leads CMC Volleyball All-Stars

Baraga’s Reide Osterman was named the Most Valuable Player for volleyball in the Copper Mountain Conference for the 2021 season. Results of the balloting were released this morning. Ironwood’s Alaya Ruotsala was named Defensive Player of the Year. Jeffers was named Team of the Year, and Jets coach Rachel Sondgerath …

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