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NMU Applauded For Amending “Self-Harm” Speech Policy

A watchdog group says they’re pleased with the recent response from Northern Michigan University in regards to an outcry over its stance on students talking to other students about self-harm or suicide. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) says NMU has stated publically that it will discontinue its …

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UP-EMS Contract Not Renewed

First responders and EMS workers from across the U.P. and beyond gathered in Marquette for the UP-EMS Conference where they received some worrisome news. The 35-year-old contract between the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service’s EMS office and the Upper Peninsula Emergency Medical Services Corporation (UP-EMS) is coming to an end. News of …

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Ride Against Abuse Event Today

The third annual Ride Against Abuse Community Awareness Event for the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home will begin at the Calumet Americinn at 6pm this evening. The event will start with a ceremony to remember victims and celebrate survivors. Participants will ride their motorcycles from Calumet along US-41 through Hancock …

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Environmental Grants Available from KCF

Hancock, Michigan—The Environmental Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $3,400 is available from the Environmental Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting programs, projects, and activities related to a broad range of environmental concerns that include, but are not …

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Tech Hockey Drops Nail-biter at Duluth – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school volleyball today… – Hancock plays at Dollar Bay. – Ewen-Trout Creek entertains Hurley. MTU Sixth-ranked Minnesota-Duluth scored with 15 seconds remaining in regulation time, and edged the 17th-ranked Michigan Tech hockey team 4-3 last night. Reid …

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Recovery operation underway for missing boaters

Recovery efforts are underway in the Copper Country in the search for three missing boaters and their boat. According to the U.S. Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie, members of the Michigan State Police are conducting what’s being called a ‘Recovery Operation’ in the Keweenaw Bay. Three people: 61 year–old …

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Hancock Claims Last-Second Win – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. In high school football Friday night… – Calumet cruised to a 34-7 Homecoming victory over West Iron County. Rory Anderson scored three touchdowns, and ran for 101 yards. The Copper Kings continue to lead the WestPAC, and could clinch a playoff berth with a …

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